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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 09-28-2011, 12:47 PM Thread Starter
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This is a member of another board I belong to.

He has 2 bikes in the AMD customizing contest for bike builders.....

He has customized a 77 gl1000 see it here: http://www.amdchampionship.com/bikes...l-vaquero.html

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He also customized an 03 Suzuki Volusia (the other bike I own) and you can see it here:

http://www.amdchampionship.com/bikes...el-patron.html





one of the many images of the gl1000


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totally not my taste, but whatever floats his boat.

However, I would like to find out more about the supercharged nitrous injected engine.
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Nicely done! Not my style either, but very well done!

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Love everything but the seat and fenders. Bet it would be a blast to open up.

GL 1100 gone but not forgotten
GL 1500 Valkyrie Interstate,the bike Honda never should have quit making
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I like it.
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All that work,,,,,,,, and he uses a Fram

The things I liked,,,,I\'ve tried em twice!
You have to be a little Crazy,,,,,, or else you\'ll go Insane.
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All that work, and the owner would still risk using a Fram??



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i've ALWAYS used Fram filters on my '03 Volusia. 42K miles later and changed every 3K....i've never had an issue with my filters.

same on my 3 honda civics - every 5K miles
'92 5spd hatchback with 252K miles
'97 sedan w/92K
'01 coupe with 113K

all use Fram..never an inkling of an issue re: filter failure or poor performance
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I like the engraving and light tint on the crash bars....

You think it\'s easy !!???
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Nicely done! Not my style either, but very well done!

John
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