Monday, February 28, 2011
Did a new set up with the frame, engine and front and rear wheels. I did some modification to the hardtail frame. It was not fitting very well so I cut the cross support and seperated the frame into two pieces. I was able to line up one side of the frame with the original swingarm in place and clamp it right where it needed to be. Then I removed the swingarm and installed the other side of the hardtail and clamped that into place, then installed the tire.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
This is how I will fit the two pieces together. The hardtail will slide right into the original Honda frame and will weld the two together on the inside of the Honda frame.
Friday, February 18, 2011
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Found some good parts on craigslist recently that I will be using on the CL. The main part is the hardtail frame, it is a Triumph bolt on. This will replace the original rear of the frame.
Friday, February 11, 2011
I have made a lot of progress on the teardown of the bike. Got everything pulled out and off and went through the parts to see what I want to use and not use, still up in the air about that. I think it will become clear once I start putting it back together.
I had to leave the front forks and wheel on for balance, the frame is off set on one side so it would not sit on the stand very well. Obviously the engine is out as well, that was a bit harder to get out, but once I figured it out it came out fairly easily.
The engine is in good shape, and hope to do very little work on that, seeing as it is a first build for me and all.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
I am planning on hardtailing the rear and lowering the overall stance, removing any excess parts, and installing a solo seat.