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Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
« Reply #210 on: Dec 17, 2017, 08:20:42 am »
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    Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
    « Reply #211 on: Dec 17, 2017, 09:58:32 am »
    That's a pretty crazy looking pain job. I LIKE IT!!!

    Too bad it wasn't done for the holidays. It kind of has a Candy Cane feel to it.

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    Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
    « Reply #212 on: Dec 17, 2017, 10:05:55 am »
    Looks great. I was a big fan of straight black years ago, but then had 3 friends bought the same bike and color, so now I'm a fan of different

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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #213 on: Dec 24, 2017, 02:38:20 am »
      2nd, l really love the look.  My guess is you will collecting som ribbons and trophies and give Woodog a challenge for how many shows won.  But he does a big head start.   :thumbs:
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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #214 on: Dec 29, 2017, 09:49:35 am »
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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #215 on: Mar 19, 2018, 05:40:23 am »
      I'm hoping now that the house projects are complete and we have a contract for sale that I'll be able to get this thing done. So many distractions....

      At this point I'm wiring up the dashboard, and otherwise finishing up the gas tank. In the drawing, below, I can see approximately where all the protection vinyl / foam pieces go, but it would really be helpful to have a picture of the bottom of someone's tank. Anyone know of such a pic? And yeah, with that question, I'm probably leaving myself open for some kind of Roadkill attack. :- )

      Thanks guys. Maybe this is the spring/summer I get to actually take that ride....



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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #216 on: Mar 19, 2018, 01:10:01 pm »
      I'm hoping now that the house projects are complete and we have a contract for sale that I'll be able to get this thing done. So many distractions....

      At this point I'm wiring up the dashboard, and otherwise finishing up the gas tank. In the drawing, below, I can see approximately where all the protection vinyl / foam pieces go, but it would really be helpful to have a picture of the bottom of someone's tank. Anyone know of such a pic? And yeah, with that question, I'm probably leaving myself open for some kind of Roadkill attack. :- )

      Thanks guys. Maybe this is the spring/summer I get to actually take that ride....
      Can't quite figure out if I prefer the SCL tag on the dash, on the tank, or not at all. Opinions?

      As a side note, I'm trying to find a Yamaha tuning fork emblem (not the sticker) to put over the lower bracket/screw-hole on the tank, which I left in case I didn't like how the Dakota Digital based dash worked out.
      « Last Edit: Mar 19, 2018, 01:16:51 pm by 2nd Life »
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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #217 on: Mar 19, 2018, 01:39:37 pm »
      I would say not at all since the paint has changed. I know technically it's still an SCL, but the only differences with the SCL were aesthetics, so the fact that you changed the aesthetics kind of takes away from any "SCL" status.  Had there been performance improvements with the SCL, then I would say keep it on.

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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #218 on: Mar 19, 2018, 01:42:53 pm »
      This is a sticker, but it's raised, so may be more of what you're looking for.


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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #219 on: Mar 19, 2018, 01:49:25 pm »
      I would say not at all since the paint has changed. I know technically it's still an SCL, but the only differences with the SCL were aesthetics, so the fact that you changed the aesthetics kind of takes away from any "SCL" status.  Had there been performance improvements with the SCL, then I would say keep it on.
      ...the emblem needs to be more like SCL?   ;D
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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #220 on: Mar 19, 2018, 02:15:04 pm »
      I would say not at all since the paint has changed. I know technically it's still an SCL, but the only differences with the SCL were aesthetics, so the fact that you changed the aesthetics kind of takes away from any "SCL" status.  Had there been performance improvements with the SCL, then I would say keep it on.
      ...the emblem needs to be more like SCL?   ;D

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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #221 on: Mar 19, 2018, 02:21:26 pm »
      I would say not at all since the paint has changed. I know technically it's still an SCL, but the only differences with the SCL were aesthetics, so the fact that you changed the aesthetics kind of takes away from any "SCL" status.  Had there been performance improvements with the SCL, then I would say keep it on.
      ...the emblem needs to be more like SCL?   ;D

      Emphasizing the "Custom" aspect?  Yes!
      I could paint the "C" red...
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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #222 on: Mar 19, 2018, 02:28:16 pm »
      This is a sticker, but it's raised, so may be more of what you're looking for.
      Bigger version  Yeah, that might work. 55mm should be big enough once mounted on a roughly 65mm diameter standoff.
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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #223 on: Mar 19, 2018, 02:35:29 pm »
      I would say not at all since the paint has changed. I know technically it's still an SCL, but the only differences with the SCL were aesthetics, so the fact that you changed the aesthetics kind of takes away from any "SCL" status.  Had there been performance improvements with the SCL, then I would say keep it on.

      I agree ... it's no longer really an SCL ..

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      Re: 2013-SCL-374 Restoration Project
      « Reply #224 on: Mar 19, 2018, 02:40:35 pm »
      How do folk hook up their auxiliaries?  I note that the auxiliary connector is set up with a 3A fuse. The fuse could be increased, but the wires to the plug are not made to handle much more than 3A. My seat warmer, Gerbings, and computer under the dash will be quite a bit more than that. Do people add a relay or go right to the battery and risk draining it out (e.g., someone bumping the seat warmer switch while the bike is powered off; less concerned about the Gerbing's connector, as it is highly unlikely to be hooked up to the gear when sitting in the garage).
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