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Get er done!

Looks good Chris.
I'm glad you found a solution.
I guess I didn't think about availability of folks who work on stainless.
Know anybody that welds up pipe at chicken plants?
They do a lot of stainless welding also.
The powdercoat will work fine too.
I had to fab onto the bracket on my exhaust to get it to line up.
Bare metal still but it's thick, hidden and don't bother me.
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Does this Extended Reach kit move your feet and legs out wider, too?
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Hippy: thanks for the kind words. I'm very pleased with the result (but will return the footboards to 'flat' because I angle my foot up enough to change gear!). I would leave the lever as-is, but Paul said it'd rust around the welds unless I get it finished. Not sure wether to powder or chrome - but there's not especial urgency.

Toejam: from memory (for whatever that's worth!!), I recal a spec sheet that said it moved your feet out by 0.9"/2.28cm. Whatever, the result does not adversly effect comfort. If my feet have got pushed wider, I really can't tell.

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