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post #1 of 42 (permalink) Old 05-22-2016, 07:33 PM Thread Starter
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So I would like to do some upgrades to my 15 vegas 8 ball slowly overtime when I can of course and my wife doesnt understand why I need to upgrade at all.

I have told her that cars come in different body styles so you can somewhat customize what you would like, and that can't be done with a bike. Of course she doesn't understand that comparison.

So with this any advice on how to convince my wife would be grateful.

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Explain that you need to make your bike your "own". You want to do the mods because it's a hobby and it makes you happy. Does your wife make more money than you? Do you share a bank account? I give my wife an allowance... She doesn't work. I pay all the bills. I give her money for her fuel, incidentals, kids stuff & groceries. I am not telling you how much this costs to keep her happy...
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No she doesn't work at all we are one person military income. We do share the account.

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backrest for her, exhaust for you. floorboards for her. fairing for you. Have her pick her favorite color on her favorite car, then paint the bike that color. You get the idea

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If she won't let you ' Cut her off from Sex....Works every-time when my Wife cuts me off from Sex...
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Easier to gain forgiveness than to gain permission
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If she won't let you ' Cut her off from Sex....Works every-time when my Wife cuts me off from Sex...
Lol maybe

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Remember that all your mods are for your safety. Any and all chrome is safety chrome. Speed mods are to help you accelerate away from potentially dangerous situations.
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It depends how long you wish to be married to her. I have found that the best policy is to be open about money and discuss each and every expenditure. Its not your money or her money, its our money. It buys our food, pays our rent, etc.. The question here is, "Is it OK if I buy this Farkle for my bike Honey?" You can ignore what I said if your military rank is O6 or above.

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