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Hey, everybody-
The SV1000 project is almost finished. Nothing too radical, just enjoy people asking, "What kind of bike is that?" I plan on painting the tank and plastics gloss black (they are primer now) and possibly shortening the cans by about half. Thoughts?

 

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Impressive.

I've never really thought the SV's lines lend themselves to these sort of "halfsy" jobs, but this one is nice.
 

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Looks good nice right now, but once you have the gloss black on there, it going to look awesome. Black chin spoiler would look good on your bike too.
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it would be pretty sweet if you could find a red tinted windscreen
 

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Hmm, not sure about the red seat cowl, the rest of the 2-tone works well but it looks a bit like it's just been forgotten... I really like the rest though. Fork legs?
 

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Yeah. I just assumed the seat cowl would be painted gloss black when the other stuff went "under the gun."
 

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Hmm, not sure about the red seat cowl, the rest of the 2-tone works well but it looks a bit like it's just been forgotten... I really like the rest though. Fork legs?

You're right- it will be painted with the rest of everything else. I just haven't gotten to it yet. I was thinking the same thing- that it looks like I forgot to do something. :)
 

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Pretty dang cool. Was the frame powder coated or painted?
It was powdercoated. My cousin worked for Caterpillar as a welder, and before he was laid off, he gave me the hookup. Actually, this is an '03, so I had to powdercoat the frame, subframe, swingarm, and wheels. The silver just wasn't doing it for me. It is industrial color- the actual fire-engine red that they coat fire engines with.
 
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