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FINALLY!

FINALLY!

| May 4, 2015 | 2 Comments

I finally took the bike on its maiden voyage around the block last night after spending practically every moment I could out in the garage working on it.  There are still a few things that need tweaking like brakes, clutch, etc. before I take it out much further from the house.  I also got ‘dropping it […]

Petcocks and Brakes and Stuff

Petcocks and Brakes and Stuff

| February 25, 2015 | 6 Comments

I really like how the Yamaha XS750’s bigger siblings not only have compatible parts, but that they are significantly cooler.  Awhile ago I’d purchased off Ebay the slotted brake rotors from an XS850, but the rear rotor they sent was really rusted all to crap.  Now that I’m getting so close to completing my project, […]

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Brake Time

Brake Time

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

As hard as I try, I just can’t find anything magical about 30+ year old brake fluid build up.  But what does amaze me is how so many parts, once opened up, tend to be in a somewhat like-new condition.  Take the rear master cylinder you see disassembled in the above picture.  While the outside […]

Making Some Knockoff Kerker 3-2-1 headers

Making Some Knockoff Kerker 3-2-1 headers

| November 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Some video of the process I’m going through to make knockoff Kerker 3-2-1 headers.

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Mighty Fine

Mighty Fine

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

After wayyy too long I finally got back down to the shop this past weekend and first thing I had to do was put the tank on for a look see. Words can’t describe how happy I am with the way this turned out!  Big thanks to Adam at Time Warp Custom Paint . These […]

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Paint Job Of Awesomeness

Paint Job Of Awesomeness

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

My friend Adam Paul of Time Warp Custom Paint just finished up the new paint job on my gas tank, and it has exceeded my expectations!!!   When he asked me what I wanted done, I just told him to work his magic.  I’ve been watching Adam’s talent evolve for years now, and felt that whatever […]

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New Paint Job Time

New Paint Job Time

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

After completely ruining the paint job on my gas tank I decided it was time to get a master painter involved, and my buddy Adam Paul of Time Warp Custom Paint has taken the challenge.  To give you an idea of the caliber of work he’s capable of, check out what he with this refrigerator – When […]

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