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Turn your Brain Off and Shoot the Shit => The Collections => Cafe Racers => Topic started by: SausageMahoney on May 01, 2009, 02:09:07

Title: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: SausageMahoney on May 01, 2009, 02:09:07
So as I mentioned in my build thread-- this isn't 100% completed. I've still got a couple of little things to finish up over the next week before she's on the road, and then some stuff to do over the summer. But cosmetically, this is basically it... enjoy!

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/mattfirman/108.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/mattfirman/113.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/mattfirman/107.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/mattfirman/112.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/mattfirman/111.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/mattfirman/109.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/mattfirman/110.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/mattfirman/114.jpg)
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: SausageMahoney on May 01, 2009, 02:12:30
Oh yeah... here's the before photos:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/mattfirman/2-2.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/mattfirman/1-5.jpg)
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Gryph on May 01, 2009, 02:18:54
What can I say, I love it!

So glad you chose to stick with the stock paint on the tank, the clear really makes it pop.  I love the seat, and would love to do something like that on my KZ perhaps.  Just very clean and simple I must say.

Great work!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: goodfornothing on May 01, 2009, 03:41:38
Very very nice!
The seat makes it look somewhat like a dragonfly, which is pretty cool. Pretty much looks Sleek & ButtSexy!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: MN_TX650 on May 01, 2009, 11:30:13
Killer man!!  I love this build.  You did an excellant job man.  The tank looks tits with all that black!!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: JRK5892 on May 01, 2009, 11:43:31
amazing job! amazing!!! man... everyones bikes are done and mine is not even off the F'n TABLE! ahhh!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: whoisjake on May 01, 2009, 11:51:31
Sick bike!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Docta Jones on May 01, 2009, 15:49:41
F-ing beautiful!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Smoking Star on May 05, 2009, 10:55:08
do you not need a fork brace on the front?
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: brewtown16 on May 05, 2009, 16:18:04
i like the headlight and the tail... where did you get the headlight? and can you take a close up of the tail light bracket you made? its SHARP!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Ease on May 05, 2009, 20:00:19
Looks awesome.

Name Fits.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: NJWanker on May 05, 2009, 20:55:04
  I  REALLY dig that bike . Love minimallist .  Just needs the the Honda badges and a fork brace  if any critiques are called for .   Very cool .  ;)
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: SausageMahoney on May 05, 2009, 21:11:56
Thanks for the nice words, everybody. Fork brace of some kind will be going on soon and I'm hoping for some birthday funds to order new emblems. Hoping to be on the road by this weekend, if all goes well at the shop.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: JS550 on May 05, 2009, 21:58:18
Diggin it! very cool....
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: philk7 on May 07, 2009, 14:49:11
my favorite... by far!!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: motofiaccone on May 13, 2009, 10:22:35
This really is one of the nicest bikes on this forum. I'm extremely impressed and can find fault in nothing. The taillight came out increadible. Well done!

I'd like to see some riding pics as well.

--Chris
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: valvesprung on May 13, 2009, 14:26:38
It should make it out on the road sometime next week and there will definietly be a good rolling photoshoot to follow...
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: jayellay on May 13, 2009, 15:35:19
smokiní love the simplicity of the head lamp and tail light. awesome work.
Jay
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: SausageMahoney on May 13, 2009, 17:22:36
Thanks again, everyone.

Chris-- thanks, man. If you saw the bike in person, you'd definitely find some faults! There's so much I would have done differently if I had more time and cash. All of the paint would have been powdered, I would have real rearsets done by now, the taillight would be smaller, the wheels would've been powdered, the seat would've been flatter, I wouldn't have painted the exhuast wrap, etc. etc. I guess I can just take my time and spend more money on the next build!

The bike is running fine, but had an issue with the clutch so I haven't ridden it yet. And I'm putting JC Whitney baffles on to cut down on the LOUD popping/raspy noise, and to help my legs not blister from the exhaust. With any luck, I'll be on the road for sure this time next week.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: xcaptainxbloodx on May 25, 2009, 16:16:12
http://www.bikeexif.com/honda-cl360 (http://www.bikeexif.com/honda-cl360)

you're famous.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: valvesprung on May 25, 2009, 16:24:10
And that one was linked from this one! http://rocket-garage.blogspot.com/2009/05/sleek-sexy-cl360.html

I feel like I'm part of something famous  ;D Alright Matt it's official I'm quitting my management positing tomorrow, let's open a shop  :o ;D
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: xcaptainxbloodx on May 26, 2009, 05:02:10
so are you gonna come down to Avas on tuesday or are you to big time for that?
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: SausageMahoney on May 26, 2009, 05:56:29
so are you gonna come down to Avas on tuesday or are you to big time for that?

Is that the PNW Riders meetup? I'd love to head out with Jordan but I'm addressing some engine issues before I venture too far from the house...
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: leftlaneguy on May 26, 2009, 09:09:08
very nice, and clean. Good photos, too.

Good job!  :)
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: xcaptainxbloodx on May 26, 2009, 15:51:20
Is that the PNW Riders meetup? I'd love to head out with Jordan but I'm addressing some engine issues before I venture too far from the house...

yep every tuesday rain or shine. show up on a bike or in a car, doesnt really matter. ill be the guy with a bird tattoo on his hand and wearing combat boots.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Staggerlee on May 26, 2009, 19:05:30
Chris-- thanks, man. If you saw the bike in person, you'd definitely find some faults!

I dunno, I saw it in the flesh last week (I think Will had just welded on the baffles) and it looks pretty good to me.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: valvesprung on May 26, 2009, 19:19:22
I'm glad you made it over to Poor Bastard Stagger!

We'll both be out at the PNWRiders Tuesday Night Coffee meet tonight, you should head out and help show the vintage love!

http://pnwriders.com/portland-region/89879-pics-updates-only-official-tuesday-night-coffee.html


Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Staggerlee on May 26, 2009, 20:01:12
Yeah, Will's a good egg.  He's welding up a proper 2-into-1 collector for me so I can finish up my exhaust.

I can't make it tonight, but hopefully I'll be able to swing out that way one of these weeks.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: SausageMahoney on May 26, 2009, 20:18:09
Yeah, Will's a solid guy. He's fielded all kinds of stupid questions from me and is helping me get the 360 dialed in properly. He's gonna look over the rattling issue this week for free... pretty solid. I've got a poor bastard sticker on my truck next to my DTT sticker, courtesy of Troy.

Captain Blood-- I think we're gonna make it out tonight. See you there.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: xcaptainxbloodx on May 28, 2009, 03:17:16
nice seeing you guys, bike looks sweeeeet in person. good to see some vintage bikes come out.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: whiteflagwar on Jul 27, 2009, 23:12:37
this is my favorite for sure! I love the seat.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: cloudhopper on Aug 13, 2009, 19:27:21
any updates?
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Curbcast on Aug 15, 2009, 22:40:08
deadly nice man!  The posture with the shortness & tank is UHH.  That seat is really nice.

Righteous!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Gyi2os on Aug 20, 2009, 22:52:36
Is it odd for me to say "I love you...r bike"?

 :D

Great build.

Awesome inspiration.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: dcwp on Aug 22, 2009, 00:46:55
This looks great!  Any details on the seat?  Did you do it yourself?
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: mikenielsen_dp on Aug 23, 2009, 00:47:33
I agree the seat is sick. I'm about to start making one for my cb550. Any tips or detail pictures?

Awesome job on the build.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: goodfornothing on Aug 23, 2009, 07:41:24
If I recall, I think he shaped the seat but it was upholstered professionally.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: arsey on Oct 16, 2009, 18:46:22
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/NOS-Vintage-HD-Buco-Design-Black-M-C-Helmet_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem27ac3ef238QQitemZ170393530936QQptZApparelQ5fMerchandise
saw this helmet on the ebay and was reminded of this bike. they were made to be together, methinks
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: JRK5892 on Oct 16, 2009, 18:55:12
THAT HELMET IS AWESOME!!!! I WANT TO BID ON THAT... ARE YOU? I DO NOT WNAT TO BID AGAINST YOU AND DRIVE UP THE PRICE
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: arsey on Oct 16, 2009, 19:02:09
it's all you, man. definitely a badass lid, but i spent all my dollars on one of leon's.
let us know if you win it!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: kwetiaw on Jan 01, 2010, 10:12:28
F-ing beautiful!

agreed!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: VonYinzer on Jan 01, 2010, 12:46:42
One of the best DTT bikes ever fo sho...
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: newguyj on Apr 18, 2010, 00:07:43
I am new to DTT and considering picking up a CL360...your build realy motivates me...thanks
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: stewiefied on Apr 29, 2010, 03:11:37
noice!!!
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Garage_guy_chris on May 04, 2010, 11:35:37
hey just a quick question, I wanted to know what tire sizes your running i like the look you have and have been trying to avoid the big fat oversized tire look.

Thanks Chris
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: p71sohc on May 04, 2010, 19:48:06
This bike has been my inspiration for a while now. was my desktop  on my Droid for some time. I love running with no gauges.
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Kafay350 on Nov 27, 2012, 00:42:55
Nice work, looks like it might hurt the back after a while tho, haha. ;D
Title: Re: Sleek & Sexy CL360 FINISHED (mostly)
Post by: Jadams on May 13, 2013, 02:06:41

The bike is running fine, but had an issue with the clutch so I haven't ridden it yet. And I'm putting JC Whitney baffles on to cut down on the LOUD popping/raspy noise, and to help my legs not blister from the exhaust. With any luck, I'll be on the road for sure this time next week.

How did it sounds after you installed the JC Whitney baffles? I am debating the cut pipes for my 360...