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Offline Crilly Wizard

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Mind the gap...
« on: September 18, 2020, 04:17:26 am »
Attempting to turn the tank gap eyesore into eye-candy with a brass Yamaha logo acid etch cuff. Turned out not too shabby 👍



Offline E

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Re: Mind the gap...
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2020, 11:08:23 am »
Looks good - i like your CONCEPT of having metal embossed YAMAHA symbol
IF i was a YAMAHA - STAR employee
i would incorporate YOUR Design by STAMPING the structural PIPE
SIMILAR to the LEAF STAMP/Emboss that is On Top Of the BOLTS Metal Black Head Lamp housing
E - 1st John 4:10

Offline Sdaniels

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Re: Mind the gap...
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2020, 01:47:00 pm »
I think that looks wicked!
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Offline ratfink13

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Re: Mind the gap...
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2020, 04:24:37 pm »
Rad touch! one of a kind.
\m/  lane dive, stay alive  \m/

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Offline Crilly Wizard

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Re: Mind the gap...
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2020, 04:31:12 pm »
It goes with the brass mesh I put behind the heat guards, and the brass light rings I got for the indicators and front and rear lights, so it doesn’t look out of place...
« Last Edit: September 21, 2020, 04:33:32 pm by Crilly Wizard »

Offline Crilly Wizard

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Re: Mind the gap...
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2020, 04:38:39 pm »
I also threw this etch over the battery strap...

Offline Sdaniels

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Re: Mind the gap...
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2020, 05:06:45 pm »
Got a full shot of the exhaust?  Brass mesh looks amazing.
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Offline Crilly Wizard

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Re: Mind the gap...
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2020, 05:33:51 pm »
Only this shot, not a great angle. Vance&Hines polished competition.

Offline Sdaniels

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Re: Mind the gap...
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2020, 06:13:51 pm »
Okay.  I was trying to figure out what exhaust had that heat guard on the muffler.  Looks good.
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Offline Crilly Wizard

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Re: Mind the gap...
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2020, 06:48:44 pm »
I had a spare one from my last Bolt. Just tapped a couple of holes in the V&H.
That bit of the exhaust is where my leg sits at a stop, and the guard from the new original tapped into the V&H cover plate further forward.

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Re: Mind the gap...
« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2020, 11:07:31 am »
Brass mesh is very stylish - Unique is good (most often - :)
E - 1st John 4:10