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Old 08-22-2013, 10:29 AM   #8386
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Vm

It is waterproof. BikeMeters claims that it is encapsulated in epoxy, so moisture & vibration shouldn't be an issue. Time will tell.

I almost put this LED volt meter on. It changes color based on voltage, but I figured the OCD in me wanted to know the #.

Having options is a good thing!
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Old 08-22-2013, 09:37 PM   #8387
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Received my 2005 950 S from the paint shop today...

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Oh, and by the way, a huge thanks to DesertSurfer for the inspiration!
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Old 08-23-2013, 05:39 AM   #8388
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added a touratech light guard i got off another inmate from this site. i think they are ugly as sin but what ya gonna do? i have lost count of the number of headlights i have busted on my 640 from chasing people through the dez. the thought of that happening to this bike did not fill me, nor my wallet, with joy.



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Old 08-23-2013, 06:45 AM   #8389
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Received my 2005 950 S from the paint shop today...

BEFORE:


AFTER:


Oh, and by the way, a huge thanks to DesertSurfer for the inspiration!
Nice!

Great clean look!
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Old 08-23-2013, 06:46 AM   #8390
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added a touratech light guard i got off another inmate from this site. i think they are ugly as sin but what ya gonna do? i have lost count of the number of headlights i have busted on my 640 from chasing people through the dez. the thought of that happening to this bike did not fill me, nor my wallet, with joy.



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Well done, now head to the name change thread and get that sorted!

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Old 08-23-2013, 09:59 AM   #8391
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Received my 2005 950 S from the paint shop today...

BEFORE:


AFTER:


Oh, and by the way, a huge thanks to DesertSurfer for the inspiration!
Once the paint dries... For the final ingredient it's time to add a little dirt... Then some more...and some more!!!
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:57 AM   #8392
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hard to tell viewing this pic



did your vinyl on the tank get the dreaded bubbles the orange owners (OEM orange jade metal flake paint scheme) experience (like mine=:-(
Salvador?



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Old 08-23-2013, 01:58 PM   #8393
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hard to tell viewing this pic



did your vinyl on the tank get the dreaded bubbles the orange owners (OEM orange jade metal flake paint scheme) experience (like mine=:-(
Salvador?



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That or his paint is just falling off, like mine does. And then i drop it and i'm happy the bike did not have a perfect paintjob.
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Old 08-24-2013, 06:18 AM   #8394
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Huge bubbles!!!! So ugly, i had to pinch them. I preferred the wrinkles. In any case, the day I bought the bike I knew it wouldn't be long before I would send it to the paint shop.... I dreaded the orange vynils and the orange high fender. I know some inmates love them, but mine made the bike look like it was sticking its tongue out. So for three weeks I did nothing but search this forum for inspiration, and once I saw Desert surfer's bike I saw the true aesthetic potential of my bike. Four weeks after buying my 950, I finally love the way it looks...

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Old 08-24-2013, 12:14 PM   #8395
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Bought and fitted the R small screen today. I like it........



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Old 08-24-2013, 06:46 PM   #8396
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Davy F: I think yours is the first 1190 I like… congratulations on a beautiful bike!!
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:23 PM   #8397
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:25 PM   #8398
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Old 08-24-2013, 09:07 PM   #8399
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Took it for a spin...


Saw some wildlife....



Messed with the bull and almost got the horns...


Took it to the lake....


Dam...


Shot a canyon or two...
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:26 AM   #8400
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Opened up my fuelpump...disaster

That looks like an ideal candidate for Dr Bean
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