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Old 09-13-2010, 06:37 PM   #1
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Default Newbie to a cruiser bike - Just bought a 06 V-Star 1100, few questions

Hey there everyone. My name is De'Jay. I've been riding for about 15 years but mainly all dirt and crotch rockets. Today I bought my first cruiser bike. 06 V-Star 1100. See pics below. I picked up the bike with 6,100 miles. Its been lowered 2". Bubs Big Willy edition exhaust, 5.5" risers, Drag bars. I really really don't like the rear fender on these bikes. I'm trying to find one that will allow me to still have the 2nd seat. Any suggestions? I like the clean look, and Id love to get rid of those tail light and signals, any suggestions? Also relocating the license plate. I'm brand new to cruisers so I don't know what to do with it or where to buy parts. Please any help would be great. Thanks so much.







I really like this fendor but again would like to keep the 2nd seat.

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Old 09-13-2010, 09:04 PM   #2
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Die-grinder or Dremel with a cutoff-wheel.

NOTE: You're askin' for a Hasslin' from The Man by tossing the signals, and moving the license-plate. 'Specially if you ever decide to ride to/at Daytona.

You're askin' for an Ass-packin' if you replace the tail-light with a teeny-tiny, hard-to-see "custom" light, as well.
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Old 09-14-2010, 05:19 AM   #3
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Chop that bad boy off. Actually, buy a used fender off ebay and have it chopped off. Then you can have the original when it's time to re-sell. There are probably 5 or 6 qualified bike painters in your area that can help you of you choose not to do it yourself. Personally, I like the original look. It's kinda like a softail ripoff.
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Old 09-14-2010, 06:09 PM   #4
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can you point me in a good direction as to where to buy a new tail light, new turn signals and a new license plate holder... Thanks
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Old 09-14-2010, 08:00 PM   #5
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Just MO of course but that's one cool looking bike, tail swoop included.

Like they said, just keep it legal enough for gummint work.

My Vulcan 88 is straight in back and I'm envious. The grass is always greener .....
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