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Let's See The XS's

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by XS650RR, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. Ok boys show the goods .... You have all seen mine, but I'll start off the thread .....:thumbsup:

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  2. 5twins

    5twins XS650 Guru

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    Oh my, I'm afraid mine's not much more than a slightly modified stocker. It runs, rides, and handles nice enough for the way I use it .....

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  3. jay760

    jay760 XS650 Junkie

    The blue one is a 72, it has been bored out to 760cc, running 34.5mm dellorto carbs, with a 70's tracy body.

    The red one is bored out to 707cc, with webcam camshaft, 32mm dellortos, it now has cast wheels front and back and a very small head light fairing.
     

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  4. Travis

    Travis Staff Member Staff Member

    Ok, here is the most current photo of my project.

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    I have a little bit of work left to do before it gets stripped for paint, polish, and powder coating. The color scheme is going to be gunmetal and silver. It's got a stretched and braced swingarm, modified seat rails, battery box on the swingarm, Mikuni 34mm VM carbs, Boyer ignition, hydraulic clutch, forward controls, Ural headlight, and a few other things here and there. I need to get this done so I can :bike:
     
  5. crash

    crash XS650 Junkie

    nice bike travis hope you send pics of final bike ,looks great:thumbsup:
     
  6. Travis

    Travis Staff Member Staff Member

    Thanks! I will if I ever finish it! :doh:

    I already have another XS650 project lined up, need to finish the SR500, and after you started that trike thread, now I want to build one of those. :D
     
  7. crash

    crash XS650 Junkie

    yeah i think everyone should try their hands at ,at least one trike project:twocents:what kinda rear fender do you have on the rear of that bike , its a killer look:thumbsup:
     
  8. Travis

    Travis Staff Member Staff Member

    I had it made to my specifications by a guy who rolls fenders. He couldn't get exactly the diameter I needed so I had to cut the slits like that and clamp it together and weld it to take about and ¾†out of the diameter. It hugs the tire pretty close and has a 2 inch skirt. I had the battery box and the struts cut out on a waterjet. Where the struts mount to the battery box (on the swingarm), I designed it so the whole fender and struts can and move back and forth about 1 3/8 so if the chain stretches or I change gearing I can still line up the fender over the tire.
     
  9. crash

    crash XS650 Junkie

    good idea on the fender adjustment, would have never thought of that :doh: will have to steal that idea from you lol:cheers:
     
  10. crash

    crash XS650 Junkie

    love the front tire and rim:thumbsup:also love the looks of the tank what kind is it?:shrug:
     
  11. Now that is one sweet ride !!!. Great work ardcore .... Keep'em coming boys. There has be more pics out there ...
     
  12. angus67

    angus67 Welder's penetrate deeper!!

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    still so much to do
     
  13. Yamaha_chop

    Yamaha_chop Fabricator Extraordinare

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    Still a work in progress.....

    My other bike:

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  14. crash

    crash XS650 Junkie

    always liked the black bike ,nice work:thumbsup:
     
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  15. Never been a chopper guy .... but I'm tell'n ya you guys are slowly changing my mind. Great work guys !!
     
  16. crash

    crash XS650 Junkie

    yamachop do you have a pic of the black bike in the riding position,:shrug:would like to see what that looks like thanks:bike:
     
  17. Yamaha_chop

    Yamaha_chop Fabricator Extraordinare

    Not a great picture, but a recent one with me riding with a few of my friends and family.

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  18. my new projects, the white one is getting chopped and bobbed and the other one is eventually just going to get finished, just got them about 2 weeks ago but havnt been able to start on them because of school but the semester is almost over then its CHOP TIME!!! WHOO HOOO!

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  19. TO ARDCORE CHOPPERS: hey man love the bike! i have been trying to find a way to do a kicker pedal like the one you have on your bike, was wondering how you did it. thanks.

    Rusty
     

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