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Author Topic: Build Project 1978 GS550  (Read 7257 times)

Offline Urban Monk

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Re: Build Project 1978 GS550
« Reply #60 on: Apr 10, 2018, 19:30:46 »
Episode 48. Welding a crossmember for the seat pan and tacking the underseat pan in. Also planning electrics locations and working out how to utilize the gear position indicator sending unit for only the neutral light function.
Wishing you happiness, joy and laughter (which shouldn't be difficult since you all own motorcycles).

Offline Urban Monk

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Re: Build Project 1978 GS550
« Reply #61 on: May 03, 2018, 18:58:38 »
Episode 49. Fiberglass seatpan fail. But I learned a couple things.
Wishing you happiness, joy and laughter (which shouldn't be difficult since you all own motorcycles).

Offline Urban Monk

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Re: Build Project 1978 GS550
« Reply #62 on: May 03, 2018, 19:00:03 »
Episode 50. Now I've getting the drift of how to do this seatpan mold. Might still use hot glue the next time around, but this worked.
Wishing you happiness, joy and laughter (which shouldn't be difficult since you all own motorcycles).

Offline Urban Monk

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Re: Build Project 1978 GS550
« Reply #63 on: Jun 14, 2018, 00:20:44 »
Episode 51. Smoothing out the seat pan with some body filler and adding a vinyl tube ridge.
Wishing you happiness, joy and laughter (which shouldn't be difficult since you all own motorcycles).

Offline Urban Monk

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Re: Build Project 1978 GS550
« Reply #64 on: Jun 14, 2018, 00:22:20 »
Episode 52. Applying fiberglass to the seat pan and learning how not to use wax as a release agent.
Wishing you happiness, joy and laughter (which shouldn't be difficult since you all own motorcycles).

Offline Urban Monk

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Re: Build Project 1978 GS550
« Reply #65 on: Jul 04, 2018, 14:34:56 »
Episode 53. Reinforced the seat pan with additional layer of fiberglass.
Wishing you happiness, joy and laughter (which shouldn't be difficult since you all own motorcycles).

Offline CrabsAndCylinders

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Re: Build Project 1978 GS550
« Reply #66 on: Sep 28, 2018, 16:48:53 »
You have not posted for a while, how is the project coming along?
Lighter, Quicker, Faster.
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