75 SX650 Bobber Build QLD.

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rusty577
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At the moment Im interested in doing a bobber build and looking for a cheap project bike

anything 70s early 80s

Re: 75 SX650 Bobber Build QLD.

Post by rusty577 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 9:01 pm

Well here are the efforts of today took a few pictures along the way.

Got her down the a bare frame

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Got the wheels off and I hope someone can tell me exactly what they are. The front is alloy with a decent lip at 19" and the rear is steel 16" I want to respoke both with SS spokes and have the rear re chromed.

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Where is the best place to buy spokes is there only mikesxs

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Re: 75 SX650 Bobber Build QLD.

Post by Prof » Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:29 pm

Try this bloke in NSW... http://members.westnet.com.au/yam650/spares/wheels.html

and also xs650Club... http://www.xs650.org.au/

There is also at least one business in Brisbane who does motorcycle wheels and spoking.
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rusty577
Posts: 28
Joined: Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:54 am
Location: Pomona Sunshine coast QLD
Interests: All Bikes.

At the moment Im interested in doing a bobber build and looking for a cheap project bike

anything 70s early 80s

Re: 75 SX650 Bobber Build QLD.

Post by rusty577 » Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:30 pm

Bit of a update.

Frame is almost ready for paint. I just need to remove the standard seating/lock bits and pieces for the custom seat. Im going for a low look without major modification to the frame.

Also what model is this front guard off?

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Ive almost got all the pieces that are going to be satin black ready for paint. Im going to use protec 2pak satin black. Hopefully it turns out well, Ive sprayed alot of acyclic lacquer but not much 2pak. Lucky the old boys a pro and will be watching over....

Also I think Ive decided against chroming the rear fender and rear rim. I think I might do them a gun metal grey to possibly match the tank Im still not sure. Ive got some candy apple green with gold pearl left over from my EH I could even use that :shock: I need idea's.....

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Re: 75 SX650 Bobber Build QLD.

Post by Youngblood » Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:13 am

How about some metal flake with bright coloured candies, old school?
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Re: 75 SX650 Bobber Build QLD.

Post by Bearcx » Tue Mar 25, 2014 10:37 am

Too right.! Old school style, metal flake, fishnet, candy pearl............paint the fenders to match. Not sure what the fender is from.
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