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Old 08-10-2012, 12:34 AM   #16
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I am digging the initiative to fab up the custom exhaust, gotta enjoy what a Tig can accomplish, nice Head collars welded up too, gonna be a nice fit... can't wait to see the finished pics..
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Old 08-10-2012, 07:33 PM   #17
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Very nice work.

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I am digging the initiative to fab up the custom exhaust, gotta enjoy what a Tig can accomplish, nice Head collars welded up too, gonna be a nice fit... can't wait to see the finished pics..

Thank you as well. I am mostly lucky I fit it on the bike at home and that it to work all taped up and marked, weld it and take it back home to see if it works. So far so good!!



As I said, lucky....






I scored a nearly new Yoshi RS-3 pipe off craigslist today! SCORE!!! It's like it was made to fit right there.





The only sucky thing about the pipe is that the guy lost the tip insert and there was no flange for the inlet. No biggie it's just a few more things to make! Oh, and I need another band clamp.
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Old 08-11-2012, 01:30 PM   #18
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After pipe welding myself for 15 years, Ill bet you have worked in the trade by looking at your welds.

Nice work
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:28 PM   #19
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After pipe welding myself for 15 years,
Sounds painful
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:31 PM   #20
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After pipe welding myself for 15 years, Ill bet you have worked in the trade by looking at your welds.

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Yep, I started welding when I was 12. People look at my like I am a liar when I tell them I have been doing this for 20 years!

Thanks!
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Old 08-11-2012, 04:44 PM   #21
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Don't see any lie in that weld pic above. Excellent work!
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Old 08-12-2012, 12:28 AM   #22
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Did you happen to take measurements and angles for that header pipe you have made?

Are you going to use a very short balance pipe between the headers?

Does anyone know if the pipes on the new model Wee are the same as the old model.
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Old 08-14-2012, 08:05 PM   #23
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Very nice fab work on the pipes...
Idiocracy...Nice :) A pimps love is much different than that of a normal square. Love that movie!

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Old 08-14-2012, 11:19 PM   #24
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Fark! now that is a new take on making a Strom more ruggish! Here in South Africa we ride them like they come out of the factore. Just add bashplate!
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Old 08-15-2012, 09:03 AM   #25
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I'm a bicycle nut, looking for nice welds goes along with the territory (for me anyway)... that weld right there is a thing of beauty, very nice!
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Old 08-28-2012, 05:03 PM   #26
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Hey RTWADVGuy. Where'd all of the pictures go? I followed your lead on the trackside hand guards (since I couldn't confirm anything else affordable fit). I'd like to see how you fit the angle on yours. Any help here?
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:20 PM   #27
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Where did the pics go?
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:41 PM   #28
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Bigger question; where did RTWADVGuy go? Can't pm him. I tried that first. He has dropped from the inmates list. Was he a ghost?
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:27 PM   #29
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:44 AM   #30
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And there you have it. No worries. I got the TS hand guards figured out. Adjust the angle of the clutch and brake levers, and mount on the outside of the vibration dampener and they fit pretty easily. Pictures if anyone cares.
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