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  1. Streetfighter Help Needed!
    So im setting up my koso. Im a little confused on the power connections, the manual makes it look like it goes straight to the battery but its way too short. Can i connect the wires to the ignition key wires, would this work (is this what theyre tyring to say) 1. I would take the little red...
  2. General Streetfighter Discussion
    Anyone heard of a turbo going on an 1980 xs850, i was just thinking it could be really intresting. Now that my project is starting to come together i really want to consider this. However i wouldnt know where to start even. I know they make kits but do they have any for an old bike like this or...
  3. Swingarm Swaps
    So I got bored on my project and wanted to add a new swingarm. I found a conversion kit from shaft to chain. I have 04 r1 front forks on it so if I can match up the wheels I would like to. So just wondering if there are any easy fit swings out there. I'm hoping for like 2000s years. Im jist...
  4. Streetfighter Help Needed!
    I have a 1980 xs850 with 04-06 comp. yamaha r1 forks. I got the wheel to fit properly but the xs850s ROTORS is too thick and short and the r1 rotors won't mount on my wheel. Does anyone know of any ROTORS that will fit the calipers and my wheel or a way.to mount the r1 ROTORS to my wheel?
  5. Electrical and Lights
    So I was just going through my game plan on my bike and once its all together the battery is the only thing from stopping me. I need to fit my battery in my bike somehere. I want to keep my start button really bad. Is there a battery that is smaller than a normal sized stock battery. I don't...
  6. Archived Classifeds
    Selling my customized XS850 Cafe bike. [USA] $2975 complete 1980 SG frame - uncut. Very reliable, easy starting. Good electrics / battery. Too many New parts to list Lots of Nice Touches and Polishing everywhere Hand crafted metal cafe seat Hand crafted aluminum side covers...
  7. New Member Introductions (For Noobs!)
    Hi All, Thanks for enabling and maintaining this forum! I have been looking for a while and because of what I've seen in these pages, I have decided to take a chance a build my first project. I have already made some traction on the project and I will post some images pdq... I am married...
  8. Cafe Fighters & Cafe Racers
    New thread on refining my Beast Thing XS850 Triple Cafe. While the XS Cafe Beast is sharper cosmetically than when my project began last yr. the bike could use some updates / improvements to it's safety, performance & handling. :knucks: Installing sticky Bridgestone Battlax BT45 V-rated...
  9. Beginner Streetfighter Questions
    Hello everyone. I am totally a noob when it comes to bikes...so forgive me. I have been trying to pick up the right bike to start this project and had been leaning towards a virago. After too long of a wait from one seller and a bit more research, I have decided to go with a Yamaha 850 triple...
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