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I'm interested in permanently removing my top luggage box. The result would look like AZgl1500's bike.

I'm hoping information is available to address the lights/blinkers/ box cables ect that must be involved in this modification. I have a 92 SE 1500.

Could someone point me in the right direction?
 

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So it'll look something like this ...not mine ....it's a custom job on a 2005 ?????
I met the guy at a dealership a couple of years ago, he has a custom body shop in the area, not a bad job.....
 

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yes on the look

96aspencade, Yes, that is the idea and thanks for the photo.

Mike, I would be interested in seeing a kit. My searches so far have not found one.
 

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Shave the shield?

FM,

Anyone with 139K on a 1500 has my attention. Are you saying have the windshield lowered for looks - to go along with removing the upper luggage?

Jehu
 

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Windshield trimming, 25% looks 75% slip-stream.
Removing the trunk will get you less drag and less turbulence.
May as well lower the shield for the same reason.
That pix posted looks like a fat "L" going forward.
J_U_S_T a personal observation is all, everyone has there druthers.

I now have 144K on the bike.... LOL do I like to ride or what?

TC & laters
 

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fat L

FM,

Thanks and best wishes for many more miles.

x2 on the fat L. I'll keep the windshield shave in mind.

Jehu
 

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To bad this would add too much weight to the shield.
Cut the top 1/3 off and reattach it with a hinge. Kinda like the old model "A" cars.
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HOW'S THIS LOOK?
(shaved shield pix)
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Lot's of info on cutting shields, on the forum, I ran tape down the outside of my shields, ( have cut 3 ) with 1" marks on the tape, go for a ride decide which mark is about nose level ( better to look over than through in the rain).
Trace the outline of the top edge for your cut, using the mark on the tape to start @ the center. I prefer a Demel after using a Jigsaw, once you get started, clamp/secure the loose ends to prevent cracking, finish the cut edge with a fine file, I then finish off the edge with Silver stick-on door edge guard for looks and protection.
The 1st time I removed the windshield, not necessary, it actually is easier with it in place.
Make a couple of trial cuts above your final cut line for practice. Should take about 1 hr......
 

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moving?

Nice shave 96aspencade.

gaswing, If this thread should be moved - I'm all for it - just not sure how to shift into that gear.
 

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Nice shave 96aspencade.

gaswing, If this thread should be moved - I'm all for it - just not sure how to shift into that gear.
That is done by the Mod's if deemed appropriate. :waving:
 

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Now....I'm in the right forum

I'm planning to permanently remove my top luggage box on my 92 SE 1500.

The end result will be that it looks like AZgl1500's bike.

I'm hoping documentation is available on what is involved and that someone can point me to it.

Thanks in advance.
 

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Trunk delete kit for an 1800

Mike Hirsh mentioned a kit was in production for the 1800. I found it at:
http://www.mblinnovations.com/

That's the idea.

I likely would not buy a kit. I would rather see how someone else made an in shop modification for the trunk delete on a 1500.

Thanks all.
 
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