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Author Topic: Ugly Punx XV1100  (Read 11966 times)

Offline Brodie

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Re: Ugly Punx XV1100
« Reply #140 on: Jul 08, 2017, 00:26:51 »
Alright after riding this thing for about 100km I decided I didn't like the riding position. So here we go for take 3.

Justin you will like this better.

I have loved the new Indian scouts since they were release but there is no way I could afford one. So I have been sitting and looking at a few of them and taking in style ideas.
I am fairly happy with the front end on this bike style wise so I am planning to leave that alone. I may install the old risers again if I want the bars further back.

I had the old seat foam saved from the stock seat so I cut the passenger section off neatly and removed the toolbox, sissybar and alloy side plates from near the seat.

This has made me a lot happier with the style of the bike. I am thinking of building a rack to go behind the seat. As for the pegs I will reuse the rear sets as forward/mid controls depending on where they fit best. The plan for the seat is to install nutserts into the plastic and use the fender bolts to mount the rear of the seat. The front will use the stock location. The seat pan will be dark brown with black piping and yellow stitching. Provided I like the riding position once I put it together again.

Sorry for the crappy photos


« Last Edit: Jul 08, 2017, 08:11:00 by Brodie »
I'm not sure, but don't ask Brodie.

Way to many build and half done projects to list here.
Sr250, Gs750, Z50A, XV1100, A10, Z160A.

Offline JustinLonghorn

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Re: Ugly Punx XV1100
« Reply #141 on: Jul 10, 2017, 13:23:46 »
Yep. That's the ticket.
I'm going to eat your brains and gain your knowledge.

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Offline Maritime

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Re: Ugly Punx XV1100
« Reply #142 on: Jul 10, 2017, 14:15:52 »
Yep, that is loads better looking, hope it works comfort wise for you.
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Offline Brodie

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Re: Ugly Punx XV1100
« Reply #143 on: Jul 10, 2017, 20:32:43 »
No idea what I was thinking with the old seat foam. Anyway...

I am going to install the stock pegs to get her back on the road. I took the exhaust off and the front cylinder shoots flames when the revs drop. Still need to sync the carbs so that may be some of the problem.
I'm not sure, but don't ask Brodie.

Way to many build and half done projects to list here.
Sr250, Gs750, Z50A, XV1100, A10, Z160A.

Offline Brodie

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Re: Ugly Punx XV1100
« Reply #144 on: Jul 17, 2017, 03:50:23 »
Did a bit of work to the bike over the weekend. Got the new pegs mounted. In a comfortable position I need to buy 2 more heim joints and nicer hardware like acorn nuts and button head bolts but at least I know this setup works. The linkage arms are not in optimal setup but using a set of Fireblade rear sets as forward controls had me somewhat limited.


Brake side.



Shift side.
I'm not sure, but don't ask Brodie.

Way to many build and half done projects to list here.
Sr250, Gs750, Z50A, XV1100, A10, Z160A.

Offline canyoncarver

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Re: Ugly Punx XV1100
« Reply #145 on: Jul 17, 2017, 11:44:03 »
Nice foot controls.   I like where you are headed with the bike..  Just a thought, run a light dremel with a small polishing wheel over your phone camera lens.  If you are careful, you'll make it clear again.  I had to to do that with mine after one of my grandkids got a hold of it.
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