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Author Topic: Out in a field Build ... XS 500 The Sock Monkey ( Finished pics ,video, )  (Read 155806 times)

Offline BoneDaddy

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Re: Out in a field Build ....
« Reply #30 on: Sep 29, 2011, 17:44:16 »
What a transformation! I can't wait to see what you end up with.

Offline jay_kent

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Re: Out in a field Build ....
« Reply #31 on: Sep 29, 2011, 17:47:38 »
looks great
DTT build thread - here
More pics at my Cafe build blog - Here

"And yeah David...you're pretty much bugshit nuts just like the rest of us." ~Swagger

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Re: Out in a field Build ....
« Reply #32 on: Sep 29, 2011, 20:07:21 »
Thanks guys ! as for the seating set up i agree its ok sitting here but may be bad things on the road ! just playing with a few things as far as where they may end up and how . will still need to pull it all back down to have the frame,swingarm and some small parts powder coated.
 
ok want to see what you guys think? this is the paint im thinking ( even tho thats a ways away lol ) i did this on the paint shop that came with my laptop and my art skills are ... well you see lol

Offline Andreas

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Re: Out in a field Build ....
« Reply #33 on: Sep 30, 2011, 19:20:31 »
pretty incredible what you have done with this.
Cheap Bastard

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Re: Out in a field Build ....
« Reply #34 on: Oct 06, 2011, 12:42:39 »
been messing with the wheels and sub-fender for the rear wheel.....
 
still looking for a few new rear brake disk bolts have found a few but there 4 bucks a bolt LOL and need 11 of them ...
pics bad but this is how it turned out ...
« Last Edit: Oct 06, 2011, 12:55:09 by DreadRock »

Offline dean owens

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Re: Out in a field Build ....
« Reply #35 on: Oct 06, 2011, 16:02:56 »
this is why i love this site.  something that is trash to someone else is able to be turned into a great bike because of your vision, talent and hard work.  can't wait to see the end result.

Offline IndieSol

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Re: Out in a field Build ....
« Reply #36 on: Oct 06, 2011, 17:30:21 »
Big fan.
BMW R100
XT350
CJ360 Cafe Project

Project: Pariah

Offline DreadRock

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Re: Out in a field Build ....
« Reply #37 on: Oct 18, 2011, 22:02:34 »
been doing some work on the brakes got the back caliper rebuild . now i moved on to the rear master and have a Q ? looking for a new master for the back anyone use a FZR or alike for a rear master on any XSs say 75 ? been looking and see the 76 xs500 has rear disk anyone have one i could get the center to center bolt holes or throw a idea what might work? thanks guys

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Re: Out in a field Build ....
« Reply #38 on: Oct 19, 2011, 00:14:44 »
You've donea great job on this bike.  I am especially impressed with the engine it looks great.  I am not really a lover of black bikes but this one looks wicked!

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Re: Out in a field Build ....
« Reply #39 on: Oct 19, 2011, 10:43:01 »
thanks guys ! my list of things to do is getting smaller all the time been working on it about a hour a day . just doing the lil things i can do in my shop till i save more $$ for carbs , cables , head lamp , lil bolts here and there !