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Old 7th July 2013
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99 883 little under 5k miles. this bike had sat for a spell

first day i had it


couple weeks later, one i hate chrome so all that had to go in a decent manner, ditched that ugly solo seat for the stock 2up which i actually enjoy went to 1'' risers rolled the bars down added a big sucker kit.
plasti dip is my love affair wheels lower legs and the paint is all done with this stuff



then today i finished this up along with a small wrap job on the pipes


now i need to chop this fender or slap this fl front fender on for a rear and ill be happy...for a little bit
budget is tight so most this stuff has been acquired via my job. im trying to avoid spending 40+ dollars on a taillight/running light if anyone has any idea of something cheap yet stylish id appreciate it
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nice job, it looks much better.

Though I suspect the only thing you will see out of those mirrors is your shoulders , I have the same bars on my bike and had to swap to the mirrors with the longer stalks.
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Looks nice!

I would lower the front fender by drilling holes above the current ones. I was going to chop mine up but I just lowered it instead and I've been happy with it.

How is the plasti-dip holding up on the rims?
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I've always wanted to modify one of those old glass lens cab lights to work as a brake light and run light. Ought to look pretty slick
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Looks nice!

I would lower the front fender by drilling holes above the current ones. I was going to chop mine up but I just lowered it instead and I've been happy with it.

How is the plasti-dip holding up on the rims?
sorry about the delay

ive got about 3 coats of the black with a couple of the glossifer on it and holds up strong minus when i put the new tires on.

ive used this stuff on my daily driver a year ago and its still strong i actually covered the entire front clip with the stuff for a cross country drive
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got bored chopped added the bag and repainted
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what about putting the mirrors under the bars like the 48 and iron cleans the bars up nice and they actually work
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Front marker light clearance issue
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