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    half a cb350

    beat me too it by 20sec :P
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    half a cb350

    have a lens with a good max aperture................ or photoshop :P awesome bike tho man, loving the colours!
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    CB450 K7 "Espresso Love"

    man i really dig the idiot lights idea!!! totally stolen :P i hope you dont mind, great idea for filling up those holes on the top mount!
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    Introduce yrself, bikes, projects, whatever.

    Well i thought it would be my turn to wave the hand. :D i have never really thought about owning or enjoying motorcycles, i just guess because it was frowned upon by the olds and the missus. but for the past 2 or so years i have been itching, like seriously itching to get on a bike and i got...
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    G'Day from Oz

    welcome to the ton jiggas! looking forward to your build and show us some pictures!
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    XS250 cafe burner

    nope not polishing! its going matt black!, any ideas where i can take it to get repaired? thinking tomorrow to completely strip the swingarm to bare metal again and clean it like theres no tomorrow, or yesterday? but yeah its gonna get shown whos boss!
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    XS250 cafe burner

    AH HAH! my jeans have already been ripped ::) but from me jumping a fence into a rose bush...... :-* and its not a crack, its completely snapped off, so maybe it could still be fixed?? ill have to sand the swing arm and redo again! thanks liam ill give the warm water a go..... fingers crossed...
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    XS250 cafe burner

    ok, so i have removed the starter motor, man this thing is heavy!! so thats a bit of cheap weight reduction ;D. although before i was going to clean the engine i wanted to check a few things, i.e. timing, points gap. but the fricken tappet covers wont budge! and i can see evidence of removal...
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    Mr. E's CB750 (The Black and Tan) But wait, theres MORE! Barber preperations..

    Re: Mr. E's caffeinating of a CB750 that looks like a sweet base. :D man i wish i had access to all these cnc machines/blasters/PC coaters/welders etc that some of you guys have. my imagination would over flow if i did! :P looks like its the old scrap aluminium sheeting and a handsaw is all...
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    Anyone interested in starting a DTT in Melbourne, Australia?

    man, i would be totally up for it once my ride is done! im in pascoe vale south.
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    XS250 cafe burner

    i try to get in there before it gets below 10deg, as the can warns! and im doing fairly light coats, but i lose track as to where i have already sprayed and may go over the same part a few times........ man i gotta stop forgetting to wear a mask! my nose and throat are killing, it cant be good!
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    XS250 cafe burner

    sounds fair to me! man i gotta slow down something CHRONIC!!! my swing arm bubbled yesterday, so i let it dry, sanded and cleaned today, resprayed and more bubble! its taking me twice as long because i want instant gratification (one of my major weakness') so tomorrow i gotta clean it good and...
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    XS250 cafe burner

    nope no heater, i just wear a wife beater....... underneath a shirt and two flanno's. keeps me warm enough! thats a good point about the wheels being PCed, i think i might actually get that done because they are copping all the flack when riding, you want a nice tough surface. for 27 bucks a...
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    XS250 cafe burner

    haha yeah, but seriously though i cant wait to ride this thing! nah unfortunatly that wasnt me ;) i guess we owe it to the guys from dotheton! im laying down 2 coats of prime 3 coats of topcoat and 2 clear :) sofar at the first layer of topcoat on the frame and the forks and tress will get...
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    XS250 cafe burner

    im using appliance enamel for frame and bits and septone engine paint all from supercheap, oh and i grew up in swan view then moved to thornlie, maylands now melbourne!. :o its all coming out great so far! thanks for the tip on heating up the swing arm bushings, they popped right out! finally...
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