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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-10-2019, 10:10 AM Thread Starter
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some changes

I love the OG bobber but i,m also a chopper guy.. decided to make some changes to the bobber
Forward controls (so my hips can feel better)
high bars (again seating positions )

Decat

BC slash pipes
bobbed fender
new brake light
Sissy bar for camping trips (has to be bent back just a inch or 2 )

will wrap the pipes in gun metal wrap
will change all turn signals sooner the later.. get them smaller

possible pod filters at some point as well
had it re-mapped as well.. a bit better throttle response now.. lost some mid range i think.. but i,ll run a dyno in a couple of weeks to see what has gotten better and what is worse..
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-10-2019, 10:19 AM
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Hey Matthew,

Love the bike, except for the sissy bar. Just my opinion of course, but it looks a little Wallace and Gromit to my eyes, and I'd worry about it in the event of a spill: I can see you being carried along with the bike. But I love the stance of the bike, looks great!

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-10-2019, 10:34 AM Thread Starter
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yeah the sissy bar is very much a personal taste.. hit and miss.. its still not at the right angle.. but i love the 60s and 70s bikes.. and after camping and riding with a 50lb back pack.. i felt it was needed for me..

some day i,ll buy another one.. and keep it stock.. lol (maybe) as i love the look of the stock bobbers.. but like many.. i just cant leave things alone.. LOL
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-10-2019, 11:42 AM
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Hi Matthew,

Bikes looking great mate. That sissy bar is going to be controversial and has a real 70's vibe to it. But if you're digging it then that's all that counts mate. Somewhere to hang your jacket at least..

Well done mate.

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Your bike looks great!
Thanks for sharing the pics.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-10-2019, 02:28 PM
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I like the sissy bar! What did you do to remap the fuel delivery..?
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