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Used Metallic black to paint belt guards and engine chrome plastics. Saw alot of flat black on some bikes, thought this might look good to. what do ya'll think?
 

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Looks great! I really like it! Did you customize your stock 2up seat to solo?
 

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Ya thats the stock seat with the passenger part cut off and remaining leather cut and streached around. I don't carry cargo :D
 

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Bike looks great man! Now u have me debating matte or gloss? On a side note...what plate bracket are u running or is it a one off?
 

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It looks very good. Is the seat modification something anyone can do? I like the seat mod a lot and want to do it but don't want to mess it up by not having expertise in it. Thanks in advance.
 

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SuprDave, Ya anyone can do the seat mod, however, It is a little tricky getting it to look smooth in the back where you cut the seat off. I layered a bunch of tape and some foam around the back then streched the leather over that. You Will have to cut the leather and do a little sewing with some heavy duty thread to. It looks low profile compaired to most solo seat options out there now. I used super velcro called sure lock to attach it in the back.
 

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I like it.
The headlight looks flat for about 2" then gloss after that..?
And how does it ride with it being lowered? Looks more than 2"...
 

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Ya, I fabracated the plate and painted the skull. there's one on the front finder to. The seat mod is awsome if you have another dual seat or dont carry passengers. It's a cheep alternative to a 300 dollar new one.

8sec-z, the whole head light, ignition cover and spedo cover are all flat, must just be the light. The lowering kit is a must I think. It looks better and is much more balanced. It is a little firmer, I set the preload all the way down to the firmest position as I only weigh 160 lbs. That may make it a little lower than 1.5 or 2". I diddn't actually measure before and after.
 

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Ok you have convinced me to go with gloss on the engine parts, I have them matte now but cannot find any matte clear coat so going with the gloss clear coat. Your bike looks awesome
 

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I have to say that I really dig that plate on the rear fender!
 

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Really liking the paint! What kind is it and where can i find it...is it just spray paint? Also how did you paint the chrome on the oil case and the other side...remove them or just tape off the area?
 

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I sanded mine wet with 600 grit sand paper, used adhesion promoter and satin black paint for plastic. Lots of threads on here about painting your chrome. Use your search feature to find them.
 
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