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Hanging Out => The Collections => Cafe Racers => Topic started by: Markie-V on Mar 25, 2018, 16:40:34

Title: xs750 project lowrider
Post by: Markie-V on Mar 25, 2018, 16:40:34
I wanted to build my own bike.... I owned a Yamaha xs 750 20 years ago and liked the bike so I found a basket case triple and decided to breathe new life into it. As I searched through other's projects... I saw a lot of chopped bikes... a lot of cafe racers... and a lot of bobbers. I wanted to do something a little different.... so I settled on the idea of a stretched low rider with an almost completely new frame, tank, and body parts. Since no one made the parts I wanted... I knew I would have to fabricate almost every piece by hand. My hope in posting here is to get advice from other triple fans and glean as much knowledge as I can from those here with much more experience than me. As you can see in this 1st picture... I inherited a true basket case. A cut up frame... and basically three boxes filled with varying parts.
Title: Re: xs750 project lowrider
Post by: Markie-V on Mar 25, 2018, 16:51:45
My pics are loading upside down... any advice as to how to flip them over?
Title: Re: xs750 project lowrider
Post by: Markie-V on Mar 25, 2018, 17:05:19
Job one: rebuild the backbone....
Title: Re: xs750 project lowrider
Post by: datadavid on Mar 26, 2018, 10:56:07
Cool build, how come you used square pipes for the subframe?