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Winter project 20 Jul 2018 12:13 #787280

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And I will be bringing a bike to ride so have Suzy ready!

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Winter project 06 Sep 2018 04:15 #790389

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Progress slow but it's still progress! Pipe being custom built, should be here in about 2 weeks! Next is wheels off to the polisher then to paint

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Winter project 08 Feb 2019 04:50 #798348

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Mock up has started and finally, progress on a daily basis is being made. Hired a younger guy with a pretty good set of skills and a love of bikes, nice having a co-worker that has vision and passions for bikes.

3 hrs. later, all decisions made, on to the frame bracing, cleaning and repair of previously cut up areas plus remove what's not needed. Don't worry, frame was chopped on beyond what would be fiscal to bring back.


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Winter project 08 Feb 2019 08:19 #798357

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wow that header is over the top. any more pics?
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Winter project 08 Feb 2019 09:12 #798359

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Few closeups of the pipe. I ordered this one special and it was no extra cost, had them put more up swing on the collector, I just ordered another one yesterday as well only not blued, just stainless.




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Winter project 08 Feb 2019 09:13 #798360

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This shows it at the finished angle/height for the collector


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Winter project 08 Feb 2019 09:23 #798361

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We're using KYB's shocks off of a ZRX 1200, the wheels are 2017 R1's, having the outers polished and the centers painted to match this gold on the shocks.

Motor is getting powder coated black, hoping this will be on the ground running before end of month. I got the frame back today from blasting, start adding gussets and trimming off unnecessary tabs and brackets. Someone had cut the rear turnsignal mounts off, if any one has a bad chassis that they could cut the tail off of, I'd be interested in it.


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Winter project 08 Feb 2019 09:47 #798362

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can't wait to see how it turns out.!

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Winter project 19 Feb 2019 08:04 #798878

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Chassis back from blaster and fab work started. Got the gussets welded in the backbone neck area, tabs cut off that are not being used and holes drilled in frame for modified shock location.


Sat the tank on it just to get some mental pictures, decided to go with a metallic silver color on the frame .

Wheels, tires and tubes ordered and should have the chassis finished and started back together by the time they get here, 4 weeks

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Winter project 19 Feb 2019 11:41 #798890

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Silver Frame should look GREAT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Winter project 22 Feb 2019 11:19 #799068

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Little free time on the CNC, whipped up a couple billet clutch covers with Windows in them. I like the 2nd one better


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Winter project 22 Feb 2019 12:35 #799071

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COOL B)
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