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getting closer to what I want...

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here are some pics of what my bike looked like when I first bought it:

and here's what it looks like now:

It already had the screaming eagle kit and drag pipes on it. As you can see, I've changed out the buckhorns for the drag bars, although I chose them b/c even though they are drag bars, they're small enough and set up such that they don't neccesarily have the *standard* look (at least, in my opinion...). I installed the kuryaken hypercharger the other day and am overall very happy w/it. I modified it though to work off the action of my throttle as opposed to just forced air. Although I need to tinker w/it a little more. I won't be doing too much more to it b/f I leave for korea, but when I get back, then the gloves come off. In the works are:

New rear shocks that perform better and are longer
a redesigned rear fender that will allow me to make a back cowl.
I'm hemhawing about the pipes, would kind of like to get more *traditional* looking pipes, but don't want to lose performance
A mikuni carb
some lighting changes
While in Korea, I'm going to work on designing the tank I want, and finding someone to fabricate it.
A Tachometer set

Those are the major things I'm working towards. There are little things here and there that I'll probably change. But the list is already long right now, so I'm just going to stick w/that for the time being.

Overall though, I'm extremely happy w/how it's coming along.

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starting to look good...real good. I'm not a big fan of the maltese cross mirrors but hey it's your bike.

Since you have drag bars on it, why not go for the street legal drag bike look...really easy to replicate with a sportster and just looks badass.

airtech makes this one piece drag body for sportster frames that will help you clean up the look of the bike.

sporty drag bike:

found this image somewhere on the web...sporty cafe fron australia

sundance engineering is built this and does racing parts for sportsters to replicate the xr bikes of the 80s:

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