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  1. New Member Introductions (For Noobs!)
    Hello All, noobalicious here. I am currently in the middle of rebuilding my 2003 Sportster 1200 XLH into a streetfighter. At first I was thinking bobber, then cafe racer, then tracker, then scrambler, streetfighter, time machine, whatever, so who knows where I will end up. I started with just...
  2. Beginner Streetfighter Questions
    I have a 1982 honda magna that was crashed about three years ago... I have absolutely no experience with motorcycles and wanted to know if any one in my situation ever sucsessfully modded there bike and just learned as they went or if I'm better of paying some one to do it for me... The bike is...
  3. Streetfighter Tools
    I came across this today and figured it might be a nice little bit of insurance for our bikes that lack electronic-protecting bodywork: http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2013/09/04/nanoprotech-waterproof-coating-wearablewednesday/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JFPM6LxnhlA...
  4. Electrical and Lights
    Hi folks, Just wanted to post here to see if I can get a bit of help as well as just collecting my info together to try and sort this out & get it all straight in my head... What I'm planning is to run LED lights direct from the stator (no battery, it's not actually a streetfighter, but a KTM...
  5. Member Project Bikes
    ok so I'm surfin the web and come across a streetfighter and instantly developed an itch to build one. I raced motorcross when I was in my teens so I already have a love for bikes just never owned a rice rocket (street bike) crotch rocket etc. I dont have alot of money to dump so I will try to...
  6. New Member Introductions (For Noobs!)
    Hi, I'm new in this forum and very inspired of a street fighter designs, actually I'm not a big fan of lot plastics bike, so I think Bandit is a good start for me, so this is what i have done to my Bandit 400, yes it's 400 that's why mini, lol:) It's roughly done because of my limited time, so...
  7. Electrical and Lights
    I was wondering if anyone has tried or knows how involved a project might get to convert a stock needle display tach to a LED tach. My electrical skills are non-existent, and when i look at diagrams i glaze over. i look at schematics, and its over. scrambled eggs for brains. Add to that, i'm...
  8. Streetfighter Tools
    Hey guys, one of the things I missed being able to do is sandblasting. At my old garage I could just set up outside on a tarp when the weather was fair and blast away. Unfortunately, I think my condo association would lynch me if I tried that at my home. Like many of you, I have a limited amount...
  9. Paint and Bodywork
    http://www.aquaresin.com/ What do you guys think?
  10. Electrical and Lights
    Hey guys. Well this is my first post, hope it's helpful! Hi there buy the way =), I'm Matthew from Cape Town South Africa, the place with the best roads and friendliest bikers! I've been reading this forum forever, I figured it's about time to join and add my own bit, coz guys like me really...
  11. Member Project Bikes
    Hey everyone. I’ve been working on my SV for the last year or so. Sold my Buell Blast for what I bought if for and picked up the SV the very next day. I was looking for an SV for a month or so and when this popped up on Craigslist for a killer price. I snapped it up the same day the listing...
  12. Streetfighter Tools
    After reading over Matteblack's thread for the sheet metal break, I ran across this page. Lathe Plans They're primarilly for small hobby lathes. The plans are pulled from magazines printed in the 50's but the idea still works. Could easily be modified to make a larger lathe. Parts seem cheap...
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