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Great to see so many people enjoy this basic, top heavy, slow driving, slow stopping, shin cracking, wide turning, and absolutely fantastic bike as much as I do. The reviews don't lie, the spec sheet does....Just got the gun metal SCR 950 (#teamgrey), and can't believe the deal I got on a brand new machine. Love all the pics of the bikes with the blacked out trim, painting the silver bits around the engine was something I started thinking about at the dealership and I'm glad it's not just me. Thinking about the tail, seems like most of you guys have either let it be, or fabricated something. I wonder if anyone can recommend a more "out of the box" fender eliminator or eliminator/lit plate bracket combo? It would be a lot cooler if you did...
 

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Great to see so many people enjoy this basic, top heavy, slow driving, slow stopping, shin cracking, wide turning, and absolutely fantastic bike as much as I do. The reviews don't lie, the spec sheet does....Just got the gun metal SCR 950 (#teamgrey), and can't believe the deal I got on a brand new machine. Love all the pics of the bikes with the blacked out trim, painting the silver bits around the engine was something I started thinking about at the dealership and I'm glad it's not just me. Thinking about the tail, seems like most of you guys have either let it be, or fabricated something. I wonder if anyone can recommend a more "out of the box" fender eliminator or eliminator/lit plate bracket combo? It would be a lot cooler if you did...
Welcome and congrats! I am not aware of any off-the-shelf eliminator kit for the lights and/or license plate. Maybe that's why you are seeing so many custom approaches. I went with a rather expensive ($160) all-in-one license plate frame with tail,stop,turn and plate lights. Looks great, I think, but the turn signal lights are not very visible, especially in the daytime. I added a strip to the fender support just below the seat. Helps, but I still use hand signals. Good luck! jevers
 

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Great to see so many people enjoy this basic, top heavy, slow driving, slow stopping, shin cracking, wide turning, and absolutely fantastic bike as much as I do. The reviews don't lie, the spec sheet does....Just got the gun metal SCR 950 (#teamgrey), and can't believe the deal I got on a brand new machine. Love all the pics of the bikes with the blacked out trim, painting the silver bits around the engine was something I started thinking about at the dealership and I'm glad it's not just me. Thinking about the tail, seems like most of you guys have either let it be, or fabricated something. I wonder if anyone can recommend a more "out of the box" fender eliminator or eliminator/lit plate bracket combo? It would be a lot cooler if you did...
How much was the OTD and which dealer ? I have been stalking the 3 dealers since Feb or so ever since they popped up for $3999 but OTD also varies between them all.
 

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Jevers man, I really dig it, nice and clean. I think I want to keep the round brake light up top for now...or do i....
 

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I took the $4999 deal with the warranty, Odo read 1 mile. I saw one $3999 deal somewhere out of state (Chicago maybe...) **does not include state sales tax, shipping, freight, title, doc fee, Chicago city tax, dealer fee, must finance through dealer, dealer does not finance, county tax, Chicago township tax, and other applicable fees, all rebates paid to dealer, dealer stock does not include SCR950 or any applicable model**
 

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Jevers man, I really dig it, nice and clean. I think I want to keep the round brake light up top for now...or do i....
Thanks, I think that it cleaned up the tail. I, for one, couldn't bear to look at the brake light, turn signals and the fender extension. A lot of people on here have kept the brake light, though. That's what is cool about this bike. There's really no wrong way to customize it to your own liking! Good luck and do some research on here. There's a lot of talented people on this forum! jevers
 

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I took the $4999 deal with the warranty, Odo read 1 mile. I saw one $3999 deal somewhere out of state (Chicago maybe...) **does not include state sales tax, shipping, freight, title, doc fee, Chicago city tax, dealer fee, must finance through dealer, dealer does not finance, county tax, Chicago township tax, and other applicable fees, all rebates paid to dealer, dealer stock does not include SCR950 or any applicable model**

Ye $3999 bike is $5300 OTD. I am fighting to get one shortly.
 

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Jevers man, I really dig it, nice and clean. I think I want to keep the round brake light up top for now...or do i....
I relocated my plate with a bracket that can be obtained on eBay. I reused the original duckbill light by simply slotting the mounting holes with a dremel so that it can be mounted using the same screws as the license plate. I have since replaced the duckbill light with two LED lighted screws, also available on EBay. Since vertical plate mounting is illegal in Michigan, I have also incorporated a swivel mount so that I can loosen one screw and pivot the plate to horizontal in less than a minute. I'm hoping that might save the citation. It is hard to create a clean look when you still want a luggage rack, but this is works for me.
 

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Schu, that just moved way up my list, don't know why I didn't think of looking for a plate relocator for a bolt...rookie mistake...thanks for the ebay picture. I was just riding and saw a guy on a shadow with a sissy bar mounted plate, sissy bar could be a good stand in for a luggage rack in a pinch. Something like this:
 

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You can see that I mounted the bracket on the exhaust side up high using the extra hole by the shock mount. The bracket is intended for mounting low on the belt drive side. I think it is less obtrusive on the right side since that huge exhaust has already claimed that side of the bike. It just required a tubing spacer and a long bolt.
 

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I think the Police prefer left side so they can see it from the drivers seat even when they creep close, but I have yet to find a rule that says it can't be on the right. Good use of space above the muffler, it's basically dead space anyway.
 

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Jevers man, I really dig it, nice and clean. I think I want to keep the round brake light up top for now...or do i....
I relocated my plate with a bracket that can be obtained on eBay. I reused the original duckbill light by simply slotting the mounting holes with a dremel so that it can be mounted using the same screws as the license plate. I have since replaced the duckbill light with two LED lighted screws, also available on EBay. Since vertical plate mounting is illegal in Michigan, I have also incorporated a swivel mount so that I can loosen one screw and pivot the plate to horizontal in less than a minute. I'm hoping that might save the citation. It is hard to create a clean look when you still want a luggage rack, but this is works for me.
I think those guys from Michigan are a little " sideways " themselves!😆
 

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I took the $4999 deal with the warranty,
What did the $4999 turn up as OTD please. I am trying to find if my $5300 is OK or am I just better off buying a used bolt (which I have found as low as $1900 with some titling problems and 15K miles but doesn't look beat to ****)
 

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I took the $4999 deal with the warranty,
What did the $4999 turn up as OTD please. I am trying to find if my $5300 is OK or am I just better off buying a used bolt (which I have found as low as $1900 with some titling problems and 15K miles but doesn't look beat to ****)
 

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80 miles vs 1400 miles

OTD closer to $5800 state taxes will vary of course, $5300 OTD is a great deal
There is one 80 miles from me for $5999 OTD.
The $5300 is a whopping 700 miles 1 way with no car.
I am just waiting for new employment etc to get set in paperwork so I can get financing by saying "I am employed" then the little lady gets to call "family road trip" much to the groans of the kid, or say, lets go here and get it, that way we'll be back home in time for you to take 1/2 of it apart on the same day.
 
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