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Author Topic: Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat  (Read 7216 times)

Offline TXBenelli

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Re: Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat
« Reply #30 on: Dec 24, 2016, 02:07:41 »
Gasket set came earlier than expected!  Hopefully have a running motor around New Years.


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Offline TXBenelli

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Re: Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat
« Reply #31 on: Dec 24, 2016, 20:14:36 »
Been a good weekend for parts showing up.


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Offline xb33bsa

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Re: Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat
« Reply #32 on: Dec 24, 2016, 21:57:30 »
awesome !! if you need any spare parts for front wheel, brake plate included let me know i have the same i think

Offline TXBenelli

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Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat
« Reply #33 on: Dec 27, 2016, 00:58:01 »
awesome !! if you need any spare parts for front wheel, brake plate included let me know i have the same i think
Once the thing runs and some of the new stuff is test fit etc it's getting a much more I depth tear down.  Even made myself a dedicated bike stand the other day.

Total parts list to hit the bike with:
Engine gaskets
Gas tank
Tires(front is getting swapped out with a less knobby tire)
Tail light
LP bracket(I made it but no pics)
New grips (some point after controls are sorted out far down the line)


Lots of fun over the next few weeks and on top of that I started a rehash on my rock crawling jeep.  I know that's not what this place is about but here's a picture anyway. Enjoy the Cnc cut parts.




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Offline TXBenelli

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Re: Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat
« Reply #34 on: Jan 25, 2017, 01:29:59 »
Fuel lines, shut off, filter and fittings all purchased and ready for the gas tank. Engine rebuild and wiring will be done this weekend!

Time to fab and build.


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Offline TXBenelli

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Re: Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat
« Reply #35 on: Jan 25, 2017, 18:47:44 »
Shot the primer on the tank today.  When I comes time to handle it over and again I don't want rusty finger prints all over it.


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Offline TXBenelli

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Re: Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat
« Reply #36 on: Feb 21, 2017, 01:05:11 »
Finally have the bike, tank, rear frame piece all at the same place at the same time.


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Offline TXBenelli

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Re: Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat
« Reply #37 on: Feb 21, 2017, 01:06:16 »
Right side is a little jumbled, tank will sit up higher and should make it look a little better.


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Offline TXBenelli

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Re: Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat
« Reply #38 on: Feb 21, 2017, 01:08:09 »
It's just taped in place so it's not real rigid but that's right where it'll be and them the back 4" or so will be bent up to allow for a fender to come through there.





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Offline japstar

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Re: Benelli Enduro to Cafe Brat
« Reply #39 on: Feb 21, 2017, 04:55:59 »
Well, I think you won't have cold thighs during a winter drive  :D
GPZ550 cafe racer http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=69514.0

It ain't about showing up on a bike that the loan officer at your bank, or your parent's inheritance bought for you. It's about skinning your knuckles, straining your back, developing some blisters on your hands, breathing varsol and paint fumes,taking measurements and making mistakes.
It's about standing back, after the dust settles, and being able to say when people ask, "I BUILT it!"