New (to me) Dominator

Vernon240

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Very neat. Nice one.

FWIW I have used 7”x5” plates for 37 years and never been collared for it. Just fit the barn door job for the MOT.
Yep, I think I’ll go with that. I’m claiming wheel clearance! The plate that was on the bike, while cool, shouted ‘pull me’.
 

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small update, my ECU bracket turned out a disaster..there is so little room for bolts, I had to switch to 2mm steel plate instead. Easier to bend, made in one piece, so very happy.

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Test fitted:

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This is as tight as I could make it to the ECU:

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but you can see that bolt hole clearance is minimal
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so if anyone else is contemplating tis sort of thing, 2mm plate is about as thick as you can go and it has to fit just right on the ECU.

Net step, clean and properly define the edges of the tail tidy to get it looking neat and tidy. Not that you will be able to see much of it when it's fitted! New indicators on their way as well!
 

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Trial fit with indicators.

Not 100% happ[y, so some slight changes will me made:

Not keen on the parallel sides coming down from the rear light past the number plate light. I'll reshape a little to loosely folow the outline of the lights...but not too much. I don't want to remove much strength from the area.

I don't like the fact you can see the indicator securing nuts/wiring, so giving that some thought.

Otherwise, coming along nicely!

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I think you’re being way too fussy!

Don’t forget that A) a coat of satin black will negate most of your points and B) no one will ever scrutinise it that close up !

You can get rubber boots that cover the nuts, Rizoma indicators come with them, I’m sure a search would find similar. IMHO that would be enough to neaten them up. Trying to hide them with more steel etc would seriously degrade the simplistic elegance of your current design IMHO.

Rizoma rubber ‘boots’:

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Sold...looking for 'ahem' nut covers lol!

this is the problem when I make stuff..I get all fussy about it and other people will say 'wtf are you worrying about?', If I bought it, I'd probably be saying 'happy days' and just fit it!

Edit, never even knew they were a 'thing'

 
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