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Clean up the frame

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Jmann8686, Nov 8, 2018 at 11:13 AM.

  1. Jmann8686

    Jmann8686 XS650 Addict

    I’m working on cleaning up the frame cutting things off that are not needed. My question is I’m not using the stock tank as you can see. I would like to clean up the neck area of the bike. How much of this bracket (circled in red in pic) can I cut out.


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  2. azman857

    azman857 '80 XS 650SG Rider

    You can remove the Tank mounts but not the gusset underneath.
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  3. peterg

    peterg XS650 Addict

    Or remove the stock gussets and replace them with a pair from Hugh’s or make you own new ones.
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  4. gggGary

    gggGary Feed me, feed me NOW!

  5. Jmann8686

    Jmann8686 XS650 Addict

    Thanks guys. I bought some new gussets from HHB today. So I will be cutting out the old ones and welding in some new ones.
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  6. gggGary

    gggGary Feed me, feed me NOW!

    Pics when they're welded in?
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