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Lets start at the beginning shall we...

Day 1:

5km on the odometer




Kuryakyn ISO Grips - Black



RAM Mount for iPhone4



Low & Mean Chin Scoop - Painted Gloss Black



Scythe Mirrors - Black




Painted all Chrome Plastic - Gloss Black




Was not happy with the gloss black on the engine covers so I went Flat black



Removed Chrome Tank Trim to find this



I had the tank decals removed and the tank repainted.




Removed the rear rotor cover
 

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hey nate.. awesome pics.. looks great. can you tell me a little bit more about the tank trim removal. curious about that cuz that looks sweet.
 

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crazy8ight said:
hey nate.. awesome pics.. looks great. can you tell me a little bit more about the tank trim removal. curious about that cuz that looks sweet.
Removing the tank trim is simple. It's held on with double sided tape. Just lift up the bottom and start to pull up slowly. You can use a heat gun I suppose but it's not necessary by any means. Oh and you need to remove the gas cap first.
 

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Very, very nice job Natedog!!!

I really dig those mirrors!!!!! Where did you found those!? Did you needed special adaptors or they were bolt-on?
 

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Hmmm. I spy with my little eye a mod you performed and didn't note in the pictures.....




front fender reflector removed


Looks good though. I will have an update soon for mine too. Isn't it crazy how easy this bike is to mod??
 

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I had it on good authority that you can dye your K&N filter, so....

Cleaned all the RED crap out!


Dyed it black.


I followed the instructions to the 'T' but it would have been nice if it went darker. Once the oil goes on, that should help. I need to find some clear oil now, since the K&N stuff is red.
 

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Not these ones. These are bar ends I got off eBay. The L&M spikes are still in the box waiting. I gotta figure out a way to mount them since I'm not big on the way they want you to do it.
 

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Natedog,

what are those mirrors?

Frag
 

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They are called scythe mirrors. Kuryakyn makes the originals but there are many "knock offs". Found mine on eBay. You need adapters but they are usually included.
 

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Installed the Powercommander V today. It was a bit tight getting to injectors, but doable with the help of a buddy. He has more patience than I do. :)

Did not get to take her for a good rip yet as it started to rain on the way home, but even in that short ride I did notice that acceleration was a lot smoother.

I'll post more info once I take her out for a good rip.

I didn't take any photos of the install. (1) never thought of it and (2) the installation instructions have all the photos you need and (3) most are going the Cobra route anyways.

FYI make sure you don't forget to hook up the ground wire from the unit to the gnd terminal on the battery like I did. You'll be there scratching your head as to why it wont start! :D

I got mine at http://hardracing.com/POWERCOMMANDERS/YAMAHA.htm They were the cheapest I found.
 

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Natedog said:
Here's the L&M spike intake with the filter dyed black.


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Wow!!! Don't forget to put a picture of it installed on the bike!!!!
 
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