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Discussion in 'Projects' started by HD97FXDC, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. hotroadking

    hotroadking Super Moderator Staff Member

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    That's great, having someone who has the car, spends the money and you
    get to tool around in it and help work on it...
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    He is an older gentleman that loves cars. I enjoyed working on it more than driving it.
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    i like the hardtail setup. whos did ya use???
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    V-twin MFG, after trimming the old frame it slipped into place.
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    chucktx Moderator Staff Member

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    looking good!!!
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    HD97FXDC New Member

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    BBQ fork legs anyone. I painted the fork legs today I used a ceramic paint that needs to be cured at 200 degrees stupid me I did not read the instructions when I bought it, so I used the gas grill. I think they turned out pretty good.

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    hotroadking Super Moderator Staff Member

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    they look pretty hot lol

    ya could have just left them out in the hot flarida sun..
    probably cured them in 10 minutes LOL
  8. chucktx

    chucktx Moderator Staff Member

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    i like that look!!!!!!!
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    I am debating whether to put the reflectors back on it to break up some of the black
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    if not required by law, i would lose them.............
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    Good call I had not even thought about that
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    No reflectors required but I do need turn signals not sure why I never use them just use hand signals easier to give the one finger salute when they do not let me in on the interstate :)
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    :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:

    I do not use front turn signals. I took those off, but I do have the rear ones. I actually haven't looked to see if I need them by law either. Reflectors??? what are those????
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    Reflectors on the front forks
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    From what I can tell, they look really good. That is quick thinking of using the grill.:D Are they well done or medium? :)
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    200 for an hour so maybe medium well. They do smell like the steak I cooked a week ago.
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    :roflmao::roflmao: Tasty?
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    I did the same on the RG, vs paying $500 for new HD cow bells and fork lowers, seals.

    I left them on the bike, covered it with a plastic painters tarp, cut slots and put the legs through, sanded them down and used a High Gloss Enamel from Lowes, $5 plus sanding blocks $5, so for $10, black lowers...

    Easy to touch up...
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    when you go for your yearly inspection you will find out if you need them or not.......
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    Not in Minnesota, no inspection required.

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