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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-29-2006, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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Newbi Have a question about bike aligment. After having the bike for a few months I made a cheap o ring throtle lock for crusing. Well I tried to let go off the handle bars to see how well it was balanced. Well I got a little surpise because it instantly would lean to the left. Had to quickly shift my wait to the left to keep bike fairly straight. Could get some ideas as to why the bike did this. Is it shocks,tires or maybe with the drag links.? What is the best way to check this out. Any ideas about this?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-30-2006, 09:52 AM
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How old and how many miles on your tires? When I first got my 95 it did the same thing. Shortly afterwards, I put a new set of ME880s on and it handles like a dream.

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1995 VN750 (Black w/ 2004 tins - no teal)
2003 VN750
Both have: - F&S Bags & brackets
- Corbin seat w backrest
- Progressive suspension.
- Kury iso goldwing grips
2 1983 V65 Magnas
2 1985 V65 Mangas (1 which is in many parts)
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Sorry about not getting back to this. The bike is a new 2004 with only 1000 miles on it. and the tires have the same miles on them. I have a sight that tells how to aline a bike, but I was looking for if there maybe something else to look at first.

2004 25,500 miles
Led tail light enhancement
Homemade floor boards
Headlight modulator
Extra heat sink on R+R
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Fused Stator
Mcct conversion-cost 4.50
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crash bar with home made hyway pegs
iridium plugs
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coil pickups adjusted.
Kenda kruz tires 110/90 170/80
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