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post #1 of 46 (permalink) Old 05-27-2009, 10:16 AM Thread Starter
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Harbor Freight Wish List!

So I have a Harbor Freight store in my town. It's a ways away from me and I have so far avoided going there because well I know I will be hooked and want everything!

Some people here hipped me to something I should get so I can get my side covers off here-

Impact Screwdriver
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=37530

I am going to get one and thought it might be cool to start a thread about cool things available at Harbor Freight. Please tell us what we would use the tool for as well if it's not automatically apparent!

I have a set of brand new Kenda tires in my garage waiting to be put on my bike when I reassemble. I've been watching videos on YouTube about how to change your own tires so this is actually what I am going to HF for- tire irons or "spoons".

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=93230

It's a little pricey, but a could also get this balancer and really do that right-

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=98488

And wouldn't a powdercoat gun be cool? I'm a bachelor, I can put motorcycle parts in my oven and no one will say anything!

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=94244

These offset metric ratchets look like they could come in handy getting into tight places on the VN750-

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=90008

Any other ideas or suggestions?
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I've got a suggestion ,don't post links like that in front of us ,You are dangling the carrot in front of the rest of us,LOL




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Hey if you're buyin', I'm flyin'!!

Don't know if it would make sense for me to buy stuff for folks and ship it to them versus just ordering it from HF direct, but if it can help I'll be glad to play the middle man!
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man I wish there was a harbor freight close to me...but my wife says she is glad there isn't one...when I lived in texas I went to a harbor freight once to buy a few tools that I lost out of my army tool box....well needless to say i came home with a few extra tools, and my whole months paycheck was blown
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there is one near me. I try to stay away from it though. a guy could get lost in that store very easy!
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This is what I got for changing tires.....

TIRE CHANGER
Along with the MOTORCYCLE ADAPTOR

I got each one on sale for $39.99 plus I had a free shipping coupon. (bought them before there was a store near me)
I've used it on dirtbike tires, trailer tires and tires on my old GMC Jimmy, but not on the Vulcan yet. But I see no reason it shouldn't work just as easily as the dirtbike tires.


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I'll probably buy one of their bike jacks eventually. No center stand on the 1500...

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#1 choice. I have it, I use it a lot:
8 inch bench buffer. Save time and make that bike shine like a mirror. They're fun to have for other uses too like the wife's rings and plastic lenses (stop tail turn) makes them really glossy.
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=40668

Blasting cabinet (with glass beads) if you have a 4+ HP compressor
http://search.harborfreight.com/cpis...ting&Submit=Go

4+ HP compressor for your blasting cabinet ;-)
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=65903

240 volt line for your compressor

Spray gun - I like the smaller touch up gun
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...?Itemnumber=86

Motorcycle/ATV jack - love it
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...temnumber=2792

Small parts washer.
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=96952

The R/C airplane is fun too
http://search.harborfreight.com/cpis...lane&Submit=Go

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