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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 01-05-2019, 05:53 PM   #11
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Today I tackled the headlight frame. I needed to remove the bracket that holds the stock light in place. So that came off and cleaned up. I also needed to remove the bottoms bracket that holds things like the brake pipes and horn. Yamaha has it so it sticks out but as the stock light also sticks out you don't notice it till you take it apart. So I cut that out and made a new one out of some 2mm steel the added the brake line stay back on in a slightly different position. It's was also my first time Tig welding something useful after weeks of practice and although it's functional it's not that pretty but the welding is getting there. More on that in my welding thread. Next up is making the brackets to see how the mudguard looks.

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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 01-19-2019, 03:48 PM   #12
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Today I started building the new front mudguard/ fender mount. Always eager to use the welder for practice I bent a bracket then added some gussets to see if I could and for strength then cut some holes for weight reduction but also in the a similar fashion to the old side panels with the three circles.

Next job fit it all together.

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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 01-20-2019, 01:02 PM   #13
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In the interest of sharing every part of the build, you sometimes find you reached the end and it's a dead end. The idea just doesn't work. So after working on the front light for what seems like for ever the look just isn't what I was hoping. It just looks wrong and awkward.

So that's shelved time for something new.



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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 01-21-2019, 05:01 PM   #14
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Plan b looks a bit better. Going to order a better light and see how it goes

Had a helper too for a bit

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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 01-22-2019, 06:46 PM   #15
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So acquired some 10mm bar then had to make a way to bend it after some fetting I got this part mocked up

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Helper looks to be your daughter, didn't really want to say anything but... does she have pants on?

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Helper looks to be your daughter, didn't really want to say anything but... does she have pants on?
Yes and yes

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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 01-25-2019, 11:44 AM   #18
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Knocked up a couple of brackets to today. Still need to drill for indicators and tac them on. Should get that done tonight then hopefully my new light will be here tomorrow so I can finish the backing plate.

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A couple more bits done

Made the front plate, but can't finish it till the light comes in.

Got the brackets tacked on

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New light turned up and it's a simple on off unit. I brought it because it had both spot and flood and was hoping to run it as hi/ low beam but it's a printed circuit board so not even going to mess around with it.

So did some digging in my boxes. Found an old number board from the XJ build a couple of years back and there is two small led lights on it. Perfect! One can be a parking light ( old school money side light) the other the low head light. I know they are useless but keep the rozzers off me back.

Hi beam will be the spot light I been using as a mock up light. I like the look and it fits perfect to brackets already in place.

Welded the mounting brackets to the frame properly ( say that losslessly as my Tig is no where near the standard of most on here) shaped the main plate and it's all good to be tacked on later. Dad duties calling for a bit.

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