81 XS chopper build

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Just found my first xs650. It’s an 81, It was in ok condition. Frame needs a lot of work and the springer front end wasn’t set up right at all. No clue what I’m doing but as soon as I got it in my shop I started tearing it down 😅 plan Is to set her up right, wish me luck😆
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Just got done with the easy stuff. Now the fun begins 😂 I also found out it’s already had the pma swap, so I’m interested to see if I find anything else when I crack the motor open.
 

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Rust sucks. A lot more grinding to do
 

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WideAWAKE

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Title says SX chopper…

I thought I was gonna see something more along these lines…


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Nonetheless…

A chopper is a chopper.

Look forward to seeing the progress
 

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I’m just wetting my tail, first bike tear down. I’m having fun with it and Hoping to learn a lot along the way. Nice bike though
 
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