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Author Topic: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build  (Read 4643 times)

Offline Giancarlo124

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Re: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build
« Reply #30 on: Apr 30, 2017, 10:11:51 »
some light reading for pipe design on the dt

http://www.bridgestonemotorcycle.com/documents/do_you_really6.pdf

Thanks for that, ill read into it!
The Oil Burners:
73 Dt-250
66 YM1 305
09' jetta TDi

Offline Giancarlo124

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Re: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build
« Reply #31 on: May 11, 2017, 18:53:11 »
Well that's basically it. I've got a couple little bits here and there to work on but this thing is basically done. I'll post a running video and more pics if anyone is interested.

The Oil Burners:
73 Dt-250
66 YM1 305
09' jetta TDi

Offline jimmer

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Re: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build
« Reply #32 on: May 11, 2017, 19:32:15 »
Looks nice buddy👍👍
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Offline Jachana

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Re: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build
« Reply #33 on: May 12, 2017, 11:24:55 »
Looks Awesome man! The seat turned out great. What did you use for the bottom of the seat where the leather attaches? Was just curious. I have used all sorts of stuff, even a cookie sheet lol.

Great job,

Jachana
1980 CM400 Cafe
1976 Goldwing "Goldfinger"
1973 RT3 360 Resto
1973/77 RT3 "El Chivo"

Offline Giancarlo124

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Re: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build
« Reply #34 on: May 12, 2017, 11:33:20 »
Looks Awesome man! The seat turned out great. What did you use for the bottom of the seat where the leather attaches? Was just curious. I have used all sorts of stuff, even a cookie sheet lol.

Great job,

Jachana

I made a metal (steel) seat pan and then had it upholstered. They wrapped the leather around the back and used some sort of contact cement to attach it
The Oil Burners:
73 Dt-250
66 YM1 305
09' jetta TDi

Offline JustinLonghorn

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Re: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build
« Reply #35 on: May 12, 2017, 12:49:12 »
5/21 in Clarksburg MD, there is a British and European motorcycle show worth going to. 

If you want to meet up, let me know.
I'm going to eat your brains and gain your knowledge.

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Offline Maritime

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Re: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build
« Reply #36 on: May 12, 2017, 13:23:44 »
I like everything but the choice in tires. other than those it's pretty rad.
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Offline speedmotoco

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Re: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build
« Reply #37 on: May 12, 2017, 16:32:25 »
Damn! Looking good!  8)

Offline Giancarlo124

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Re: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build
« Reply #38 on: May 12, 2017, 19:25:20 »
Thanks everyone! Glad that your liking it.

I like everything but the choice in tires. other than those it's pretty rad.

Thanks man glad you like it. If I may. What exactly don't you like about them? I'm not offend or anything I'm just curious
The Oil Burners:
73 Dt-250
66 YM1 305
09' jetta TDi

Offline Giancarlo124

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Re: 1973 DT250 Cafe/Brat build
« Reply #39 on: May 12, 2017, 19:27:50 »
5/21 in Clarksburg MD, there is a British and European motorcycle show worth going to. 

If you want to meet up, let me know.

I sent you a pm
The Oil Burners:
73 Dt-250
66 YM1 305
09' jetta TDi