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These were the advertised photos that I bought the bike from. It wasn’t quite as nice when it arrived.


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Stripped and painted the monoshock. That is one hell of a spring. Monoshock fixed back into the powder coated frame and Swingarm.

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Engine painted up need to replace the manifold studs which are stuck. This will be the next part of the build trying to drill them out as I can’t seem to weld a nut to them. I’m not putting the chrome effect covers and various mounting brackets back on the cylinders so should save myself a couple of kilos in weight. Thinking of just putting domed nuts on the stud ends. Replaced the rubber cylinder intakes.


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@Heartyhub we need more bike pictures. Looking great so far.
 

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Going to be a while before I put anymore pics up. Trying to drill the exhaust studs out but looks like I’m going to have to take them to a machine shop. Just need the money to do it. Can’t believe one from each cylinder came out ok and two are jammed solid. As soon as there out though I will start building again as that’s what is holding me up.
 
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