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i am going to add helmet lock's on the back side just got to cold



 

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I could count on 1 hand the amount of time I used those helmet locks on the back. I have a small cable lock I use. I put the helmet on the backrest and just run the cable through the helmet buckle and on the luggage rack. Those locks are more of a pain in the ass than what their worth. If you have saddle bags mounted they still get in the way.
 

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My question is; what kinda paint is on the rear fender and was it apply by brush?
It does look like brush applied gray primer doesn't it?
 

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Not sure on the paint the guy who owned the bike before me his kids did it. I thank it might be chock paint ? It was on my list of things to do last year but then I was hit by a car on her so it never got done and this year main goal is getting her back on the road with a clean title so I can ride

it may end up being a summer job for this year always looking on eBay for a cheap one so i have no down time
 

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Not sure on the paint the guy who owned the bike before me his kids did it. I thank it might be chock paint ? It was on my list of things to do last year but then I was hit by a car on her so it never got done and this year main goal is getting her back on the road with a clean title so I can ride

it may end up being a summer job for this year always looking on eBay for a cheap one so i have no down time
I have two extra rear fenders, r u interested in one ?
One Black, other one is Kawasaki Crimson Red, both factory paint in excellent condition.
Where r u located ?

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Only thing I'd be concerned over is , it looks like if the bike falls, the arm the turnsignal is on is going to punch a hole through your tail light as there's no support there.
I wondered about that too. :(

Yoshi, your smaller signal lights may be better protected if mounted directly onto the chome base of the tail/brake light as illustrated in the following pics.
I suspect your mounting hole is a much simpler single drilled hole on each side. :)

Dianna has some pictures in her Gallery photos where the stock turn signals were grafted onto the sides of the chrome base of the OEM tail/brake light to give you an idea of where to place them.

3 pictures in the last two rows of page 1:
http://www.vn750.com/photopost/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=23&sl=d

First is the Backside of tail light:
http://www.vn750.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=184&cat=500&ppuser=23&sl=d

Second is the Front of tail light:
http://www.vn750.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=185&cat=500&ppuser=23&sl=d

Third is the turn signal close up:
http://www.vn750.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=248&cat=500&ppuser=23&sl=d


Turn signal hole from PAGE 2:
http://www.vn750.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=249&cat=500&ppuser=23&sl=d

Turn signal factory mount used for pattern of previous picture:
http://www.vn750.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=250&cat=500&ppuser=23&sl=d
 

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Columbus/westerville
great, another "Buckeye" from the Columbus area....I should have known!;) lol
so, you are near The Iron Pony and not too far from the new Cabela's. lucky duck. lol
 

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The Iron Pony love that place i am 10 min away i might go today. and i have decided i am not going to do the helmet locks in the back so i will be bending back that part or cutting it off so my tail light will be safe :D i will try to take pics when she is done
 

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With that setup did you have any trouble with the cables being long enough? If so, how did you extend your cables? I'm currently trying desperately to find cable extensions long enough to move my signals to the license plate. Just bought a H/D cable kit because from what I could tell it should've fit, but alas the connectors were completely different.
 

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I've never seen an extension specifically for our turn signals. I really think your best bet is going to be to splice an extra piece of wire in there. Take either side and cut the wire a few inches before the connector. Then either solder in a longer piece of wire (best option for a solid connection) or use those crimp on connectors. cover with heat shrink and electrical tape and your extended. Just do one wire at a time and you can't get them mixed up. Easy as that.
 
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