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  • #41
    None at all, unless you’re gonna have a passenger seat.

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    • #42
      The simple short one would be my choice if I couldn't make it shorter. I included a few pictures of one of mine.

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      • #43
        Hate that fender so change that first and I'll look again

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        • #44
          I like the shortest one but would prefer the center flater to match the profile of the fender

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          • #45
            I went with the flat fender cause there is going to be a passenger from time to time im not sold on it either,it still has to be shortened at the blue tape line.Thanks keep the ideas coming.

            Dean

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            • #46
              UPDATE
              Here is what I ended up doing,what do you think.

              Dean

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              • #47
                It’ll look great.

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                • #48
                  Hi Guy's
                  Need a little help or info would anyone have an accurate measurement on the battery size for the Road Star physical size is what I need.

                  Thanks

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                  • #49
                    6 7/8" x 3 3/8" x 6 1/2" tall. This is the stock Yuasa that came new in my 07 R*

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                    • roadiemort
                      roadiemort commented
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                      The 6 1/2" tall dim. is to the top of the terminal nuts open enough to get a few leads under them. Screwed down tight no leads is only 6 1/4"

                    • Lucky
                      Lucky commented
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                      I needed that stock battery size too. Thanks RoadieMort!

                  • #50
                    Thanks ,that's a big help.

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                    • roadiemort
                      roadiemort commented
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                      The 08 and FI up use a smaller battery if space is an issue. YW

                  • #51
                    Made a lot of new progress , bike is a roller I will put some pictures up soon.

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                    • #52
                      Depending on your passenger MOST old school king/queen seats are surprisingly narrow, like 4-6" of butt width. I went with a slightly wider setup on mine at 7" and my queen has zero complaints. And it's removable being I ride solo most of the time.
                      Attached Files

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                      • JD64k
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                        Nice build,you gave me some idea's where to place some of the electronics.

                      • twentyfivemike
                        twentyfivemike commented
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                        Yeah did an electronics box under the seat a la the standard Harley oil bags. Plenty of room. Just need to move my ignition coils in there and possibly a little lithium battery.

                    • #53
                      Originally posted by JD64k View Post
                      Made a lot of new progress , bike is a roller I will put some pictures up soon.



                      It ‘s been an hour?

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                      • #54
                        I'm lovin' followin' this thread. Love watchin' someone with some talent and tools do what I could never do. That said, I had the same first impression about the handle bars that was mentioned awhile back... that the bike seems so Old Skool, but the bars looked too contemporary for this build. But, I'm willin' to withhold further judgment until I see them in place. I cannot question anything else, so I could be very wrong about the bars. Oh, and I'm a taller sissy bar kinda guy, and thought the taller ones were the better choice.

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                        • #55
                          Very nice ! I'm a parts changer, you are a fabricator keep up the good work!

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                          • #56
                            It’s been 18 hours.

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                            • #57
                              JD64K is a tease!

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                              • #58
                                Originally posted by JD64k View Post
                                Made a lot of new progress , bike is a roller I will put some pictures up soon.
                                ITS BEEN 21 HOURS!!! What, are you trying to give us withdrawals???

                                Rod

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                                • #59
                                  Ok here it is tell me what you think and don't be bash full ,I already know I will have to add at least one leaf to the front spring and I already don't like the bars going to fab up a set of beach bars and see how they look and feel.
                                  Still have to trim rear fender and I installed a air ride seat.

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                                  • Lucky
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                                    The beach bars with short risers will look better I think.

                                • #60
                                  Whew she's a beast. The bars were the only thing I was going to mention. It disrupts some beautiful flow. Not sure of your riding style but i'd say go for some Tokyo-style inspiration with some narrow downturns. This is way too narrow and extreme for that front but the shape would balance out with your sissy bar nicely.

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                                  • JD64k
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                                    Point taken

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