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so this winter i'm wantin' to stay busy with some projects. my dad, my twin bro, and i are wantin' to build us a bobber. but i was also wantin' to do somethin for the vtx. i've been tryin' to think of some things to do and i came up with this....
i just don't know if it looks good or not. i'm thinkin' about blackin' out the motor... well here's some pics of how i would make it look if i was to do it. this is where y'all come in :D let me know what y'all think. go for it, or not.
click on the bar above to pics so you can see the bigger picture for more detail.

the motor how it looks now...


how it would look if i blacked it out...(i would keep the stock airbox)
 

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I can't see much difference between the pics, but I know what you are talking about and I say go for it. It's a nice look that you can do for a subtle change, or you can do more for a very dramatic change. My guess is you are going for the subtle and I think that would suit your bike pretty good.
 

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HOnestly cant see a difference either. Subtle would be good, I like it like it is of course!
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chop it up yeaaaah hahaha -- get whitewalls man and wrap the exhaust?

I would go as far as you did. I am not a big fan of over dripping with chrome bikes. Blacked out with chrome splashes like your look great. Even on my Yamaha I painted some of the polished aluminum and plastic chrome with Plasticoat and removed the gaudy Chrome airbox on both sides. replaced the right side with a much smaller teardrop thunder Air kit and kept the left side chrome free.
 

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here's some more pics...
the angle is a little off but y'all get the picture.

how it looks now.


how it might look.
 

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thanks for all your opinions guys. still on the fence whether i'm gonna do it this winter or not. i got a little while to think about it, but i was just kinda wantin' to see what other people thought about it.
 

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Now if your just wanting to do something, I can give you a list of stuff to chop off the bike:p
Bike looks Great, just ride that baby!
What are you guys goning to make a Bobber out of? Got a bike picked out yet?
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Now if your just wanting to do something, I can give you a list of stuff to chop off the bike:p
Bike looks Great, just ride that baby!
What are you guys goning to make a Bobber out of? Got a bike picked out yet?
Coop
nah.. i don't have any idea of what we are gonna get. we're just keepin' our options open. everyone around here is wantin' top dollar for their bikes right now. we should be able to find somethin' a little closer to winter though hopefully. i've always wanted to build one. :D
 

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I like the blacked out cylinders on my bike but would like it just as much either way. Not really sure if it would make enough difference to justify the time even if it was my own.
 
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