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You may remember how our Fury got run over (twice) at Daytona Bike Week.

http://www.furyforums.com/forum/hon...on/2402-raw-design-daytona-fury-fatality.html

Well, insurance is all settled and now it's time to resurrect the dead and decide what to do with the bike. Obviously a project is in the works and it's a safe bet a 300+ rear will be happening. How much "+" is part of the question. Other than that it's a fairly clean slate. Suggestions?
 

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For parts development:

LED turns on brackets that bolt to the tree clamp to wrap the outter edge of the tree (not wrapping tube or sitting under lower tree like your current) for providing more of a flowing but traditional look.

Lighted head covers like kuryakyn used to make.
 

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Fat tire
Nasty Sissybar
Kickout that front tire
Shotgun for the next mofo that runs yalls bike over
You are about dead-on what I want, including 12 ga. Add pipes that come way back and up with fish-mouths (ah-la Easy Rider) and you got what I want. Whether my guys let me do it is still in question.:rolleyes:
Bottom line is this is supposed to produce sell-able products. Don't think to many folks would want to spend that type of money on a 13K bike.
 

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You are about dead-on what I want, including 12 ga. Add pipes that come way back and up with fish-mouths (ah-la Easy Rider) and you got what I want. Whether my guys let me do it is still in question.:rolleyes:
Bottom line is this is supposed to produce sell-able products. Don't think to many folks would want to spend that type of money on a 13K bike.
Well, if the bike is for a marketing tool, i would say go crazy. Try doing as much out of the box but flowing parts you can, but remember the pricing point you want to keep on products so it is more lucrative to buy. Figure most of the Exhausts are covered for general style differences (except for a long shot setup which i did with my jardine drags and tweeking the bracket), Fuel controlers are already out, You got the product edge on the tail light already, Seats are done, Forward controls only 2 companies have really dabbled (one is Higher priced the other is avg priced, but nothing economicaly priced), Sissy bar is currently Honda or custom only, B.S. Trim like mirrors, grips and pegs are close to universal.

As a business tool with the bike i would focus on fenders, lowering kit options (Low and Mean has you beat to a spring though), Over rake kit, Sissy bar, different engine covers, or front lighting.

Other cool potential options would be peel and stick graphic wraps for the bike (fenders and tank), or a Faux flush mount gas cap or face for OEM honda cap to clean that up from honda's Funky ole thing
 

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300 Rear Tire!

I like the rear tire set-ups on your website for the VTXs. Will it be like those with the struts on the inside (not visible)? Will there be a lot of extra work that must done on this bike to get the 300 on? I seem to recall Sumo said that 250 was the max you could do without completely changing up the bike. If so, any chance you might do a 250 option as well to give us a choice for that upgrade for those that do not completely want to change up the bike?
 

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Well, if the bike is for a marketing tool, i would say go crazy. Try doing as much out of the box but flowing parts you can, but remember the pricing point you want to keep on products so it is more lucrative to buy. Figure most of the Exhausts are covered for general style differences (except for a long shot setup which i did with my jardine drags and tweeking the bracket), Fuel controlers are already out, You got the product edge on the tail light already, Seats are done, Forward controls only 2 companies have really dabbled (one is Higher priced the other is avg priced, but nothing economicaly priced), Sissy bar is currently Honda or custom only, B.S. Trim like mirrors, grips and pegs are close to universal.

As a business tool with the bike i would focus on fenders, lowering kit options (Low and Mean has you beat to a spring though), Over rake kit, Sissy bar, different engine covers, or front lighting.

Other cool potential options would be peel and stick graphic wraps for the bike (fenders and tank), or a Faux flush mount gas cap or face for OEM honda cap to clean that up from honda's Funky ole thing
Damn!:eek: Want a job in our product development / marketing? Good reasoning.

I like the rear tire set-ups on your website for the VTXs. Will it be like those with the struts on the inside (not visible)? Will there be a lot of extra work that must done on this bike to get the 300 on? I seem to recall Sumo said that 250 was the max you could do without completely changing up the bike. If so, any chance you might do a 250 option as well to give us a choice for that upgrade for those that do not completely want to change up the bike?
Fender struts for the Fury kit are YTD. When it comes to the fat tire kits, there are several good companies for options for what will fit within the stock framework (240-250) as you mention and they are relatively economical. Our kits go a little over-the-top with the ability to go to 360 and require a gearbox and new swingarm that we manufacture to offset the driveshaft. That ain't cheap. We realize it's not a mass-market item. The good news is that if you can change out your stock swingarm, you are 90% of the way to doing the project.
 

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Let me know, either me or RSS would probably be willing to throw some ideas out, I got another year till im finished with my ME degree, and connecticut is way too cold for me
 

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1. Rear fenders, honda did ok but it doesn't fit right needs to hug the back of the tire more..

2. Kick out the front, more rake, different triples.. Lower the front to match a lowered rear, fully slamed....

3. cool intake that looks good, fits the chopper style and flows more air...

4. cool kick stands.... short kick stands...

5. cool engine covers..

6. Larger tank, it's cool but too small for the bike makes the back of the bike look too big and more gas would be nice...

7. different handle bars.

8. big bore kit.... hey we all want a little more motor...

These are some of my ideas....
 

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OK, I'll throw out there:

1) Springer front end

2) Ape Hangers

I'm dying to see someone do those on a Fury.
 

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OK, I'll throw out there:

1) Springer front end

2) Ape Hangers

I'm dying to see someone do those on a Fury.
Here's ape hangers... personally, don't think it looks right with a tear drop shape, but everybody has their thang...
 

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1. Rear fenders, honda did ok but it doesn't fit right needs to hug the back of the tire more..
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2. Kick out the front, more rake, different triples.. Lower the front to match a lowered rear, fully slamed....
changing the rake and getting the right length of tubes does that, so not neccissary if they just do an over rake kit by a few degrees

3. cool intake that looks good, fits the chopper style and flows more air...
Intake adapters allow almost any harley intake, Cobra has one specifically for the bike too so would be hard for them to jump into unless they get something cheap and cool like the cobra

4. cool kick stands.... short kick stands...
Look into what you want, It probably falls into a generalized aftermarket part like Grips, Pegs...

5. cool engine covers..
That is what i would kinda like to see (Kuryakyn used to make a set of lighted covers for the heads that i think would look cool)

6. Larger tank, it's cool but too small for the bike makes the back of the bike look too big and more gas would be nice...
Would be expensive, tanks for sale have to be pressure tested, they would have to make atleast a tunnel and with the size of their company i dont think would have enough machinery to just stamp it out so your talking HRS of labor

7. different handle bars.
Not a bad idea, stock bars arnt bad though and riser options are available, Id rather see an exchange program where they drill them and internally wire them for (Price group 1) with all cables/wires except maby brake coming out behind speedo (For pricing group 2) But i also heard that some styles of bars with the resonating vibrations can crack if they get drilled for internal wiring

8. big bore kit.... hey we all want a little more motor...
There is a HP Kit that is higher compression pistons, cams, and some other stuff if i recall for about 1k and its roughly 10 HP more. They did a write up on it in the Motorcycle USA project fury. Its actually for a vtx 1300 but the engines are near identical

These are some of my ideas....
 
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