Picked up this Frisco Mount for my XS650 Bobber project from Lowbrowcustoms.com Sets the bottom of the tank in line with the top tube of the bike, and the line from headlight to handlebars to tank works nicely.
Okay, I pulled off the primary cover to replace with the polished one I completed a couple weeks ago, new gaskets and oil filter for that along with all new hardware to match the newly polished look. Biggest pain in the ass was getting the gasket surface clean, and oil free. I hope … Continue reading ’79 XS650 Test Fire
Got my new bars in yesterday so this is a bit of a catch up post. I know they look long, I am waiting to get the tank mounted so I can decide how much to trim them. Also looking for a new set of risers that don't mount at an angle. Clutch and brake … Continue reading ’79 XS650 Bobber Handlebars
Okay, not going to lie, I am pretty proud of this one. This is small 3" compartment I welded up to mount where my stater used to be. This will be used to hold/hide my coil, fuses and some wiring. I used a 3" piece of exhaust piping and a piece of sheet metal welded … Continue reading ’79 XS650 Bobber E-Box
Okay in no particular order I will walk you though part 3 or the final assembly accomplishments of the day. Got the polish valve covers and timing covers on, also the alternator cover but, below I am trying to determine where I like the clear alternator cover or the polished one with the YAMAHA on … Continue reading ’79 XS650 Bobber Assembly Part 3
Okay so post Ceramic Pro Coating by Glisten Detailing I am ready to get this put back together. I am taking all next week off from work to hammer down on this. I decided to get my Father and Father in Law over today to help set the engine in place. It helps a ton to … Continue reading ’79 XS650 Bobber Assembly Part 2
Okay, super excited to post about this today. I just got my roller back from Glisten Detailing in New Brighton MN today. They cleaned everything up and applied Ceramic Pro 9H on my entire frame, springer, wheels, tank, brake caliper, and polished engine covers! For those of you that don't know I have placed a … Continue reading ’79 XS650 Ceramic Pro 9h Coating