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Project 920R Cafe' Build

Chop it, rake it, slam it, build it for show.
New parts, old parts, built from scrap. [Hammered out of bare stock & welded with sweat.]
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Re: Project 920R Cafe' Build

PostAuthor: dazthebiker » Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:58 am

Absolutely epic build! Making me wish i had gone much further with the fabrication on mine now. Love the choice of tank as well

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Re: Project 920R Cafe' Build

PostAuthor: JAGspeed » Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:41 pm

I found a good aftermarket top triple clamp on e-bay which made it easier to mount my bars to. As much as I liked the look of the clip-ons I will take the MX style bars and comfort any day. I used some adjustable universal bar clamps and some pro taper bars that I had. I also mounted a Koso RX-2N GP multifunction meter to the top clamp.
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Re: Project 920R Cafe' Build

PostAuthor: JAGspeed » Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:43 pm

Finally got around to the exhaust system. I am using several stock YFZ450 and CRF450 stainless pipes as donors for my bends. I decided to run the rear pipe down through the swingarm, under the linkage, back up around the swingarm through the frame, into a Y and into the muffler. Easy enough right???? Well tacked it up and have 2 slip joints so it can al fit together. Just need to make the front pipe so it is equal length to the rear.
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Re: Project 920R Cafe' Build

PostAuthor: JAGspeed » Sun May 05, 2019 4:19 pm

Finished mocking up the exhaust, all tacked up. Front and rear are equal length should flow nicely. I added a couple of heat guards made from Yamaha YZ-F's. Just need to Tig everything up.
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Re: Project 920R Cafe' Build

PostAuthor: Justheman80 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:58 pm

Very nice build. Any more progress?

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Re: Project 920R Cafe' Build

PostAuthor: JAGspeed » Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:19 pm

Had this steering dampener in my collection of used parts so I made some brackets and mounted it up. I decided to go with a Motogadget M-unit blue, really makes for a clean install. Started to wire it all up. Much easier than dealing with a 40yr old wiring harness.
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Re: Project 920R Cafe' Build

PostAuthor: Baldrick » Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:22 am

Awesome work, cant wait to see the finished product, amazing so far :GJ:

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Re: Project 920R Cafe' Build

PostAuthor: wrenchguy » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:24 am

When you wire up the speedo sensor, be sure to run a wire back to the M-unit blue, not just to the speedo. The M-unit needs that input to give you a whole lot of supplemental information, including change alerts.

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Re: Project 920R Cafe' Build

PostAuthor: JAGspeed » Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:04 pm

wrenchguy wrote:When you wire up the speedo sensor, be sure to run a wire back to the M-unit blue, not just to the speedo. The M-unit needs that input to give you a whole lot of supplemental information, including change alerts.

I still have to tear the bike down one more time, but I will defiantly do that when I do my final wiring.

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Re: Project 920R Cafe' Build

PostAuthor: JAGspeed » Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:11 pm

I am using 2 FCR 40mm carburetors so I had to make my own manifolds. I turned down some aluminum tubing and had two flanges made. Clearance was tight but I made it all work. I was going to try and use a single throttle cable to Carb #1 and use the push side of that carb to pull Carb #2.
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