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  1. honda53rider

    XS650 Powered What? Craigslist find

    Ah ya I missed the motor. I was just blown away with the big motor handing out if that horrible hole in an amazing car.
  2. honda53rider

    XS650 Powered What? Craigslist find

    Found myself on the web and found this... http://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/5878477674.html Seems like someone decided to drop a XS650 motor into this poor little car. Looks very interesting none the less.
  3. honda53rider

    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    As I said I haven't done anything with the bike in a while and probably wont but here is some of the stuff I do have going on. https://youtu.be/wNy7DdUj-nA Also im on YouTube as well as Instagram @Petrol360 you can keep up with my car projects and other stuff I have hoing on.
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    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    Well I just moved into a apartment so no shop or garage to speek of. I really don't want the bike to sit out in the weather even with a cover over it. I just feel like it will rust away. I might try and ask around to see if I can find a place to park it but more then likely the bike will have to...
  5. honda53rider

    Boardtrack racers ?

    This one is a bit old but I wanted to see if anyone is still building there own? I have really been thinking of using a older beach cruiser bike frame and chopping it up to build one. There are tons of people using the 2 stroke kits but I was going to use a 6.5hp OHV motor from harbor freight...
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    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    Pulled the bike out the other day to get fresh gas in the tank and get the motor running again. I like to get the bike out at least once every winter since I don't ride all year around it helps it start easier come spring time. Anyway I made a quick little video if anyone wants to see...
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    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    Thanks man! Make sure to like the video and check out my other stuff on instagram and facebook (Petrol360) Its a 302 from a ford explorer (GT40p motor), T5 trans, turbo II brakes, edelbrock intake and carb, BBK headers, custom X pipe, ect. If you really want to see the whole story I have a...
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    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    So I have not been on the bike much because of my RX7 build. I did put a few miles on it but now with the time change I leave home in the dark and get home well after dark so ridding is a no go... So here is what iv been up to! Here is the v8 RX7 FC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qDk6RN51K4...
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    Another XS400 Cafe

    Man its looking good!!
  10. honda53rider

    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    Well the bike has been sitting due to some electrical issues and my RX7 project. But with the long weekend I thought I would take a brake from that and get the yamaha ready for summer. First was getting the electrical issue worked out. It would start up fine the first time but when It died...
  11. honda53rider

    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    Spring= riding weather! Still have lots to do the bike but the RX7 project is in the way for now. So I got the bike running so I can take short blast when I get off work. Also the bugs are out in full force!
  12. honda53rider

    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    Well I do have one big update but first why I haven't been working on the bike other than the fact that its freezing outside! This was my chevy LUV I picked up and got kinda running, but mainly lowered new tires and made it look cool. But in the back of my mind I really wanted to have a fun...
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    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    Well Its time for a new fender and iv had an idea in the back of my head for a while so here we go. Got a piece of scrap aluminum from work that was the right size for the rear fender just needed some holes and a design. Like I had before I am going with a rising sun but this time it will...
  14. honda53rider

    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    My brother was in town this weekend and got me pumped about the bike so I got to welding and replaced the rear cross-member. The new cross-member is stronger and sits lower witch helps with the gap under the seat. not to bad for some of my first welds. Here is with the seat on it. It sits...
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    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    Well I got the oil changed and the bike cleaned back up and running well again so its time for a progress update with Photos! Here was the oil filter mess from last night. I tried welding a new nut to the end of it but I could never get a good weld so the nuts just fell right off. So then I...
  16. honda53rider

    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    Well I hope to be adding some more to this build soon. Sry iv been out of the loop the bike has been sitting for a while now. took it out for a ride one night and broke down and had to hot wire the bike to get home. I also picked up another project a 1980 chevy luv. But I have since replaced...
  17. honda53rider

    1973 Honda SL350 $1400 OBO/Trade?

    Anyone?? ;D
  18. honda53rider

    1973 Honda SL350 $1400 OBO/Trade?

    Hey guys iv had this SL350 for about a year iv done some work and now im ready to move on. Its a 1973 it had sat for a few years before I got it, so I got it running and ride able (in the yard). The motor is strong and low miles on it (3,000) if i remember correct. I took it all apart and...
  19. honda53rider

    college kid with a dream (1977 xs400)

    Thanks jthiessen! I don't know what size the tires are I can look and see later if you would like (we are having our shop insulated and dry walled so all the motorcycles cars and tool boxes are piled in the center where I cant get to them) They are a front and a rear tire, the front have a tred...
  20. honda53rider

    XS650 carbs FS

    Still need to find a good home for them
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