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Colony chrome hardware for VROD starter solenoid

by Editor on 03/15/24

While going through the Colony Chrome Bible I found these chrome flanged nuts and chrome acorns to dress up the starter solenoid.

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Colony chrome hardware for VROD starter solenoid

VROD lower legs fork sliders

by Editor on 03/14/24

All polished up and ready to reassemble!
I've done several sets over the years but I went all out on these ones: Sanded off all the casting seams, part numbers, dimples and any other marks with 220, 320, 400, 600, 800, 1000, 2000 grit sandpaper then polished with AutoSol.

VROD_lower_leg_fork_sliders_sanded_and_polished

Harley Davidson OEM VROD chrome rad hose cover part number 26782-01

by Editor on 03/13/24

For Sale: Genuine Harley Davidson OEM VROD chrome rad hose cover part number 26782-01. Price $45USD + shipping & all PayPal fees. Click here to if you would like to purchase 

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Genuine Harley Davidson OEM VROD chrome rad hose cover part number 26782-01

Harley-Davidson dealership BANNER to promote the launch of the 2002 V-ROD

by Editor on 03/11/24

For Sale: These banners were sent to select Harley-Davidson dealerships (not all dealers got them) to promote the launch of the 2002 V-ROD. These were not available to purchase by the public. I don't know how many of them were made but what I do know is there wasn't an abundance of them. I was able to get this one from the Trev Deeley Harley-Davidson Dealership which is the oldest dealer in all of Canada at over 100 years old now. Deeley was the importer for all Harley-Davidson motorcycles and parts for all of Canada. Meaning any dealer wanting something from Harley-Davidson Milwaukee USA had to go through Deeleys.
It is made of fabric, not sure what type and is 71.5 inches long and 26.5 inches wide.
I've had it in my garage for over 20 years and there are NO tears or rips on it.
But it does have some white dots on it from when a brittle bottle of Maguires wax exploded on me LOL, I took the brunt of it but the banner got some too. My wife figures it would wash out just fine on a delicate cycle or even hand wash and be hung to dry. (but not in the dryer.)
Because of the rarity of this unicorn collectible and never being able to the public to purchase the price is $1,200USD + shipping & all PayPal fees. Might sound like a lot but that's what it would take for me to part with this crowning jewel in my collection  Click here to if you would like to purchase 


Harley Davidson Dealership VROD BANNER

Harley Davidson VROD script hand lever inserts part number 44514-02

by Editor on 03/10/24

SOLD:
BRAND NEW Genuine Harley Davidson VROD script hand lever inserts part number 44514-02.  

more VROD PARTS available here

VROD script hand lever inserts 44514-02

BRAND NEW Genuine Harley Davidson VROD chrome fuel cell cover kit part number 66310-02

by Editor on 03/09/24

SOLD: 
BRAND NEW Genuine Harley Davidson VROD chrome fuel cell cover kit part number 66310-02. 



more VROD PARTS available here

VROD chrome fuel_cell cover kit 66310-02

Harley Davidson VROD chrome footrest and shifter mounting kit by Colony

by Editor on 03/08/24

BEST $11.30 ever spent on my V-ROD.
Got this Colony Show Polished Chrome Footrest and Shifter Mounting Kit part number 2177-8-P to replace the grungy old OEM bolts.
Devils in the details!

click here for the direct link to these on Colony's eBay store.

more on the 2005 VRSCSE CVO restoration here.

vrod chrome footrest gear shifter mounting kit COLONY

VROD Screamin Eagle 16 gauge exhaust kit 64798-02

by Editor on 03/07/24

Very excited to have found this genuine Harley-Davidson Screamin' Eagle 16 gauge double barrel muffler kit, part number: 64798-02 for our 2003 VROD.
It's in excellent condition & will give better performance than a stock set up & the chrome is in perfect condition. I had a system like this years ago and loved it, not too loud but just the right amount of sound. 

Best part is no more noise complaints are harassment from cops with ticket books like with the last aftermarket 2 into 1 exhaust...

VROD screamin Eagle 16 gauge exhaust kit 64798-02

VROD floorboards disassembled

by Editor on 03/06/24

Decided to take the floorboards apart for cleaning, during re-assembly I used anti seize on the pins with blue locTite on the threads. I also switched the left & right floorboards so the best looking one is on the right side. Then used little silver touch up paint on a few chips on the mounts.
Tip: put some grease in the holes before inserting springs to hold them in place & a dab on the spot where the ball bearing sits to prevent it from taking off on you.
Also: The mounts are steel & the floorboards themselves are aluminum in case you're wondering and weigh 3.136 pounds each. 

02 06 VROD floorboards

Genuine Harley-Davidson VROD passenger floor boards pn: 51024-02

by Editor on 03/05/24

Going to install these Genuine Harley-Davidson passenger floor boards (pn: 51024-02) on the silver 2003 VROD. They will give Diane  better foot placement now that I've switched over to the Corbin saddlebags. I bought these used and there are some scratches on them but if Diane does indeed like them better than I'll most likely disassemble them and have them chrome plated. 

VROD passenger floor boards 51024-02

VROD front wheel axle holder

by Editor on 03/04/24

Finished off the front wheel axle holder 
Sanded off all the dimples, casting marks & imperfections.
Sanded with 220, 320, 400, 600, 800, 1000, 2000 & then polished with Autosol. 

VROD front wheel axle holder

VROD for sale

by Editor on 03/02/24

I've had this bike for over 8 years, it's been meticulously cared for and during that time I've added all the best upgrades: Largest capacity fuel tank, Custom wheels, MDI Carbon Fiber body panels and much, much more. The pictures & video show the bike well but really don't do it justice, this VROD should be seen in person to truly be appreciated. 

click here for all info, specs and over 100 detailed images


VROD Chrome Plated Handlebar Lever Mount & Cylinder Cover Allen Screws by COLONY

by Editor on 03/01/24

BEST $17.37 ever spent on my V-ROD.
Got these Colony Handlebar Lever Mount & Cylinder Cover Allen Screws chrome plated 2180-12 to replace the aging OEM ones.
Devils in the details!


VROD chrome handlebar hardware COLONY

2003 Harley-Davidson Carbon Fiber 100th Anniversary VRSCA V-ROD Motorcycle

by Editor on 02/29/24

Made a couple of advertisements for the 2003 Harley-Davidson VRSCA Carbon Fiber 100th Anniversary to post in social media. Wanted to have all the info self contained in the pics so that when they're shared it's all there. 


Harley Davidson 2003 VRSCA_CF vrod for sale

Harley Davidson VROD VRSCA Carbon Fiber motorcycle for sale

Wiring auxiliary lights on a VROD

by Editor on 02/28/24

Spent some time trying out several different ways to route the wiring & this seems to be the cleanest look I’ve come up with. 
Still need to extend the length of wire, run it behind the brake cables & behind the headlight into the side vents for the new connectors. 

Wiring auxiliary lights on a vrod

Mounting auxillary lights on a VROD

by Editor on 02/27/24

The red arrows represent the current location of the auxiliary lights. I've made up a new set of mounting brackets to mount them on the brake caliper bolt represented by the green arrow. I think the will not only look better in that location but will also light up the road better, instead of the beams being combined with the headlight. 

mounting auxiliary lights on a VROD.

Genuine Harley Davidson OEM VROD Pipe coolant engine in. part number 26768-01

by Editor on 02/26/24

For Sale: Genuine Harley Davidson OEM VROD Pipe coolant engine in. part number 26768-01
Shrink clamp part number 26770-01. Hose coolant engine in rear part number 26756-01. Hose coolant engine in front part number 26755-01. Shrink clamp part number 26770-01
Price $265USD + shipping & all PayPal fees.


Vrod coolant pipe engine in 26768-01

VROD carbon fiber cowl led headlight package

by Editor on 02/25/24

For Sale: Carbon fiber Head light cowl
Genuine Harley-Davidson headlight cowl gasket
3M Protective membrane installed on face of headlight
7 inch LED Headlight 
W.P. Adapter bracket that allows a 7 inch headlight to be used instead of the 5 3/4
H4 to H9 & H11 headlight adapter
Stainless steels allen head bolts, washers, lock washers and acorn nuts.
Custom made aluminum bracket, aluminum spacers to allow for gauge harness.
Price $790USD + shipping & all PayPal fees. Click here to if you would like to purchase


VROD carbon fiber cowl led headlight package

Harley Davidson OEM VROD Left side chrome radiator bezel inlet. part number 66116-01

by Editor on 02/24/24

For Sale: Genuine Harley Davidson OEM VROD Left side chrome radiator bezel inlet. part number 66116-01. 2 of the 3 posts are broken BUT both screw mounts are usable and will hold it in place. Price $45USD + shipping & all PayPal fees. Click here to if you would like to purchase 


VROD left side radiator bezel inlet 66116-01

VROD chrome baseplate hardware

by Editor on 02/23/24

While going through the Colony Chrome Bible I found the four chrome allen head bolts and washers to replace the OEM ones on the baseplate. Yes I am aware that you can't see them once the passenger's seat is on but I know they're there. 

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CVO VROD chrome baseplate hardware

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