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Post  sunnydog on Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:58 pm

Here we go...
New pillion installed, I think the shape of this one fits pretty good with the wing, I'm gonna run it this way.
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I ground/welded/gussetted the old tailpipe bracket, made it a lot stronger...here's how it looks remounted.
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Mounts up the exhaust nice and solid again, just clears my new swingarm setup
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Post  sunnydog on Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:59 pm

On an unrelated front, I fixed my old Traynor amp up on Saturday, one new vacuum tube and she's grinding out the overdriven distortion again.
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Post  kootenai on Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:10 pm

right on man! looking forward to hearing that! looks great sunny.
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Post  Dennman on Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:16 pm

That pillion was made for the Littkle Wing.great work on the bracket too.You do good when you're feelin guilty. cheers
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Post  sunnydog on Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:36 pm

I'm doin my best Denn, gotta lot to live up to around here sunny
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Post  sunnydog on Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:38 pm

So tonite I tackled my voltage regulator/toolbox conundrum.
Hammer gave me this awesome toolbox for the Shovel, to mount on front engine mounts. The problem: mounts in same spot already occupado by VR.
Solution: build a bracket to allow the two to co-exist in the same neighborhood.

First, some 1" x 1/8" stock, measure, cut and grind
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Next, hotpaste
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Then, a couple custom bends using framing hammer and vise

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Post  kootenai on Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:42 pm

this is gonna be cool.................
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Post  sunnydog on Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:59 pm

Then mount to same holes as original VR.
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Mount up VR to the top bracket holes, 3.5" apart, run the wires through the bracket
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And finally, mount the "Hammerbox", a device which acts as a front valence to provide downforce on the front end of the Shovel. This together with the wing on the back prevent the SHovel from its natural tendency to want to leave the earth and fly at speeds in excess of 50 mph.

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Post  Roadhammer on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:32 pm

Hoy shit!.... the Econolines gone custom! The wing, the bags, the swingarm, brake and now this shiny aerofoil to keep the damn thing from taking off, whats next?....a stroker perhaps? Course then ya may need a bigger wing and foil....looking good Sunny! Cool

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Post  sunnydog on Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:29 pm

Yes Hammer it is a custom...just like yours!! sunny
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