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Author Topic: Cafe XV920R Mega-Build  (Read 15319 times)

Offline JAGspeed

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Re: Cafe XV920R Mega-Build
« Reply #80 on: Jan 19, 2019, 23:44:59 »
Finished mocking up the exhaust, all tacked up. Front and rear are equal length should flow nicely. I added a couple of heat guards made from Yamaha YZ-F's. Just need to Tig  everything up.
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Cafe XV920R Mega-Build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=55864.0
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Re: Cafe XV920R Mega-Build
« Reply #81 on: Jan 20, 2019, 04:45:00 »
Interesting exhaust - and from personal experience with XVs - yes they respond nicely to equal length headers. Talking of which, I couldn find any remark from you what the ID and OD of the tubing is?
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Re: Cafe XV920R Mega-Build
« Reply #82 on: Jan 20, 2019, 13:51:34 »
That stock exhaust shield has to go in place of a custom one......the ass end with the exhaust exit looks great man.


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Re: Cafe XV920R Mega-Build
« Reply #83 on: Jan 20, 2019, 14:53:24 »
Interesting exhaust - and from personal experience with XVs - yes they respond nicely to equal length headers. Talking of which, I couldn find any remark from you what the ID and OD of the tubing is?
The exhaust does slightly taper out from the begining of the header to the main pipe. it is roughly 39mm OD and tapers to 42mm OD for the majority of the pipe. The muffler opening diameter is larger, can't remember the exact measurement though.
XS650 Tracker build Mod Style: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=48134.0
Cafe XV920R Mega-Build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=55864.0
CB750 Resto-Mod build:http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=58358.0

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Re: Cafe XV920R Mega-Build
« Reply #84 on: Jan 27, 2019, 23:19:00 »
Had this steering dampener in my collection of used parts so I made some brackets and mounted it up. I decided to go with a Motogadget M-unit blue, really makes for a clean install. Started to wire it all up. Much easier than dealing with a 40yr old wiring harness.
XS650 Tracker build Mod Style: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=48134.0
Cafe XV920R Mega-Build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=55864.0
CB750 Resto-Mod build:http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=58358.0