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 Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)

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Sanddancer
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PostSubject: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:53 pm

Finally got my backrest from USA.
As you can see, this will not fit direct. Need to cut off some obstructions and extend the bracket on the backrest so the holes align with the ones in the underside of the seat. Should be done on Monday.

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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:14 pm

Bugger I can't see anything, might be my phone though?
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:52 pm

Mr Intruder wrote:
Bugger I can't see anything, might be my phone though?

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Sanddancer
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:54 pm

Try this

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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)    Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:35 pm

Thats better Paul we can see the pics now looks great
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:51 am

Looks great, can you show us a picture of it on the bike please?
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:57 am

Will do- I'm getting some welding done tomorrow to extend the bracket- will show the pics then when complete
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:21 pm

Here's a pic of the underside extension weld job...
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Here's a pic close up from the rear....
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Here's a pic of backrest in riding position....
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Here's a pic of backrest in bike mount position...
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:30 pm

Looks good Paul,certainly looks well made.
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:40 pm

Yeah, quality is amazing- but thats what i was expecting for $254 affraid

+ Shipping + Import Tax!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:42 pm

Looks the dogs bollox for sure, nice one.
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:02 pm

Ooooo looky looky, thats very smart
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:44 pm

Looks like it's worth it There's no substitute for quality
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:52 pm

Looks great I like the adjustability Job well done. Nice looking bike also.
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:20 pm

you get what you pay for as they say (most of the time) looks reely well made and very nice on the bike
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:32 pm

fat intruder wrote:
you get what you pay for as they say (most of the time) looks reely well made and very nice on the bike
you do get what you pay for. I will probably upgrade my Grasshopper to an adjustable one. Can afford to now. Got to get some good out of the grasshopper first. This one looks good on the bike.
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PostSubject: Re: Adjustable backrest mod (M1800 to fit M800)   Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:08 pm

looks brill paul well done,great mod.this forum is full of great ideas.
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