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draw a line on it where you want to cut, then take a dremel or a hacksaw to it, then use the dremel to smooth things out if you want....
 

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use a hacksaw or if you got a dremal tool then use that
And if you do not have those, just use whatever is closest to get the fender off, even if it looks like you gnawed it off the license plate will cover it up and you can always smooth it out later.

Or just show up at Jim's place one day and use his tools! :)
 

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Get someone else to do it. You're too attached to it to take a saw to it. :flip
 

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If you do opt to use a hacksaw, be sure to buy new blades with a high tooth count = cleaner cut. I wouldn't use a dremel though as it will tend to heat up the plastic, and slighlty melt the edges rather than smooth them. You're better off using a fine file to smooth the edges, then use 320 or 400 grit sandpaper for finishing before paint. Why and what are you wanting to cut? Be conservative in what you do, or you'll kick yourself later.

I did the opposite and added fender.... too much rain riding was trashing the rad., exhaust, etc.
 

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In case you're still undecided about slicing off your fender: I just went for my first ride after cutting mine off and after seeing first my reflection and then the shadow of the fenderless bike, I just love it. It looks HOT!:rider

P.S. I used a Dremel, but it does tend to melt the plastic and you have to sand down the edges after. If you need to use a Dremel, you can stop by my place.
 

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Hu99 said:
....after seeing first my reflection and then the shadow of the fenderless bike, I just love it. It looks HOT!....
Was it the fender or the rider that looked HOT?

Nothing wrong with a little healthy narcissism..... :D
 

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BMatthews said:


Was it the fender or the rider that looked HOT?

Nothing wrong with a little healthy narcissism..... :D
But that leads to onanism, doesn't it?:D
 

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Hey Ryan might stop by later on Monday for the dremel and also that mothers for that scratch on the gas tank....that cool with you ?


Lloyd you insured as yet ? thanks for the offer.....
 

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Human said:

Lloyd you insured as yet ? thanks for the offer.....
Yup, insured Thursday afternoon and went for a fine ride. Just waiting for the sun now.:rider
 

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Yup, insured Thursday afternoon and went for a fine ride. Just waiting for the sun now.:rider

you coming on Monday then ?
 

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Can't....gotta work. I'll be done around 3:30-4pm, so if you're around I'll join up. Cell#?
Planning to meet up with Manny around that time if that's good with you....you have manny's cell ?
 

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Well Lloyd check the monday April 1st post that human has in the ride section cause I left you a message. I will meet up with you guys on monday too. Lloyd just let me know what you are doing.
Or Human, you can contact me and let me know what the deal is and I will see if I can duck out of work an hour early. ;)
 
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THE EASIEST WAY (no dremel tool)

I've chopped 5 or 6 fenders perfectly to date and you don't need a dremel. Just use a hacksaw blade after making some scratches in the plastic to outline your cut. Then just get any old sandpaper, (not too coarse though), wrap it around something hard with a flat edge, (I use a small piece of two by four), and clean the cut. I don't even use the handle for the blade, that way you can be more flexible with the angles of your cut. Just wear some heavy duty gloves while holding the blade. The plastic is soft and the blade will go right through it.
 
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