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See at first I thought there was some aspect of the Yard Built SCR that I liked more.. but now this just kinda blew it out of the park the more I look at it. Would definitely want it in a different color though.

The exhaust is super cool !
 

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I fear exhausts so close to my body, was once burned by a pipe when I was a kid. Once burned, twice shy and all that. The seat looks extremely uncomfortable to me and there's not enough support to keep me from sliding everywhere.

Everything else looks pretty good and Yamaha may sell some of those mods.
 

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I fear exhausts so close to my body, was once burned by a pipe when I was a kid. Once burned, twice shy and all that. The seat looks extremely uncomfortable to me and there's not enough support to keep me from sliding everywhere.

Everything else looks pretty good and Yamaha may sell some of those mods.
The exhaust tips have heat shields to protect the rider, but none apparently to protect the plastic side panels or the $$$ Fox shock on the left side. One tank of gas and the panels would show it. Not sure what happens when you heat a gas-filled shock for a prolonged period of time. It might explain why there's a "Do not dispose of in fire" warning label on some shocks, though. BOOM!
 

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Correction to my observation:
It appears they may have cloned the side panels in metal. Look how they are fastened to the frame.
Heat may still attack the paint, but at least the panels won't melt.

Anyone else like the little panel added below the headlight?
It's subtle and fills the gap between the light and the relocated fender nicely. Dig the small tool bag, too. Great place for a small disc lock!
I wouldn't mind having some sort of discrete cover over the back of the instrument pod, myself.
 

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The exhaust still looks like it's blowing straight into the fox shocks. How they've piped the exhaust does make for a cleaner look, but even with the heat shield I'd still be scared.

Gotta love this design more than the faster sons one, it's more practical to me. Didn't take note of the small front bag until you pointed it out. If you can somehow lock it, it'll be perfect for small tools. They even wrapped the handlebar with leather to match.
 

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The exhaust still looks like it's blowing straight into the fox shocks. How they've piped the exhaust does make for a cleaner look, but even with the heat shield I'd still be scared.

Gotta love this design more than the faster sons one, it's more practical to me. Didn't take note of the small front bag until you pointed it out. If you can somehow lock it, it'll be perfect for small tools. They even wrapped the handlebar with leather to match.
I'm considering a crossbar pad, myself. I just don't want one with loud graphics on it. Something simple and black or silver would do.
I'd buy one and make a different cover for it, but that would waste 90% of the purchase price. Do they make pipe insulation with a really small inner diameter?
 

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That air cleaner looks pretty nice, anyone find a close up on that ? The seat definitely needs to go though, that just looks all sorts of uncomfortable.

Not too sure about pipe insulation though.
 

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If small diameter is what matters, then exhaust insulating wrap may be the best choice for you.

They haven't really released a list of modifications they've done to the scr950 and where to get those parts, so your guess for that air cleaners is as good as mine.
 

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The handlebars are wrapped in Duane Ballard Custom Leather. Don't think you can outright buy it if it's bespoke for the custom SCR950.

That shot glass taillight lens is growing on me actually. Reminds me of a tiny jet engine, but they didn't mention which company it was from.
 

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Leather working shouldn't be too hard if you just want to wrap it around a cylinder. I've done it once by hand stitching, yes there were a few punctures made on things other than the leather, but it worked out fine.
 

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I stabbed myself in the finger whilst stitching leather freehand, learned that the back end can be just as sharp as the front with enough pressure, live and learn.
At least you already had the thread out.. a few stitches for the seat, a few stitches for you, a few stitches for the seat, etc.

Sorry, don't mean to be a douche but trying to make light out of the situation 0:)
 

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I rather just go to an upholster. This is a one time thing so spending the bit extra to have it done right by a pro will go a long way. Better to get quotes before deciding to do it yourself.

But where is the fun in that? :grin2:

Part of Diy projects is getting your hands dirty, or in my case stabbed, and experience the process. Some things I'll leave to professionals, but if I have a chance of coming out with something halfway decent, why not give it a try.
 
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