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      Cecilk replied to the thread 1972 XS2 Front to Back Restomod.
      Got the front wheel all tore down and the spokes soaking. There is a bit of corrosion build up on the inner sides of the rim. I hit it...
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      Cecilk replied to the thread 1972 XS2 Front to Back Restomod.
      Yeah, I'll probably make something to throw in there just to be on the safe side. And I have dug through your two threads a lot before I...
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      Cecilk replied to the thread 1972 XS2 Front to Back Restomod.
      Sorry for the lack of updates, got a bad cold and haven't been doing as much as I wanted. Pulled the bearings out of the wheel and brake...
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      Cecilk replied to the thread 1972 XS2 Front to Back Restomod.
      Thanks for the heads up. I did use the less coarse blue pads for the above areas though. I wasnt too concerned about scratches on that...
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      Cecilk replied to the thread 1972 XS2 Front to Back Restomod.
      Well the forks had about 8hrs of soaking time. First picture is what they looked like after only wiping them down with a old hand towel...
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      Cecilk replied to the thread 1972 XS2 Front to Back Restomod.
      Next I moved to the wheel speed gear/housing. I can assure you that it smelled as good as it looked. I made sure to get every bit of...
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      Cecilk replied to the thread 1972 XS2 Front to Back Restomod.
      Thanks! Its originally a Pennsylvania bike but the gentleman I bought it from did have it tucked in his workshop near Sierra Vista for...
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      Cecilk replied to the thread 1972 XS2 Front to Back Restomod.
      So when I say front to back I literally mean I'm starting in the front of the bike! The first order of business was removing the forks...
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    • Cecilk
      Hey everybody. Back in February of 22 I picked up a 1972 XS650 where it sat in my garage until recently. This will be my first build so...
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