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Oz Marty's project 650...

Post by Prof » Thu Mar 30, 2006 4:59 pm

Oz Marty's project 650... Oz Marty emailed this photo through a couple of nights ago. It's his new project XS650 Sport about to be unloaded into the shed for some serious chopper stuff...!
We're all barrakin for you oz... go to it.

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Thread re engineers reports shifted...

Post by Prof » Sun Apr 02, 2006 8:43 pm

Thread re engineers reports has been shifted to chopper chat....
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Lisa's Kwakka...

Post by Prof » Tue Apr 04, 2006 10:32 am

Lisa's Kwakka... Shaun just sent this photo in. This is his wifes's bike and she reckons it's a "real honey." He runs a custom shop in England and is planning to move to Oz. See Kwakka Gal on Chopper Chat forum. There's a photo of one of his bikes under construction in "In the Shed Pics" Forum...
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Jethro's CB750...

Post by Prof » Mon Apr 10, 2006 1:30 pm

Jethro's CB 750... Jethro's chopped CB750 is still pretty much as in was when built in the 70's. We reckon the rake is 40 degrees. It handles well at speed and of course has the standard low speed heaviness and distict conering differences of the typical chopper. Jethro's very happy with it, but is looking at pipes with less upsweep...

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A couple of xs bobbers...

Post by Prof » Fri Apr 21, 2006 2:19 pm

John & Drew's xs bobbers...I've just discovered your web site, what a great idea.

My #3 son Drew is 17, last year he "retired" from Mototrials to focus on yr 12. (he has done the mototrials demo at the toy run for the last few years.) , sold his comp bike and used the funds to purchase a very tired and battered 1974 XS 650 Bobber that was customised in approx 1983.

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This photo is after rebuilding forks, wheels, new lights, instruments, rewiring, bearings etc. but before stripping to repaint frame, tank etc. Drew has resprayed the frame, tank and rear guard, made instrument , light and exhaust brackets etc, now we're waiting on the chrome to come back , and the pin striping before reassembly. it should be ready to register by June/July. . (assuming I can get it thru rego with those pipes). He's doing a great job for a young guy who loves his bikes, is self taught, will give anything a go and is still managing to get great grades in yr 12!


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This bike I recently purchased as an "unfinished "project.It's a 1971 Yam XS1B, it was built a few yrs ago, then put in a shed, It has a mild rake, needs some tidy up, inc new seals, a new set of top fork tubes, (75 mm longer) rear shocks and light. and I'll rego it at the same time.

So I hope we'll be able to join up and join you on a run in July/August
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Charlie's Amen-framed Honda...

Post by Prof » Sat May 06, 2006 1:04 pm

Charlie's Amen-framed Honda...

Charlie sent in this pic of his clean 1977 CB750 with the following information...
"I purchased the chopper frame back in about 1984 and it wasn't until 4 years ago that I got it on the road."

"The fuel tank, battery and oil tank are Amen. The front forks are 6 inchs over standard length. The pipes came in a box full of parts l got off a bloke years ago."

"The handle bars and head light are off a 1977 Honda gold wing."

"It handles alright, but its no speed machine 90 to 100k is just comfortable. As I am an interstate truck driver I don't get much time at home but I try and ride it often as possible... "

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Post by BACA MICK » Sun May 28, 2006 8:36 pm

some nice pic in here :D

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Chopper T's Honda Boldor...

Post by Prof » Wed May 31, 2006 6:24 am

Chopper T's 1980 Honda Boldor...
This is only the third honda chop Chopper T has owned..."

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"They all pretty much get the same treatment... no fancy frames... just bare-bones, parts-bucket, gas-axed and grindered build ups.
Wouldn't mind a long springer front and 16" spokes on her though. Don't much like the factory mags."

"The engine has been done up since these pics. total top end rebuild with a 836cc big-bore kit. goes like the clappers. Had her on a run this weekend and it humbled a few of the "off the shelf" hog enthusiests. can't beat home made character."

Second picture is with Z bars Chopper T has just added...
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Post by BACA MICK » Wed May 31, 2006 7:02 am

sweet bolder , ud never pic wat it is :D

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Robbie's XS650...

Post by Prof » Fri Jun 09, 2006 10:24 am

Robbie's XS650...
Rob sent through some pics of his project bikes. this is the xs650. See his cb750trike and him on G'day folks..

Rob sent these through weeks ago and he recently reminded me that I hadn't put them up. Sorry Rob.

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Post by SimonJ18 » Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:07 pm

That's an Awesome looking Ride Rob, Dig the trike too, way cool :)

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Glenns NZ Choppers...

Post by Prof » Mon Jul 31, 2006 10:33 pm

Email received from Glenn. see also Gday folks...

Attached a couple of photo's of my current rides. One is of my bobber a pre unit triumph with a mild raked 1947 hard tail frame. Bottom end is a 56 thunderbird big bearing motor, top end nine stud bonnie. Trans is a 5 speed B series gearbox. Magneto has been replaced with electronic ignition, and generator has been replaced with a 12 volt Anton alternator.

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Other photo is of my 1972 Yammie xs650 which is about to be re-built for the summer.

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Bacca

Post by Bacca » Wed Aug 02, 2006 10:45 pm

The Trumpy is cool but that is one sweet XS650.
Would love a set of forks like that.
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Post by chop it » Sat Aug 05, 2006 2:22 am

holly *#@**!!!!!!!
that flat black yamy is sik. wat would u sell it for.

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Swamp Rat's Shovel...

Post by Prof » Thu Aug 17, 2006 11:29 pm

Swamp Rat's Shovel...
Warren emailed these pics in a few days ago. Great bike mate.....

Enclosed are a few pictures of my 73' Shovelhead Chopper. The ol' girl took two years to build, with much help from mates and many visits to swap meets and dingy bike shops.
Stay true to your vision as dreams do become reality.
How do I join this club of yours?

Swamp Rat

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