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Old 08-13-2014, 11:02 AM   #10411
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New windshield and new "HUD"
Nice!!
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Old 08-13-2014, 04:43 PM   #10412
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Also give us an update in a bit about how durable it is holding up for you.

ben
Well, here's an update. I dropped the bike twice on my trip up to Washougal: one was my fault. and the other was still my fault, but I'm gonna blame it on the other guy

Anyway, as you can see above and behind the broken turn signal on the upper fairing the heavy gravel peeled some of the rubber paint away. The stock finish was abraded away in two relatively small places. The PlastiDip paint gave some good protection to areas where there was less gravel, but the upper fairing was buried about 4" into the drainage rock.



It washed right up and looks pretty good. I've yet to spot paint the area, but that'll be easy. Wear along the tank where my legs grip is just a 'dulling' of the the already matte finish. A little soap & water brought the finish back to a just-painted look. So far I'm happy with it, though I've already started thinking about a new theme for the Vampires MC annual Kilt ride this Dec.....Hmm... Tartan.....

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Old 08-13-2014, 05:39 PM   #10413
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Well, here's an update. I dropped the bike twice on my trip up to Washougal: one was my fault. and the other was still my fault, but I'm gonna blame it on the other guy

Anyway, as you can see above and behind the broken turn signal on the upper fairing the heavy gravel peeled some of the rubber paint away. The stock finish was abraded away in two relatively small places. The PlastiDip paint gave some good protection to areas where there was less gravel, but the upper fairing was buried about 4" into the drainage rock.



It washed right up and looks pretty good. I've yet to spot paint the area, but that'll be easy. Wear along the tank where my legs grip is just a 'dulling' of the the already matte finish. A little soap & water brought the finish back to a just-painted look. So far I'm happy with it, though I've already started thinking about a new theme for the Vampires MC annual Kilt ride this Dec.....Hmm... Tartan.....
Cool. Thanks for the update. I've only done some select areas on mine so far. This is good to hear about the durability, but sorry about dropping the bike. That sucks.

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Old 08-13-2014, 07:27 PM   #10414
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fitted the guglemonster in neck filter




This looks nice. I wonder if they make something for the 1190?
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Old 08-13-2014, 07:56 PM   #10415
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Polishing my spokes.

Seriously.

Well, they were black w/ corrosion and years of brake gunk and apparenty nobody else cared enough to do it.
It's raining here so wth.
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Old 08-13-2014, 11:32 PM   #10416
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This looks nice. I wonder if they make something for the 1190?
yes I'm sure guglimo does them for the 1190 and a few other bikes/models

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=946768
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Old 08-14-2014, 07:12 AM   #10417
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Tank filter. If you pull the tank cap there is a big flat rubber washer between the tank and the cap. There is no lip that drops into the tank to attach a filter :(

I did look around. You can buy a twin air tank filter on line and use it then pull it out or get the powercell tank cap with a filter
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Old 08-14-2014, 07:14 AM   #10418
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Tank filter. If you pull the tank cap there is a big flat rubber washer between the tank and the cap. There is no lip that drops into the tank to attach a filter :(

I did look around. You can buy a twin air tank filter on line and use it then pull it out or get the powercell tank cap with a filter

I went with the power cell neck, with the twin air filter. Its a nice setup, and I like eliminating the key lock. A little pricey but its worth it I think


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Old 08-14-2014, 07:26 AM   #10419
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It's nice not pulling the key out at every fill up
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Old 08-14-2014, 07:30 AM   #10420
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Polishing my spokes.

Seriously.

Well, they were black w/ corrosion and years of brake gunk and apparenty nobody else cared enough to do it.
It's raining here so wth.
Sometimes it's lonely in the man cave and ya gotta do what ya gotta do........................
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Old 08-14-2014, 05:51 PM   #10421
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Just spooned on some fresh tires and changed oil in preparation for a Dakal trip in a few weeks.
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Old 08-14-2014, 07:04 PM   #10422
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Got my can fitted and full of tubes and spoons . 3 tubes ,spoons , towel and some gloves . Need to put some lube in there too . Still probably weighs less than stock exhaust full of stuff .
Also got my new tire spooned up .


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Old 08-14-2014, 08:20 PM   #10423
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Got my can fitted and full of tubes and spoons . 3 tubes ,spoons , towel and some gloves . Need to put some lube in there too . Still probably weighs less than stock exhaust full of stuff .
Also got my new tire spooned up .


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Great idea. looks good. but 3 tubes? Where you going?
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Old 08-15-2014, 11:33 AM   #10424
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Old 08-15-2014, 11:54 AM   #10425
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Installed on my bike the rally light made by steffen!
Nice I have the same setup but without the headlight cover
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