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For the past month and a half I have been ordering, returning, modifying, fabricating, sanding, primering, painting and admiring my project. Let me know what you guys/gals think!

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My pics are too big to post on one post so I'll just post a couple replies w/ other pics.

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Uno mas

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The last one!

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What is the paint? It looks like it's rough, like BBQ paint? Or is it just the photo giving it that texture?

Do you have some other photo's of the guage pod?

Looks like a neat bike :)
 

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nice bike. where did u get ur headlight? alsi tha guage pods r pimp. whenever i get a bike i wanna make it a streetfighter, but i didnt wanna lose my guages.

bike looks sick
 

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The paint looks like an undercoating not a bad idea. I like it.
 

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The paint is bedliner that I sprayed over with a flaked clear coat, so it reflects like chameleon paint in the sun. As for the gauge pods: I found the speedo on JCWhitney.com for $39.99 and the tach I found on Ebay.com for about $60. I fabricated a piece of flat metal to go from the left side front fairing mount and bent it across to hold the gauges, blinker indicators and the hi/low beam light. The front fairing is from Flyncycle.com I think I paid like $80 for it or even less. I had to use conduit hanger brackets and some thick rubber pipe to clamp the fairing to the forks. I'd post more pics but I lost my SD card that had them on it. :-\

At any rate, it's not perfect, but it's mine!
 

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Nice work. I'm working on a similar bike but 1st gen.
I have the same fairing and it's called Raptor for those who want to know.
 

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Jacques what did you end up doing w/ the gauges?
 

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Great looking street fighter. I am looking to do a similar job to mine when I get some $$$.
-Matt
 

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Good looking bike indeed.

Did you had to do many coats of bedliner ?
 

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Only one coat, although I should have done two on the tank, but I dropped it and am going to have to do it over again this winter anyhow, so I'll just wait until then.
 

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Yeah, tell me about it. Sometimes I wish I had a center stand! But it's a small price to pay for the Muzzy exhaust...
 

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get rid of the grab rail and get a custom seat, u must be a handy dude...so u could do those mods
cheap and easy...great look. Since u lost the center stand grabrail is unnecessary.

looks truly unique, good job.
 

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Looking good.

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get rid of the grab rail and get a custom seat, u must be a handy dude...so u could do those mods
cheap and easy...great look. Since u lost the center stand grabrail is unnecessary.

looks truly unique, good job.
I agree with hollywood. One thing you could do to make it look more "street fighter"-ish is to modify a rear end from a monster or other street bike and lose the rear plastics. This would entail a bit more work and some welding, but would give your bike a little extra flare and eliminate coming across as being too cheap to replace your front fairing.

Either way, good luck on your bike.
 

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That would be a good idea, but I just dropped $210 on an airtech rear fairing... Maybe if the unseen happens and I screw up the rear fairing, that might be a good way to go.
 
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