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I did a cb450 bobber last year. already knew i was going to do an xs this year. found the tank on ebay over a year ago. finally started shopping for a bike last xmas. picked in up in OH in so-so shape in Jan., brought it home and stripped it all down. I then hit it for hours and hours with the grinder and sander.

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Welded some brackets for the tank and auto ignition. rattle canned the motor flat and everything else gloss black. shaped the tail out of foam and gave it to a local metal sculptor. replaced the front end w/ a honda drum and forks. didn’t want the disk and wanted to lower it w/o having to slide the forks up thru the triples.

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The wheels were built by Woody’s in CO. sourced clip ons, grips, levers, grips, lights, etc. found a battery that just fits in the tail piece. wiring, fueling, etc. and it’s up and running now.

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xs650 Bandana
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