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PostAuthor: Spike101uk » Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:19 am

So my xv125 is finally working as it should so now is thr time to mod it a bit to match the image I have in my head,
I'll pop back regularly with updates and crying for help when it doesn't go to plan, here is the before pic
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Re: The project begins

PostAuthor: gs58 » Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:28 pm

What does the image in your head look like?
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Re: The project begins

PostAuthor: Spike101uk » Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:10 am

gs58 wrote:What does the image in your head look like?


Low back high at the front, black and mean looking

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Re: The project begins

PostAuthor: Spike101uk » Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:15 am

Quick update some the small amount of work I've done (no garage amd it rains a lot)
Replaced rear shocks for some 10.5 inch black vintage look ones, and replaced headlamp and front indicators.

Https://flic.kr/p/Q4676u
https://flic.kr/p/Q6THLn


Can't seem to get the pics to show in the message,

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Re: The project begins

PostAuthor: faffi » Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:34 am

Cast wheels must be rare?
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Re: The project begins

PostAuthor: Spike101uk » Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:56 am

faffi wrote:Cast wheels must be rare?


My lovely gold alloys haha, turns out my bike is a xv125s but made for the Japanese market and someone brought over.

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Re: The project begins

PostAuthor: Spike101uk » Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:39 pm

Latest update , had loads of trouble with a few things but this is how she is right now new bars and lights pretty much all wired up, new speedo, have got new risers but waiting on longer bolts, next is fender off and replaced with low profile and paint

https://flic.kr/p/SJ7Cwe

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PostAuthor: Spike101uk » Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:45 pm

Worked out how to send pic straight to page also forgot to add, mirrors are going on too but these are seized so waiting for plusgas to work it's magic
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Re: The project begins

PostAuthor: Bubba1982 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:12 am

Looks awesome!!

Do you have any more photos of what you did with the low profile seat?

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Re: The project begins

PostAuthor: Spike101uk » Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:56 am

Webike a Japanese company do a seat mod for the xv250, I just had a sneaky look at there bracket and made it, I'm getting a chequer plate base for under the seat to cover the electrics ,
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