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Hard on Build

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jdizon, Feb 8, 2013.

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  1. jdizon

    jdizon XS650 Guru

    Thanks Toast! Yeah finned stator cover would look sick. Thinking about a top rocker cover finned to match the tank.

    My favorite view :thumbsup:
  2. jdizon

    jdizon XS650 Guru

    Ribbed for her pleasure ;p


  3. I am Carbon

    I am Carbon shade tree mechanic

    :laugh: she looks good ole Man
    looks good .
    any fancy fuel filters in da works?
  4. jdizon

    jdizon XS650 Guru

    Thanks bro! Thinking of either running these brass petcocks or brass barbs with inline petcocks with Tygon fuel lines.
  5. Love the added ribbage Johan!!:thumbsup::yikes:
  6. jdizon

    jdizon XS650 Guru

    Thanks man! :D
  7. jdizon, great work, and such attention to detail.

  8. Dieselchanic

    Dieselchanic Intermittent builder

    Looks good! Loving that rear wheel dealy..

    Haters be hatin... But honestly. If you'll look at the bikes on this site there's probably 10:1 prefab hardtail or brat kits versus a DIY. Consider that about half of them were welded by a paid welder and where does that leave us. Who's crying wolf?? Just cuz JD got the money and taste to pull it off with style doesn't make him any less of a builder... I love to see a garage built ground up but this bike is also cool. Just remember that it takes all kinds and I wouldn't want that to change....
  9. Johnt3

    Johnt3 Still learning...

    Bike is looking great jdizon! I dig what your doing, don't let what some people say get in the way.
  10. FrkyMnky

    FrkyMnky XS650 Junkie

    Sexy bike. I may be the only one, but it just stood out at me when I saw it. With the new ribbed valve covers, I think it would look infinitely better if you matched the radius on the edge with the radius of the motor. It just sticks out as different and caught my eye
  11. jdizon

    jdizon XS650 Guru

    Yes a lot of the parts that went on the bike were purchased or one off components custom made.

    I can't give enough thanks to all the talented people,aftermarket suppliers who contributed to making my vision a reality to me.
  12. wannabridin

    wannabridin XS650 Guru

    it's all about a vision man. doesn't matter how you come to that vision, you're the original owner of it and that's what matters! loving this bike too, lets see another!! :p
  13. Street Tracker

    Street Tracker Dirt Track Mentality

    You have handled youself with cooth J, thanks for not biting onto some trolls fine piece of word smithing. You have guided this thread in the direction we all hope for this forum to be you turned a corner in my book. Now go finish this damn artwork hell I would build a bobber if it was this fucking cool!
  14. jdizon

    jdizon XS650 Guru

    Haha call me xs cool J! Thanks all for the good words. Keep on keepin on --->

  15. Johnt3

    Johnt3 Still learning...

    I agree with Street Tracker, you handled that well jdizon good for you man.
    Now get back to work on the damn thing!
  16. jdizon

    jdizon XS650 Guru

    Picked up this gem (Battery mount) from Monstercraftsman - It's Made by LC Fabrication.

  17. jdizon

    jdizon XS650 Guru

    Thanks John! I appreciate it man.
  18. jdizon

    jdizon XS650 Guru

    Moderator - delete thread
  19. Cool J "Don't Do IT" Leave the thread for us to view and Admire!!!!

    I Wanna see Chop Suey!!!!!!!!!!

    Don't leave us hanging
  20. mrkil

    mrkil XS650 Addict

    Yeah no need to delete. It shows how decent you are and how awesome your bile is. I build my own stuff and I have to nes of respect for what you are doing.
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