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    Are you guys referring to those tiny little 20mm...

    Are you guys referring to those tiny little 20mm x 40mm capacitors? If so you need only one of those tiny little capacitors to rid the 10 lbs battery. Thanks in advance. -Carson
  2. Ya i really looked at the upper shock mount it is...

    Ya i really looked at the upper shock mount it is super strong, the shock top mount hole was moved to the front hole so its as close to the frame as it can be at the top now. its the rectangular tube...
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    Ya Stryper? those religious dorks? In the 80s i...

    Ya Stryper? those religious dorks? In the 80s i didnt even know anyone that liked those guys hahaha
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    Sticky: 20416 Its a 1972 Suzuki GT550 with some newer...

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    Its a 1972 Suzuki GT550 with some newer Suzuki and Yamaha R6 stuff on it. I am still cutting, bending, and welding on the exhaust system. Hopefully in the next 2 weeks i will have the bugs and...
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    1972 GT550 clutch

    I am having a time with this clutch. I had the case split so the clutch housing was completely off the shaft. I put it all together, cables down to the clutch itself, and adjusted it according to the...
  6. the metal goes all the way around the frame on...

    the metal goes all the way around the frame on the square tube thing he put on there. its like peeled back and wrapped all the way around the frame, there was only bare metal showing when he welded...
  7. the shock mount has since been changed the metal...

    the shock mount has since been changed the metal peice was thicker than the katana and welded all the way 360 deg around the tube if you can see it and im not a fat ass so as light as the bike is it...
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    The metal alone cost me around $200 for a 3 into...

    The metal alone cost me around $200 for a 3 into 1 chambered exhaust and I had to weld it up myself. They sure are the expensive part of a budget bike build hahhah. oh well worth it in the end.
  9. What would you recommend for strengthening it. I...

    What would you recommend for strengthening it. I can weld with a mig but not pretty lol. The japs welds were all really ugly back in 1970's too so the bikes factory welds are pretty crappy to start...
  10. He didn't do it the way I wanted he said this...

    He didn't do it the way I wanted he said this would be stronger, the metal tube is cut at the bottom and curled around the frame and welded all the way around the frame tube, this pic was when I was...
  11. Sorry it took so long, but the front end is of a...

    Sorry it took so long, but the front end is of a 1990 gsx750f f the katana. It only needed a set of bearings from All Balls Racing to get it to fit, it's pretty cool site (if you haven't seen it) you...
  12. 20333 Newest rear shock pic I have on my phone....

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    Newest rear shock pic I have on my phone. I'm going to upload all the build pix in my profile if I can figure it out. The taillight is in the tail section the turn signals are in the headlight...
  13. It was welded by a bike mechanic and it's thick...

    It was welded by a bike mechanic and it's thick walled with two supports from the top to the frame, it is super strong upper shock mount the way it was done. It is welded to a round piece of metal...
  14. Ya the rectangular upper shock mount is all...

    Ya the rectangular upper shock mount is all welded in. It's pretty thick metal and welded in pretty strong the guy cut it and curled it around that frame tube. Since these pix it's been grinder down...
  15. Ya I swapped out the gsxr rear shock for a...

    Ya I swapped out the gsxr rear shock for a shorter r6 shock so the rear end is lower and the chain clearance is good now, i have a front end off a 1990 katana 600 (was the donor bike to keep cost...
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    Hi Ken in iowa. Do you still have the pics , it...

    Hi Ken in iowa. Do you still have the pics , it says no pictures found on my computer and I am logged in to the site. I may just try I'm dealing with budget issues also die to a new child in my...
  17. The backwards kickstarter is the 1st thing I...

    The backwards kickstarter is the 1st thing I noticed also, ya alot of bikes are compatible or easily made compatable, I used an old katana and gsxr for donor parts. Swingarm front end disk brakes...
  18. just need exhaust to finish. 72 gt550 and ride this thing

    I ended up just making an exhaust 3 into 1 thanks for the help
  19. 72 Suzuki gt550 kickstarter shaft, can it be pushed in?

    1st of all sorry if I'm doing this wrong (I'm new to forums)
    I recently got my 72 Suzuki gt550 engine cases back together, the kickstarter shaft I noticed is sticking out too far, (about 1 cm) so if...
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    how do I post a question does anyone know, I can...

    how do I post a question does anyone know, I can not figure it out. sorry I'm asking here but I'm getting so frustrated here I'm frustrated lets just say
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    Sorry this is the only placeican find to ask a...

    Sorry this is the only placeican find to ask a question. How do I start a thread (or ask for help, or ask a question) where do I go I can't fig this out
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    I am looking for a good 3 into 3 if it works best...

    I am looking for a good 3 into 3 if it works best thanks guys
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    Sorry posted on wrong spot, I'm horrible with...

    Sorry posted on wrong spot, I'm horrible with forums for some reason lol spey again
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    hey did you say you had a 72 gt550. that's what I'm working with

    I was wondering if you had a list of the fork swap options for the 72 gt550 still, I was trying to go with something a little more modern like the 2000 gsxr if I could but again the steering stem...
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