Author Topic: Trash to Tracker, Xl350  (Read 2332 times)

Offline 2strokeTRush

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Re: Trash to Tracker, Xl350
« Reply #50 on: Feb 15, 2018, 23:09:49 »
Small update:  Got the Triple Tree installed with the All Balls bearings greased and preloaded, super smooth now! New headlight brackets installed and bucket loosely installed for now, I like how the headlight will be slightly lower then stock.

Front forks were rebuilt/cleaned, installed new seals since both sides were leaking as well as new dust caps from All Balls.  I'm a big guy and prefer stiffer forks so I went with Lucas 15W fork oil. Measured out and topped off. Media blasted and Painted the legs satin, as well as satin clear coats. Time will tell how long they hold up.

Bolted up the new rental handle bars, I think I will really like this stance. The cross bar is removable, but I don't mind it.

Found this trailer frame for free on Craigslist and decided to make a little utility/motorcycle hauler out of it. Its kind of a pain to take the cap off my truck every time I want to transport a bike. Trailer has D Rings bolted through the plywood through the frame to secure the bike or cargo.

Take it from me, I'v made this mistake before.

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Re: Trash to Tracker, Xl350
« Reply #51 on: Feb 16, 2018, 03:47:45 »
Nice little trailer. Bike is looking good.

I have had issues in the past with those style headlight ears where the light tends to sag downward. I added an aluminum support to one of the screws that fasten the headlight ring which helped get the light back on the road and off the front fender

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