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I just wanted to publicly thank my Brother (really) Mondorah for spending the entire day with me finishing reassembly of my scooter after some intense modifications. I have a hard time bending and stooping to turn wrenches most of the time, and sometimes it's hard to even hold a wrench. This past weekend I pulled the tank and bars, the instrument cluster, and all the cables off. I also replaced the front stock turn signals with bullets to match the rear... which really took some time and rewiring...
Today, my brother spent the day with me installing 14" bars, controls, grips, throttle and idle cables, front brake line, and a clutch cable that required taking apart the transmission, loosening ths shocks, and partially removing the exhaust. He did the vast majority of the physical stuff - it would have taken me a week to do what we finished today.
My wife came home tonight from class, saw the bike, and immediately wanted to go for a ride - we were out till midnite :)
To make a long story short... I need to let you know that this was on my Heritage Softail... Mondorah is an equal opportunity motorcyclist, and makes quite a formidable HD mechanic.
Thanks man - I am blessed to have you for a brother, I really enjoy the adventures we get into :) :cheers: and... I have never worked with anyone else that will sing surf punk songs with me while fixifying things in my garage!!!

YOU ROCK ! :mosh:
 

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I think it is great that some of the folks here like Mondo, and in my case Gonzo, can help those of us who can't wrench for a variety of reasons.

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... I have never worked with anyone else that will sing surf punk songs with me while fixifying things in my garage......

Hmmm....:hmm2: I think we need some more details on this, before we salute this hero... :confused:

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Just think: Johnny Rotten does Surfin' Safari!!!

-Gonz
 

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The one thing I regret not getting to do this year even more than not being able to ride too much is I missed meeting Ray in Florida. I hope I get to shake his hand one day soon. I wonder if he's going to visit again this winter????
 

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Nice work Ray. Family, both blood and Cafe, is a wonderful thing!:cheers:

Post some pics Cactus. You gotta sweeeet lookin ride so show it off :mosh:
 

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Your brother is one of the best people I have met, both in life and through the cafe here. I understand almost exactly how you feel man. Ray is one awesome dude. Hope to get to meet you some day too. Then I'll have another one to call "Cuz". :mosh: :D
 
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Ray is an awesome dude...when I showed up at bass's tech session I new absoloutley no one and Ray walked right up and made me feel welcome and part of the cafe family.:cheers:
 
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Pictures as requested here is where we started yesterday...











The following are a couple shots of the 95% finished product!!!







 

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Good for both of you, I have 4 brothers and not one of them has any mechanical aptitude, but I love hanging out with them and know how you feel. Sounds and looks like you guys had a great day.
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Awesome pics Scott. Bike looks great. :mosh:
 

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I love them. That's what I want for my VTX1800C. It will happen someday.
 
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