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Well. It’s been a few years since I went down, but we’re coming back and madness suggested I hop back on here. How’s everyone doing???

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I hadn’t touched one since I went down until This rona stuff hit. Sitting in quarantine bored and they were just staring at me so I got my streetglide put back together and rode for the first time. That felt good sooooo
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I installed a 1275 BFH kit which is almost run in. Made a 8" extended swingarm and am trying to work out where to weld on the strut brackets and brackets for the guard. only a week until the first drags since Covid lockdown here in NZ. The way I am going i'm not going to get to the first one.

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I installed a 1275 BFH kit which is almost run in. Made a 8" extended swingarm and am trying to work out where to weld on the strut brackets and brackets for the guard. only a week until the first drags since Covid lockdown here in NZ. The way I am going i'm not going to get to the first one.

Hey man! You’re getting there! Congrats! Homemade pipe?
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Thanks. Yeah, homemade pipe. It needs a bit of tidying up but it seems to work ok. Will try different length primaries when I get it on the dyno, I think they need to be shorter. I made it when the motor was a standard 1250.
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I installed a 1275 BFH kit which is almost run in. Made a 8" extended swingarm and am trying to work out where to weld on the strut brackets and brackets for the guard. only a week until the first drags since Covid lockdown here in NZ. The way I am going i'm not going to get to the first one.


I’d say you’re close there, triangulate the strut with the frame...I’m going with that theory as well.


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Your bike looks awesome.
Where are you putting your oil tank, I'm thinking about making a 5mm aluminum chin fairing tank, are there any pictures on here that you know of?
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Where are you putting your oil tank, I'm thinking about making a 5mm aluminum chin fairing tank, are there any pictures on here that you know of?

Thanks, I’m using the stock tank.

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