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post #1 of 19 Old 03-17-2009, 11:58 AM Thread Starter
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Finished? New mods & first ride

Well, I don't know if I'm done modding yet but here's the latest round. Also, it was nice enough and with a little prodding from some here I got out Sunday, yesterday & today.

Had the swingarm, swingarm pivot brackets, rearsets & headlight brackets powdercoated black a couple weeks ago and installed the Circuit 1 pulser cover today. Also put on a Depretto Moto hugger over the winter.

Pretty happy with the new blackout look.









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looking good.

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Bike looks great Gary. Love the blacked out swingarm.

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Finished??
There's ALWAYS something else you'll want to do!
BTW, the blackout looks good with your bike. And that Depretto Moto hugger is a nice improvement over the socker. . .very nice. Your rear brake line looks a little stretched.

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Your rear brake line looks a little stretched.

Good point, might as well disconnect it, damn near worthless anyways.

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Where do I find the pic's? I'm @ work so maybe thats why I don't see it.

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Like the color matched side panels. Interested in hearing how they hold up or if they start to rub off?

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Good job on the peg holders!

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Like the color matched side panels. Interested in hearing how they hold up or if they start to rub off?
They hold up great. It's basically a non-contact area. Unless I'm riding my bike wrong or something...:001_smile:

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Finished??
There's ALWAYS something else you'll want to do!
BTW, the blackout looks good with your bike. And that Depretto Moto hugger is a nice improvement over the socker. . .very nice. Your rear brake line looks a little stretched.
Yeah, there's always more modding to do! thanks for the heads up on the brake line. fixed it.

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Like the color matched side panels. Interested in hearing how they hold up or if they start to rub off?
Like majorrager said, mostly a non-contact area. They are clear coated as well.

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also, if it was painted by someone who knew what they were doing, they used a plastic prep and an adhesion promotor so the paint sticks like it was there from the factory and they should be out of harms way; i find when i am getting after it, if i squeeze, my knees are even ahead of my little aluminum side plates!
Another note: I LOVE the satin black powdercoating! i started every piece i could remove from my bike a few weekends ago, but work takes me away from my garage for a few weeks. Yours looks killer!

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Now I see, looks great!

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Looking good Gary. What type of centrestand, horn, frameslider, seat?

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Looking good Gary. What type of centrestand, horn, frameslider, seat?
Centerstand is the Honda OEM one. PITA to install. I believe the one from SW Motech does not require you to disassemble the exhaust y-pipe. I know it's ugly & disrupts the lines of the bike as well as adding wieght but I like having a stand available wherever I go.
Horn is a PIAA I got from Amazon.com. Lower tone than stock & maybe louder.
Framesliders are Motovation frame mounted. http://www.motovationusa.com/mvstore...?idproduct=201
Seat is the stocker with foam & cover upgrades from Sargent cycle Products.

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looks bitchin man, its the way im going too





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Nice job. Looks great.

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They hold up great. It's basically a non-contact area. Unless I'm riding my bike wrong or something...:001_smile:

Been so long since I've actually rode my bike, much less even looked at it. Thanks though for the reply. Is it factory paint, or something someone matched?

Don't want to spend 200.00 on a quart for such a little thing.

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Your bike looks great!! Glad that you were able to get out and enjoy 3 days of riding.

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Thanks again guys.

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Is it factory paint, or something someone matched?

Don't want to spend 200.00 on a quart for such a little thing.
it was matched for me by a body shop. And yes, it was expensive $$!! But, what fun is it if you're not spending money?

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