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Good luck/Bad luck

Post by CC Rider » Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:09 pm

Good luck - while looking for a XJ650RJ I find a low mileage xj600 Seca ll
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Bad luck-while collecting parts for an naked conversion. bike and rider are pin balled in traffic and go down.
Good luck-bike and rider come out relatively good, rider just bruised. The Seca will need a new fairing, windshield,front fender & left mirror. Could have been worse. Thankful it wasn't.
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More good luck-prior to the above happening...I found all the parts for a naked conversion and they just happened to be attached to a 1993
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Re: Good luck/Bad luck

Post by mikee112 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:12 am

Wow, glad you're OK
Those look to be Genuine "N" parts ( Headlight and Gauges ), Probably the only Seca 2 with those parts in the whole of the US :thumbsup:

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Re: Good luck/Bad luck

Post by CC Rider » Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:02 pm

As far as i can tell the entire set up is from an N model. The bike belonged to a Husband and wife it was the wife's bike. She didn't like the fairing and had it converted in the 90s. It was garaged and not ridden much after 2011 as they had a number of bikes. The turn signals are the only non N part.What is the tab with the hole on the right side where the head light bracket bolts to? I've been trying to post a picture but its been hit and miss getting it into the gallery.

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Re: Good luck/Bad luck

Post by mikee112 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:50 pm

CC Rider wrote:
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:02 pm
What is the tab with the hole on the right side where the head light bracket bolts to? I've been trying to post a picture but its been hit and miss getting it into the gallery.
There should be a tab ( with a slot ) on the headlight shell and another tab on the black metal frame that holds the headlight and there should be a bolt through them to lock the up and down angle of the headlight :)

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Re: Good luck/Bad luck

Post by CC Rider » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:36 pm

Ahh..It looks obvious now that you've explained it. That must be one special bolt.

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Re: Good luck/Bad luck

Post by mikee112 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:37 pm

CC Rider wrote:
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:36 pm
Ahh..It looks obvious now that you've explained it. That must be one special bolt.

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Nah.... a standard bolt, but the big hole in the headlight frame should have a rubber grommet ... I'm sure you could find something to fit at a hardware store :ponder:

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Re: Good luck/Bad luck

Post by CC Rider » Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:35 pm

Thanks for picture, It shouldn't be any trouble to source the grommet and hardware. Here's a shot of the bottom of the headlight bracket looks like some mods were made here. Not sure what but I'll take it off and redo it to make look better.
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As for the 96, I originally planned to go naked with it to save the fairing. It's a little late for that now and finding a fairing may prove to be impossible. So I'll be looking for a headlight & brackets I was lucky to find a set of Radian gauges awhile back.
Thanks again, Ride Safe.

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Re: Good luck/Bad luck

Post by TonyKZ1 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:34 am

Occasionally the older model XJ600S Seca II fairings pop up on eBay, I just seen one the other day. Sometimes on craigslist too.
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Re: Good luck/Bad luck

Post by mikee112 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:22 pm

Looks like the PO has made the headlight frame fit the Seca Triple Trees, the actual "N" Triple Trees are different..... the bottom Triple has holes in it to accept the headlight frame and the top Triple has extra tabs that the HL frame bolts onto :)

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Top Triple tree
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( WOW...... I can't believe how RUSTY my Bike is getting These photos really highlight it :( )

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Re: Good luck/Bad luck

Post by CC Rider » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:43 pm

TonyKZ1 wrote:
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:34 am
Occasionally the older model XJ600S Seca II fairings pop up on eBay, I just seen one the other day. Sometimes on craigslist too.
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Thank's Tony,
I'm waiting on one to arrive that I bought off E-bay. Not sure exactly what it is though didn't see any vents and turn signals are mounted to the fairing. Anyway seller claims is a 92 fairing $75 and free shipping thought I'd take a chance.

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