Alloy tank and buddyseat 3
Alloy tank and buddyseat 1
Alloy tank and buddyseat 2
Powdercoated Hub 1
Powdercoated Hub 2
Powdercoated Hub 3
Center disk painted black and lockwired
Front fork and wheel ready for tyre.
Found an exhaust to my liking
Testfitting the new pipes
Idea for the frame color.
Inspiration for the rear suspension
Study positioning rear shock1
Study positioning rear shock2
Testfitting USD fork
Really nice profile
Testfitting seat and tank
Seat frame wil have to raise 5 cm.
And so the framework begins !
Careful does it.
Yamaha did a poor welding job.
Test fitting bracket for tank
Brackets ready Tank fitted
Looking for the right rear shock angle
Shock to frame adapter
fitment of tank with shock
Side angle with wheel
Side angle with wheel and tank
adding the seat
Drilling aid for the frame tube bushing
Seat frame fitted
Change the angle of the seat pan?
Mock up rear shock and tubing
self made pipe joiner
Rear hub in progress
checking alignment of frame tubing with joiner
same with mounted seat pan
Powdercoating the rear hub
After 1st bake we have Chrome !
and after 2nd bake we have Candy Blue !
Time to get some welding done.
Neck gusset by Hugh's
Frame connectors by V-S
Top shock mount and relocating frame pieces
Mockup for alloy undertray
getting the height and angles right
This edge will be trimmed of
duct tape is the best!
Tray pan ready for welding
double check fitment of rear light, tray and seat pan.
Spoking the rear hub
Time to true the wheel
it's not going to fit on new hub
found a blank ss example for machining
Time to get some enginework done starting with the carbs.
Off to the ultrasonic bath.
Powder coating the smal metal parts
Bolting it together with stainless allen bolts
Sweet! We have a set of refurbished carbs!
decided on the color of case covers
Finished with home made oil cooler
Next is the crank case/ gearbox housing
ginning it a good cleaning
finished result after cleaning
prepping for paint
I like it!
ordering stainless for assembly
cilinder head clean rocker ams removed
rocker arms replaced
More cleaning and powder coating
Bit drilling the rotor
all the holes pinpointed
Mill disk holder makes it easy
Disk drilled, powder coated and fitted