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Nice bike! What is the seat you have on there?

By the way, love your signature line!
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Dude! we must have more detail, are those struts? who makes them and hows the ride? more on that rear fender also.
They're actually the factory struts. After over 3 weeks of waiting for the Burly slammer kit from a local vendor (might I add, about 9 wasted trips), I got fed up and did what it took to Evan Slammer it. Popped the springs off, tacked the shocks closed, and bolted them on! Needless to say, it's a rough ride, but we'll blame that on the missing seat.

The rear fender was a full size bobtail, paid $25 from the same local vendor. Holding it next to my dad's 80's FXR, they're identical. With the vision in mind, I chopped her in half, made the piece on the rear of it, tacked it on, and mounted it up. Still have to finish it up, but I HAD to see what it'd look like.

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Wow. Looks fantastic.

And, is that a '70 Z28?

I want to be you.
Thank you very much.

It is, but unfortunately I can't claim that one!

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I've been lurking here for a good minute and had to join to ask

what were you thinking with that rear fender?
We have something in common. I've been lurking for a while, did the mods, and had to join to share. Train of thought: Research, vision, luck, execution...

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Sorry folks, but I'm going to feed the troll.

You feel strongly enough about a mod on someone else's bike, to join and slam them in your first post?

I don't recall him asking for opinions from anyone, what were you thinking?

Go back to lurking....
Thank you for the back up. I won't change the fender. I posted to share; not too worried about the criticism. I can appreciate opinions, but I can also appreciate people buying their own bike

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he was probably thinking 'man, this bobtail chop and roll looks badass!' and i agree with him.

how bout a pic of your ride?
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If he did not want to hear opinions he should have never posted it. That is part of the deal with a public forum, and people are allowed to speak their opinion.

I didn't say anything negative about the bike itself, it's a beautiful bike, but that fender just kills the look. The stock fender or a full length bobtail would look better on the bike. Not dissing it, just offering constructive criticism.
You're stating that like it's a fact. That is YOUR opinion. I personally think his bike looks just fine as is, not my style, but still looks damn good. You aren't offering contructive critism, you're offering your opinion. Big difference.
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By the way, love your signature line!
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You're stating that like it's a fact. That is YOUR opinion. I personally think his bike looks just fine as is, not my style, but still looks damn good. You aren't offering contructive critism, you're offering your opinion. Big difference.
And I'm not allowed to share my opinion on a public forum?

Didn't realize that I wasn't allowed to state my opinion on it, even though everyone else has theirs.

Any way you look at it constructive criticism is stating an opinion. Everyone has their own view of things, whether you consider it constructive or destructive depends on how you view the statement.

I agree it's his bike, and he can do as he pleases... but I'm also allowed to say when I think something looks out of place, which is what I did.
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he was probably thinking 'man, this bobtail chop and roll looks badass!' and i agree with him.

how bout a pic of your ride?


I haven't owned mine long enough to do much yet, I work out of town and have only had the pleasure of riding it about twice.

I can try to dig up pics of my old Dyna.
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I haven't owned mine long enough to do much yet, I work out of town and have only had the pleasure of riding it about twice.

I can try to dig up pics of my old Dyna.
I can't wait to see what Sportster styling/modding skills you bring to this forum. After reading your "view of things" and "constructive criticism" I'm certain they will be nothing short of spectacular.

On a side note, I could care less about your Dyna....





...that's my opinion.
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