Archive | December, 2009

swedish chopper

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Hey folks this is my latest project , my 77 cafe racer y started whit a 72. Continue Reading →

xs 750 blue bobber project

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Bore and hone for the 750 kit

Hello all.. im new to this site and thought i would share some pics of work in progress 81 xs 650 with a 750 kit installed. Before i purchased the bike for 200 bones back in the spring of 09. Pulled engine out and completely disassembled the engine to freshen her up. Added new seals, o rings, gaskets cleaned up ports in the head and lapped the valves in. Took cylinder to a local machine shop to install sleeves bore and hone for the 750 kit. had to buy another crank because the orginial crank flywheel gear for electric start was stripped.bought a welded crankshaft. Continue Reading →

First Build going great

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Bought bike with extended frame already in place first mistake. Had to re-weld everything, Brakes were barley working had to fabricate mechanical brake system, Exhaust system fabricated, forward controls & linkage fabricated, Seat mount fabricated, Bike re-wired, Wheels powered coated & re-spoke, Kick stand, & rear fender installed, Headlight installed, handle bars installed, battery box almost done. Continue Reading →

Recent Upgrades

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I call this Stage 4 because this is the 4th new look for this bike. The fork brace really stiffened ‘er up. Managed to keep the front fender and fork brace. Continue Reading →

finally…..A Hans from Holland column update

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Hey XS fans,

Know it’s been awhile here, but here’s a new update on my Hans from Holland column. Yes, just at the end of this year, well let’s say; saved by the bell… Things are goin’ well here in Holland, finally we’ve had a white Christmas, the snow get us from the street into our sheds to build and wrench on our projects. A few weeks back the latest issue of the dutch XS 650 magazine, the 653, fell on the doormat of every XS freak in Holland. Again of course chock-full with all kinds of XS twin stuff.

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migbarons kustoms THE APACHEEE

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HERE IS ONE MORE OF MIGBRONS KUSTOMS …..ITS POWERED BY A 1980 XS650 AND SETTING IN A 71 TRIUMPH FRAME….

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