will be the first of our signature series "Bullet"
bikes. This bike will be signed when it is done.
permitting we will run this finished bike on
the Dragons Tail at Deals Gap.
came to us out of Minnesota. It was running,
but just barely. This bike is in need of some
serious TLC which it will get in the up coming
week. Keep checking back to see how this project
will be pushing the deadline for completion
way up. We are attempting to have this bike
completed by March 17th.
appears that we have a stow away. You would
be surprised how many of these we see like
this. Even in running bikes.
This also means we
will have to chase all the wiring to make
sure there is no hidden damage caused by our
The paper filter must
have been tasty as there were no left over
bits in the air box. I am not about to taste
fine example of really bad modification ideas.
These will be tossed right in the 86-can as
fast as we can get them off the bike.
These springs were
cut to almost 3" under size!
Not only does this
not look good, it is also dangerous as it
changes the overall geometry of the bike making
its cornering characteristics less than desirable.
Another example of a otherwise decent mods
gone way overboard. These should not have
really been pushed up higher than 1".
Any way, enough of
picking on this bike. Here we start into the
is Rabia is on the stand after some part picking.
Some of the issues
we will be covering are
This will be a no holds
barred outright Cafe Racer. Lean and trim and
completely business. Keep checking back while
we guide you through the business end of this
bike as it makes its transformation.
have the carbs all done and rebuilt. There will
be more pictures posted as time allows. After
some careful cleaning and a quick rejet to some
120 jets for our 4-into-1 exhaust and pods the
motor sang like a top.
all of the parts mocked in place we will be
doing the tear down in the next 2 days and start
fast forward into making this bike look like
a full show bike.
to make her pretty.......................
forgive the quality of the in shop in process
photos. These are meant just to give you a peek
into the the works as we attempt to complete
this bike under a grueling schedule. We THANK
our eBay customers for being tolerant of slow
shipping times because of this bike.
a shot of the carbs as they come into order.
Just check out that hot anodized blue!
is a set of polished covers. Keep in mind that
this is still in the rough stages. These carbs
have been reworked with just about every trick
we can come up with internally.
the motor all spiffed up. The tappet covers
were polished as well as a trick anodized chain
tensioner. High temp black paint with a trick
looking stainless steel paint on the jugs. A
rather simple solution for a good look.