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Forum: Members Lounge 02-13-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By Garagamus
It's now into it's third paintjob. I swear, if I...

It's now into it's third paintjob. I swear, if I drop it, the hit will look like a broken gobstopper. The last colour was Ford Kodiak Brown, which looked awesome in the sunlight, (like a root-beer...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-13-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By Garagamus
Found a small fairing that fits...sort'ov

Found a cafe fairing on Amazon that, after a little trimming and tweaking finally fits the '81 Standard. Doesn't add much for wind protection, and I can't use the windshield bubble because of the...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-30-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Garagamus
Looks like photobucket just blocked my...

Looks like photobucket just blocked my pics....foiled again. Anyone know a good free image hoster?
Forum: Members Lounge 11-30-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Garagamus
Maybe not the same afterburner pull as the...

Maybe not the same afterburner pull as the ZZR...but way cooler to arrive on.
Forum: Members Lounge 11-30-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Garagamus
There's an old thread still on here but you'd...

There's an old thread still on here but you'd have to look up my handle "Garagamus". The bikes been through a couple of different paint schemes over the years. I think this is the one I'll keep, (as...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-30-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Garagamus
Been a while, still rockin' the 1100.

Wow...I think the last time I posted was in 2016, with build pics back in 2014. Opened up my own paint protection film & graphics shop back in 2015 and have been busy ever since. Still riding the 81...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-26-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,421
Posted By Garagamus
Be aware, if you're looking for the cafe look,...

Be aware, if you're looking for the cafe look, regular clubmans will not clear the standard tank. There is a company making extra wide ones specifically for the XS, but sorta pricey. I've got...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-08-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,495
Posted By Garagamus
Awesome bike...I'm looking at pulling the trigger...

Awesome bike...I'm looking at pulling the trigger on a used ST. Love Triumphs
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 02-08-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By Garagamus
Picked up a new toy over the winter

2006 KLR 650. The kid had rattle-canned it flat black, (and I mean everything). Still needs a fork seal job, but at least it looks better for the approaching season. ...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 02-08-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By Garagamus
"Traumaha" cafe, almost done...again

Another year, another color scheme...
http://i1351.photobucket.com/albums/p787/garagamus/DSCF7807_zpsjyyzwvac.jpg (http://s1351.photobucket.com/user/garagamus/media/DSCF7807_zpsjyyzwvac.jpg.html)...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-08-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 537,913
Posted By Garagamus
Did up some fancy new old-school decals,...

Did up some fancy new old-school decals, pinstriped, and re-cleared everything...she's gonna be awesome this year.
http://i1351.photobucket.com/albums/p787/garagamus/DSCF7801_zpsgxixo2vx.jpg...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-04-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 537,913
Posted By Garagamus
Lets just say, if I'd known at the time, I...

Lets just say, if I'd known at the time, I wouldn't have probably done it. Whole front end has gotta be dropped. Luckily it was coming apart anyways.
Forum: Members Lounge 02-03-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 537,913
Posted By Garagamus
As promised, new paint. Can't wait for riding...

As promised, new paint. Can't wait for riding season to begin...although, with the weather we've been having...that could be Friday....
Forum: Members Lounge 02-01-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 537,913
Posted By Garagamus
Update, been a while.

So, after putting mine on the road a year and a half ago, I haven't really been on the site since. Figured its a new year, good to keep contact again. Quit the bodyshop/3M installer job in November...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-29-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By Garagamus
As good as the folks here in this forum are, you...

As good as the folks here in this forum are, you can't go wrong picking up the shop manual for some light reading. In many instances, someone here has been able to guide me when I'm stuck, and...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-16-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,733
Posted By Garagamus
Well done, of course I'd have to say, as mine is...

Well done, of course I'd have to say, as mine is similar.
http://i1351.photobucket.com/albums/p787/garagamus/8040381f-7c1e-4dd5-9b1f-ab2161e33483_zps878bd69e.jpg
Forum: Members Lounge 10-13-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,532
Posted By Garagamus
Gotta say, all the points and statements made in...

Gotta say, all the points and statements made in this thread are valid, for and against. One mans classic is anothers project. No matter if the bike was $5k or $5.00 As one who's "bastardized" an XS...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-27-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By Garagamus
Thats the problem I'm finding out here JetMech. ...

Thats the problem I'm finding out here JetMech. $1000 for a running bike of any kind seems to be the norm. 10 years ago, it was simple to find a bike in someones garage that hadn't been ridden since...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-27-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,833
Posted By Garagamus
Gotta agree with BA80, the Spraymax 2K is...

Gotta agree with BA80, the Spraymax 2K is awesome. Great coverage, hard to sag, and the metallic distribution is almost perfect (for a rattle can). The Spraymax Glamour Hi Gloss clearcoat is...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-23-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,692
Posted By Garagamus
Way ahead of you. After a couple of "bland"...

Way ahead of you. After a couple of "bland" "uninspiring" paint scheme feedback comments, (its cooler in person, really...no really), my incredibly thick hide went out and bought a new air brush. I'm...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-23-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,692
Posted By Garagamus
Just realized...he already has a round headlight....

Just realized...he already has a round headlight. Hell, he's half way finished.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-23-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,692
Posted By Garagamus
Not the lightest or best steering café, but it...

Not the lightest or best steering café, but it can be made to work. Regular clubmans will not fit with the standard tank at all. Pods, (although cool looking) are crappy to tune to (still looking to...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 09-16-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By Garagamus
New bike maybe, 79 XS750. Any Issues?

Looking at picking up another winter project, 1979 XS 750 special. 43000kms just serviced, new brakes, fresh oil and fuel filters. Dudes' getting married on the weekend and needs cash. Asking $1000,...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-26-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By Garagamus
I'm inclined to agree with you Ian. In terms of...

I'm inclined to agree with you Ian. In terms of finish quality, it far exceeds anything I've put out, so I'm still in a little awe over it, especially with how well it goes with the gold frame. It...
Forum: Members Lounge 07-26-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By Garagamus
Back from Painting, coming along nicely...

Super color, now that the sun is out.
http://i1351.photobucket.com/albums/p787/garagamus/DSCF5687_zpsa9a4de78.jpg
http://i1351.photobucket.com/albums/p787/garagamus/DSCF5686_zps53979875.jpg...
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