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Author Topic: Honda SL100/SL125 Engine Swap, Restomod  (Read 3401 times)

Offline Luugo86

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Re: Green SL200 Mini
« Reply #20 on: Apr 21, 2017, 17:10:03 »
What front end do you have on that little scamp?
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Offline cbinvb

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Re: Green SL200 Mini
« Reply #21 on: Apr 25, 2017, 03:13:28 »
What front end do you have on that little scamp?

Thanks guys. 

Those forks are marzocchi clones from china, about 27in long with 4-5in of travel.

Offline cbinvb

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Re: Green SL200 Mini
« Reply #22 on: May 09, 2017, 22:46:53 »
Starting to get down to the last few bits. 

Tank is painted, I went with red (pics next time)
Seat is nearing completion (anyone know a good upholsterer in the B'more/DC area?)
Rear wheel aligned and spaced and calipered
Wiring in and mostly hooked up

I am 6'1" so here's a few pics for scale

Offline cbinvb

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Re: Honda SL200 Mini
« Reply #23 on: Jun 15, 2017, 19:00:21 »
Starting to wrap things up, just a good deal of reassembly and tweaking.

Its really small when you're up close or sitting on it. Yet, feels to be really solid and rigid, not like the shock are oversprung, but that there's no flex in the frame or front end or components. 

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Re: Honda SL200 Mini
« Reply #24 on: Jun 16, 2017, 07:17:52 »
Love it!

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Re: Honda SL200 Mini
« Reply #25 on: Jun 16, 2017, 08:03:16 »
I hope I can say this with out getting in trouble with Ichibon, but...."Bad Ass" ;D

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Re: Honda SL200 Mini
« Reply #26 on: Jun 16, 2017, 10:49:41 »
Nice, really coming along great!
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Re: Honda SL200 Mini
« Reply #27 on: Jun 16, 2017, 17:50:47 »
This thing is pretty sweet. Nice work.
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Offline Luugo86

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Re: Honda SL100/SL125 Engine Swap, Restomod
« Reply #28 on: Jun 23, 2017, 22:59:04 »
 Looks like it's going to be a blast to ride. Did you do that seat yourself, it looks great.
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Offline cbinvb

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Re: Honda SL100/SL125 Engine Swap, Restomod
« Reply #29 on: Jun 25, 2017, 19:26:51 »
Looks like it's going to be a blast to ride. Did you do that seat yourself, it looks great.

It is a really fun ride.  I haven't done a top speed pull yet, but i've had it to 70 and it seemed like there was more left in the bucket. 

I did the pan and foam while GS Upholstery in Millersville, MD did the tuck roll.