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Author Topic: cb seven fifty rc42  (Read 734 times)

Offline BENJAMIN

  • Posts: 14
cb seven fifty rc42
« on: Apr 04, 2017, 05:24:53 »
So back in 2012 i started on my cb seven fifty rc42 café racer Build. Back then i chopped a whole bunch of the frame... A big mistake cos now im struggling with thé subframe. This is how she sits now.








Now i have absolutely no idea on where tot start...

This how i want things to look :




Any ideas? ( I don't have access to a pipe bender. Welding is not a problem)

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« Last Edit: Apr 04, 2017, 05:28:03 by BENJAMIN »

Offline brotus

  • Posts: 95
Re: cb seven fifty rc42
« Reply #1 on: Mar 19, 2018, 22:34:04 »
You can buy pre-bent rear "hoops" based on the distance between your existing shock mounts. I would just weld straight tubing from the backbone to the rear hoop.

Offline d9canada

  • Posts: 46
  • Just keep pluggin' every day and it'll get done!
Re: cb seven fifty rc42
« Reply #2 on: Apr 10, 2018, 00:32:22 »
1+ to Brotus, I'd get the hoop so you can be sure you can align the laterals and hoop.  Also think about whether you want to stash electrics in a box between those rails and if so, make a cardboard mockup and think it through.  Cardboard is cheap.  But don't get "writer's block" - it's not like you've trashed this puppy, just get on 'er.  Spring is coming!
Brian
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