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Old 22nd March 2011
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Good work

is there any kind of 'break in' with the paint? do you have to heat it in increments, or can you just ride it and not have to bake it in gradually? looks good.
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I fired it up and let it idle to bake the paint a bit. It will give you a bit of a smoke show for about 5-10 minutes. Smell was gone after 50-60 miles I would say. I let the paint dry on the bike for 48 hours before firing it up.
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Awesome, I like it alot!
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Looks sweet, great job.
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Where did you get your top clamp with the dash light bar? I am doing the speedo relocate with the autometer bracket as well but haven't had much luck in finding the top clamp.

Also, did you mount the bracket to the coil mount, did you space it out any for visibility?

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Yeah I have been looking for that same clamp for the same reason. I have had the autometer bracket for months but no replacement clamp.
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Looks like he used the top clamp from an '03 custom http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/s...86&postcount=4

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I'm wondering, could this not let the engine cool as good?
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What did you use to paint ? LOOKS GREAT
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I see that you didnt put the 883 air cleaner billet back on
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