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Rain had passed, so I rolled the bike back out to the courtyard for better light. Attached the left side and took some pics. I am super pleased with how this is turning out. I hope to mount the shifter to the frame tomorrow.

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Nice work! Shifter looks like it was meant to be there.

Thanks, I'm really liking the vibe it gives and how well it fit with minor tank mods. I may try different shifter knobs/handles, but I'm really like the B&M on there.
 
Thanks, I'm really liking the vibe it gives and how well it fit with minor tank mods. I may try different shifter knobs/handles, but I'm really like the B&M on there.

I was thinking the aluminum of a Hurst shifter might tie in? But I'm a B&M fan too.
I love this build.


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Those moon discs are the shizzle! This thing is really coming together. I wonder how it would look with the red parts of the tank stripped and brushed to compliment the discs.
I was thinking the aluminum of a Hurst shifter might tie in? But I'm a B&M fan too.
I love this build.


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Oh! Wait a minute... found this.... crazy cool

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Cool ideas, but I probably won't go the brushed or polished aluminum route. It definitely looks great with moon discs, but I've done that and other shiny aluminum builds before. I have other ideas around FOOLIGAN.

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I got excited in the moment. 😇

No worries. Believe it or not, I'm still thinking this is gonna be a patina build (including the moon discs).
 
Who knows, maybe I'll drain the guts from this magic 8 ball and make a shifter handle out of it. 😀

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