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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:14 pm

Looking good Kim! you certainly have some skills  lgd
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:08 pm

Yep .... some nice detailing going on there ! lgd oyili   Yam
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:44 pm

Friggin AWESOME some people on here have mad skills. All respect to you guys, heres me thinking a couple of decals is where its at!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:41 am

Excellent skills!
Just take care of the strain that your register plate is going to give when vibrating/oscillating back and forth due to size of it, and the stream of air back there. You might still need to further reenforce the fiberglass area, where the license plate bracket is attached.
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:59 pm

katsd wrote:
That's looking good l have a spare set of the same lightsyou're welcome to if you want totry something different

Actually I already have another set coming from China, because the first one was plastered in polyester filler
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:03 pm

kardax wrote:
Excellent skills!
Just take care of the strain that your register plate is going to give when vibrating/oscillating back and forth due to size of it, and the stream of air back there. You might still need to further reenforce the fiberglass area, where the license plate bracket is attached.

I think the fiberglass is plenty strong to handle the load, but I will mount the license plate with rubber grommets to take up some of the vibrations.
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:20 pm

I received the indicators today, and modified the rear ones right away.

The chrome cover on them looks a bit off when mounted on the fender, and I´ll paint them black for a more subtle look.

This will also make them match the front ones.







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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 6:48 pm

Fender project finally complete 

I'll post some better pictures tomorrow, as it was getting dark when I had finished the last wiring.







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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 6:58 pm

As they say ' It looks most excellent dude !' Well done that man!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:04 pm

What a wonderful looking bike. lgd
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:08 pm

That is awsum. Bloody good fabricating skills there. Shame about the bloody massive number plates we have to have. Are you going to to Black all the way ie pipes and the likes?
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:15 pm

Superb Job!  oyili
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:20 pm

azcam wrote:
That is awsum. Bloody good fabricating skills there. Shame about the bloody massive number plates we have to have. Are you going to to Black all the way ie pipes and the likes?

Yeah the number plates suck, and we can't mount them on the side either.

For now I don't plan to do anymore, except getting a new digital speedometer to clean up the look of the front even more, and I think it would suit the bike with a subtle luggage rack, and of course maybe a screen for comfort 
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:26 pm

Proper head turner that.
Maybe you could get yourself a little business going, making and selling you rear fender?
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:46 pm

Yeah, I have thought about making more fenders as I now have a good mold.
But it would still only be the basic fender, leaving it up to the user to modify it to taste.
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:11 pm

Good looking mods well done.
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:22 pm

That looks magic that, flippin ace 
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Oct 09, 2014 11:16 pm

Wow, wow and flipping wow!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Fri Oct 10, 2014 9:02 am

look's fantastic great job mate
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Fri Oct 10, 2014 3:13 pm

As promised a few pictures in a better light, and a comparison pic from when I bought the bike 6 months ago.









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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Sat Oct 11, 2014 7:34 pm

That is the dogs  dogsb
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Sat Oct 11, 2014 7:37 pm

Very nice job indeed sir  oyili
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Sat Oct 11, 2014 7:42 pm

really really really good job well done mate bike looks fantastic
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Wed Dec 24, 2014 7:51 pm

Awesome work!!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:07 pm

Looking good Kim!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:17 pm

That looks good Kim.  Surprising how taking away that bulky rear fender gives the whole bike a more aggressive look
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Dec 25, 2014 7:04 pm

  to your work Kim lgd   
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Dec 25, 2014 9:12 pm

Wow..... I bought the M800 because I loved the rear fender shape. I didn't think anyone could improve on Mr Suzuki, but you have proved me wrong!! Brilliant!
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Sat Dec 27, 2014 10:01 pm

lgd  Real nice work, Your bike looks great
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:06 pm

awesome :)
so when are u going to make some rear fender for sale Wink I would buy one....just raw piece without
light and paint...
price?
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:33 pm

Hi Peter.

Let me see how much gelcoat I have left and get back to you.

You just need the basic fender right, like a blank steel fender ?

Regards
Kim
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PostSubject: Re: Custom fiberglass rear fender for M800   Fri Feb 20, 2015 4:03 pm

really awesome work yes bottom left all day long jesus i wish i had those skills be proud my friend a great piece of work
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