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Old 12-11-2012, 10:49 AM   #1
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Nice Pic of My Rod

LOL.... You guys are just wrong for clicking on a post with a title like that!


Anyway, a photographer friend of mine took a few pics of my bike and I thought they came out really well. I don't have near the doodads that some of you have, but I'm still proud of it nonetheless.


After continually fighting rust issues with the stock ceramic coating on the Thunderheader heat shields, I finally took a grinder to them and coated them with a matt black high temp paint. They are holding up much better than the stock coating did. Outside the coating issues, I really like the look and sound of the Thunderheaders.

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Old 12-11-2012, 10:53 AM   #2
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Thats a damned fine bike, Funny how great the Thunderheader looks in black but in chrome its a horror show.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:58 AM   #3
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Thats a damned fine bike, Funny how great the Thunderheader looks in black but in chrome its a horror show.
Thanks bud!

I'm not a fan of chrome at all any longer. Between old bikes and Jeeps, I got burnt out on everything chrome several years ago. I'll likely be saying the same thing about black ten years from now, but as for now I'm still digging it.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:16 AM   #4
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Clean and mean looking ride man. I hear ya on the chrome, the bike I have now is the first bike I have ever owned with chrome on it. I really like the blacked out look, my race bike a few years ago was a gsxr that was all blacked out, probaly my favorite looking bike ever.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:24 AM   #5
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LOL, I couldn't walk passed that damn chrome without getting that uncontrollable urge to wipe off every smudge and piece of dust that caught my eye.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:44 PM   #6
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Looks good.

Wots the silver patch still on the exhaust ?
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:02 PM   #7
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Thats a damned fine bike, Funny how great the Thunderheader looks in black but in chrome its a horror show.
Yes, and its missing a small anterior heat shield.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:12 PM   #8
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Yes, and its missing a small anterior heat shield.
Not correct...... That's all 5 of the heat shields that Thunderheader provides.

http://www.thunderheader.net/heatshi...tml/1129B.html
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:18 PM   #9
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Looks good.

Wots the silver patch still on the exhaust ?
It's the header pipe. For some reason they don't shield that section, but you really only see it from this angle when looking up at the bike.
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Old 12-12-2012, 04:01 AM   #10
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LOL.... You guys are just wrong for clicking on a post with a title like that!


Anyway, a photographer friend of mine took a few pics of my bike and I thought they came out really well. I don't have near the doodads that some of you have, but I'm still proud of it nonetheless.


After continually fighting rust issues with the stock ceramic coating on the Thunderheader heat shields, I finally took a grinder to them and coated them with a matt black high temp paint. They are holding up much better than the stock coating did. Outside the coating issues, I really like the look and sound of the Thunderheaders.

Gawd damn it, I love drag bars on this bike.
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Old 12-12-2012, 05:50 PM   #11
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LOL, I couldn't walk passed that damn chrome without getting that uncontrollable urge to wipe off every smudge and piece of dust that caught my eye.
Chrome won't get'cha home,but it might get'cha laid.
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Old 12-14-2012, 03:18 AM   #12
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Chrome won't get'cha home,but it might get'cha laid.
Damn Bro, if you need chrome for that you got some serious issues!!
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Old 12-16-2012, 06:04 AM   #13
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headlight

that thing on your headlight whats it called where did u get it and dose it fit stock headlight?
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Old 12-16-2012, 05:43 PM   #14
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that thing on your headlight whats it called where did u get it and dose it fit stock headlight?
That's just a standard headlight fairing that came factory on my year model.
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Old 12-16-2012, 05:45 PM   #15
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Chrome won't get'cha home,but it might get'cha laid.
LOL, I'll take your word for it, but once they go black, they'll never go back!
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