Yamaha Seca II 92 XJ600s

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Sun May 08, 2016 5:39 pm

Starting, I keep flip flopping with the color scheme. Now I'm thinking red fairing, blue rims and black frame.
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Sun May 08, 2016 5:42 pm

Found another Seca about 3 hours away from me and he's willing to take $450 for it, but I really don't have the space for another Seca. Even though the deal is GREAT all I want is the frame. I need feed back from you guys

Now he says $400
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Mon May 09, 2016 7:44 am

Where is it? If it's 3 hrs north, I might buy it...
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Mon May 09, 2016 7:48 am

Nelsonmd wrote:Where is it? If it's 3 hrs north, I might buy it...
It's near Philly.
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Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:48 pm

Decided to take a look at the engines that I covered up for the winter. I didn't do a good job of keeping these engines covered correctly. Today is a great day to paint these engines but I don't have the spray paint and certain areas of the engine hasn't been taped or covered for painting. The next good day I get I will attempt to paint one of them.

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Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:53 pm

After paying closer attention to these fairings, I have decided to keep the color red since it's in good condition. A good cleaning and polishing should bring it back to life. I have a little damage to it so any advice on fixing it is helpful.

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Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:40 pm

Bigfeet51 wrote:
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:53 pm
After paying closer attention to these fairings, I have decided to keep the color red since it's in good condition. A good cleaning and polishing should bring it back to life. I have a little damage to it so any advice on fixing it is helpful.

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You can't go wrong with red!

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Mon May 15, 2017 6:51 am

Guys, I have been slacking on this project, but the good news is that I have everything painted and ready to be put back together. I had these parts painted so I picked them up yesterday. My color scheme will be black frame, red fairings (I also have a belly pan) and blue rims. I have to paint the engine but that will will be done on a hot day. I totally forgot to repair one of the fairings that was damaged so that's something I will have to take care of later :cry: .

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Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:18 am

Wow, I almost forgot about this one. I powder coated the frame and damn near everything else on this bike. I will unwrap the parts and take some pics.
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Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:43 pm

Looks a good finish on those parts, keep the pictures coming!
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