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post #1 of 10 Old 10-24-2016, 01:44 PM Thread Starter
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919 Project Monterey

Hello all! I am new to the site and the 919. I was a powersports mechanic for years and had seen a few of these bikes but never had one. I picked it up from a friend for $1,500 after I guy pulled out in front of me and wrecked my Sportster (the 919 is far better). It looked pretty rough as he is a very "frugal" man. A long weekend of work and a few hundred bucks got it looking pretty sharp. I do the paint myself. Would be much better if I had actual painting equipment and facilities. I am far from being done with this bike, but it's the second one that I've had the previous owner want it back after i put some work into it.

So far:
Custom paint
Renthal bars, grips and ends
Rox bar risers
K&N filter
New air box (he had cut the old one to fit a cheaper, larger battery in it)
Cortech tank and tail bags
WPS lithium ion battery
LED turn signals to replace the trailer lights that were installed previously
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post #2 of 10 Old 10-24-2016, 02:02 PM
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Nice! Looks good!

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post #3 of 10 Old 10-24-2016, 02:09 PM
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post #5 of 10 Old 10-24-2016, 06:58 PM
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Nice! Welcome aboard. There are a ton of parts for sale in the classifieds (cheap plug) if you need to do some more stuff. Take a peek. I hear the seller is really a good guy

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post #6 of 10 Old 10-24-2016, 07:30 PM
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post #7 of 10 Old 10-24-2016, 08:59 PM
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post #8 of 10 Old 10-25-2016, 01:21 AM
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And so it begins...welcome along!

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post #9 of 10 Old 10-25-2016, 07:09 PM
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Congrats!..nice job.
did you say the previous owner wants it back? Just say "sure...that'll be $3500 sir".
see if he bites.

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post #10 of 10 Old 10-26-2016, 12:11 PM
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That's an awesome blue! Looks great.

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