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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 09:07 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone changed fenders to look like a 60's Bonnie?

I owned a new '66 T120R and am hot for a new Bonnie. I want to make it look like my '66. I think they had stainless and not aluminum fenders in those days. Anyone know for sure and have done this? Pics would be great. Thanks from a new guy.

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"Is a chrome chain guard too bling ? " If you can find this thread you will find a picture of my bike with Chrome fenders F&R. I would post the picture again...but the system wont let me
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"Is a chrome chain guard too bling ? " If you can find this thread you will find a picture of my bike with Chrome fenders F&R. I would post the picture again...but the system wont let me
Thanks, I found it. Looks good. It does have that vintage look.

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yep my t100 has a chrome front fender and looks a lot better than the painted one (which i have incase i sell bike will put back on and sell chrome one)
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i had a 70 T-120R swapped my painted striped fenders for 68 stainless steel ones, a better match for my stripped and painted black tank. i remember drilling the end of a crack to stop it, great light bike that rattled your teeth as well as the whole bike, my 2012 bonnie is sooo smoooth!!
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i had a 70 T-120R swapped my painted striped fenders for 68 stainless steel ones, a better match for my stripped and painted black tank. i remember drilling the end of a crack to stop it, great light bike that rattled your teeth as well as the whole bike, my 2012 bonnie is sooo smoooth!!
I hear what you're saying. I'm looking for that classic look but modern reliablity.

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Dunno about the US market but over here I'm pretty sure they had painted mudguards.

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Dunno about the US market but over here I'm pretty sure they had painted mudguards.
'68 was the last year for brushed SS fenders on T120R's in the US; after that they were painted - and open coil, not shrouded rear shocks in '69 and later.

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Painted Mudguards on that one. TBH looks very much like the standard ones on a Hinckley Bonnie. Just add the stripe in the same colour as the top half of the tank and gold lining.

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Painted Mudguards on that one. TBH looks very much like the standard ones on a Hinckley Bonnie. Just add the stripe in the same colour as the top half of the tank and gold lining.
Man, the British version was much different. Larger tank w/rack, and painted fenders. Here's how I remember mine.





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