Need help!!!!! Plz

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by DG1200, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. DG1200

    DG1200 New Member

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    I have a 2013 1200 sporty 48 and i need some help bc some idiot free revved my sporty at a high rpm for about 5 seconds, long story short his face met my fist but i baby my sporty and it didnt hit the rev limiter but i just want to know since my sporty being revved high is a rare occurrence could it be hurt? Thanks
     
  2. dolt

    dolt Senior Member Contributor

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    Unless something was wrong with the motor before; no damage done. When motors are being dyno tuned, they see WOT for longer than 5 seconds multiple times.
     
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  3. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    First of all have you noticed any ill effects since this happened? If not and as you have said you baby it and this was a one time occurrence I'd be inclined to say no damage done.

    Harley engines are pretty bulletproof and can withstand high rpm's ( within reason of course) and I'd think if you were going to have an issue you'd know it by now. JMHO.
     
  4. DG1200

    DG1200 New Member

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    Thanks for helping me out bud, its my first harley and it's my baby. Thanks for helping me out
     
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  5. BUBBIE

    BUBBIE Well-Known Member

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    Probably no problems as it does have a rev-limiter... BUT doing a quick FREE high rev COLD is not in my Vocabulary...

    signed....BUBBIE
     
  6. Jack Klarich

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    On a cold engine NOT a good idea, If you are concerned run a compression test, change the oil and listen for noises
     
  7. nakkers

    nakkers Junior Member

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    It's actually better for your baby to work it through the RPM range and all its gears. At least when properly brought up to temp.
     
  8. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    As a new HD owner, always good to be concerned. Bike should be fine & hope your idiot throttle jockey's face is Ok. Best to keep peeps off the bike...think of what could've happened if they slammed it into gear too...