'93 Seca II, codename... Brave Little Toaster Oven

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Jeramotion
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Region or State: Colorado
Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1993 Yamaha XJ600S Seca II
Location: Aurora, Colorado

Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:49 am

Why, thank you!! I'm pretty black and blue myself after fighting with torquing down and trying to straiten out the bent tripple tree lower.

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HELL~ON~WHEELS
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Region or State: Pennsylvania
Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1995 seca II naked

Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:07 am

Well pain is temporary pride is forever, and it's looking awesome

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julscruiser
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Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1992 Yamaha Seca
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Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:00 am

looking good

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greeny4704
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Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:18 am

Looks awesome man good progress you'll be ready to get it dirty soon ;)
BUILT NOT BOUGHT

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Jeramotion
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Fri May 04, 2012 1:37 am

More progress... only days now 'til I can try to start her up :grins: A little while longer to tune and work out the kinks, I'm sure.

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Oooo shiney exhaust

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julscruiser
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Fri May 04, 2012 6:53 am

Im liking the blue.

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Super-Mario
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Region or State: Pennsylvania
Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1995 XJ600
Location: Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania

Fri May 04, 2012 7:09 am

Looks great man. Im diggin it! :thumbsup:
-Mario

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radare
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Region or State: Rocky Mountains
Motorcycles Owned Currently: '92 XJR600, '92 Seca II
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Fri May 04, 2012 7:52 am

I'm loving the blue and black. Good looking scheme. What are you doing with the bodywork, color wise? Blue? Silver? Did I miss it?

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Jeramotion
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Fri May 04, 2012 8:54 am

Thank you, thank you!

I'm actually not entirely sure about the bodywork yet. Still playing with ideas. I was thinking of doing a metalic gray with a simple white stripe lengthwise, but now i think I need to encorporate this blue in the body somewhere. Maybe a pseudo 50th aniv scheme ...

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Jeramotion
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Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1993 Yamaha XJ600S Seca II
Location: Aurora, Colorado

Mon May 14, 2012 2:11 pm

She started, ran like a champ! Amazing the difference that the #20 pilot and #100 main jets made! And the synch too. No oil squirting all over or anything! The petcock did start to leak, and mess up my nice new paint on the engine, I'll have to do some touch up, but that was expected. After a tiny test ride, the front end feels kind of wobbly, I don't know what's up with that, just another problem to add to the list...

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