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Offline MellowJo

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Pimp my 1150 GS
« on: June 22, 2009, 11:12:30 am »
I started to fiddle with my Yellow 1150GS, bought two years ago, soon after buying it.
To date I:
1.   Fitted an 1150 GSA screen
2.   Fitted crashbars
3.   Fitted knobblies
4.   Widened the foot pegs
5.   Raised the handlebars

On the longer trips (through Baviaans, Kalahari and Namibia) fuel range was something that needed to be managed well and I started to wonder about the possibilities of an Adventure 33l tank.

A few weeks ago I managed to source an Adventure tank, but now had to decide how the spray it to fit with the rest of my 1150GS colour scheme. I saw what Jacko and some other WDs did in this regard to give me ideas.

I decided to mix and match themes from the two original 1150s, as well as borrow from the 1200GS.
« Last Edit: June 22, 2009, 08:10:28 pm by MellowJo »
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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2009, 11:13:40 am »
This was my result ....

I will add a few more pics tonight
« Last Edit: June 22, 2009, 08:03:20 pm by MellowJo »
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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2009, 11:19:07 am »
This was my result ....

I will add a few more pics tonight

Jusso, this actually looks quite nice. Would love to see more pics. :thumleft:
 

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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2009, 11:26:39 am »
I'm glad you did that silver bit at the bottom of the beak - can't see if it is permanent, but that gives a 'line' for the silver to start at the beak already and leads you into the colour on the tank.


It looks blerrie lekker!


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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2009, 11:27:17 am »
Now all you need is that 1st gear from a GSA and you are set!

Again - well done - it is awesome taking a bike and really making it yours.

02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2009, 11:54:48 am »
O moer dis mooi!!! Nog fotos asseblief.
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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2009, 12:02:14 pm »
Ja nee, daai GSA kleure is lank in die tand :peepwall:

Lyk stunning - sal probeer naweek kom kuier om te inspekteer ;D
 

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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2009, 12:29:13 pm »
Hell MellowJo,gooi nog foto's man!Die tweetjies wat hier op is lyk regtig baie baie nice  :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2009, 01:50:11 pm »
Baie nice!
 

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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2009, 01:53:13 pm »
Lyk bliksems mooi
 

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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2009, 05:46:17 pm »
That looks really good!!  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2009, 08:06:53 pm »
Thanks guys, I added a few pics tonight
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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #12 on: June 22, 2009, 08:36:32 pm »
Kwaai!  :thumleft:

Maar wat noem jy die monster nou?
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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #13 on: June 22, 2009, 08:44:51 pm »
if it's not going to make it super faster, then stop the madness, man  :o  8)

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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #14 on: June 22, 2009, 08:49:45 pm »
Maar wat noem jy die monster nou?
hhmmmmmmm, ......... mine, mine, mine  (sounding like seagulls)  :mwink:

Sorry Jacko, not what you were after ....    ???

Used to call it 'Geel Kameel', but there is another guy on the BMW forum already using that name ...  so I think I will now call my pig, "Pumba" the  (Great Sandy)wharthog  >:D

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if it's not going to make it super faster, then stop the madness, man  :o  8)
Michnus, it will not go faster, but it will go further, further, further .... ....  yeeehaa   :ricky:
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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #15 on: June 22, 2009, 08:53:48 pm »
Bliksem dis mooi!
 

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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2009, 09:13:01 pm »
Lyk kwaai Mellow J. Waar gaan ons?
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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #17 on: June 22, 2009, 09:38:25 pm »
Jou vark lyk lekker, doen iets aan die seat, 2-tone en nie so rond nie, gee bietjie skerp lyne.  :mwink:

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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #18 on: June 22, 2009, 09:52:51 pm »
Hel man ek like dit moer baie maar stem saam met michnus,daai seat kort so ietsie dan gaan dit een flippen stunning 1150 wees  :thumleft:
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Re: Pimp my 1150 GS
« Reply #19 on: June 24, 2009, 03:31:26 pm »
Sweet like a curried buffalo . :laughing4:
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