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PostSubject: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptySun Jun 26, 2011 9:52 pm

Hi all, Chop here, am based on the shore and currently building a xs250 bobber. Raced mx and enduro for a long time and had alot of cars and jap roadies but always wanted to build something so thats what im doing.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyMon Jun 27, 2011 8:43 am

Excellent. Welcome aboard. Remember to get some pics up to show us how the build is going.

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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyMon Jun 27, 2011 11:44 am

An-bu does some absolutely sick XS's:
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyMon Jun 27, 2011 11:54 am

They are cool!!!
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyMon Jun 27, 2011 12:00 pm

Im lovin seeing all these small bore japanese bikes, lotta fun
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyMon Jun 27, 2011 12:04 pm

Google An-bu, their blog was down and couldn't link the images. I think Bikeexif.com did a spread on them a while back with some more images, you can search there as well. They'll be mixed 250 and 650 though.

There are some indonesian guys that will blow your mind with their small bore stuff. If i can find the link I'll post it.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyMon Jun 27, 2011 9:13 pm

Here it is, scrol back into the older posts:

http://dariztdesign.blogspot.com/

Love Harley's and Triumph's but small bore japs are cheaper and easier to get parts for.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 6:11 pm

here it is., getting there New guy intro thingy Phone_12
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 7:19 pm

Nice, really nice. Is that the stock exhaust? It came with a nice shape if it is. How did you do the rear fender? It looks a lot bigger than a 250. If an SR250 head will fit it I have a severly ported and polished one you can have. I spent hours doing it before a wrecked YFM350 showed up in my shed and I figured out the engines were compatible.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 7:29 pm

Back guard is CBG (cut by grinder) standard cut down. Standard pipes, nice shape but restrictive, shes pretty basic but i like the look, has twin primer'ish grey stripes from rear fender to front fender. i'll chuck up another pic.. Made up me hard tail struts yesterday at a mates work shop, slammed it right out.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 7:32 pm

New guy intro thingy Phone_13

more pics of the beast
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 7:35 pm

If you have access to a TIG I have some 90 degree 1.75" bends left over from my exhaust you are welcome to. When I am back at the house (traveling now) I'll take a photo of the stock, sleeved 1.5" header versus a 1.75 single wall. It's a massive difference. I had to get the Supertrapp so I can tune the backpressure on it.

Oh shit, it's a twin, sorry the SR head won't fit....
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 7:59 pm

Everything fits, just depends of the size of the hammer you use! but no your quite right the sr head wont fit otherwise id be dead keen on that! Exhaust bends sound good, can get my hands on a tig. Whered you get your super trap, might be keen on a pair of those bad boys, gona exhaust wrap the pipes but couldnt decide on mufflers, was going to try make somthing myself so i could make either turned up pipes or dumpers
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 8:42 pm

Looks cool Chop... I reckon a little seat like the ones further up in the pics in this thread would be the business...
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 8:46 pm

Cheers, yea so do i, claiming poverty at the mo so when i got some spare bucks ill set up a sprung seat.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 9:32 pm

sweet. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyMon Jul 18, 2011 10:01 am

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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyMon Jul 18, 2011 10:12 am

Right team, any idea on baffles? tis a tad loud, would it work it a put those baffle inserts in to the pipes like they have for sale on tm? still gotta get a seat,hopefully seat fairy brings me one for bday!
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyMon Jul 18, 2011 10:41 am

chop wrote:
Right team, any idea on baffles? tis a tad loud, would it work it a put those baffle inserts in to the pipes like they have for sale on tm? still gotta get a seat,hopefully seat fairy brings me one for bday!

just ya basic baffles.. way cheaper on ebay btw.. same as trademe.
just got some for my pipes.. sounds perfect now.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy intro thingy   New guy intro thingy EmptyTue Jul 19, 2011 12:35 pm

Way cool, I commuted on one of these bitches when I was a troubled teenager. Borrowed it off a mate. Had my beautiful CD175 as well. Bought it off my mate Kimbles Dad. looked like and old german army bike,,,, hence my nickname,,,,

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