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bikerdave
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PostSubject: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:00 pm





Grips fitted. horn, fogs and indicators wired in. new tank decal made and fitted. power input for phone and sat nav fitted and rear end lowered 3". Need to order some longer cables next to fit my risers.
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:19 pm

Nice mods Dave, Bikes looking good!  Where did you get your lowering bones from and how do you find it to ride? I'm thinking of lowering my back end but was concerned about the ground clearance .
Intruder graphics on the tank looks great! did you get them made or done yourself.
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:50 pm

Got the bones from the USA via ebay. As I'm not allowed to ride at the moment I did take it round some lonely country lanes early last Sunday morning when everyone was asleep just to try it and found the ground clearance obviously lower but no problems getting round tight corners. I deffo need my pullback risers fitted for a more comfortable laid back position and to help better half ride it now she has sold her bike. As for the Intruder graphics my better half and myself have started our own business (only in our spare time at the moment) making graphics for vehicles, home decor etc. Thanks for the comment Simbo.
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:49 pm

Cheers Dave  Good luck in your new adventure, Looking at your tank,windshield and air filter it looks like you've got some good designs going on.
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:10 pm

Very tidy looking. Great job
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:20 pm

Looking good Dave,it will be interesing to see how long the tassles last with the 3" drop.It certainly looks the part.
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:28 pm

Your bikes looking great Dave
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:10 am

Really is a sweet bike you got there Dave, very nicely modded.
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Tue Jul 02, 2013 9:36 pm

Nice indeed! Where did you get the rider's back rest from?
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Tue Jul 02, 2013 9:59 pm

Bought it with the riders back rest already fitted. Just need to fit my risers so I can make full use of it on long trips.
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:48 am

Go for it! :)
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:45 pm

Finally got round to doing my latest mod on the old girl. Put some 4" pullback risers on for a better riding position after I lowered the back end. Took her out for a 50 mile ride and found it just right. Cornering is fine with the lowered back round some tight bends and on the straight you can just chill with your back firmly gripped in to the riders backrest. Rerouted the original cables which saved buying extented cables. Will get some photos put on here tomorrow as the one who should be obeyed as told me I'm now going shopping. Yes now coming my dearest
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:47 pm

Sounds cool. Look forward to seeing it.
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:09 am

Not very good pics but gives you an idea of what they look like fitted.
 

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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:38 am

I'm liking that!
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PostSubject: Re: Mods fitted to .......... VL800 VOLUSIA 2002   Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:02 pm

Very nice 
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