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Old 21st July 2011
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That looks positively "EVEL", man! What's atop that blue flagpole?
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I can see why - beautiful ride, man!

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This is truly beautiful and original paint job. gorgeous bike.
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I think it's "sitting pretty"! I'd like to see a better pic of your HL. And tell us about that seat! I really like that. And that's not the OEM tank, is it?
I think you're right about the rear fender being too big for chrome. I was consdering a pair of aluminum fenders such as those at LowBrow Customs, but there might be a lot of work involved in getting them to fit a suspended XL.'
I can see the direction you're heading. As is, it's nicely understated with a definite 'retro' look.
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Thanks Sporting Lad! Yep, tank's a 4.5 (from a "low" maybe?). The seat is a two-up I shaved down and had an upholsterer do the rest. There're better pics of everything in my build thread. I think the next thing I wanna do is an 18" wheel in the back. That'll visually open up the rear of the bike, I think.
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Which pipes are those and do they get hot?
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They are STORZ pipes and they do get warm but not uncomfortable.
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