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Name
RYAN D. JONES
Year
2008
Make
HARLEY DAVIDSON
Model
NIGHT ROD SPECIAL CUSTOM
Color
BLACK W/ FASTFIRE RACING STRIPES
History
IT'S BEEN THRU 5 DIFFERENT PAINT SCHEME CHANGES IN IT'S LIFETIME WITH 2 MAJOR ACCIDENTS, AND 2 MINOR.
STARTED OUT, STOCK GLOSS BLACK WITH ORANGE RACING STRIPES. I ADDED A FORK BRACE, V&H BLACK WIDOW EXHAUST, SADDLE BAGS, BACKREST AND RACK. I BOUGHT THE SATIN BLACK WITH GRAY RACING STRIPS PAINT SET WHILE I SENT OFF THE ORIGINAL PAINT SET TO A GUY IN ARIZONA, (WHICH I REGRET TO THIS DAY) WHO STRIPPED THEM, AND REPAINTED THEM WITH FIRE RACING STRIPES. I WAS VERY DISAPPOINTED IN THE OUTCOME. WHILE WATCHING A MOVIE AT A THEATER ONE NIGHT A STREET CLEANER WENT THRU THE PARKING LOT AND HIT MY BIKE, AND DAMAGED THE REAR SECTION OF THE BIKE. I MADE REPAIRS AND BOUGHT THE YELLOW WITH BLACK RACING STRIPES PAINT SET, WHILE THE REAR FENDER WAS BEING REPAIRED AND REPAINTED. DURING THAT TIME A DEER JUMPED OUT IN FRONT OF ME ONE NIGHT, AND TO AVOID HITTING IT, I SLID THE BIKE OF THE SHOULDER, WHICH SENT ME INTO SEVERAL SOMERSAULTS, SEPARATING MY LEFT SHOULDER, AND THE BIKE SWUNG AROUND AND HIT A 8" CEDAR FENCE POST AND PEELED BACK THE BACK OF THE BIKE. I MANAGED TO GET THE BIKE STARTED AND BENT THE REAR FENDER ENOUGH TO RIDE IT HOME WITH NO LIGHTS. THEN DROVE MYSELF TO THE HOSPITAL WHEN I SAW A BONE STICKING UP FROM MY LEFT SHOULDER. I REBUILT THE BIKE AND INSTALLED THE FIRE PAINT SET AGAIN. I ORDERED CUSTOM FIBERGLASS FENDERS AND AIRBOX, AND WORKED WITH A FRIEND OF MINE WHO SPECIALIZES IN FIBERGLASS AND PAINT. TOGETHER WE WORKED ON MY FASTFIRE RACING STRIPE DESIGN UNTIL IT WAS PERFECT. HE REINFORCED THE FENDERS AND REMOVED THE AIR BUBBLES IN THE AIRBOX FIBERGLASS TO MAKE THE FINAL RESULTS TODAY. I DIDN'T LIKE THE SOUND OF THE BLACK WIDOW EXHAUST, AND FINALLY FOUND THE DEEP THROATY SOUND I WAS LOOKING FOR BY CUTTING OFF THE ENDS OF THE COLLECTOR AND WELDING TURNOUTS DIRECTLY ONTO THE COLLECTOR. EXCELLENT SOUND! I RUN V&H 2 IN 1 RACING EXHAUST MOST OF THE TIME ALSO. ADDED LED AUXILIARY LIGHTS AND TURN SIGNALS, AND RELOCATED THE LICENSE PLATE WITH ADDED LED LIGHTS. INSTALLED YELLOW, ORANGE AND RED ALTERNATING BREATHING LED GROUND EFFECTS LIGHTING I DESIGNED MYSELF. INSTALLED DESTROYER THROTTLE BODY AND INJECTORS, WITH THE CAMS TO FINISH IT OFF. INSTALLED A INTERCHANGEABLE CAFE FAIRING, AND REWIRED FOR COOLING FAN OVERIDES. INSTALLED MID CONTROLS WITH THE FRONT CONTROLS.

Modifications

Drivetrain
26T FRONT SPROCKET WITH 72T REAR SPOCKET BELT DRIVE
Lighting
LED
Exhaust
STOCK EXHAUST COLLECTOR WITH TURNOUTS WELDED TO THE COLLECTOR
Suspension
OHLEIN RACING SUSPENSION
Wheel and Tire
CONTINENTAL CONTI ATTACK CUSTOM TIRES WITH STOCK RIMS FOR RACING AND AVON COBRA AV71 & 92 STREET TIRES.

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Supercool. ALOT of hours of work. I REALLY like the front windscreen cowling, and the stance. I am still riding naked with a diamond plate fabrication I half-assed. What type of windscreen cowling is that?
 
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