2006 Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide Hot Bike

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Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide


So what would you do if you the vice president of sales for one of the aftermarket accessory companies in the industry? If you’re like Specialties’ (DS) Greg you go out and buy a new Harley-Davidson, and let your dreams, and the DS Fatbook do the rest. Just anything you could want for Harley can be found within the book of parts and accessories.

As many people who buy a new bike, wanted to personalize it beyond the Factory shipped out. though the ’06 FLHX Glide comes pretty with accessories from own PA; catalog, he wanted to change up a few to his liking. One of the first items to was the powerplant. In stock form, the Twin Cam motor was a bit anemic for the big motorcycle, so a big-bore 95-inch H-D was installed on top of the cases.

Extra power was massaged out of the by porting the heads and adding in valvesprings and new valves.

A set of SS; 585 gear-driven replaced the stockers, along adjustable pushrods and covers. In of the OEM EFI induction, a Mikuni 42mm was bolted in place that through an Arlen Ness Big air cleaner. To complement the increased the headers and pipes were out to Vance Hines Dresser with oval mufflers.

The trans and primary remain as well as the clutch.

Greg’s was bulletproof performance for the long he spends in the saddle. After a trip to the mountains of Colorado, he how well the bike handled the and challenging riding conditions of the Helping that goal the Progressive 440 shocks he added to the

Combined with the H-D frontend, the offers good ground and comfort, even during the 800-mile days he put on the scoot.

Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide
Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide

the change in rim sizes from the 16-inch front and rear to 21 and 18, changed some of the handling Greg likes how well-mannered the is, even during slow-speed Helping high-speed riding was the of Brembo calipers clamping PM rotors that match the

Personalization of a bike comes in flavors. Greg decided changing out the front sheetmetal be one of his first priorities. He chose a stretched gas tank from Wernimont combined with a DS gas cap. The stock front was pitched in favor of a 5-1/2-inch fender (also from that was attached to the fork with a Chopper Guys adapter. For now, the rear remains stock.

Gunslinger Custom Paint the paint, adding silver graphics to help set the bike in a crowd. A few extra items chosen from the Fatbook, the Cobra floorboards, DS board Pro-One license-plate frame, and a DS seat.

As often happens, when season bloomed Greg ran out of to do more work on his transformed He just wanted to ride all the once the harsh Midwestern subsided. He has plans to do more to his probably starting with a bar, rear fender, a new and an ignition.

One of the best parts of an H-D is the canvas to create what you Just like Greg, we all a common bond-the appreciation of and for motorcycles.

Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide
Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide
Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide
Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide
Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide
Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide
Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide
Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide

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