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Old 19th November 2018
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Ran the carb dry to start winterize process. 10 min ride in the middle of the damn wildfires resulting in 30 minutes of coughing. Cold tires + cold asphalt = less than fun last ride but spring in California comes soon enough so tomorrow I'll wire up the battery tender and start looking at winter projects.
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This weekend in preparation for my new paint job that should be finished this week, I removed the passenger foot pegs, installed a DK customs license plate bracket, installed a adjure headlight, and installed a 1 tooth smaller front sprocket.
As soon as I get my painted parts back I am sending the seat of to be recovered in a new pattern.
I also got a text from my painter showing me he was close to being finished.









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Black and Orange, one of my favorites...Sweet!
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Thanks fellas, I removed the short shot heat shields and removed the emblem. I will have the holes welded up today and send them for gloss black powder coat. I have been looking at two into one exhaust for ever but still can't make up my mind so I will keep running the short shots for a while.
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I did nothing fancy. I filled the tank and added half a bottle of Techron. She seems happy at present.
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Ringed my pistons & installed them. She's getting there.

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On Saturday I bought my Sportster a big brother. Friend of a friend had a 1998 Low Rider for sale at a price I couldn't refuse.
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Removed the tins to finally get them painted. I also I am going to add a smaller tooth front sprocket and a few other upgrades. I removed the rear foot pegs and found my exhaust bracket cracked.




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How big-of-a job was the rear fender to remove? Thank you!
It was not bad. I had read some other post that it was tough. I had to unpin my tail light wire to get the wires through the hole on the fender. Other than that it was about six bolts and it was loose. Once I had it out I had to drill out the pop rivets that hold the reflector to the fender and a few more to take off the inner mud flap.
I am not looking forward to installing the fresh painted one but I think with some tape and patients it won't be bad.
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