A tale of a Boozefighter's former adventures in jackassery in The Land of the Moaning Clam and new adventures back in the Lone Star State and Beyond to the Desert wastes of the Stan's of the world back to the Land of the Moaning Clam and who knows where else to inculde By God Texas and the whatnot! And Shit!

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

The Green Weenie is alive again.

Finally got it done! I took it out on the road between Songtan and Geodok and that Andrews N4 cams with those 1200 cc valves in the little 883 cc heads makes it a fast monster. It sounds and acts like it means business. I nearly lost my hat screaming like a little girl trying to keep my boner out of my face riding it. Now all I need to do is take it out to Bison Choppers tomorrow to get them to cut some more spacers for the front wheel to install my GMA springer brake. The adapter plate with the stock brake didn't work worth a damn. The rotor would flex and unseat the pucks and lock up while going down the road. Scarry shit! It happened once at 70 mph and I have no idea how I kept it up.



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Monday, June 16, 2008

Ahh, the bugs of summer...

Last night Gary and I rode to my house to look for a voltage regulator for my Electraglide. Well, the 12 mile ride from Anjeong-ri to Songtan where my house is we must have killed half the bugs in Korea with our faces. It felt like rain but with bug guts instead.

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Monday, June 9, 2008

Dreams of shovels dance in my head


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Sunday, June 8, 2008

As Del McCoury plays in my head.

The bluegrass song "Vincent Black Lightning 1952"; "I've fought with the law since I was 17. I've robbed many a man to get my Vincent Mo-chine."




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Friday, June 6, 2008

Softail Shovel

Here's a little gem Ahn's brewing up over at the shop.

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pics from drinking last weekend.





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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

EVO porn tonight boys...

OK, I know there are a lot of purists out there who wouldn't even consider anything newer than '84 simply because that's when the Evo came out and the Shovel went into the annals of MoCo history. But I'll be damned if I don't love the Evo. Look at what the MoCo did over time. When the Knuck first cam out that was a great leap in overhead valve design from the side valve Flathead motors. They then tweaked the top end and came up with the Pan. Again redesigning the Pan came the Shovel. The Shovel was again tweaked from the generator cases to the alternator case familiar with the Evo. If it wasn't for AMF the Evo wouldn't be around. AMF decided it was time to make a good product and make it better, meaner and faster without leaks. Hence iron cylinders, good bye. Hello aluminum jugs and with them came closer tolerances. Oil systems were virtually gone now with the new Evo oil pump and just general dicking around came NO LEAKS.

I know guys who say there's nothing like the sound of a Pan or Shovel but to me, my evo gives me wood. I embrace change, newness and better technology. I'll even commit blasphemy and say I like my Twinky motor in the Blank Slate '04 FXST I have sitting back home in Texas and can't wait to get time to hack on it with my sawsall and grinder. I will admit I messed up and bought that softail when over time I have come to the realization that traditional swingarms are the way to go. I think I might leave it alone and sell that badboy and get a Dyna superglide to hack up. On a side note I will always own a Sporty chop until I croak or them moto-sickles kill me.




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