Archive | May, 2009

BRUNO THE BOBBER

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Another XS650 I built in my little shop in Kirkland, WA.

Write about your XS650.: Here’s another bike I built in my little shop in Kirkland, WA. A friend suggested the name for this one, and I think it fits. BRUNO THE BOBBER.
Everything has been bead blasted, and powder coated. Here is a list of the stuff done to this bike: • It has a 1971 XS-1tank. • New Yamaha tank logos. • The engine reads just under 5K on the clock. • This engine was originally a point’s engine, and it has been upgraded with a PAMCO electronic ignition system & a high out-put dual fire coil. • New chrome high flow 2 X 2 exhaust headers & mufflers…it sounds sweet!! Continue Reading →

1972 XS 650 Bobber

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Write about your XS650.: Here is my 1972 Yamaha XS 650 Bobber, I have building this over the last year and finally havce it completed! Continue Reading →

MAGILLA THE 650

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Write about your XS650.: This one is another TRACKABOB that I have built. I named this one MAGILLA.
This engine was originally a point’s engine.
It has been upgraded with an electronic ignition system & a high out-put dual fire coil. The carbs were re-built.
Everything was bead blasted, and powder coated.
No paint on this bike. It is all powder coated.
A 1965 BSA 650 tank on this bike. Custom Yamaha tank logo.
Custom tail light assembly.
Custom Brake pedal assembly.
Custom dip stick. Continue Reading →

PUNKIN HEAD

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Write about your XS650.: I built this bike for a guy up in Canada. He wanted (and needed) certain things on the bike. canadian rules dictate that the bike had to have blinkers so I modified a stock wiring harness to enable it to pass through the frame, and be out of the way. Continue Reading →

THE RED BARRON

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Write about your XS650.: The Blue Dahlia led to The Red Barron.
’80 frame with a ’79 motor & a CDI set-up installed.
This one has a chrome 1963 Ducati 350 tank on it.
Eagle one seat…Heritage special wheels.
Again everything on the bike is powder coated. Continue Reading →

THE BLUE DAHLIA

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Write about your XS650.: I named this bike The Blue Dahlia because i think it’s a killer bike. it’s got an Arlen Ness one piece aluminum tank, and everything on the bike is powder coated. Lots of little trick bits & pieces on this one. Continue Reading →