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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #30 on: July 08, 2016, 04:40:15 PM »
Just a quick update really. sorry no photos yet, but I'm about half way in to de seaming the tank. All going fairly well, tricky little job tho so taking a bit longer than I thought but getting there and hopefully it'll be worth the hassle...cheers, Michael

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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #31 on: July 10, 2016, 12:09:55 PM »
Looking forward to seeing the results! I'd never heard of de seaming before, so am very interested to find out more. Good luck, Michael, I'm sure it'll be quality!

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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #32 on: July 11, 2016, 08:16:23 AM »
Morning chaps, de seaming complete, tricky job but very satisfying now it's done. I've just the the flush fitting filler cap to weld in now. Hopefully get that done some time this week, I'll send Matt some photos so he can post them up once it's done. Oh and just taken delivery of my 18inch (oo err vicar) ally front wheel, so hopefully be able to get the front end cracked on too....
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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #33 on: July 11, 2016, 08:39:46 AM »
Sounds good Michael, I look forward to seeing the photo's....
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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #34 on: July 20, 2016, 06:09:21 PM »
Just a quick update really chaps, the tracker has unfortunately been taken off the bench for a while. I had hoped to get it completed n ready for the stafford show in October but I got to the point where I realised I wouldn't manage it. Partly because of my arm flaring up from time to time. So instead I'm concentrating on giving the ikuzawa a revamp so will be taking that down to the show in October instead now....the tracker will probably be back on the bench in the autumn......cheers, Michael

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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #35 on: July 22, 2016, 08:54:22 AM »
Michael's update;
"This is a pic of the XBR engined Harris engineering framed ikuzawa. It's now on the bench under going a total strip down and revamp (hopefully in time for stafford show) just gotta get rid of them pink wheels....ooo la la. I'm thinking of doing the frame red, tank just stripped back to the bare ally and a black seat hump and mudguard. I'm hopefully going to start work on forming the seat hump over the weekend."

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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #36 on: July 22, 2016, 03:29:25 PM »
Can't wait to see it at Stafford, sounds class  ;)
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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #37 on: July 22, 2016, 05:30:12 PM »
Looking forward to seeing this one done Michael, it looks like it`s going to be great fun to ride!!  8) 8) 8)
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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #38 on: July 22, 2016, 06:45:58 PM »
....I'm not jealous really.........

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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #39 on: July 23, 2016, 05:27:19 PM »
Afternoon all....yes gents I'm a lucky man indeed to av the iki in my stable. I bought it off Graham, the man who started this very forum. I promised him I'd try n do the bike justice and rebuild it to it's former glory. (That was before my accident) i do intend to rebuild it properly at some point but for now I'm just going to give it a quick revamp for the stafford show. I'd be interested in any comments/viewpoints on my ideas about frame colour, tank, seat etc...cheers, Michael

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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #40 on: July 24, 2016, 07:57:18 PM »
"Just the latest photo of the "IKI' pretty much stripped down. The next time you see it, the frame n swinging arm will most likely be red. I'm going to be busy on an evening from now until the stafford show I think :-).   Cheers, Michael "


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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #41 on: July 25, 2016, 08:57:24 PM »
Seat ump almost formed, one more evening should hopefully see it done. Then just got to fibreglass it up in to it's finished form. I'll ask mthee to post a photo once I've got it to that stage. So far no real snags so defo on course for stafford show.
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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #42 on: July 26, 2016, 04:57:34 PM »
I got in touch with Harris performance just to try and get a bit of info on the IKI, they came back with something that truly surprised me. Apparently they only produced 20 frames for mr ikuzawa.
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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #43 on: August 05, 2016, 07:36:30 PM »
Well after 4, yes 4 full evenings in the workshop I've almost got the dreadful blue powder coating off the petrol tank. Just needs a bit of sanding and a polish and I'll post a photo up. (Well hopefully Matt will for me ;)).....seat unit almost done, just need to give the frame a real quick lick of red paint, nothing fancy probably just a blow over for the show really as I fully intend to strip it right back this winter and give the whole thing a complete ground up rebuild with new bearings etc ready for getting some track daze in next year....cheers, Michael

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Re: XBR Street Tracker - Moto63 style
« Reply #44 on: August 05, 2016, 07:42:16 PM »
Lovely job Michael, you are one clever boy. Wished I was that clever!!!
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