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Well thanks to this board and all the fine posts for mods and the tech archives I have just completed.....

BIGLRY's Retro bar mod
Brake flush and bleed with supersyn
Desmog
Tapper's gas tank quick disconnect
Ground fix
Horn relocation
Iso Wings install

The first ride with the new bars was in the dark but I would have to give this a big 2 thumbs up! No neck and wrist pain. Kinda makes ya wonder why it doesnt come like this outta the box.

I would like to extend a special thanks to Tennhome for supplying the block off plates free of charge. Dude you rock!

Tapper/Bare your sites are excellent! No way I would have even started some of these without those awesome writeups youse guys have.

Still to come.....

Iso grip install...done it before, just wanna make sure the bars were keepers first.
Paladin engine guard install....should be here on Monday 8)
"Electrical Connection" LED kit....kit is here, just vascillating between amber or clear lenses.


Thanks folks!
 

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I totally agree with you buddy, I'm desmogging tomorrow, then clutch springs. :wink: OBTW, I can't see enough of the submarine in the background of your bike shot, but my guess would be a WWII Guppy class maybe?
 

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That photo was taken at Battleship Cove in Falls River Massachusetts.
When I was there many years ago it was considered a State Park,
and there was a charge for tours on the Battleship USS Massachusetts.

I served in the Navy during the Vietnam war, but on a ship much
smaller than a battleship, so was very impressed with the size of
the guns and the thickness of the armor. Even the portholes
(windows) were made of heavy quartz and about 8 or 10 inches thick.

My reserve unit spent a few weekends on a destroyer berthed
just a little way from that Battleship. I don't remember a
submarine being there back in 1972 or '73, but maybe it is
just my memory.

Thanks Hondo for bringing back some memories.
 

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Bo Bo,

Take your time and it will go pretty easy. 2 of the screws that hold the Pair valves down are kinda hard to get to but they will come out. Swearing doesnt help....then again it doesnt hurt either. :lol:

I am not sure about the sub. I thought is was a german U-boat but then again I am no seafarer. There is also a destroyer and maybe a PT boat at the museum as well.

Good luck with the mods!
 

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Coyote,

And as battleships go that is one of the smaller ones :shock:

I wouldnt want that thing pointed at my house. :lol:
 

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Hondo,

Yeah I remember that the tour guide told us that the Massachusetts
was a "pocket battleship" much shorter in length than the
New Jersey and Missouri which served on duty for shore
bombardment off the coast of Vietnam.
I never saw either of those big boys, but I did get a chance to
see the USS Oklahoma City fired its 8 inch guns offshore at night,
from a couple of miles away. Very impressive.
 
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