As I have said in the introduction to this blog, I fully drawn my project before I start. I also listed as best I could all the elements and accessories that I would have to produce and / or purchase.... more
The stock Phillips head engine screws were replaced with a stainless steel Allen head bolt kit.
All 8 valve tappet cover seals were replaced
New clutch housing gasket was installed... more
In July 2014, the so. I found a Yamaha XV750 from 1981 to Marketplace. Once the seller arrived it turned out that he was still a XV700 had for parts. This block had much less walked than the 750 so th... more
Project Vasquez will be another take on a classic Yamaha Virago XV750. This is a commissioned build for a client in Ohio who has been awesome to work with. A few conversations with him and we learned... more
Purchased a Triumph Headlight mount but had to modify to fit my Koso Speedo unit. Also, purchased a haedlight cowl from fleebay from an earlier Triumph model which did come with top mounting plate.Had... more
Decided I didnt like the front fairing look. so went back to the original look.Gilera headlight mounted.Only problem where do i put the indicators.Problem solved MBLAZE Handlebar indicators and new Gr... more
Steering Damper adapter spacer madeChopped down Titanium bolt now in place with thread lockSteering Damper Swivel now attached.Running and Finished
Called her Mongrel
New fyuel Tap... more
Front end Change.
For the last couple of months, I've been thinking of how i could mount my Led front indicators.
Was going to keep the front end completely naked but something never sat right with... more
Carburettors now fitted with Conical Fliters.Underseat Tray plate now been cut to size and fettled.Tank mounting now made and in position.
Headlight Sprayed and mounted.Side view showing bike, starti... more
All stripped Down again.Having just finished the rear end, or so i thought all torqued up ,wheel fitted new Cush rubbers fitted all nice and tight and by tight i mean the Chain would tear the tyres to... more
VFR 800 Fitted with all new bearings and bushes.
Modified offset bushes also now fitted which will allow fitting of Honda civic Car wheel fitted with 240 40 rear Tyre.916 Underseat Exhaust mocked up... more
Modified Radiator hoses and fittings done.Silicone top hose mounted to new re positioned top mount, connected to new ZX636 Rad sprayed BlackWiring Started.
Where the hell does all this lot go.Just be... more
Radiator and Front headlight brackets need modifying,
Having to have a new piece of tubing welded centrally to headstock.
Had to completey strip the front end down,
Just had to grind the top mount... more
Purchased a Gilera 150 headlight front headlight. for my fighter.
Mocked up the front brackets top and bottom, turned down some 15 mm alloy bar, and centred and. tapped all three lengths
Had to mak... more
The beginning of the process....Just got the rear R1 subframe back from my mates, he's just welded some extender blocks inside the tubular subframe, needs cleaning up before I get some cross members w... more
Hi all, I start my first project ever and probably the last, who knows. It's start before few months when i look for CBR 900 '96 year and no luck until one day i get offer for '98 cbr fireblade that i... more
Participant IMIS 2016 One of our friends wanted to remake his Honda shadow in sidecar and we undertook this project.As a donor we used Honda Shadow 1100
The idea was to make a comfortable motorcycle... more