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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Long overdue update.

So it's been way to long since I posted anything on this build. Though there hasn't been much to post until recently. Been spending all my time riding the berg.
Lately though I have made some...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Awesome build srad 600! Especially the big fin...

Awesome build srad 600! Especially the big fin head. I can see making this part soaking up a lot of time in the shed.
:1drink
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
I wish it was mine. Belongs to a mate that lives...

I wish it was mine. Belongs to a mate that lives about 20 mins from home, just close enough to get a bit done when possible and invaluable on a project like this.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Long time no progress (on the bike)

Seems like forever now since I even looked at the XRF
Sad yes! My work and house renovation took over and the beast has been sitting there waiting for some more attention. Took some pics when I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,737
Posted By Motomechanic
Impressed!

You,ve done an awesome job of reviving this old girl on a buget. I've been keeping an eye on your build all the way through and condradulate you on a job well done.
Good steady progress and an...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-13-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Wicked Small victory

Thanks for the comments guys, sorry the progress has been so slow lately but i'm doing what I can when I can fit it in. After getting the triple clamps all done I came across this rg3 billett crf top...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-23-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
It Rolls

I ended up taking the easy option and buying an emig racing conversion stem to fit the crf front end.
I heated the clamp and pressed it it using Loctite as a lubricant however a small shaving of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-22-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Slow and steady as usual

I made the decision today and the engine cases are going to be powdercoated with a textured saturn black similar to harley crankcases. I saw this photo on a cyclewizard post and think it looks...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-22-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Good to know i'm on the right track with the...

Good to know i'm on the right track with the mods. Feel free to post some pictures of your xr if you've got any, I find looking at what others have done a big help when figuring out what I want and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,700
Posted By Motomechanic
PM sent. Fingers crossed. Thanks Katbeanz

PM sent. Fingers crossed. Thanks Katbeanz
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,700
Posted By Motomechanic
Big fin head kit

Are these kits likely to be available anytime soon? Wondering if it's worth holding out or starting fabrication on my own? I'de prefer to buy a kit and weld it on than make the whole lot myself. Time...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-11-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Overdue Updates

Finally got a new computer so I should be able to keep A better track of my progress. It has been slow and steady lately. Trying to get what I can done in between my million other jobs rennovating a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-11-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
I'm living in Australia and am getting all my...

I'm living in Australia and am getting all my parts from the states mostly through e bay. Works out cheaper than going to the bike shop down the road
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10,642
Views: 1,463,332
Posted By Motomechanic
Once you get these parts looking good get them...

Once you get these parts looking good get them clear powdercoated. I've done it to road bike wheels before and am doing the same to the tripple clamps and swingarm on my xr. you almost can't tell,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,700
Posted By Motomechanic
Been a while now.

Hi CW
Just wondering how the order book is looking for these kits and if you've done a production run yet?
Still keen to get a kit sent down under and weld it on myself.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-11-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Progress is still happening slowly. My Computer...

Progress is still happening slowly. My Computer crashed and burnt so that's why I haven't posted any updates lately. I'm at work for a week at the moment and can finally give you guys somesort of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-15-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Thanks for the offer silgletrackslayer, I hope to...

Thanks for the offer silgletrackslayer, I hope to be getting into some of the welding and fab in the coming months. I'll post some pictures of my efforts for some critique.
Sadly not a lot of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,700
Posted By Motomechanic
Will the kit fit a 600r as well?

If you build I will buy!

Are 650l and 600r heads the same? They look identical to me without having both to compare.
Even if there are some small differences i'll still have a kit and make it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Motomechanic
Your local honda dealership If anyone could it's...

Your local honda dealership If anyone could it's those guys. Or flea bay:type
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-27-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Not a lot of progress has happened since my last...

Not a lot of progress has happened since my last update, I've been away working for three weeks and have been itching to get some more done on the bike. One thing this did achieve though was to allow...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-12-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 39,163
Posted By Motomechanic
Thumb The color looks sweet. Also can't wait to see the...

The color looks sweet. Also can't wait to see the finished bike, you've been making great progress with the build..
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
All the help is great thanks guys! I've got a...

All the help is great thanks guys! I've got a copy of the drawing to machine the crf stem and I have access to a lathe so that'll be on top of the to do list. I was worried about machining it down...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-24-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Flat out with work this week, and didn't get as...

Flat out with work this week, and didn't get as much done as I had hoped. But my mountain of parts is still growing and almost all the bits i've ordered are here.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-16-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Wicked So my front end, disc brakes and some other bits...

So my front end, disc brakes and some other bits turned up and I wanted to get an idea of how it'll roughly go togeather. A hand full of cable ties later and I had this. The subframe and seat will...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-15-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Thanks for the tip DR joe. After hearing that i'm...

Thanks for the tip DR joe. After hearing that i'm now wishing i had a new unwelder as well:doh
I will be doing some further bracing around the footpeg mounts yet so that should ensure it's all...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-10-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Skidplate Complete

My skidplate is complete and i'm pretty happy with it for my first alloy fab job. I basically just made it by cutting out cardboard templates and copying them in alloy, tacking it togeather and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-09-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Got a bit more done over the weekend. I cut all...

Got a bit more done over the weekend. I cut all the unwanted mounts and drum brake brackets off the swingarm and welded up all the holes that won't be used anymore. I then smoothed out all the welds...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,833
Posted By Motomechanic
G'day top dog

Just wondering if you know where to get those red valve adjuster covers that are shown in the first picture? Mine need replacing and a set of those would go nicely..
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,087
Posted By Motomechanic
Here's Mine

1990 XR 600 Shit box!
Rescued from behind a shed rotting away. I haven't ridden this one yet but can't wait to get it finished and clock up some...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-03-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Thumb I've been putting in a few hours for the last...

I've been putting in a few hours for the last week now cleaning up the frame and stripping the engine. By far the hardest working tool has been my credit card! The post man is likely to be my best...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-29-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
After scouring the net for some XR 600 motivation...

After scouring the net for some XR 600 motivation I decided to go a bit further with the buildup.
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-28-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
This carb will go later in favour of a flat slide...

This carb will go later in favour of a flat slide (kiehin fcr or mikuni not sure yet) just wanted to get it going for a test run. I got my brother to come round and kick it over for me and she fired...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-28-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
I got stuck into striping the XR down and giving...

I got stuck into striping the XR down and giving it a good scrub and thourough soaking in wd 40. The guy i bourght it off told me it had been ridden on slat flats around kalgoorlie for years and it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-28-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Puke A few more pics. Plenty of work to...

A few more pics.

Plenty of work to do!!!!http://<center>
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-28-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
Initially I was unsure about what I would do with...

Initially I was unsure about what I would do with it. Was just going to get it running and sell it off to make a few bux. But the idea of turning this into a bit of an all rounder and having a dirt...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-28-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
This is what I ended up withhttp://<center> ...

This is what I ended up withhttp://<center>
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,023
Posted By Motomechanic
XR 600 Project

This all started off when I blew out a knee joint a few weeks ago. After an operation and staring down the barrel of a few weeks of sitting on the couch and moping around the house on crutches I was...
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