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PostSubject: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 5:26 pm

What if I did this to my bike???
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 5:31 pm

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What if I did this to my bike???

It would probably get stolen! What if??? 852880
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 5:36 pm

It use to look like this...
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 6:37 pm

Every time sanos posts, it almost like we are being teased a little more than we thought was possible. What if??? 852880
Very sweet.
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 6:56 pm

Mr Intruder wrote:
Every time sanos posts, it almost like we are being teased a little more than we thought was possible. What if??? 852880
Very sweet.

It's getting close to the present final modification of the bike. Stay tuned... Wink
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 7:04 pm

simbo wrote:
sanos wrote:
What if I did this to my bike???

It would probably get stolen! What if??? 852880

That would be something. It would give me a good reason to buy a new bike! What if??? 2645662097
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 7:16 pm

That looks excellent
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 7:30 pm

captain crash wrote:
That looks excellent
Thanks Cap!
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 7:55 pm

beautifull bike.i like it very much, if the mrs stops being pillion, i might just chop mine,that just a thought. wonder what that rear fender is off. or are they volusia ones cut down. bet them gorgeous wheels cost a fortune , they have a lot more mods and stuff to buy in the usa,jelous or what.
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 8:05 pm

That looks better than any Harley I have ever seen.
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeMon Mar 04, 2013 8:56 pm

The second one down is my favourite What if??? 3492671266 I'd keep the long rear fender and remove the light and fit a side mounted light and plate, but that's me What if??? 852880 it's everyone to there own, Awsome looking bike you've got there mate What if??? 65147
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeTue Mar 05, 2013 8:47 am

Proudtexson wrote:
That looks better than any Harley I have ever seen.
Don't say that word beginning with H it could cause a riot, and some will become paranold that they are being looked down on by riders of the said H word bikes.
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeTue Mar 05, 2013 8:53 am

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The second one down is my favourite What if??? 3492671266 I'd keep the long rear fender and remove the light and fit a side mounted light and plate, but that's me What if??? 852880 it's everyone to there own, Awsome looking bike you've got there mate What if??? 65147

Thanks, and yes, the rear fender of this bike is what gives this bike the looks and style. I've seen a lot that have removed everything off the fender and plugged the holes and side mounted everything for a cleaner look. But that's been done already. Plus Im not keen to have the tail light to one side only. Just doesn't look right to me. Like you said, it's each to their own...
This is what I did instead and fabricated my own tail light assembly by using the existing license plate post and back plate to mount the after market light and also used the old OEM round reflector brackets from the old tail light to mount the diamond lights for turn sigs....
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeTue Mar 05, 2013 12:41 pm

The lights and indicators are real class & the blacked out fender is a good move. What if??? 2170595768
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I've changed my mind What if??? 852880 it looks better with the cross back light What if??? 3498837457
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeTue Mar 05, 2013 7:59 pm

It is beautiful but I still can't get on with the ape hangers. A lovely work of art none-the-less. Well played that man.
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeTue Mar 05, 2013 8:18 pm

i will post again when you show the most up to date photo as uther wize i'm just going to keep saying what the hell wow what a bike lol
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeTue Mar 05, 2013 8:23 pm

Is that the vinyl wrap you've got on the rear fender or painted ?
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeTue Mar 05, 2013 9:06 pm

Loverly bike,but agree with Ian ape bars put me off with not following the forks,only my opinion,you have a cracking bike for sure.
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeWed Mar 06, 2013 1:55 am

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It is beautiful but I still can't get on with the ape hangers. A lovely work of art none-the-less. Well played that man.

Not everyone are into apes, but I do change-out handlebars from time to time. Here's a couple of pics with a more pullback bars. I bought them at a local m/c salvage years ago. I think they were from a yamaha or a honda.
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeWed Mar 06, 2013 2:08 am

Be careful or you will end up with so many spares that one day you will walk in to the garage and realize you have unwittingly now got 2 bikes. What if??? 852880
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeWed Mar 06, 2013 2:21 am

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Be careful or you will end up with so many spares that one day you will walk in to the garage and realize you have unwittingly now got 2 bikes. What if??? 852880

LOL, tell me about it...all the OEM spares are already piling up in my shed and garage. What if??? 215375
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeWed Mar 06, 2013 7:57 pm

Must admit those bars certainly suit the bike,more relaxed.
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Must admit those bars certainly suit the bike,more relaxed.

Yes, those bars are relaxed and handling at ease. But sometimes the pullback on them is bit much. I found that the OEM bars that I cut 1 7/8 inches off at each end is best for me. I like my arms fully extended when I ride. That is why I also like the ape hangers and for badass style of riding. What if??? 184121345
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Have to admit I like them much better but either way it's a really nice bike and you've certainly stamped your own mark on it.
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PostSubject: Re: What if???   What if??? Icon_minitimeThu Mar 07, 2013 9:30 pm

Done the same mod on a set of VL bars,cut 2" off each end,more comfortable.
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