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    Yesterday, 08:20 PM
    jcw replied to a thread Pie cut exhaust in Technical
    540Nova, if you are still watching, saw your exhaust on your CB on DTT. Dem be some sweet welds! Those bends are perfect. Makes me want to try one...
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    Yesterday, 03:51 PM
    jcw replied to a thread identify these gauges in General
    Motorcycle 71 Honda 350 - $2400 (Lombard) https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/mcy/6020875466.html
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    Yesterday, 11:55 AM
    jcw replied to a thread Pie cut exhaust in Technical
    Dropped the damn can when tacking the midpipe. tape let go and put a dent in the underside. Shit. Stupid me. Oh well. It was never meant to be a show...
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    02-25-2017, 06:34 PM
    Bye... I hope you post in spite of me.
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    02-25-2017, 05:16 PM
    Most forums are "bigoted" by nature. They attract people of like interests and beliefs. Yes, sometimes to the exclusion of others. I wouldn't...
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    02-25-2017, 05:12 PM
    At the risk of sounding like a real fag (sorry, I'm a big fuckin' Bigot. transgender bathroom debate? Really? Whatever.), don't look up to me. ...
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    02-25-2017, 10:14 AM
    jcw replied to a thread First go at a tank in Project Builds
    So lucky you have a talented friend. I'm dreading the painting costs for my bike. But the thing is starting to surface rust. I gotta bite the...
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    02-24-2017, 01:33 PM
    I have long since realized, no one cares what I think. I'm cool with that.
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    02-24-2017, 12:00 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My XS750 finished.. in Project Builds
    Stock bike came with a plastic inner fender. You might be able to find one free. Least the xs850 special I tore down did. Id give you mine but...
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    02-24-2017, 09:07 AM
    Keepin it real. You put us to shame.
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    02-24-2017, 08:27 AM
    But that's cool if everyone wants to be nice and warm and fuzzy now. Build away. Ill shut my trap...
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    02-24-2017, 08:20 AM
    I'm calling BS on your BS. someone comes here completely new to bikes. Wants to build a pipeburn art project with no skills. (But has...
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    02-24-2017, 06:53 AM
    Lol. Bunch of hypocrites... This wouldn't be happening if she were a he. But Ok. I lose.
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    02-24-2017, 12:29 AM
    You want to put together a stock virago from two dumpster fires and have us cheer you on? Really? Really?
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    02-24-2017, 12:23 AM
    Why are you here? Advice? No. You've been given advice and you choose not to accept it. You say you have a wrench in the family that is capable....
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    02-23-2017, 09:03 PM
    jcw replied to a thread Pie cut exhaust in Technical
    I don't think I can do an exhaust can as nice as the pro's do. I ended up splurging a little knowing the exhaust is pretty prominent in the...
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    02-23-2017, 07:13 PM
    jcw replied to a thread Pie cut exhaust in Technical
    If I was going to try a Titanium exhaust, I might even consider getting the precut pie cuts and tubing here. Titanium Tubing, Mandrel Bends,...
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    02-23-2017, 06:58 PM
    jcw replied to a thread Pie cut exhaust in Technical
    Sure when you compare the tubing costs it is many times more expensive. But when you take into consideration the retail cost of a full titanium...
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    02-23-2017, 06:17 PM
    jcw replied to a thread Pie cut exhaust in Technical
    Yeah, I agree, no way would I spend time and money doing this if a quality aftermarket exhaust existed for this bike. The stock system was grounding...
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    02-23-2017, 03:40 PM
    DTT celebrates mediocrity too much. Too much rah rah. Of course there is the occasional epic build but for the most part, its just a bunch of...
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    02-23-2017, 03:28 PM
    Saying that newbs that start projects without the proper insight or guidance typically end up with a big pile o crap. What are you saying about us?
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    02-23-2017, 02:34 PM
    jcw replied to a thread Pie cut exhaust in Technical
    If it really is a cheapo tig welder, even the best welder is going to have trouble welding this thin walled tubing. It really pays to get a decent...
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    02-23-2017, 02:12 PM
    jcw replied to a thread '78 Gl1000 Buffet Racer in Project Builds
    Nice job getting her up and running!
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    02-23-2017, 01:04 PM
    I wonder how many builds get started over there and never finished?
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    02-23-2017, 08:55 AM
    more like this
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    02-23-2017, 08:28 AM
    Squirrel caught in wheel.
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    02-22-2017, 10:33 PM
    jcw replied to a thread Pie cut exhaust in Technical
    No, I thought about downloading Larry Meaux's Pipemax program (I still might) but instead just ran the engine numbers through some calculators at...
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    02-22-2017, 09:57 PM
    jcw replied to a thread Pie cut exhaust in Technical
    Decided to go ahead with the midpipe to lock the path of the exhaust down before messing with the other two pipes. Just waiting on the muffler, now....
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    02-22-2017, 08:57 AM
    jcw replied to a thread CB77 Project in Project Builds
    Wonder why they don't chuck it up the other direction? That is one thorough set up. Guess that's why I'm not a machinist. It's always handy to...
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