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post #1 of 22 Old 08-25-2007, 01:33 AM Thread Starter
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fender eliminator

I understand that one could make their own fender eliminator, but how would you make the plate light? a lighted plate frame? or a seperate LED light thats hooked up with the pre-existing plate light wires? with my luck I would get pulled and ticketed as soon as a get on the road for not having anything.

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post #2 of 22 Old 08-25-2007, 03:35 AM
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Some ideas for you here.

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post #3 of 22 Old 08-25-2007, 06:46 AM
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I purchased a black powdercoated LED license plate frame from these guys:

http://www.customdynamics.com/illumi...nce_plates.htm

I think it looks great, was easy to wire, and really lights up the plate.


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That looks great, Scott.

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I've seen a lot of sport bikes with the plate stuck way up behind the hugger with no plate light and the plate is almost hidden behind the rear hugger, so i don't think you have too much to worry about, but thats just my opinion.

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I've seen a lot of sport bikes with the plate stuck way up behind the hugger with no plate light and the plate is almost hidden behind the rear hugger, so i don't think you have too much to worry about, but thats just my opinion.
But then again, why give the local authorities any reason to hassle you?

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im serious, with my luck i would. i got stopped in my driveway for having only one headlight.
p.s. i was coming out of the driveway so technically i didnt even leave my house.

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I actually punched a couple of extra holes into my plate to use the two plastic tabs for mounting the fender. Cost $0.00. I then drilled three holes through the bottom of the CA smoke lense. Through the three holes I inserted ultra bright white LEDs wired them up with the appropriate resistors and plugged it right back into the plate lamp plug. Have had no trouble with the police with this setup with the exception of one second shift officer in my area that always wants to drag race me. I think it's an effort at entrapment so I do not partake.

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sure sure, you've tried at least once or twice righ?

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I do not think his beat down cruiser would stand much of a chance. I do not want to risk the extra expense of beating him. Could equal more than I bargained for.

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I do not think his beat down cruiser would stand much of a chance. I do not want to risk the extra expense of beating him. Could equal more than I bargained for.
let him beat you then compliment him on how fast his cruiser is and his driving skills,he'll be your buddy

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post #12 of 22 Old 08-27-2007, 08:38 PM
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Speaking of fender eliminators... I'm not one to start wiring my own deal, so does anyone have any good info on a nice looking fender eliminator for a 919? This stock one has got to go!

PM me if you don't feel like postin it there.

Cheers, and keep'er rubber side down.

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The comptition werkes one is like $145-$150. I choppped my own. Remove license plate. Apply sawzall(reciprocating saw) to the plastic below the turn signal lights but above where the bottom of the lic. plate would sit; re-attach lic. plate, voila! Toss the plastic piece with the reflectors on it and enjoy! The plate hides the rough edge from the cut. Besides, the only way to see it(the fenderputation scar) is from underneath. It is an easy fix until I get the scratch to buy the eliminator. Also gotta get a PCiii, Sato cans, etc.

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post #14 of 22 Old 08-28-2007, 05:34 AM
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Sounds like a good idea. Sooo many things to do, so little $$!

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I actually punched a couple of extra holes into my plate to use the two plastic tabs for mounting the fender. Cost $0.00. I then drilled three holes through the bottom of the CA smoke lense. Through the three holes I inserted ultra bright white LEDs wired them up with the appropriate resistors and plugged it right back into the plate lamp plug. Have had no trouble with the police with this setup with the exception of one second shift officer in my area that always wants to drag race me. I think it's an effort at entrapment so I do not partake.
Here is a photo.

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/c...r/PICT0006.jpg

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Oh no, we created a monster! A new digital camera plus a free potobucket account = picture overload.

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I can't stop taking photos....

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Here is an option.
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Here's mine: Speed clips in place for orig mount points. I think that sheet of aluminum cost me eight bucks.





I'll take another pic when I get it mounted.

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looks sweet so far

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