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I'm rockin an 83 Nighthawk now. 7fitty. jetted, Kerker, lots of other goodies. super clean. JD told me I should rock on in here when I have questions, so... here I am!!


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my first question:

my bike has the bars that are fairly straight, but still raised up slightly. i LOVE the old bars that turn down slightly...(i know it's bad for the wrists, but it's worth it) how much of a bitch is it to swap mine over? where to find the new parts?

thanks guys!
-Luke

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sweet! thanks JD<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>

how about a mirror? one that goes on the end of the bar instead of the inner grip?
i'm dismantling it at my shop in a few weeks. going to paint the frame, shave the wings off the tank, shoot all the plastic and tank and whatnot(flat black). remove all unnecissary weight.

i am so stoked!!

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lol... nice....

i'm always bucking the system. no matter where i go. dammit.
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we posted at the same time. doh!
thanks Joe, i'll give DK a look and see what i come up with.
i'll try and shoot some pics of the teardown and buildup and such...


i'm not really going for authentic brit or italian parts, i just love the look. i want to mix a few styles up and see what happens. like: Duc meets bsa or something to that effect. hence the flat paint(i'm obsessed, my GTI is flat black too)

guess it's just going to be a rat, but it's going to be super clean!

thanks for the help!

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ahhh, she's shaft drive. thanks for the suggestion, i'll hit them up and see what i can come up with. i'm sure i'll be looking for parts here and there.

any idea where to get wire wheels off an older cb? will there be any that just bolt up directly?

(sorry, i'm a wicked newbie to this stuff)

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cool! thanks JD
i don't really know what i'm getting into, but i think i'll get a manual today so i don't break anything. what's the best manual out there? anything like a bentley?

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nice!!! i'll try and grab a haynes online today then.

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muscle is good. i used to rock the domestic boats before i got into vw's.

77 t-bird(351 cleveland)
79 t-bird(302 HO)
72 Lincoln MKIV(built 460)
75 t-bird(390)
74 Mercury Comet(302)

yep, good stuff. fast, safe, and rotten gas mileage<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>
my ex fiance just got a 73 Dodge Challenger(440+4spd rock crusher) last fall. runs 12.9 1/4's!!!

get a stang<img src=icon_smile_wink.gif border=0 align=middle>




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lol.. she's single. go for it!


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lmao.. jackass!!

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