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Out of the workshop today for a mock up of fuel tank, seat unit and fairing. I chose bits that I like independently of each other and wanted to check that they work together aesthetically.

I'm happy overall with the look and think we got the JDM tuner look I was after. We just need the right seat unit position and trimming etc.

Length and clearance measurements also taken for shock specification so we can't finish the seat and subframe until the new shock arrives. Hopefully ride height can be set spot on then.

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Mar71ns 750 also saw the light of day and still looks great even with panels removed and filthy dirty.

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Nice work mate ,you got some great skills there ,love that swing arm,Looking forward to seeing the progress .shes gonna be a beauty:grin2:
 

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I've been out of circulation for a bit but I'm starting to catch up on some reading. I really like that rear brake bracket link!
 

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Can I get some details on that tank and maybe the rear brake stabilizer please?
The tank is Yoshimura 24L alloy endurance Bonneville type. They're still in the catalogue from YJP.

The brake stabiliser is bespoke by mar71n on here. It's 10mm alloy bar machined to take rose joints. It mounts to mar71n's very sexy CNC caliper bracket and at the other end a boss welded to the swingarm.
 

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Thanks fok. That rear brake stabiliser looks so trick, had you seen that before or was it just inspired? Nothing beats a clever design that's well executed. And speaking of tanks, there does seem to be some interesting activity in the classifieds section. This build is catalytic.
 

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Thanks fok. That rear brake stabiliser looks so trick, had you seen that before or was it just inspired? Nothing beats a clever design that's well executed. And speaking of tanks, there does seem to be some interesting activity in the classifieds section. This build is catalytic.
I got a rear billet Brembo to match the fronts so a new hanger had to be made. I knew what I wanted generally but mar71n is the talent that made it happen. The specifics were all down to his design.

Those alloy tanks in the classifieds are very nice indeed. I quite like the difference in shape to the Yoshimura tank. If you look at the picture of mar71n's blue and white 750 on page 1 of this thread you'll see that he also has a bespoke alloy endurance tank fitted......

You can't beat a bit of oil cooled porn! :)
 

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I didn't make you spend about ten hours fabricating an oil catch tank from scratch though, did I? No, you got all arty all on your own :)

Fair play, it's very nice........Go on, don't be shy.
 

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I got a period Yoshimura oil catch tank but it's for use with cable clutches. There's no way of using a hydraulic clutch without some mods to the mounts to clear the slave cylinder.

We couldn't bring ourselves to butcher a Yoshi tank so mar71n got creative and made a slimmer one from scratch, based on the same shape but with a clever detachable system with o-rings on the mounting pegs.....Clever b*stard!

Here's the first test fit.

The mounting bobbins need shortening by 3-4mm as it touches the belly pan. Then the posts need drilling for the retaining R clips and then the sprocket cover and slave cylinder can go off for powder coating.
 

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