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I’m building this bike to my syster, Her first real bike!
So during this weeks of confine due to the Covid I’m keeping busy
We bought a nice running little Bandit 400 as it has good handling, fun to ride and nice chassis.
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My idea for the electrical installation is hiding every thing in the space where the oem air filter box was, making a nice and clean look without any visible battery box etc..
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I used to own one of these back when they first came on the scene! A real screamer of an engine! I am looking forward to seeing your finished vision, very inspirational! God Bless†
 

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This little Suzi project have been put a way for some several months for several reasons,
I’m finishing two bikes for my self and one classic Austin from 1954, But the mayor reason is because I crashed in June breaking my shoulder in three parts and the clavicle in two, the recovery have been slow but know I’m back in business again!

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That's a nice little Bandit.
Your sister is lucky girl.
My sister learned to re-build Honda singles and was a pretty good rider (even her ex-husband used to say she was way better than him - true, she had 4 brothers riding bikes and he was a wuss with a Z-1)
Only issues I've seen with the 400 is maintenance, 14,000 red-line needs correct clean oil and filter or big ends can fail (possible on anything if maintenance isn't done though)
Valve adjustment is simple, carbs work well with those K&N's although I can't remember jetting (600 motor uses 117.5 with K&N and 11,500 red-line, so smaller than that?)
 
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