Your posts have been quite inspiring Rudy, thank you! The mod bug is in full effect for me this winter, in addition to all the stuff I'm adding and taking off the bike I'm also getting into all the maintenance and little details I've neglected over the years outside of changing the oil. After seeing your posts on what polished aluminum can look like when properly taken care of and maintained, I knew I had to get into it and start taking care of the nasty oxidized parts. Last week I took a 4 1/2" hole saw to my front pulley cover and removed the center and for the last couple weeks I've been watching videos and reading articles on sanding and polishing aluminum. So much so lately that my lady was on the phone with her brother in NYC last night and when he asked what I was up to she responded, in a loving and smart a$$ tone, "he's probably watching more videos of sanding and polishing motorcycle parts." I can't wait to get this mod finished then its off to my foot controls, engine fins and clutch cover.
Cool bro, thanks for noticing the work I've been doing. These polished parts can stay looking good with a quick polisher here and there. They'll stay nice without any polish for some time especially if the bike is parked inside a shed or garage.
Check out my gallery of other parts I've done on my bike and Joeyallessi bike aswell. It makes a big difference that's for sure. That's cool your putting hands on as it seems not many are anymore, keep up the work your doing and it'll pay off. That wife thing is funny lol. It sound like mine some years back when I was checking out vids also.
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Thanks Alan, I'm surprised you noticed the decomp cover. I wasn't sure if it stood out like I origionally thought when I first polished the fin edges on it.
I kept the groved area on the oil tank for that reason you mentioned, contrast. It breaks things up aswell as to not be to 'chrome' looking.
A big thanks to those who pioneered the 3 plate mod and those who posted “How to” instructions and videos.
Got her done this weekend, doing the mod, Barnett’s pressure plate and replacing all the friction and steel plates with OEM.
With the gold springs, and a Barnett clutch cable, the handle...
I'm almost done with the blackout, VH Big Shots, Rizoma Iride turn signals, Kuryakyn front footpegs, rear brake pedal, grips, mirrors, wide levers with bearings mod, black powder coating!
Still need power commander V, black steel braided brake lines, black throttle and clutch wires.
Took me a bit but very rewarding.
I had in my mind about what sound I was looking for as well as looking mean and powerful.
I started off by trying out a shortened Cherry Bomb glass pack with 2.5” inlet and outlet. The Cherry Bomb is inside the big pipe.
Next I picked up a 5” turn out...
I just recently bought another warrior and the owner before me removed the rear foot pegs along with the actual mounting brackets. So after a very unsuccessful search for both stock mounting brackets and relocation mounting brackets, I figured it was time to stop being so lazy and just fab my...
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