Hey! from Georgia!

149HP

.040 Over
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Googled this forum up and thought I'd see what's happening here. I own an 05 Red Rocket with about 12K miles on it. A VTX before that. I've made a few mods to make the front end ride high...hence the user name 149HP. Lookin' forward to talkin' Rocket!
 

rusty

Turbocharged
Joined
Aug 23, 2006
Messages
735
Location
Northwest, MO.
Ride
2005 Rocket III
Hey 149hp, figure out how to post some photos & show us that "ridin' high" front mod. Not sure what you've done but I'm sure everyone will want to see. Maybe you could offer up a little more explaination (typed info) as to your change.

Keep it safe out there & keep on line, you'll get a lot of welcomes from the folks here.

See ya.

Duhhhhhh. As soon as I posted I figured out the "front end ride high" comment. You are one of those captains that like to use only one wheel, the big one on the rear. Now I get it.

Still gotta post some photos. Sounds like a lot of alterations. Would love to see them.
 
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Toystoretom

Living Legend
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Feb 25, 2006
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Hi 149HP!!

Welcome... we like guys who want horsepower...

Sometimes my front end gets a little high :D, and I ain't no stoner..

Tomo
 

Baggage1

Turbocharged
Joined
May 26, 2006
Messages
997
Location
NW Fl
Ride
2006 Rocket III
Hi 149HP,I see you have done quite a bit to your ride,didn't see any rear suspension upgrade.Did you have any problems doing the pc111 mod? How about your milage? I'm just asking cause I want to find out more before I make the jump.Welcome and it seems you have the power addiction under control.:D
 

Pig9r

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Mar 5, 2006
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Kansas City, MO USA
Welcome 149HP. Glad you found us. Add this one to the list of questions to answer, what kind of triple filter set up do you have?
 

raymond braswell

Turbocharged
Joined
Jul 24, 2006
Messages
574
Location
Kansas City, Missouri
welcome

Just returned from Savannah where me and my best friend (harley rider) spent the weekend fishing the intercoastal. Planning on Daytona this spring. Where in Georgia do you live. Going to ride to Daytona for Bike Fest?
 

149HP

.040 Over
Joined
Sep 11, 2005
Messages
86
Q&A !

Rusty - Pics of the front end getting light....It just got light again today but know one to take a pic. I'll work on that one.

Baggage1- Yes, I put Progressives on it w/ HD springs. PCIII-No problems. I went to a Ducati racing shop where the guy was certified by DynoJet. He seemed to be maticulous.

Pig9r - I'd have to search for the model # but I put 3 individual K&N's atop the throttle bodies after taking the secondary butterflies out. The coolant overflow went beneath the seat and the plastic air plenum was tossed out. The bear claw needed to be spaced out only in the back about 5/8". Hardley noticable.

Raymond - I'm on the NE side of Atlanta...just 50 min. from the twisties of the N. Georgia mountains. Daytona- I usually go there every spring rally and sometimes to Biketoberfest. Maybe we can meet this spring. Last time down, we had about 8 Rockets. What a site!
 

PianoMan

Nitrous
Joined
Apr 1, 2006
Messages
1,247
Location
Overland Park, Kansas USA
Welcome Aboard

149hp.... you've got a beautiful state to ride around. I used to work in Buckhead and lived NW in Sandy Springs. Had a wonderful time and remember riding around Christmas day with the convertible top down at Five Points.

Looking forward to the pix.
 

raymond braswell

Turbocharged
Joined
Jul 24, 2006
Messages
574
Location
Kansas City, Missouri
149 HP. Fantastic! I am trailering to Savannah, and then riding down with 4 buddies and three girls. When it gets closer I will email you and it would be great to hook up with some Rockets!
 

britman

Nitrous
Joined
Sep 8, 2006
Messages
1,367
Location
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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2005 Rocket 3/2014 Moto Guzzi Touring
Welcome

Welcome 149. Hope to see you often on this site, and maybe we will toss a beer or two back in Birmingham come spring.
 

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