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PostAuthor: faffi » Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:27 pm

I have done an easy restoration on my XVS650 Classic. Showing a pic to give you the starting point first, then some pics taken today.

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Re: Posting in the section nobody watch - again

PostAuthor: faffi » Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:34 pm

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Re: Posting in the section nobody watch - again

PostAuthor: Jake » Fri Aug 07, 2020 5:16 pm

HEY !

I watch this section :bg:
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Re: Posting in the section nobody watch - again

PostAuthor: mark75 » Fri Aug 07, 2020 6:37 pm

yeah, XVS 'could' be considered Generation-III virago :naughty:
"Over the Mountains of the Moon,
Down the Valley of the Shadow,
Ride, boldly ride" ... E.A. Poe


Time flies >>> whether you're having fun __ :bike: or not :fan: ---

Any day above ground is a good day.
so Laissez les bon temps roulez. just roll safely --- Semper Vigilans...always watchful

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Re: Posting in the section nobody watch - again

PostAuthor: Hellgate » Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:20 pm

Wooo! Fancy!
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Re: Posting in the section nobody watch - again

PostAuthor: faffi » Sat Aug 08, 2020 2:12 am

Glad to see somebody show some interest in the Gen III (good name for them :cl: )
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Re: Posting in the section nobody watch - again

PostAuthor: Jake » Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:40 am

When my neighbor sold his, I was tempted to buy it.
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Re: Posting in the section nobody watch - again

PostAuthor: faffi » Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:57 pm

Your Virago is a better motorcycle, while the DragStar is arguably the better looking.
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Re: Posting in the section nobody watch - again

PostAuthor: Cusstout 1100 » Sun Aug 09, 2020 2:13 pm

Very nice! Excellent restoration, especially from the "before" pictures.
My Ride, '97 XV1100, +14, 10" over forks, progressive rear, Jardine forward controls, cobra slip-ons, K&N Filter, Dyno Jet Stage 1, Kuryakin grips, heat demon heaters, custom fabricated seat, chrome side covers, bullet signals, risers, custom modified rear fender with modified FZ1 tail light, sectioned and reversed front fender, custom paint...

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Re: Posting in the section nobody watch - again

PostAuthor: faffi » Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:34 pm

Thank you :cl:
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