Burly Slammer Kit???

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by SilverBullet, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. SilverBullet

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    Has anyone had any experience with the burly slammer kits? How's the ride quality? Quality parts?
     
  2. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    She has:

    YouTube - Burly Slammer Install

    This is the kinda woman to look for boys (those of you that are looking I mean!!).

    TQ
     
  3. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    I agree with what Hobbit said above. This is a pretty extreme amount of lowering to the bike, and the suspension has to be stiff to prevent the rider from bottoming out. The point of the video above (besides the obvious) is to show how easy the modification is. Use your judgement on this. If you use your bike to just scoot around with the gang, then probably not that big a deal. Any extended riding may not be comfortable.

    TQ
     
  4. jdatbs

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    I really liked the slim contoured seat that HD sold for my Super Glide. But I bought a big two up touring seat for the long rides and it makes a world of difference. Wouldn't the touring seat provide that extra comfort that you lose with the Burly Slammer? And isn't there anyone who has actually ridden a bike with one of these kits installed? We can all speculate....
    Look, I'm old fashioned and I like the "low" look...
     
  5. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    The Girl or the slammer kit? :lolrolling:devil
     
  6. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    10.5" is a lot, from stock...but for a solo ride as Smitty says, it will ride like a bar stool, rather than a bike for any serious long distance beyond the city... But the price is competitive with not so radical Progressive alternatives...JMO...either way, ride 'er like ya stole it...eh...the bike :lolrolling
     
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  7. jdatbs

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    My other bike's a hardtail so even if the Super Glide is a little stiff, it's an improvement! After this last crash, I have decided not to commute back and forth to work any more. Seven crashes in ten years...I think somebody is trying to tell me something. Plus the commuter traffic not only gets worse, the drivers are getting stupider. If that's possible. So I am now reduced to riding on evenings, weekends, holidays and vacations. No more 25000 mile years. But at this age I have to protect my assets....
    Hey smitty...
    a little mil history if you please...just some numbers...
    I have a few
    501...11...1/8 1st C/AM...then hid out with USAID for the remainder.

    Didn't notice the guy from Camarillo...
    Please patronize one of my AB brothers: Dorothy's Chuck Wagon Cafe, if you haven't been there already. Best breakfast in three states and that is my unbiased opinion. Ask for Craig.
     
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  8. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    Jdatbs...I have eaten at Dots' Chuck Wagon Cafe...great breakfasts and huge portions, really like the breakfast potatoes...:D

    And like you I like lowered bikes...both function and necessity, being 30" inseam, 5'6" tall and 135 lbs...my Sporty rides low, sacks only 'bout 1/2" (preload cranked up), using Progressive front and rear 11" rear shock, it is just enough...only bottoms suspension if riding two-up so if you use the Burly Slammer Kit and solo, you should be okay, and the parts have good chrome and flame graphics, very little not to like, just a bit harder ride...
     
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  9. jdatbs

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    What more can you ask for? In the dead of summer the weather is 20 degrees cooler, and you got Dot's to eat at. Maybe I should consider moving.
    Think I'll go with the burly. Call it old age crazies.
     
  10. vino

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    what would you recommend for someone who rides a lot? i ride a deluxe and have wanted to slam it for a while now.