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Old 02-08-2014, 04:19 PM   #61
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Between myself and my cousin we've got the skills and I was planning on getting it done real cheap until I found dime city cycles. I could spend a fortune there already....
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Old 02-09-2014, 12:37 AM   #62
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Yeah dcc is a really easy way to blow some money. They have some nice parts, decent prices, and good product support.
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Old 02-10-2014, 12:51 PM   #63
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waiting for parts to come in is tough. especially when these parts are what should make the bike run.
im waiting on the number 2 ring in yamaha's goofy starter clutch, the spring for the #2 gear, the clip for the starter motor gear, and new side cover gaskets. once i get all that back together, i can reassemble my engine and hopefully have a running bike. i'm pretty pumped about it. i have some other malarkey coming in, too, but i'm really wanting the starter stuff to hurry the up.

iv'e also sprayed my side covers with black wrinkle paint. here are a couple of pics from last night. this was about 10 minutes after the 4th or 5th coat had been applied
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i'm also using the grab bar for a gear rack. i'm hoping to get the bike road ready by the end of march, so i can have myself a camping off the bike road trip for my birthday
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Old 02-10-2014, 01:44 PM   #64
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having second thoughts on the clipons. with the way the bobber seat is mounted, i am leaned forward a bit further than i consider comfortable. since i'm planning to do a big ride on this thing, im not so inclined to be discomforted. if my back is screaming in the first hour, forget it. i like how the clipons look, but im thinking i might get a daytona bar or something, and raise the front end back up so that it will fit.

also, with the control pods on the bars, they hit the tank, so that's also no bueno. i turned the bars out a little, but that makes the lean even further.

these are 36mm clipons with a 1 inch rise if anyone is interested.

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Old 02-11-2014, 11:30 AM   #65
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Got a bobber seat kit that should raise the height a little and put some springs on my . I also got an "m" bar ordered, so the clipons are up for sale.
50 bucks, they fit ninja 250's and anything else with 36mm forks.

Oh yeah, and i found a badass led headlight.
This bike's going to be pretty awesome very soon. Should be running once i get my starter gear in.
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:54 AM   #66
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ready to see it done looking good man
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Old 02-11-2014, 12:10 PM   #67
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dude, me too. Im ready for some moto camping
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That grab bar looks good on there.

I hear you on the clip-ons though. I had some on my 883 sportster and while I loved the look, it only took about 40 miles before my back had already had enough.
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Old 02-11-2014, 08:56 PM   #69
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Went on a buying spree today. With the cost of the bike, going off ebay costs, and a little bit of guessing, ive only got about 1500 in this bike, and it should be running very soon. Waiting for parts kiiillllls me.
Ive got some gooood on its way. I hope my friend can get the harness chopped up soon!
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What about some ape hangers?

Looking good on the progress man
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I dont care for them at all. Ive got some "m" bars coming. They give a real classic look to the bike.
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I dont care for them at all. Ive got some "m" bars coming. They give a real classic look to the bike.
Cool man, just thought I'd ask
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Old 02-19-2014, 06:51 PM   #73
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Got the starter back together, clutch installed, side covers on, fresh oil, new bars, master cyl, grips on... Got the bond for the title and letter from the title office on washington street. Im getting the bike to smoke a little, out the pipes, but the starter still sounds like . Making progress though...
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Im also rigging up a cheap strap for my battery box, and yay new gear, the jacket is elderly.
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Got my title, registration, and plate!!! Now to tackle the starter problem and chop the harness
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Old 03-18-2014, 03:02 PM   #76
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Hows it coming? I found one of these for $120 bucks... Thinking about picking one up...
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My friend and i have been working on the bike all day. Bike is finally running!!! I rode it about a mile and did a burn out. Goes like awesomeness!
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Ive had the bike running and idling for about 15 minutes. It idles well and has no oil or gas leaks that i can see. There is an exhaust leak on the right side of the bike, but i think it could burning off wd40 or oil or just age. The carbs need tuned, or it might just need to be ridden more, but its doing very well. Next Sunday hopefully we will have the rest of the bike wired up. I might be able to make my big birthday ride after all.
One i have is that i am not happy with the seat position. I might never be. Its too far back.
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Looks and soynds good. Thinking it is burning oil though.


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