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Offline kiwipom

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Not Just A Picture.
« on: 22.03. 2017 07:17 »
Hi guys/Scott or Jay, over the years I have put snippets of progress but basically I bought this bike in 1990/91 as a Gold Flash but it needed work. Being a fan of café racer style I decided to customize it to a like style. I put full width hubs with crossover brake and twin leader to front plus many new rolling chassis parts including c/p guards/Stanchions and springs/headlight/tail light/handlebars. For the engine it was crank recon with grind and shells/billet rods/thick flange barrels with new pistons/Ali head with new valves and guides/srm oil pump just to name a few. I have also converted to electronic ignition plus 12v electrics running belt drive, also belt drive clutch. I installed all new wiring with fuses for everything plus indicators and front brake operated rear light, also an oil filter and oil gauge plus a carrier, nut and bolt restoration, cheers
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Re: Not Just A Picture.
« Reply #1 on: 22.03. 2017 08:15 »
 nice one KP- wasn't havin' a go at anyone, just respecting the topic, and sometimes we need to be a bit brutal
Started building in about 1977/8 a on average '52 A10 -built from bits 'n pieces never resto intended -maybe 'personalised'
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Re: Not Just A Picture.
« Reply #2 on: 22.03. 2017 09:10 »
No worries Dutch, but ain't it good to be human, someone makes a rule and others reinforce it to be popular, cheers
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Re: Not Just A Picture.
« Reply #3 on: 22.03. 2017 10:11 »
very nice  *smile* not a GF any more...
whats the key in the toolbox for? (ignition no doubt, but does what?)
any chance of a closeup of how you set the front brake switch (or is it an a65 type cable switch thing)??
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Re: Not Just A Picture.
« Reply #4 on: 25.03. 2017 00:42 »
Hi Mikeb, the key cuts everything except park lights, I will post front brake operated rear light pics next week when I return from Nelson , cheers
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Re: Not Just A Picture.
« Reply #5 on: 25.03. 2017 01:02 »
ok cheers Kiwi. i was in nelson last week and walked forlornly past where the classic bike museum used to be  *sad2*. just not the town it used to be...
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Re: Not Just A Picture.
« Reply #6 on: 29.03. 2017 03:46 »
hi guys/MikeB, mike some pics of the front brake lever operated stop light. Hope you can make sense of how I did it probably could be made a lot simpler but I just used what I had available, cheers
A10.G.Flash(cafe racer)Honda 250 vtr. Yamaha Virago XV920.

War! what is it good for?Absolutely nothing, Edwin Star.
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