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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 09:54 AM Thread Starter
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I decided the front fender on my Scrambler needed a little extra something to offset all of that Fusion white. (I always swore I would never own a white motorcycle but this one is really starting to grow on me.) I pulled out the dremel tool and took about 1 1/2 inches off of the front and rear of the fender. If anyone else decides to go down this path, be careful and use a real low speed on the dremel, the plastic will melt if you cut too fast. Next, off to Pep Boys to match the Tornado Red with Duplicolor and I got pretty close with a Milano Red spray can. I also picked up some gold pin striping to coincide with the tank trim. I laid the red and pin striping with a couple good coats of quality clear and a new look for the fender for about $15.00.



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Nicely done. Makes a good accent for the front of the bike.


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That looks soooooooooooo good, you might consider getting a patent because the factory is liable to steal the design. I give it two thumbs up only because that's all I have.


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Looks professional.

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That looks fantastic! I always thought the plain front fender was kinda boring, and that is exactly what it needs.
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That looks great gbc, good job!
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Looks great. Nice work.
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Splendid work. Another bonus of the shorter fender is it makes the spoke wheel more visually striking.
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A very smart job indeed. Having seen yours I'm considering doing it on my T100.

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