94 cafe racer by Andy xj600

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Andy xj600
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Region or State: suffolk
Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1994 xj600 s cafe racer build
Location: wodbridge

Sat May 13, 2017 11:05 am

Hello and welcome to my Build i have had the bike for around 3 months and it came to me like the picture below its an 94 xj600 i got it from ebay for £200 witch i thought was very fair :thumbsup:
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Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1994 xj600 s cafe racer build
Location: wodbridge

Sat May 13, 2017 11:10 am

upon arrival i wasted no time and chopped off the street fighter rear end but decided i would stick with the vfr single sided swing arm and hornet front end and started the fabrication of subframe and seat pan
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Sat May 13, 2017 11:15 am

The hole bike had been blitzed with really shit black paint and a truck load of high build primer so i decided to start the pain staking task of stripping the engine swing arm tank and well everything on the bike :lolno:
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Sat May 13, 2017 11:20 am

washing lines come in very handy
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Sat May 13, 2017 11:26 am

color scheme decided i sent the frame packing to the powder coaters but decided i will paint rest of bits myself to keep costs down
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Location: wodbridge

Sat May 13, 2017 11:32 am

I painted the Tank today and front fender today the paint is 1967 jaguar E-Type British racing green and the frame is old English white
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Motorcycles Owned Currently: 92 XJ 600, 86 BMW RS 100, 05 POS V-Star
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Tue May 16, 2017 4:47 pm

I really like the single sided swingarm...I'm an old BMW bike guy, and I just love that look...
"The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm."

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Andy xj600
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Location: wodbridge

Sun May 21, 2017 5:19 am

flated the tank this morning will polish up once engine is in also changed the bars and painted wheels not bad for a few hours
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Sun May 21, 2017 8:58 am

You are really making good progress on this bike, Andy. And the color scheme is quite unique. Keep it up!

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Tue May 23, 2017 1:40 pm

comments greatly appreciated Guys
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