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Author Topic: CB450 Tracker  (Read 13721 times)

Offline crazypj

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Re: CB450 Tracker
« Reply #140 on: Aug 13, 2018, 12:31:28 »
. And what's wrong with Firestones anyway?  ;D ;D

Absolutely nothing wrong with them- if your riding a 1940's motorcycle ;)
'you can take my word for it or argue until you find out I'm right'
Best thing I ever overheard
"yep, PJ's my boss, he taught me everything I know, just didn't teach me everything he knows"
Brian Morgan, 1982

CB360's,  http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=11736.0
XS650,  http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=11922.0

Online Pete12

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Re: CB450 Tracker
« Reply #141 on: Aug 14, 2018, 06:24:43 »
Finally got the frame all finished with lugs in place for the seat, tank, inner rear guard, tail light, rear shocks, battery box and rear footrests. I think I'll get it sand blasted rather than rub it all back, but I'll decide on that tomorrow.
https://i.imgur.com/tRdZzD5.jpg[/img]]
I also got out the powdercoater and did the sidestand and the top engine mounts. I also did the original toolbox, as it was in really good shape and will look good on the bike. I'm quite happy with the results.

Online Pete12

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Re: CB450 Tracker
« Reply #142 on: Today at 06:21:02 »
My brother came over today and started cleaning up the forks, ready for polishing. What a job, they were quite a mess under the paint, full of sanding marks and scratches. He still has a bit more to go but it's starting to look good. While he was doing that I powdercoated the alternator inner and outer covers, after doing a repair to the inner. It had a broken screw hole at the bottom which I welded up and machined first - damn Japanese aluminium, took a while to get it right...
We are doing the sidecovers in satin black, with polished external covers, and the main cases will be flat black, which we think will look good.
https://i.imgur.com/BeE6kM7.jpg[/img]]