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That looks really, really good!
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She's looking really good, Joe!

Now, we have to start thinking about doing another Meet & Eat so we can all see it in Person!
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Now, we have to start thinking about doing another Meet & Eat so we can all see it in Person!
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That looks great Joe. I have mine back together and riding, We are going to riders roost this weekend for a b-day party and we have a ride planned for labor day. But other than those days , i am ready to ride. and eat.
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The paint came out great, and that Mustang seat looks way better than the stock seat. How does the seat feel? Does it allow you to reach the ground any easier? Looks like the way the edges are rolled would help with getting the legs down.
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Looking good Joe, my Orange never glistened like that from the second day I owned her, ha, ha! Also up for a Meet n Eat, sorry that I missed the hot dog run.
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Well, here is the latest project with the new to me Roadster.
I still had the stock tank off of the 06, so I bought a couple of fenders on eBay, I had enough basecoat leftover from the 06's tank project so this happened. I also painted the air cleaner satin black, thinking about doing the exhaust heat sheilds, and the clutch cover and primary chain inspection cover too.

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Thanks for all the kind words everyone!
I just want to be clear that I didn't paint the tank, it's the one I took off my last bike when I did the tank swap. That kind of made painting some fenders and having an orange bike again a no brainier. Of course now I have a complete set of tins laying around that I might have to do something creative with.
Wedge, on the Mustang seat, I find them to be all day comfortable, they might be a little more narrow than a stock seat, but not by much. The seat is usually the first thing I change on a bike if I plan to keep it for a while.

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