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02 F4i "Kool Reaper"

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Old 08-24-2013, 12:53 AM
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Well...damn...
Yeah. Going to attempt to pull the full shock off and adjust it that way. It definitely needs cranked down.
 
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Old 08-27-2013, 01:56 AM
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Looking into the Polisport Headlights like Boxdgm put onto his F1.

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Halo Halogen Headlight
 
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Old 08-31-2013, 05:42 PM
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Did a little work last night on it, taking advantage of this long weekend. Going to do sort of a "How To" write up to track it.

I decided to do the infamous Rear Shock Reservoir can cover, and it was between these two to use.

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Decided on the Red Bull can, Its just slightly bigger than the reservoir.

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Just a poser shot inside, I take alot of pictures if you haven't noticed yet.

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The reservoir is ~4" from end to end, with the **** protruding a big on the end, and then the hose and connections on the front end.

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I decided I wanted to keep the can intact, so I drilled out the bottom to drain it.

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I used a hole saw to cut out the bottom, but it didnt turn out quite like I hoped

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So I pulled out my dremel and cut away along the ridge on the bottom of the can.

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Now the can will be bigger around than the reservoir, which is why most people cut the backside of the can and just wrap it. I used some velcro strips I had laying around to make up that space, and made a nice snug fit.

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Mounted up

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Then I had some extra LED strips laying around from my truck, and I decided to see how they look. Squidtastic, I know, but I dont roll around with them on. Just parking lot show.

Just one strip under the swingarm.

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I dont have alot of plastic on mine so I had to route the wires inside and hide the strips. Took some trial and error but found some good places.

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Popped on the new Moose Racing headlight after I cut down the top. It wont fit right.

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Now to find out what I wanna do about the front, since I dont have fairings to mount more strips to. Any ideas?

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Old 08-31-2013, 06:20 PM
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Hey man, that headlight is looking good! How is the "viz" with it at night?
 
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Old 08-31-2013, 06:31 PM
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I put the Acerbis back on. The Moose Racing one won't mount up right. The Acerbis one isn't too bad but definitely not the best either.
 

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Old 09-01-2013, 07:34 PM
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I need to make some brackets to push the bottom of the new headlight out so that the projector wont hit my frame, and so that it isn't pointing straight down.
 
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Old 09-01-2013, 07:54 PM
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Ahh, yeah, that's the problem with projectors. I actually liked the idea - and I got the Infinity headlight for $20 (two projectors, lenses, wiring, plugs, weatherproofed, really good quality everything) but it didn't matter which way I put them on there - They looked like they were a foot out in the front of the bike!

You should be able to build some sort of bracket out of some aluminum stock and a hack saw with a vise.

Good luck with it. It looked pretty good on there the way you had it. Plus, a projector is going to allow you to see a lot more at night.
 
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Old 09-02-2013, 12:16 AM
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Yeah I plan on just making some small brackets to extend out the lower ones on the headlight to bring it out away from the frame. And will allow me to adjust the angle of the light as well.
 
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Old 09-02-2013, 03:37 PM
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nice bike, i like your taste in headlights haha. When i got my polisport halo it was between the halo and the moose species that you picked up. The halo is ok but the stock bulb is angled about 45 degrees so once you switch the bulb with a normal straight one visibility goes to ****. you can adjust it somewhat but not enough. I have never seen the angled bulbs for sale separately either. I plan on mounting a projector inside it do i can correct the bulb angle issue but im torn between that or just getting a different headlight like a mt03 or a aprilia shiver light.
 
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Old 09-02-2013, 09:09 PM
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Yeah I think I am just going to find an OEM setup somewhere that I can mount up, as I have yet to find an aftermarket one hold up or come close to a stock OEM light output.
 

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