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Old 11-12-2012, 03:47 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Dressed up the hoses with Heat Shrink... Also did the plug wire although I don't have pisc of those..
Good idea w/ the heat shrink. When I redid my fuel lines, I used the clear fuel tubing used for watercraft ... I PD'd my plug wires (yellow) a while back too - Hehe.
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Old 11-12-2012, 10:00 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:35 AM   #33 (permalink)
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SAW---WEET!!! The greens are very present but still subtle enough to appear realistic and appropriate. I love it!!

On a (thinking out loud) side note, why do skulls always have perfect teeth? That assumes a dentist or orthodontist was involved and makes it seem less bad @ss. I want to see a skull with teeth poking out in all random directions! LOL!
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:24 AM   #34 (permalink)
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I'm all for customizing. Its just a shame that it is done to a perfectly good bike sometimes, instead of something that needed work anyway. That's all. I'm sure it will be cool when its finished.
It's a 750 Ace. Nice bike but, they're a dime a dozen. It's not like he found a pristine example of a classic and started chopping. I'd say this is the perfect platform to start chopping on.

Those carbs turned out amazing but you lost me with the skulls. Too cliche. I am interested to see how this turns out, though. If you maintain the level of effort and attention to detail that you've show so far, this bike is going to turn out looking really good.
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:23 PM   #35 (permalink)
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It always looks so much easier when someone else is doing it!
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:49 PM   #36 (permalink)
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MrSteej...I am in Woodburn, just outside New Glasgow.
I'm in Woodburn too... near the graveyard on Woodburn Rd.
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Old 11-21-2012, 08:33 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Wow...small world! We're neighbors!!!
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:04 AM   #38 (permalink)
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Those carbs turned out amazing but you lost me with the skulls. Too cliche.
LOL, not to worry they are not going to be in your face on the tank, I plan on ghosting them in so they are buried in a layer of black.
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I'm in Woodburn too... near the graveyard on Woodburn Rd.
Hey Blue, how do you like those Drag bars? I am looking to get a set but am unsure of what size to get.. Are they comfortable and what are the measurements?
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:41 PM   #40 (permalink)
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Well figured it was time to post some more pics and an update, straightened out all the fins on my rad, painted it with high temp engine enamel, painted over the chrome rad cover with a self etching primer and the same engine enamel. Also did the base coat on my tank, will be adding graphics and clear coating in the next few days.... Here is a couple pics for now..





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