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Replaced all the stock plastic with Acerbris black. Had to trim the inside of the shrouds to fit over the Devol radiator guards. I trimmed the tabs off the rear fender and did not install the light. Replaced the front plate/light with a Cycra vented plate/fork shroud combo. Removed the fork boots. Installed Jimmy Buttons. Man she looks sweet. Now I am dying to ride and am booked for the rest of the weekend.

You all have a great Holiday.

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Here is is. OOPS look below.

[ December 22, 2001: Message edited by: SANDRZ ]

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Does anyone make a black tank for my bike? I sure as hell can't find good tank graphics.

[ December 22, 2001: Message edited by: SANDRZ ]

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Your bike looks awesome! It will look even better when you find that black tank. If it was mine I would remove all the stickers, but to each his own. I bet the black won't show the dirt either.

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Looks good, leave the yellow tank, it adds just a nice touch of color I think. Go for some black rims.

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Originally posted by PJG55:

What year is that 911?

It is not mine. It looked early 90's. I am not much into cars (cages), only motorcycles get my attention, street or dirt.

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Originally posted by ColoradoDRZ:

Is it really necessary to remove the fork boots? That's asking for big trouble :)

[ December 23, 2001: Message edited by: ColoradoDRZ ]

I may have been able to leave them on. Why do you consider it big trouble? Most bikes don't have them.

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Most bikes that don't have fork boots also have inverted forks where(I would think) there is less of a chance for dirt/sand to collect around the seal area. On a conventional fork, and at least on newer machines, you will almost always see fork boots. I have a 75' RM125 that doesn't and never has had fork boots. I think if I bought some aftermarket fork boots for it, I might not have to replace the damn seals as much as I have to now. Dirt is the #1 killer of those seals.

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BTW, that is one sweet looking machine! I would like to do the same thing, but I would leave my fork boots on and buy a black Acerbis dual side-by-side headlight. I think that would look really good too.

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Originally posted by ColoradoDRZ:

Most bikes that don't have fork boots also have inverted forks where(I would think) there is less of a chance for dirt/sand to collect around the seal area. On a conventional fork, and at least on newer machines, you will almost always see fork boots. I have a 75' RM125 that doesn't and never has had fork boots. I think if I bought some aftermarket fork boots for it, I might not have to replace the damn seals as much as I have to now. Dirt is the #1 killer of those seals.

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$19 shipped to your door. Can't beat 'em. :)

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[ December 26, 2001: Message edited by: CAL ]

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What is the part # for that number plate? Where did you get it? If you have a link, that would be great. Thanks.

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Hey, that's what I'm talking about! :) A set of those would be perfect for my vintage machine. One question though; do you have to take each fork leg out of the clamps to install?

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