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My Aero Recreation
Old 11-11-2014, 09:51 AM   #1
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My Aero Recreation

Noob here!

Here is my cosmetic recreation on my aero 750. Its unfortunate that i cannot modify the frame. Corruption bans me to do that here in Turkey.

Anyways so I decided to go with the consmetics only.

A late photo of the machine before going custom is here.



I didn't really follow up the process taking pictures but i have some inbetween so here they are.



I always adored the bobtail rear fender that harley has - not the ones on old shadows or the sport vstars. So went down the shop and purchased a bobtail rear fender. One problem, it was not as wide as it needed to be so I went on welding a strip of steel in the middle, expanding it to width I needed.




Took the inner bracket for the oem front fender and put it above the new sport fender. a few milimeters of distance between the bracket and the fender, with the two color combination it went exactly as I wanted. I forgot to take a detailed pic of it so more pics to be up - you can barely see it in the final pics though.

I hated that shitty turn signals extending outta fenders or front end so I started working on the rear taillight that has all the lights in a ray.






front turn signals would be with red idle - amber blinking on the handlebar.

Then I went sketching some for the painting. Made the masking with my friend painter.

In general I decided to go without chromes to have a nice, opaque look and wanted to have contrast among body parts and to-be-ex chrome parts. I chose a lighter color combination on body parts and brushed aluminum textured - matte black on chromes.





Cool but had to put something special on the painting - see the final pics

Painting the parts was almost done but need a seat. Going with a solo spring seat...


Yea I know it looks a bit like crossbones... Well i didnt mean to go that way but I realized that it did look that way after starting the project. Anyway I already loved how crossbones looked so thats cool.

Putting everything on and stuff, I couldnt wait to ride my bike after waiting for almost 2 months without it. I've just taken it outta garage and ridden all day long. Eyes on it!

I'm replacing the mirrors and stuff... Have little things to do like wrapping the pipes with beige wraps etc for tonight..

But here is how it looks now!
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Old 11-11-2014, 09:55 AM   #2
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Old 11-11-2014, 12:37 PM   #3
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Wow! that is some transformation! Nicely executed! Paint is very cool! Maybe lower the tail a bit with some shorter shocks but overall well done!
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Old 11-11-2014, 12:59 PM   #4
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Thanx for ur supportive comment man. i actually considered this but the pipes are already pretty low on the end so im afraid ill hit them on the ground if i lower the rear. i love the aight when it is lower and i was anout to purchase one of those kits for lowering, i am satisfied with current sitting position though. i m planning to paint the wheel walls, the chromes i mean and the tripple trees in matte black as well. it alreqdy costed me more than i could afford in once so ill wait for a while before :)
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Old 11-11-2014, 04:01 PM   #5
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Good looking bike. Glad to see the horribly long risers were replaced.
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Old 11-11-2014, 06:03 PM   #6
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Good job on the bike, I like the final product. Just one bit of curiosity, the 1% diamond. If you flew that here in the states you might as well put a target on your back to be killed. You're flying the tag so I feel free to ask, are you a part of a 1% club and if so, how do you get away with having a Honda?
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Old 11-12-2014, 12:24 AM   #7
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Great paint job, like the color scheme.
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Old 11-12-2014, 02:53 AM   #8
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Thanks for the comments. BaldEagle, yes I'm. Territories are respected here... All i can say is that it is not the US here. Ethnicity differs.

We are not US originated and many of my brothers, including me think that riding an HD on a daily basis is a big mistake. I'd like to have a carburated HD actually but not only it. I like to ride everyday, tens of miles and I couldnt have stood the headache the HD would give me. I mean all the problems that would come up while riding it... Shit. The climate is not suitable for an HD, the roads are not suitable. If you're riding in the city you usually have to deal with the traffic jam... so we're going practical with that.
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Old 11-12-2014, 03:00 AM   #9
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Interesting, but I did not leave the specifics to HD, although generally that is what most here ride although Victory, Indian and as I understand I believe Norton and Triump are acceptable. I know other clubs that are not 1% clubs allow anything so long as it is not a sport bike.

Anyway, didn't want to pry too much but thought it remarkably interesting. Against, nice job with the scoot!
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Old 11-12-2014, 03:01 AM   #10
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Well I'm pretty happy you guys liked what I have here. I'd like to hear some suggestions for future things. By the way this morning while riding (it's 10 am right now) I took the turn to right on highway, I was going for about 120 km/h and leaned pretty well. Scratched the asphalt with the pipes pretty well. It was a soft one but my concern is that i might have a crash because of that. I'm thinking of cutting of the ends for about an inch (sorry for the km's and inches I'm struggling to speak into you) do you guys have a more practical solution to this?
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