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Old 3rd March 2009
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I need your opinion on which mirrors i should go with. I plan on putting 12 inch apes later this month. (Still deciding if black or Chrome). So today i put on some black mirrors to see how they look.

Here are both the black and chrome mirror pictures:

If i go with the black i am thinking the levers will probably need to be black as well. My feeling is that the chrome probably looks better since my front end is mostly black, just to even out the amount of black & chrome.

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Black to match the hydraulics....
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"I see a red door and I want it painted blaack"


But I have black so of coarse I would vote black.
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take the mirrors off and throw them in the trash. that's what i did because my therapist says it isn't good to focus on the past.
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take the mirrors off and throw them in the trash. that's what i did because my therapist says it isn't good to focus on the past.
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I plan on putting 12 inch apes later this month. (Still deciding if black or Chrome).
I think this is the crux of the matter. Decide which bars you want, then get mirrors to match.
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"I see a red door and I want it painted blaack"


But I have black so of coarse I would vote black.
Down under the bars
I put the mirrors under the bars... I kinda dig this look. I know when i get the apes this is probably the position i will put them. but with my current bars, i really dig the look.



what do you guys think?
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That look works better w/ apes not so much on drag bars IMO
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Basically the same as mine.

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You only need one mirror, and it will clean it up a little and look better that way. IMO

Moved your curb feelers up to the top looks alot better that way. check it out.
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