It's no problem running a different turn signal. Either use one of the license plate adapters or think about turn signal extenders. Didn't you mention that your man knows his way around a welder. You could easily make some of and use the peg style like the gl had or drill a hole like most other do.
You still got that king-queen hump seat... gun safe ?
You can do anything you want ( if you have enough metal and the right tools ) I have a Kaw 900 Tail section that's going on the Deuce. I may have to make a plate to cover the original bolt holes, drill new ones and plug er in. ,Maybe some splices or an adaptor plug. It's a round tail light about half the size of the red shoebox Honda light. I am going to replace the signals with round bullets made for truck signal apps. Much more "Cool" factor without being invisible at night...Same amount of wires to deal with, I'll need to use a battery to figure out what lights what to marry them together.<yeah.... I'll take pics and post when I see yours...
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I guess if it's just turn signals... google "1157 truck marker lights".... I'll see if I can find some links later.
I know the thread title made it a little more entertaining- and I meant to do that... lol... I can goof too once in a while so it's no big deal. IDK.
Here's the deal,
I went to my parents yesterday. They live on a country property- with a gravel driveway. The only pavement is the sidewalk going up TO the house. I parked it on the center stand and went inside. A few minutes later my brother comes up and tells me my bike fell over. He's a jokester, so I said "Yeah, right... good one"- he says he's serious and I remember looking and then picking up the bike. I don't remember getting out there, but they all said they've never seen me fly out the door so fast.... anyway the tank has a huge dent in it, the fairing is cracked through on the bottom (it fell on its right side, BTW), and the turn signal cover is busted (along with the chrome 'lip' that holds it snugly in place) parts can be a PITA to get so I started thinking newer...
Numb is kinda good to use right now. I can't say I'm super upset, but I'm completely not 'OK' with it.....
and I haven't heard the end of it....
I told my parents from now on I'm parking on the sidewalk, even if they have to walk around it. They're actually OK with it... surprisingly....
Were it me Dakota, I would ride it as is. There is plenty of winter time to be picky, but for now why not make it good enough.
If there is anywhere on the outside of the tank where the paint chipped, spray some cheap spray paint (black of course) over it to protect it. Make sure you get paint that will come off easy with some cheap graffiti remover at the end of the season when you want to do a proper fix.
Is the fairing still sturdy?
Do you only need a lens for the signal? If so I have a pair of signals around somewhere that are basically junk, but have good lenses. Yours free if you want.
It's OK- between this and the wrenchmonkeeys thread- I've put "find/ take pics of hot guys on motorcycles" on my list of things to do this summer..... and NO RB, we don't need another pic of you on your bike!! LOL