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post #11 of 48 Old 01-19-2013, 09:44 AM
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Fender Farkle... I'm not kidding.

Be careful if you choose to leave it up on the fender like that. I live in a backwoods town but got ticketed by a TN trooper for having one up in my inner fender on a gsxr ..then my bud got a ticket for having his mounted vertical.. Ha


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post #12 of 48 Old 01-19-2013, 09:58 AM
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I did the same thing but cut off the beaver tail while I was at it.


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Savage, did you make any kind of provisions for plate lighting or is yours "daytime only?"



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post #14 of 48 Old 01-19-2013, 10:55 AM Thread Starter
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I imagine your "troopers" are like Oregon's troopers. Or worse, California Highway Patrol! These are law enforcement agencies that typically don't like to "do crime." They prefer to "do traffic" and are so uptight about the tiniest detail to every law. Fortunately for me, local police have better things to do than point out my clearly visible plate isn't illuminated by a WHITE light.
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The tag gets a little splashing of red light but thats it. If I rode more at night I'd install the LED tag lights/bolts. I figure there's so many other sportbikes around with tags on the swingarm, or tag tucked up in the fender, mine shouldn't be a big deal.
I've thought about getting the LED's just because they're kind of cool..

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post #16 of 48 Old 01-19-2013, 12:29 PM
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For Plate lights I use these -



I think they are called Bolt-FX LED Accent lights.

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I like those and agree they're kinda cool. I would definitely paint them anything but chrome!
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I like those and agree they're kinda cool. I would definitely paint them anything but chrome!
I believe they come in several colors. The chrome was all they had at the shop where I bough them.

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post #19 of 48 Old 01-19-2013, 01:24 PM
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Has anybody had any issues with water/mud slinging up on the back of the bike more with the fender extension removed?



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No mud issues at all. I would just recommend duplicating the "beaver tail" fender's stepped shape with a thin sheet of aluminum to protect the exposed tail light and turn signal wires.
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