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One of the best looking Trackers

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by bergoff, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. bergoff

    bergoff XS650 Addict

  2. rowdyrandy

    rowdyrandy XS650 Enthusiast

    looks like a stock standard tank, 74-77ish with the gas cap swapped. More of that dirt bike feel. good looking bike, I've got a kinda different tracker build going now that I hope to get up here soon
     
  3. Yep, that's what it looks like.
    I believe the hardtails would look so much better with a stock tank than with some harley shit sitting high on the backbone making the bike resemble a mantis.
     
  4. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Double ditto! Would also like to know more about the modified hi-volume oil pump...
     
  5. 80brat

    80brat XS650 Addict

    anybody know what rear shocks those are thanks
     
  6. I want to know what wheels are those!
     
  7. bergoff

    bergoff XS650 Addict

    They look like 17" Excel rims and hubs. If and when I ever have the extra cash it is a must do on my list. It sucks having responsibilities.
     
  8. jdizon

    jdizon XS650 Guru

    Really like these ones I found online. Would love to build a tracker like these.

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  9. bergoff

    bergoff XS650 Addict

    I really like the 2nd one.
     
  10. arcticXS

    arcticXS XS650 Guru Top Contributor

    That bike has Excel rims and Talon hubs, as mentioned in the text. You can even see a Talon sticker on one of the hubs.

    For my disc brake rear wheel, I used a Morad 2.50x18 rim and a Talon hub, meant for a KTM 500 MX bike, hub silver anodised, rim polished, SS spokes. The gold rim/hub setup looks really nice, but is a too big deviation from standard for me. This wheel looks really good, is much lighter than the stock drum brake wheel.

    But there is a serious drawback, and that is gearing. My Talon hub cannot take a smaller sprocket than 36 t. With 18 t front, it gives the same gearing as 34/17. Using a 19" rear rim will raise the gearing around 4%, giving the equivalent of 33/17 gearing (actually a tad higher). But as mentioned in a previous post, the gearing debate may also be influenced by rephasing and engine tuning. Maybe my 277 degree 750 engine will be just fine at cruising speed with a 4.00-18 rear tyre and 36/18 gearing. Time will tell.
     
  11. racerdave

    racerdave ^ Gone not forgotten ^

    Jdiz, any info/link to the first one?
     

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