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Offline Popeye SXM

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Re: 1973 - The Commando
« Reply #60 on: Jan 24, 2019, 19:55:36 »
What a fab pic  8)

Offline datadavid

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Re: 1973 - The Commando
« Reply #61 on: Jan 25, 2019, 00:41:50 »
And just to be fair:
I think that pic would have sold more bikes than the ones with the girls.

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Re: 1973 - The Commando
« Reply #62 on: Jan 26, 2019, 12:22:37 »
Here's an issue maybe one or two of you can help with ideas for.   The top of the carb circled, is just under an inch of clearance to the frame.  I need to find either a different fitting or something otherwise it's too tight of a bend for a cable. 

Ideas?

Replace the cable abutment ferrule with a shorter one.

Just ran into this thread, following.

I have tons of Commando stuff left over; hit me up for anything you need, maybe I have it...
It ain't braggin' if ya done it.

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Re: 1973 - The Commando
« Reply #63 on: Jan 28, 2019, 17:15:08 »
Replace the cable abutment ferrule with a shorter one.

Just ran into this thread, following.

I have tons of Commando stuff left over; hit me up for anything you need, maybe I have it...

Cool!.   I do have a few things I'm looking for the best source on such as the rubber bits for the oil tank mounts.

Do you have a decent rear fender?

Glad you are following along.

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Re: 1973 - The Commando
« Reply #64 on: Jan 29, 2019, 10:00:34 »
Do you have a decent rear fender?
"Decent" is a relative term!

I'll get some pix, it's nice enough.
It ain't braggin' if ya done it.

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Re: 1973 - The Commando
« Reply #65 on: Jan 29, 2019, 10:06:06 »
Shaping up really nicely man, love the look of that front fender, suits the bike a charm.
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Re: 1973 - The Commando
« Reply #66 on: Feb 02, 2019, 11:03:59 »
I've got pix of the fender, need an email address to send them to.
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Re: 1973 - The Commando
« Reply #67 on: Feb 02, 2019, 20:15:51 »
I've got pix of the fender, need an email address to send them to.

Sent you a PM.  Thanks!

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Re: 1973 - The Commando
« Reply #68 on: Feb 06, 2019, 19:28:45 »
Been slow going.  My day job has been keeping me busy even after hours lately.  I decided on a black fastback rear fender.  I also picked up a halogen replacement for the oem Lucas headlight that was just awful.

I'm working on my wiring harness this weekend.  I mapped out the connections for the bar controls and I believe I have everything I need now. 

In the background, you might notice I'm also polishing up the pipe for my YZF.  :)




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Re: 1973 - The Commando
« Reply #69 on: Feb 06, 2019, 21:21:08 »
This is awesome guy, don't know how I been missing out.

Gotcha bookmarked now.  Better late than never.