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...the Dremel. I installed my fender eliminator today and boy did that little sucker make a big difference. Definitely recommended for future plastic work!
 

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hahaha! I'm sure it beat the hell out of my hacksaw blade I used when I installed my fender eliminator. What pain that was! A dremel is probably a very good investment...

Perhaps someone will get me one for christmas coming up.

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Only $40 at Home Depot - somebody's gotta love you that much. BTW, I salute your choice in bike/colour. I also have an '02 in yellow and black. So far, I have a Yosh RS-3 bolt on, LP flushmounts V's in the front, fender eliminator, and LP Short Stalk III's in the back. Nothing more planned until the spring when I jet it...I too am new to sportbikes and can still consistently scare the crap out of myself with the stock power...for now ;)
 

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I used the included tape as I didn't want to drill unless I absolutely had to. I'm going to post pictures soon. However, if you go to the Lockhart Phillips site you can a picture on a Ninja. If you look really closely you can see a small gap between the fairing and light which is exactly how they fit for real - not 100% perfect but you really can't tell unless you get up close.
 

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quote:I also have an '02 in yellow and black. So far, I have a Yosh RS-3 bolt on, LP flushmounts V's in the front, fender eliminator, and LP Short Stalk III's in the back.
I'm gunna have to go out to my garage and see if my bike is still in there, I have those exact same bits, and it's the same color too. Here's a pic...can't really see the SS3's back there too well though..

 

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Nice bike. I'm headed this winter to right about where you are. I just ordered seat skins from Kawasaki. Did you put them on ? and if you did how hard was it? I saw those on e-bay but I didn't think the green matched the green on my bike. I have a 01 with the same windshield, and grips. I'm doing the lights, seat and pipe this winter. Was looking to a Yosh bolt-on. Anyway, nice bike.
 

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Kick ass bike, Grunt - especially the colour. I was thinking of getting the Speedscreen, but wasn't sure how it would look - looks outstanding on your bike. Also, where did you get the seat cowl?
 

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Thanks guys, I'm happy with those parts too, especially the slip-on. The windscreen and grips really help comfort too IMO. I really miss the grips when I ride other bikes without them.

Yeah, I got the seat covers from ebay, and they match really well. I took mine to an upholstery place to have em installed, but I think you could do it yourself if you have the patience and the right stapler. I chickened out cause I wanted it to look as good as possible, and I had never played with that sorta thing before. They didn't charge much to do it.

I think I still have the email addy for the guy who made the covers if anyone wants it. They were pretty cheap too.


Unreel, where you headin'?


Edited by - Grunt_99 on 10/29/2002 08:55:16
 

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Do you have to crouch less at high-speed to reduce the wind noise. With my stock screen I have to shove my face down into the gauges to block out the wind noise on the highway. Once I'm down there it's really quiet, but not comfortable for a long time.

2002 Yellow/Black...Weee!
 

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Grunt..I'm headin to fix up my bike not hitting the road...sorry for the confusion. Wish I was headed somewhere warm...takin about 2 inches of snow...BLAHH !!! Can't be much better where you are. My seat skins from Kawasaki are do Thursday...will probably have them done professionally. Want them to look good. Are you happy with front marker ligths...I want that type for my bike but I wasn't sure how the stick on kind held up. Didn't want to see one go flyin' when I'm flyin.
SacCityZ...I have to crouch alot less than with the stock screen. I would recommend the V2...I like it plus the dard smoke looks good with my bike. I tried one of those green screens and the edge of it reflected so much it blinded me so I took it back and got the V2. The dealer was closing out stuff so I got the V2 for the same price as the plain green screen. Love a bargin.



Edited by - Unreel on 10/29/2002 12:15:17
 

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SacCityZ, definatly less crouching req'd with the double bubble screens, although the only one I've used so far was LP's V2.

Unreel, yeah not much better here. No snow yet, but it's getting chilly, and too dang windy to ride. As for the front flushmounts, I'me really happy with them. But I didn't use the double-sided tape (like you I didn't trust it), I have them bolted on with a custom install job and some brackets I made up. Nothing hard at all, but they're really on well. If you're interested I can send you some info, I got it from a guy on SBN a while back...changed it a bit for my tastes ;)

And Marine...<img src=icon_smile_approve.gif border=0 align=middle> As the great Austin Powers would say "Yeah Baby!"



Edited by - Grunt_99 on 10/29/2002 21:47:46
 

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Grunt thanks...I would like the install info when you get a chance. I really like the small lights more than the bigger ones. As I sit here writting this looking out the window at the freakin snow.
 

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I'll try to write up some info on the install tonight when I'm home from work. Might even get the digi cam out and snap some shots. It basically boils down to drilling a hole through the back of the light, inserting a screw and securing it to the home-made bracket on the other side(inside) of the fairing. I also made a backing plate that covers the outside hole completely, so there is no gap at all. I removed the upper fairing, don't think ya could do it by leavig it on.
 

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why not just use a nut, bolt and washer? It may not look professional, but it will do the job :)

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That's basically what you're doing. But it's a big hole, I think you'd have a hard time finding a washer that was large enought so it didn't just slide thought the opening. Unless you were somehow leaving the stock bracket in there. I can't remember offhand if ya can leave that in or not, it's been a while. I know I took it out though.
 
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