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Old 26-11-17, 08:12 PM   #81
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looks great love it.
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Old 29-11-17, 02:51 AM   #82
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Well guys I had to respray it. First I got a little tank sealer on it. No big deal at first. And 2 (I can't believe I'm fixing to admit this) I got on it and still had a screwdriver in my back pocket. It left a deep gouged the cowel.
Same color but added a slight bit of titanium. Also made the stripes darker.
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Old 29-11-17, 02:53 AM   #83
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Nice, but go to bed it's 0300 here in the Uk
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Old 29-11-17, 04:30 PM   #84
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Nice, but go to bed it's 0300 here in the Uk
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Old 17-12-17, 02:12 AM   #85
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Well guys its been whole lotta fun. Actually its been a blast. A year and two months. All I have left to do is install a license plate. I took it on the maiden voyage today. We're calling done. Its funny how it feels... the foot pegs, angle of the foot controls, hand controls, seat, every thing is placed where its comfortable for me. I can't tell you how nice that is.

I thought I was going to leave it matte, but every time the tank got a little bit wet, the gloss just took my breath away.

This forum was the biggest help and encouragement so thanks guys.

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Old 17-12-17, 08:24 AM   #86
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Cool pic and I like how it feels one with you, it should do after the effort you put in.

Pity it's not a great time of year to be giving it full gas.

Nice work
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Old 17-12-17, 11:07 PM   #87
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That's looking good. Like the stripped back cafe racer look of it.
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Old 19-12-17, 11:16 PM   #88
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Well done! Any idea how much lighter than stock? Have you thought about making an exhaust hanger so you could ditch the passenger footpegs?
Yes, after Christmas. I do have a leather cowl for a passenger, but Im building a cruiser so if i wanna go two up it wont be on this bike.

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That's looking good. Like the stripped back cafe racer look of it.
Thank you, gotta give credit to For the Bold Dreegez he has a similar stripe on his cafe racer
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Old 22-12-17, 07:11 PM   #89
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It looks great......do you have details of how you built the subframe?....
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Old 25-12-17, 05:32 PM   #90
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Well done mate. Happy Christmas from the UK, any chance of a video so we can hear it as well, great job.
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