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Old 01-11-2014, 02:24 PM   #81
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Starter solenoid decided to give out. It was bound to happen. Small details left and the bike should be 100.
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Old 01-11-2014, 02:25 PM   #82
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The wrinkle black finish grew old to me. Decided to polish the covers (more to go). It just seems to fit the classic/retro scheme better.



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Old 01-21-2014, 10:16 PM   #83
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That feeling when you're almost finished with a project and you suddenly change the intended plans? Well i'm not happy with the aesthetics of the seat. So now I'm going to make my own brat style with a removable rear cowl, now things will be delayed even more!

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Old 01-21-2014, 11:19 PM   #84
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Not sure what your gonna do with the seat/cowl but if it turns out as good as the first idea I'm sure it will be good.
Just a thought, have you considered drilling the front brake disc? Those old style solid discs had a wooden feel and the braking left much to be desired.
It almost certainly will improve the braking, plus it gives a nice racy look to the front end.
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Old 02-27-2014, 07:51 PM   #85
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Been crammed with school and life, but updates, i decided to dual shock side by side under the seat and have a whole custom rear frame with a 1.5 inch kick-up, so I did more cutting, and welding. Im liking how this is turning out. Shocks came from my Harley.


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Old 02-27-2014, 11:21 PM   #86
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Looking good Mike. Let me know when you spend some time on it, I'll come up and work with you some more.
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Old 03-02-2014, 08:22 PM   #87
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Shock angle mock up.


Homemade gussets for the shock brace.



Anti gravity i'll be running.



Seat pan in the works.






Suspension mounted and ready to roll.



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Old 03-11-2014, 12:25 AM   #88
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Old 03-11-2014, 09:52 PM   #89
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Your doing a new cowl? Why? lol You already bought one!
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:32 AM   #90
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Your doing a new cowl? Why? lol You already bought one!
I'm not happy.
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Old 03-26-2014, 10:05 AM   #91
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Old 03-26-2014, 11:19 AM   #92
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Nice.... Very nice. Wtf am I doing with mine? Too many projects. Sigh, I better get started back on it again. Great job, dude.
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Old 03-27-2014, 11:18 AM   #93
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Thanks guys, update will come soon! I also lost my brake caliper somewhere in the garage....Hopefully I can find it this weekend, slap it on, and go for a ride.
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Old 03-30-2014, 01:28 PM   #94
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Finally a rear subframe/seat set up I am happy with. None of the things that was available for purchase made me happy, so I just made my own. Time to wrap it later this week. I wanted that aggressive kick up and a floating seat.





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Old 03-31-2014, 02:19 AM   #95
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Wow that's gorgeous! Awesome work man
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Old 03-31-2014, 03:13 AM   #96
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Old 03-31-2014, 08:14 PM   #97
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Shocks set it off from the rest. You have a great eye for aesthetics for what makes a cafe snap
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:39 PM   #98
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Shocks set it off from the rest. You have a great eye for aesthetics for what makes a cafe snap
thanks it took a few tries until i was finally happy with how everything flowed!
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:02 PM   #99
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Old 04-01-2014, 06:08 AM   #100
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Really nice looking bike! Now we need a ride video or at least a vid of it running, so we can hear it.
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