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Somewhat finished

She is almost all put together. Bodywork is...well, I'm going to start a new thread about my experience so far with Chinese bodywork. She looks pretty good. As soon as I make a right turn leaving the shop, clutch reservoir hits nose and one of the tabs holding the fairing to the nose broke off. I'm not sweating it. That's why they make epoxy and double sided tape. I also don't expect this to be as good as factory bodywork. I still have to clean the bike up and name her. P.S. We made the radiator grills.
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Ordered the hardware for the front cowl. Bike is amazing. Tab issues, knew they were coming. 3M tape helps tremendously. It was 102 today, and the heat was not oppressive on the bike.
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Looks good how did your headlights fit?

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Headlight fitment is ok. I'm just glad to be back on 2 wheels and it sounds like a monster with the moriwaki
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Headlight fitment is ok. I'm just glad to be back on 2 wheels and it sounds like a monster with the moriwaki
One of the nicer and more rare sets out there....and sound great!



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It is definitely the best sounding motorcycle I have ever owned. The more I ride it, the more I get accustomed to the way it makes power. Nothing like an inline 4.
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So I assume this is one of the full sets on eBay, around 5-600 bucks? Looks great

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So I assume this is one of the full sets on eBay, around 5-600 bucks? Looks great

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My nose cracked...they sent me a partial refund. Ended up costing under $400. This it the before pic...Thanks btw. It isn't the best quality, but you get what you pay for. In this case, I think I got a little bit more thank what I expected.
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looks a lot better. Not a bad deal for a fixer upper, and Mori's look great. Love that exhaust.

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Looks great IMO. Love that screen!

Duct tape can't fix stupid...but it sure helps muffle the sound
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