Originally Posted by SOS
I got the bracket made to hols the air boxes together and in place. Made some tabes to hang the side covers. I was not intending on using the original side covers, but I changed my mind. Unfortunately I had already cut the tabs off to mount the upper shock brace.
Also started to fit the small tank. The front mounts are fine, but the tunnel doesn't clear the coils or the upper motor mount. I'll have to relocate the coils, but the upper motor mount is a funky 3 piece deal on each side. Not sure why, but Ill make a 1 piece set and the clearance issue will go away.
Not much to show, but here's some pics with the stock tank and the side covers remounted:
And with the small tank mocked up:
I am lengthening the kick stand today, but the welder is giving mefits so that will have to wait.
Heres a XS650 motor in a XT 500 frame. Just google Hennorit 2011. Its a Dutch club who has a almost all Yamaha XT TT 350 500 600 ride each fall. About 2 weeks ago. BIG ED XT&TT&XS FAN!!