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Old 02-10-2013, 12:05 PM   #291
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COOL! Do you have a current project? Vincent Black Shadow? BSA Victor Special? Dunstall Norton Commando? I'd love to see some pics.

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haha, nothing that fancy....I deal with Japanese bikes predominantly. I've got quite a few projects running right now, two bikes are mine and 5 are customers/friends....I'll put up a pic of each with a little info:

My '75 honda CB550: swapped front end and rear end to cb750 supersport parts for disc brakes, hand-made tail section/seat, rearsets, and I'm building a 740cc hybrid motor for it (aiming for 100hp) The orange one is mine, the other one is Bonacci01's bike he built.



My '79 Yamaha XS650 hardtail build: pretty self-explanatory, repurposed some cool old stuff on it like the lunchbox for electronics box and copper bicycle pedal for kickstart lever



'76 CB450 twin, getting a basic cafe treatment...customer basically bought a bunch of stuff off dimecitycycles and dropped it all off for fitment:



'80 Suzuki GS750L (luxury model, never cafe'd due to weird frame) I cut the frame are reworked it so it would look proper as a cafe, then built a tail section from scratch.



'81 Yamaha XS650, cafe/bratstyle project, did an engine rebuild, gas tank replaced, and made a seat from scratch



'74 CB360, just picked up this project yesterday for my buddy nick. Going to cafe this one too. sweet little scoot.



I also have a 1970 Bultaco Matador in here for a friend, He was given it from his uncle who owned it since new as a teen.....just needs a major tune-up and some wear/tear parts replaced like cables and carbwork and such

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Old 02-10-2013, 07:29 PM   #292
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Dude
I love those bikes!!
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:40 PM   #293
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Thanks! I have a hobby problem....my hobby is hobbies. I consider myself multi-talented, but it's sometimes a curse because there's so much I want to do so badly!
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:53 PM   #294
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Don't know much about bikes, but I really like your Honda.
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:56 PM   #295
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enough about the bikes bring in the rs replica lol
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Please every one and put a bike in the replica pictures!!
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Haha, I'll get some more stuff in here on the RS soon....it's still snowy and 20 degrees outside and I work out of a 1 car non-heated garage. I tried building a mini booth in my basement to do some smaller parts with fiberglass, but I can't get an exhaust fan capable of moving enough air to keep the fumes out within the public market....and since no matter where I work in the basement I'm a max of 10 feet from my furnace and hotwater tank, I'd like not blowing up myself/house in the name of some RS wings or bumper trim pieces lol.
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I am not a fan of the 1st gen focuses but man Hurtinfocus, you have done that hatch some MAJOR justice and your skills, patience are top notch. i just went through all 30 pages of your build. I can not wait to see what you "finish" with.
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I am not a fan of the 1st gen focuses but man Hurtinfocus, you have done that hatch some MAJOR justice and your skills, patience are top notch. i just went through all 30 pages of your build. I can not wait to see what you "finish" with.
Thanks so much for the kind words

no such thing as "finished" with me....closest I would get to "finished" is if I sold it....which honestly is already a thought. Being that I'm 27 I'm starting to feel like it's getting to be time to move on to a more "mature" platform for my fun-car. Time will tell, I truly love the focus...I've just been driving one for 10yrs now.
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Being that I'm 27 I'm starting to feel like it's getting to be time to move on to a more "mature" platform for my fun-car. Time will tell, I truly love the focus...I've just been driving one for 10yrs now.
thats no excuse! im 30 and still love my focus. also have had my car for 10 years, (almost 11), and cant even think about letting it go. thats not to say i dont long for a boss 302 laguna seca. lol
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