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That looks great, my hat's off to anyone who actually makes their own accessories for their bike, instead of just buying them from the many suppliers out there as I normally do !
 

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Tank cover is vinyl that matches the seat. Wrapping the edges didn't stay so I found a channel vinyl with an adhesive on the edge and finished it off. Still a work in progress. I think I needed more coats of spray glue because I am getting a few bubbles but the materials and concept are spot on. I have pictures and can do a small step by step so you can see ha ow it went together. Thanks for noticing.
 

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Making it is simple. You should try it.
Materials
1. 2-12" X 12" pc of 1/16" aluminum
2. 6- 1 1/4" insulated pipe straps
3. 6- 1/4" x3/4" screws/washers/nuts
4. Paint and sticker or I used 3m reflective vinyl adhesive for the black background.

Construction
Cut out aluminum plate in a 10 1/4"X 10 1/4"X 7 3/4" triangle. I rounded the edges and cut a round notch where the frame slider could go. All done with a fine blade on a jig saw.
Mounting holes on the right side were all 1" in from the sides. Nice and uniform. Notice where I slipped the straps around the frame because the locations are the only places they fit without hitting something else on the bike.
Mounting holes on the left side are in different spot because the straps are in different locations than the right. I put the straps on and measured them up using their exact location on the frame.
Once I mounted up bare aluminum plates I pulled them off and finished mine with reflective tape and the rat bones sticker. You could paint or whatever to match the theme of your scrambler. If you use the adhesive be patient. I'm still pressing bubbles out from behind the tape.
Remount your finished plate and enjoy your personalized number plate.
I included pictures of my progress and you can see my strap locations.
 

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Excellent idea, I just ordered the aluminum plates, insulated p-straps and reflective tape on Amazon for $63. Now I just have to decide what sticker to put on............
 

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Making it is simple. You should try it.
Materials
1. 2-12" X 12" pc of 1/16" aluminum
2. 6- 1 1/4" insulated pipe straps
3. 6- 1/4" x3/4" screws/washers/nuts
4. Paint and sticker or I used 3m reflective vinyl adhesive for the black background.

Construction
Cut out aluminum plate in a 10 1/4"X 10 1/4"X 7 3/4" triangle. I rounded the edges and cut a round notch where the frame slider could go. All done with a fine blade on a jig saw.
Mounting holes on the right side were all 1" in from the sides. Nice and uniform. Notice where I slipped the straps around the frame because the locations are the only places they fit without hitting something else on the bike.
Mounting holes on the left side are in different spot because the straps are in different locations than the right. I put the straps on and measured them up using their exact location on the frame.
Once I mounted up bare aluminum plates I pulled them off and finished mine with reflective tape and the rat bones sticker. You could paint or whatever to match the theme of your scrambler. If you use the adhesive be patient. I'm still pressing bubbles out from behind the tape.
Remount your finished plate and enjoy your personalized number plate.
I included pictures of my progress and you can see my strap locations.
Really great job with limited tools!

I happen to own a waterjet. I've been working on inserts for this triangle as well as the panel towards the rear of the bike (the vaguely Florida shaped plastic panel). Once I've got a design I like (I want to use the existing mounting solutions rather than brackets/straps/etc) I can do custom cut outs if people are interested. It won't be on the cheap end, but it can be YOURS and highly customized. Also on the agenda are levers, pegs, something with the tank, a TIG welded custom stainless exhaust... I may have figured out a clean way to mount a full bottom plate as well.

Will post pics later.
 

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Plumbermark - were you able to get a wrench behind the plate and insulated pipe straps to hold the nut for fastening? I am looking at my cut plates and the tight fit with the frame tubes and am not sure how this will work!
 

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Plumbermark - were you able to get a wrench behind the plate and insulated pipe straps to hold the nut for fastening? I am looking at my cut plates and the tight fit with the frame tubes and am not sure how this will work!
I think in the pictures you can see I have two straps attached where the plate can swing back and forth so they were easy to tighten up. The last nut was not easy. I used a box end wrench and taped off the back of the wrench so the nut would fall out. It's a patience game on the last one but I got it within 10 minutes. Keep telling yourself it's only one per panel. You could try epoxying or jb welding the nut to the strap and then all you would need to do is line it up and not actually hold it. Let me know when you get it.
 

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That looks awesome. The army star works perfect with your urban enduro. I also like how you blacked out the silver on your exhaust. That's going to be my next project after repairing my rear blow out from last night. At least I didn't go down and get run over by the semi truck behind me. Sometimes it better to be lucky than good. Take care and keep posting your projects.
 

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Thanks, but the credit goes to Plumbermark for his design and tips! On the exhaust, I just removed the silver pieces and spray painted them with Rustoleum high heat matte black. I am seriously thinking of getting the rest of the exhaust pipes cerakoted matte black, I don't think I am even going to try to install the exhaust wrap I bought.
 

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That looks awesome. The army star works perfect with your urban enduro. I also like how you blacked out the silver on your exhaust. That's going to be my next project after repairing my rear blow out from last night. At least I didn't go down and get run over by the semi truck behind me. Sometimes it better to be lucky than good. Take care and keep posting your projects.
What happened? That's scary.
 
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