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      02-28-2012, 06:18 PM   #45
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      02-29-2012, 07:43 AM   #47
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Paul, looking great - deffffooo get it lowered to really set it off nicely now :-)
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Looks great parapaul!

More proof that CSLs look just great on tourers, despite the age of the design they still look great! I'm tempted myself.

Teddy at SSDD is great, but he searched high and low for long black bolts for me and couldn't find any. So I went silver bolts and long lockers all round with spacers.

Have you not fitted front spacers then?
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hey paul

nice ones, i will be checking that you are keeping them clean on my runs past

oh and i'd love to practise my parralell parking against kerbs in your car !


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couldn't help but notice that your headlights need some work to clear the lenses

toothpaste, electric drill & mop........get to work already !!!!

or shall i sneak round and do 'em for you in the middle of the night !!

see yer soon no doubt

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Looks great parapaul!

More proof that CSLs look just great on tourers, despite the age of the design they still look great! I'm tempted myself.

Teddy at SSDD is great, but he searched high and low for long black bolts for me and couldn't find any. So I went silver bolts and long lockers all round with spacers.

Have you not fitted front spacers then?
I can get the long black bolts for a few quid each, but the only longer black lockers are by McGards. 35 for a set of 4, but I only need 2 of them for the rear wheels, then I'd have to buy a second set of normal length ones for the front.

The thing is I really don't want different locking keys for the front and rear wheels - I've contacted McGards directly to see if they can supply 2 sets with the same key, or see if any UK distributor can.

Silver actually looks better with these wheels IMO, so I might replace the front bolts instead.

No front spacers - not yet anyway when I get it lowered and see how much clearance I've got I'll think about it again, but for now the offset of the rears with 15mm spacers visually matches the fronts without.
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couldn't help but notice that your headlights need some work to clear the lenses

toothpaste, electric drill & mop........get to work already !!!!

or shall i sneak round and do 'em for you in the middle of the night !!

see yer soon no doubt

kathy xx
The headlights have needed doing since I got it - I didn't want to go down the wet sanding route but I might try toothpaste

If you want to do it in the middle of the night, feel free!
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Speaking of XTK's I thought I'd post mine too

Hope to plasti-dip/spray matte black..

Where did you get your centre caps and how much? I'm seeing prices for 70 for a set of 4!! My alloys are 18" (see pics below)
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