thisnwas an unfinished project, traded off to a friend in return he fixed a few things on my 2004 Volkswagen Passat that I need done.
Okay, I tried to make a seat for the first time today. I will tell you right here I am not happy with the way it turned out or the fitment. Couple reasons; 1) the pan is designed for a CX500 Custom tank and I am not running a Custom tank, I am running a … Continue reading ’79 CX500 Seat
Okay so making some progress on the CX500 Scrambler project while waiting on parts for the XS650s. I have looked all over for a number plate I liked and couldn't find anything so I cut one out of 1/8" steel last night. Drilled holds and welded on brackets for mounting it to the lower triple … Continue reading ’79 CX500 Scrambler Progress
Decided it was time to get the exhaust headers back on and the battery back in to get her running again while I wait for my seat to be made. I threw on a spare take I had laying around just so I didn't have to put gas in my new tank yet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZtm7IAi6x0
So i am working with a company Texavina to build a custom seat for my CX500 Scrambler build. These bikes were either a custom or deluxe models and the seats line up much differently, that added with I am using a tank from an XL250 no seats on the market line up right. I reached out … Continue reading ’79 CX500 Custom Seat Planning
Okay so its getting nice out and I am doing a ton of house project. I have had about an hours worth of work on 3 different bikes to finish them up and cant seem to find the time for any of them. I hate not making progress, its depressing. The Cafe and the Bobber … Continue reading ’79 CX500 For Sale or Keep
I received my Front Fender today so I decided to mock a few things up. Installed my Hella Horn, built a bracket for mounting the Dirt Bike Fender and sliding the fork brace up under that to hold everything tight. The combination with the XL250 tank is exactly as I was hoping. This thing is … Continue reading ’79 CX500 Scrambler