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XS400 Hardtail

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by dually, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. Nov 24, 2011 at 4:53 PM
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    dually

    dually [OP] Low and slow

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    I picked up an 82 heritage a while back and decided to hardtail it. Everything had been done with a chop saw, 4 1/2" grind and a thermal dynamics tig. Being 20, this is my first bike build ive done.
    Stripped down
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    Building the engine cradle jig
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    Top bars cut

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    Bottoms in, welded up
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    Gussets made out of 11ga with oxy acetylene torch and drill
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    Forks shortened 3"
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    Here are some pics mounting the battery box, electrical tank, seat, exhaust, fenders
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    Other side exhuast done. headlight bracket bent up
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    The bike is tore down and things are at powder. Hopefully will be back tomorrow!!
     
  2. Nov 24, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    hendooman

    hendooman The Stroker Ace

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    Great work, keep us updated
     
  3. Nov 25, 2011 at 7:37 AM
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    dually

    dually [OP] Low and slow

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    Thanks! I definitely will.. I hope everything gets powdered soon.. before my ADD kicks in and i buy supermoto wheels for the 450...
     
  4. Nov 25, 2011 at 12:28 PM
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  5. Jan 1, 2012 at 7:35 AM
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    dually

    dually [OP] Low and slow

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    Finally got everything back from powdercoat.
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  6. Jan 1, 2012 at 7:46 AM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    looks good
     
  7. Jan 3, 2012 at 8:48 AM
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    dually

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  8. Jan 3, 2012 at 6:32 PM
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    Sunner

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    Love the way you set the exhausts up
     
  9. Jan 3, 2012 at 7:05 PM
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    dually [OP] Low and slow

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    Seems to be a crowd favorite haha. I cant wait to start my new build!!
     
  10. Jan 3, 2012 at 7:07 PM
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    Sunner

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    Awesome!!.......so i can have this one right......
     
  11. Jan 4, 2012 at 8:23 AM
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    If the price is right :p
     
  12. Jan 9, 2012 at 7:23 PM
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  13. Jan 9, 2012 at 7:33 PM
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    That's a nice looking build. I like the frame color.
     
  14. Jan 31, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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    dually

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  15. Jan 31, 2012 at 5:29 PM
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    looks great :D
     
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