Got Gordita all torn apart again, and dropped off the frame, swingarm and some various bits and pieces for Cerakote. Still a bit to do, but the end of this project is starting to come into sight.
The powdercoating really looks Nice !FINALLY...after about 8 weeks of waiting, I got the frame back from paint. Now to start putting it all back together. Hopefully for the last time.
While I was waiting I re-did the the head gaskets with a set of Honda OEM, finished the front & rear suspension, installed the Acewell temp sender (had to buy an M14x1.5 adapter), and completely started over on the front fender. As for the fender, I discovered it was too pitted under the chrome and looked like shit, so I got a ****** new one off eBay.
Unfortunately, I have to go back to work for a couple weeks, so the final assembly will have to wait...stay tuned.
Thanks!The powdercoating really looks Nice !
Sorry Nick, didn't mean to ignore you, haven't been on here in a while. I kept about half of it. I've done a lot to this project, including digital ignition system from Rae-San, full LED lighting retrofit, digital speedometer and tach (with the Acewell), and a lithium battery system. I pretty much just cut out what I didn't need or wanted to change, and adapted it to my needs. I know that's not much help, but my bike is kinda a Frankenstein. You can PM me if you have any specific questions and I'll do my best to help.Looking good man!
Just out of curiosity, since I'm going to be wiring the same gauge here soon, how much of your wiring is OEM? I'll be trying to tap into that for now, so any guidance would be appreciated! Also if you have any DIYs on your custom wiring set up, I'd love to check that out since I might be heading that route with mine at some point.
Very nice and well done. I’m not a scrambler or cafe fan myself, but your bike and your excellent workmanship has changed my mind. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏You should be proud. Go bold on the color for tank and side covers. Leave the fenders black. IMO.Here's a little teaser on how she sits right now...paint soon! A lot of folks are telling me to leave it bare metal and clear coat, but I'd really like to fill a couple small dents in the tank and inflict a custom paint scheme. Got an appointment with the DMV next month to get the title/registration squared away.
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