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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 05-19-2020, 10:14 PM   #21
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Got my headlight and speedo mount set up. It's nothing elegant but it's solid and it'll do the work.



















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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 05-21-2020, 08:39 PM   #22
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I change my own tires because I don't trust a lot of local shops and because I'm cheap...it's an adventure sometimes...



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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 05-23-2020, 07:19 PM   #23
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So I got new fork seals...then I forgot to put oil in one...then I forgot to put the damper rod in it...then I forgot to bleed the other one...then I finally got them all together and mounted. Then I installed my new tires! Then I got my wheels mounted. Then I decided that I actually was not willing to give up on the high mount left exit exhaust and redid that. Then I realized another thing I forgot...bonus points if you can spot it haha

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Bringing them both inboard and the top silencer ahead of the bottom makes all the difference, looks good to me

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Tail light?
Black painted rear rim? (is it smaller?)

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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 05-25-2020, 07:32 PM   #25
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I actually have a tail light on it now...and got the rear painted pretty nicely. I forgot the rotors on the front

Final iteration of the exhaust. The welds aren't pretty but it's the best my Harbor Freight welder can do lol. I'm glad I didn't bail on it, I really like the way it came out. I need to polish and scrape and sand a bit, but not much.







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I have done pretty poorly at keeping these threads updated...but I've got 99% of the paint done and started reassembly.







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