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I must say, I was much more excited than my wife and daughters...



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Looks like you went with a Hagon shock too?
 

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I think the mufflers are emgo reverse cones that's just a guess from other bikes I've seen using them. Emgo shorty reverse cones



You have a pod filters on your bike it shouldn't run that smooth...I think there's something wrong with it.



Super clean bike congrats on the rebuild up to this point. I'd be excited too!!!
 

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Thanks, guys.



Yes, it's a Hagon shock, but I may need to get some suggestions from you regarding setup - I'm a suspension noob in a big way. I think it's sitting to low in the back for starters...



They are Emgo reverse cones, and I was surprised how good they sound (much lower and deeper than my phone could pick up in the video). I hope that it runs that smooth throughout the rev range. I got it up to about 4,000rpm and it did fine, but I was afraid that it was going to walk off the centerstand, so I didn't rev it any higher.
 

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Very clean. What r ur plans for the seat?
 

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Your profile does not show what your location is, but this answer may still help with your suspension set up.



If you ever have track days in your area, look into the provider and see if they bring in suspension technicians.

Often, they will be able to diagnose any issue, as well as set up your preload, sag, bump, and rebound for you.

Here on the west coast, Dave Moss from Catalyst Reaction Suspension charges $25.00 for a one time set up of external suspension adjustments (modern suspension, anyway).

If you have internal adjustments (IE cartridge emulators) the cost is higher, but is worth it.
 

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Your profile does not show what your location is, but this answer may still help with your suspension set up.


Oops. I'm in Fort Worth, TX. Guess I better update my profile a bit.



Thanks for the info...
 

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I agree with kingston73. Very clean build! Hope my engine looks half as good as yours.
 

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Sorry double post


I remember you posting your engine on the old boards but what paint did you use for it again? Duplicolor engine enamel?
 

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Glad you like it! Thanks for the compliments.



Kingston, it's a CB360 tank with a tube frame for the pan. In retrospect, it's over-built and too heavy, but it was all about looks to begin with... I probably did it 3 times (as I "taught" myself to weld and fixed countless mistakes. I'm still quite happy that no one will be able to see the welds...



Mike - you remembered correctly. It is Dupicolor engine enamel. I think it's semi-gloss.
 

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They are Emgo reverse cones, and I was surprised how good they sound (much lower and deeper than my phone could pick up in the video). I hope that it runs that smooth throughout the rev range. I got it up to about 4,000rpm and it did fine, but I was afraid that it was going to walk off the centerstand, so I didn't rev it any higher.


Beautiful rebuild, great job man!

I'm interested in those Engo reverse cones - what length did you buy? MikeT307's link above refers to the 17" model, just want to make sure that's the right length before I order 2 of them.
 

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I'm interested in those Engo reverse cones - what length did you buy? MikeT307's link above refers to the 17" model, just want to make sure that's the right length before I order 2 of them.




Yep, they're the 17" ones. I was a little concerned that they'd be too short, until they showed up. I'm glad that I got the short ones. It took some fiddling to get them to work with the H-pipe. I ended up removing the stock gaskets, opening the hole (easy with the tabs) and slid the new cones inside the H-pipe. I then had to increase the circumference of the clamps that came with the cones by opening them up and re-bending the tabs so that they were roughly in line with each a other. I had to use a longer bolt to squeeze it down, then I held it in place with a clamp and put the original chrome bolt back in.



I was concerned about exhaust leaks, but didn't notice any when I had it running. I'll just have to see how it works out... Oh, and I used the passenger foot-peg mounts for the rear exhaust brackets. Pretty easy, but I had to play with some spacers to keep everything even, since the swing arm isn't symmetrical.



Everything is so easy...
 
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