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Old 04-17-2013, 05:21 AM
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Another before and after.....

I found this '79SF a few miles from my house, sitting for over 30 years in a garage. The bike had 5600 miles; the PO was afraid of it and parked it with 1/2 tank of gas. The mufflers were full of mouse nests, the wire harness was chewed beyond repair, but the engine was spotless internally. $300 and I took it home. Lotsa work since then....



Since then, lotsa changes....

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Old 04-17-2013, 05:53 AM
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WOW, one would be hard pressed to say they are the same bike!! That is a serious transformation.
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Old 04-17-2013, 05:57 AM
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Being retired and having a pretty complete shop at my disposal makes it easier...
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:01 AM
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Being retired and having a pretty complete shop at my disposal makes it easier...
Mind if I stop by with my bike ? LOL
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:54 AM
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really nice Kwats!!! were in MI are you? looks like you went with similar color combo as I am
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:56 AM
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I'm outside of Niles, 7 miles north of South Bend, In.
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Old 04-17-2013, 12:22 PM
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I may be in South Bend next week. Isn't Niles a suburb of SB, just in a different state.
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Old 04-17-2013, 12:34 PM
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Hot damn. Im not a big fan of full dressers but thats a very nice looking XS. What fairing is that?
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Old 04-17-2013, 01:37 PM
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I may be in South Bend next week. Isn't Niles a suburb of SB, just in a different state.
Pretty much.....
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Old 04-17-2013, 01:39 PM
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Hot damn. Im not a big fan of full dressers but thats a very nice looking XS. What fairing is that?
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Old 04-17-2013, 03:56 PM
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Excellent job, you should be proud. Hope you have many many miles of enjoyment.
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So....uhm.....I'm drooling.

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Old 04-19-2013, 04:18 PM
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So....uhm.....I'm drooling.

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