New Model, New Forum Section: Indian Challenger Forum

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  1. NickJ

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    Just like we always do... We have a new model and a new forum section to support it!

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    The Indian Challenger is set to push the American V-Twin to the next level.
     
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    How heavy is this new Beast? We know yet?,.........
     
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    Spec sheet from Indian website says 805lbs
     
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    Big Block heavyweight Bagger, the Limiteds look extremely nice and well finished. Deepwater Metallic gets my vote.
     
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    Just think, Harley Davidson had all those years to develop something like this...
     
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    You have to love Polaris / Indian for punching their way onto the scene with their recent motorcycles. They certainly need to be applauded. Everyone comments and criticizes, alot of it negative and then when the bike is introduced, it sort of knocks ya back a bit. Look at the design and finish of them, its pretty exceptional.
     
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    Scale it down, loose the fairing and give me one NOW
     
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    metzler cruise tyres thats what I am going for next on the scout/ although Michelin have recently upgraded there tyres to compete not sure if they are on the market just yet
     
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    Yes, they have been on my Radar since introduction. unfortunately these Commander 2s last too long. You get first and report. I may also look at Avon Cobra Chromes, built for wet shitty roads in England, sound familiar, haha
     
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    I am up to 8000ks now night dragons got a way to go so lets see after our summer ends where I am at with trad depth.
     
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    True and Many Road Glide Owners asked for it 10 Years Ago .. Many thought for sure it was coming when they took the Road Glide out of Production for a year but all they did was design another Twin Cam with Partial Head Cooling that was famous for leaking and losing vacuum on the intake side .. They did design the Frame and Style a bit better but other than that Same Ole Shit ..
     
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    Roughly a 100 Kilo heavier than my Scout but roughly a 100 kilo lighter than my Road king,........Not buying one,.....just noting,.....
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    Well,...the Achilles heal on the big sisters was/is the oil filler and checking the oil level,.....so where is the oil filler and sight glass (?) on the Challenger? ........And also,.....anyone checking out a Challenger could you let me know how long the war bonnet is on the front fender? I have three holes in my Scout front fender I'd like to cover up,.....Thanks in advance Guys,......Oh!,....and a close up pic of the war bonnet would be great too,.....Ta,....
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    From the 2020 Challenger Photo Thread is probably the best currently available.
     
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    Thanks Nickj,......I'll check the other pics to see if there is one from the front.
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    And there was,....on the test ride video,......Its narrow,.......Just have to wait for Indian Nation to list the Challenger Parts Book,....
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    It's also illuminated down the center line. They're calling it, "The Mohawk" warbonnet.
     
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    I'm thinking I'm interested in one of them. One of the previous owners of my bike put a big sister one on but it was far too big for my tastes,.......It didn't look forward either,...it looked upwards which was kinda dumb looking so now I have three rubber grommets in my front guard ( fender )
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    The current gen of 111/116 warbonnets are smaller than the "O.G." ones and would do the job nicely, I think. They aren't illuminated, however.
     
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    But the Challenger war Bonnet is light up, yes?,....Anyone?,......
     

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