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Forum: General MC Message Board   12-01-2010, 04:30 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Thanks for that, i cant wait till its done also...

Thanks for that, i cant wait till its done also lol.:thumbup:
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-30-2010, 03:43 AM
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Posted By Matt36
I had a 1927 JD. A similar engine config. ...

I had a 1927 JD. A similar engine config.

The inlet valve was simply spring tensioned shut but when the piston moved down the sucking vacuum over came the spring and opened the valve allowing air...
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-30-2010, 03:37 AM
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Posted By Matt36
The detail is yet to come. Startin on the...

The detail is yet to come. Startin on the graphics next. :thumbup:
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-30-2010, 03:36 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Thanks, everything flows nice on your bike...

Thanks, everything flows nice on your bike too.:thumbup:
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-29-2010, 04:13 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Thanks. Those nice clean lines were a long...

Thanks.

Those nice clean lines were a long time comin lol. Im glad thats all over now. I started the bike in feb and it looks like it might be done for jan lol.
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-29-2010, 04:11 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Thanks, its good to see others enjoying the biuld...

Thanks, its good to see others enjoying the biuld up. :thumbup:
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-29-2010, 04:08 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Thanks and no worries mate. I have given...

Thanks and no worries mate.

I have given write ups in the hope it will encourage others who feel confident enuf to have a go them selves and see what they can do. It does require skill, but...
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-29-2010, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Thanx and no problem. :thumbup:

Thanx and no problem. :thumbup:
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-29-2010, 04:01 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Lol sure, just send it to sydney australia. I...

Lol sure, just send it to sydney australia. I promise ill send it back.:joke:
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-29-2010, 03:54 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Her bike is only about 2 months old. Its a 2010...

Her bike is only about 2 months old. Its a 2010 Victory she bought brand new. The bike was bought just as u see it, she had the pipes added and the mirrors added at the dealer and everything else is...
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-29-2010, 03:53 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Thnks. Ive got V&H bigshots.

Thnks.
Ive got V&H bigshots.
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-29-2010, 03:51 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Thanks mate. :thumbup:

Thanks mate. :thumbup:
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:21 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Heres what it looks like on the bike, but im...

Heres what it looks like on the bike, but im taking them all off again for the graphics work which ill update next week. Thats it for this week, i hope some have learned something or enjoyed the...
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:21 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Below is the clear coat. Usually u put 2 coats on...

Below is the clear coat. Usually u put 2 coats on but ive just put on one because i dont want to build up a big paint thickness because this can cause cracking at a later date. As i am going to do...
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:19 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Im not using a solid colour on this. Im using a...

Im not using a solid colour on this. Im using a basecoat colour topped off with clear. This is because im painting black and for some reason the blackest black is only made in a basecoat, not a top...
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:18 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Ok so in the pic below you can see the tank all...

Ok so in the pic below you can see the tank all ready for paint.

I forgot to take pics as i was sanding so ill just explain how to sand properly for preparation of paint.

After the primer is...
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:17 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Gave it a coat of paint and then its off to the...

Gave it a coat of paint and then its off to the trimmers later.
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:16 AM
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Posted By Matt36
When it was dry i trimmed off the excess.

When it was dry i trimmed off the excess.
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:16 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Then i fiberglassed the seat pan in. I used woven...

Then i fiberglassed the seat pan in. I used woven fiberglass because its stonger. I put 4 layers on and brushed on resin each time to do this. The pic is the first layer.
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:15 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Then i used aluminium foil to cover it all with....

Then i used aluminium foil to cover it all with. Fiberglass doesnt stick well the foil.
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:14 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Here i am making a false floor for the seat pan..

Here i am making a false floor for the seat pan..
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Matt36
This weeks update starts on the previous page. ...

This weeks update starts on the previous page.
Below is a pic of Heidis Victory comapared to my other stock VTX 1800, u can see the modded one in the background.
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:11 AM
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Posted By Matt36
I fiberglassed the rear tail light lens in. Its...

I fiberglassed the rear tail light lens in. Its flush with the fender. The pic on the left is after the first primer rub and the right one is after the second prime i did today. You will see a...
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:10 AM
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Posted By Matt36
Couple more.

Couple more.
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-28-2010, 12:08 AM
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Views: 39,637
Posted By Matt36
Sorry for the small pics, u can now click them...

Sorry for the small pics, u can now click them for larger images.

Well, ive got all the body work finished.

I primed up the tins and ive rubbed it down using 180 dry. I always double prime...
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