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Old 04-07-2012, 09:17 PM
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my newly converted Cafe Racer

Hello, thanks for the registration,,,,this is my XS11 1980 Special, newly converted to a Cafe Racer bike,,,ive been to some place now riding this bike but still the Carburetor is leaking after a long day ride.....replace the needle seat valve and clean the card a hundred times until my hands hurt and still leaking!!



taken in Napa Valley, CA.


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Old 04-08-2012, 05:49 AM
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Looks great. We need way more pictures.
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Old 04-08-2012, 09:35 AM
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Welcome and yes pls more pics...closer too. This bike is done right for cafe' style...glad to see you didnt cut the frame and make a hardtail out of it...I like the paint work too. check your floats...
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Old 04-08-2012, 09:42 AM
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The o ring on the seat where it fits into the body is where they usually leak on those late carbs.
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Old 04-08-2012, 10:52 AM
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I'd love to do a cafe build like that... great looking bike.
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Old 04-08-2012, 11:01 AM
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Welcome!!

No that is a very respectably modified bike! Pretty comparable to T99's bikes!
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Old 04-08-2012, 12:21 PM
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Great Job! Bike looks really good.
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Old 04-08-2012, 11:54 PM
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thanks guys

after cleaning the gas tank and removing the pit cock and clean everything, no more leaking..... synchronize again and my only problem after all the sync has been done,,,1 & 4 Plug is a little bet lean....







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Old 04-09-2012, 07:53 AM
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Sweet Cafe!

It's very similar to what I had planned for my 79 Special but my big old stock seat is really messing up the look. What'd you do for your seat? Also, are those clipon handlebars? I had a clubman type (I guess?) bar that came with my bike that was pretty much straight but had a slight bend and this weekend and turned the bars down so the bends are pointing downwards and look like cafe bars.


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Old 04-09-2012, 10:17 AM
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That's a very well done cafe. I agree with need more pics!
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Old 04-10-2012, 06:52 AM
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Wink the making of the seat

Jeremy, heres how i made the seat.....everything was home made...








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Old 04-10-2012, 07:07 AM
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the handle bar



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Old 04-10-2012, 07:24 AM
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4-1 exhaust conversion

Kerker..



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Old 04-10-2012, 08:04 AM
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Love it! I have the same bar-end mirrors, and have been really happy with them.
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:30 AM
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Nice job!

Still planning to cafe 1 of my 79 specials.
Was for sure going to use standard tank, but kinda like your look with the special tank.

Great job on the seat. I bought an aftermarket cafe seat platform. Just gotta do it. Looks great!
Glad you got your carbs worked out.
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