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For some reason I don't have attachment on my "Rear Fender Removal" Post.....so I am posting the pic here....

Ooopps...forgot to take "before" pic....
But here is the after.....
What a difference uh?
Now my next mod is changing out the front turn signals to smaller ones.

License plate bracket and lights from CycleGear $25.
Package of "L" brackets from Home Depot. Maybe $5.
New look on Ninja 500R! Priceless.
 

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Looks great kelly!

I like the editing of the picture too, I think I need to get you a copy of photoshop so you can make the edits prettier.
 

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it looks great cuz it looks more customized, and it just aint any oter 500r on the streets anymore 8)
 

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NG has the best looking rearend (bike) on the forum... :lol:
 

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Tobydawg said:
So was this very hard to do? Can you describe your process? Thanks.
If you need more info...PM Ken7022!!!

First mark with pencil where fender and rear fairing meet.
Remove rear turn signals. I cut the wires since I was not using those lights again. I cut the wires right at the light so I had plenty of wire. (Ensure to mark right and left)
Pull turn signal wires through rear fender up to where your seat was.
Remove fender from bike. There is 2ea 10 (metric) bolts under seat back by brake light and 2ea on the sides.
Fender will almost fall out.
Cut rear fender at line with dremel. (can use anything you have)
Remove bracket, on under side of fender, with welded on nuts for bolts that were back by brake light. It has 2 rivets holding it to the fender.
Drill out holes in "L" brackets from Home Depot to fit 1/4" bolt.
Attach rear fender with "L" brackets and 1/4"x1/2" bolts. Do not tighten all the way.
Attach license plate bracket to "L" bracket (hardware came with holder).
Attach lights to holder. Ensure to tighten down.
Put license on holder and tighten down.
Tighten down fender with "L" brackets. Ensure everything is tight. 4 ea bolts for rear fender, 2 ea bolts for license plate bracket, both lights and license.
Connect lights to correct marked wires.
Zip tie all excess length of wires under seat.
Turn key to run and check if everything is connected correctly.
All should only take about 45-60 minutes if you make sure that your dremel is fully charged and do not have to wait 3 hours for it to charge. LOL
Have fun and it is not that hard to do.
 

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Thanks NinjaGirl. But that is exactly how we did it.
Still sweet looking!!!!
You and the bike! :oops: :lol:
 

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I like the new rear signals. I did pretty much the same. I used carbon fiber flush mounts. I have detailed before during and after pictures I will post when I post pics of the new paintjob put back together.
 

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r409z said:
I like the new rear signals. I did pretty much the same. I used carbon fiber flush mounts. I have detailed before during and after pictures I will post when I post pics of the new paintjob put back together.
Cool!! 8) Look forward to the pics
 

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Going to replace the front turn signals this weekend, I will post pics.
Next will be either the exhaust slip-ons or adding sporty decals.....

Stay Tuned.... :wink:
 

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NinjaGirl said:
Going to replace the front turn signals this weekend, I will post pics.
Next will be either the exhaust slip-ons or adding sporty decals.....

Stay Tuned.... :wink:

Ok here you go...did this today.
 

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Wow! Really getting in to moding out your bike. Looks awesome! With them being smaller then OEM are they bright enough?

What is next?

Keep up the good work. :p
 

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NinjaGirl said:
Going to replace the front turn signals this weekend, I will post pics.
Next will be either the exhaust slip-ons or adding sporty decals.....

Stay Tuned.... :wink:
I can get you some Sportster (Sporty) decals if you would like! :wink:
 

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NinjaGirl said:
Motrax from Cyclegear....$15.00!!!
Thanks, Will look into it.

Oh yea, my rear finder is gone as of today.

Still thinking about the Sarachu's next. :mrgreen:
 

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jeebus, I'm going to have to get some smaller lights for my cruiser, just because I now realize how much they stick out and how little I like the yellow :)
 

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Oh yea, my rear finder is gone as of today.

Where are the pics? :lol:

Makes the bike much cleaner looking doesn't it?

Ken
 
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