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Thanks everyone, my garage may look large but I can assure you its deceiving in the photos, once the boat comes home I will be out of space. Never though I would go this far with my 1st bike but it sure is cool to build something unique.
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I'm from one of those MI swamps myself. There's a casino in it now LOL
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Here are your pics.

You needed to copy the embed code from ImgBB, and paste that into your post.

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not fond of how it looked so I immediately tore it down with only 2 months till riding season.
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I really liked the Cafe look so I wire tucked, coil relocated, drag bar etc my bike to achieve the below look.
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Thanks for the photo repost, could you explain what you did? Did I just use the wrong code from ImageBB?
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Which code did you use? I just copied the 'BBCode - Full Image' embed code.
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