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  1. General
    I'm a new member. 70 yrs old...have 8 old bikes...been maintaining and restoring forever. Presently restoring a 1974 Yamaha g7s 80 cc cafe racer that has been in the family since 1975. Just got it back from my sister...it suffered from brutality by kids and sitting in garage for 15 years. I...
  2. General
    I'm having trouble with my carbs I no longer have the stock airbox and from what I can I find the 360 runs poorly with pods my bike has a hesitation or loss of power at mid throttle this goes away when the put the choke on about 1/8 to 1/4 from what I understand its because the pods throw off...
  3. Project Builds
    Just wondering if anyone out there had put a GSXR 600-750 front end onto a 2000+ VTR 250? I've heard people do the swap but I can't find any I've got my hands of the gsxr front end but I'm trying to work out what bearings will fit this conversion. I'm kind of stuck at the moment because I...
  4. Technical
    I have a 74 CB200 that I found in a barn. Got it torn down snared down and refinished the frame then put everything back together. Wiring is back together in the right order and checked. The electric start is working correctly, fuel is feeding to the new carbs, and we have spark. Everything is...
  5. Technical
    I recently got a 1982 Suzuki GS450 from my brother... I got it from him all tore apart I got it into a rolling chaise, now I need detailed help with the wiring, can someone please help me?
  6. Technical
    Hey guys I need some help. I have a 1982 honda nighthawk 650. The front end is shot. Rusty blown and dry rot seals, just all beat up. My question is will a 1987 cbr 600 front end fit by swapping it out at the neck? Or what other bikes will fit?
  7. NEW MEMBERS READ HERE!
    Hi everyone I'm new here form Staten Island NY and I'm looking to start a ground up build it will be my first project that involves major fabrication like welding and machining parts (although I probably wont end up machining too many parts) I have built Road racing bikes for the track but that...
  8. Project Builds
    Hello CafeRacer.net! This is my first forum post, so I am not familiar with any sort of unwritten etiquette about forum posts, but I need help from people who know what they're talking about! I currently own a 1998 CBR 600 F3... yes, a sport bike. Now I know what you are all thinking, "What's...
  9. Project Builds
    i wanna make this bike into a nice sport cafe bike any ideas?[/COLOR]
  10. General
    Hey guys, I have a 78 gs550 that I picked up for dirt cheap. It's my first bike ever and I am loving the cafe style. One issue I have ran into is converting my turn signals to LEDs. I am assuming I need a resistor and can't just plug and play? If a resistor is needed? How do I know what kind or...
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