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PostSubject: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeSat Nov 25, 2017 11:53 am

Hello, so i finally got started with my bobber build, havent done much. So far just striped it down a bit and installed new blinkers and headlight
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Tought about leaving the original seat pan with as little foam on it as possible and add gel to it later. 
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Looked at it and said to my self "Sh*t, i need a spring saddle" - so this is what happened next:
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i also got a new rear fender for choping and new noname pipes:
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Alot of things need to be done 
new handlebars ( a few pictures up - side picture of bike -  you can see the prototype of my new handlebars that i made)
saddle fixing points and gel+leather
chop the rear and front fender
new electric loom, i got a motogadget  programmable computer for running all my ligths and electyronics
new upper fork plate thingy to witch the handlebar bolts on
new brakelines
repaint everything includign pipes+engine.
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeSat Nov 25, 2017 7:43 pm

a work in progress it is starting to take shape think its going to look great lgd
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeSat Nov 25, 2017 8:38 pm

Looking good! I'll look forward to seeing your progress  thumup
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeSat Nov 25, 2017 9:35 pm

You’ve got some skills, that’s for sure
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeSun Nov 26, 2017 10:39 pm

vs800 bobber build 428386  Looks like an interesting build, but that saddle will need a little bit more work ! thumup
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeWed Nov 29, 2017 3:14 pm

great look, look forward to seeing the build, just done a similar build and love the finished effect.

I have the chrome version of the pipes, they are LOUD. And check your baffle has wadding as mine come without. Not that it makes much difference!
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeTue Dec 05, 2017 12:55 pm

Hello, thanks for replys guys. 
I had a try with google sketchup and modeled a 3 switch cluster for 1inch bar.
I got original motogadget's housing but did'nt like the idea of 1 switch facing towards the front of the bike.vs800 bobber build 4000325-motogadget-black-housing-control-switch-3-black-push-buttons-78-1-900x900
So i made a 3d file and my co-worker has a 3d printer add those up and you get this:
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Its made out of PLA and as you can see it needs a bit work to get it smooth and im really surprised how strong that stuff is. You really cant bend / brake it with bare hands.
This is what i generated from sketchup:
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A bit offtopic too: Can anyone tell me why the hell cant i see any pictures posted in other posts and topics from users? I mean i can read the text and everything but where should be a picture is just blank black space, nohting.
I really want to see others at work but cant see sh*t.
Thanks in advance!
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeTue Dec 05, 2017 3:26 pm

nicz wrote:
A bit offtopic too: Can anyone tell me why the hell cant i see any pictures posted in other posts and topics from users? I mean i can read the text and everything but where should be a picture is just blank black space, nohting.
I really want to see others at work but cant see sh*t.
Thanks in advance!

It's probably because they were originally uploaded through photobucket which has now gone kaput through sheer greed. vs800 bobber build 437349
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeSun Dec 10, 2017 9:56 pm

Depends on what browser you use, but Google photobucket fix plugins...
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeSun Dec 10, 2017 11:12 pm

Wiggo wrote:
Depends on what browser you use, but Google photobucket fix plugins...

Tell me more?
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeMon Dec 11, 2017 8:15 am

For Chrome: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/photobucket-embedded-imag/ogipgokcopooepeipngiikdkpmcpkaon
For Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/photobucket-embedded-fix/
There are others, too...
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeMon Dec 11, 2017 8:29 am

Hi, i downloaded the plugin, but seems that i still cant see images.
Does anybody see the images of the first post ?
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeMon Dec 11, 2017 9:09 am

Everything in this thread shows fine, but they're not photobucket images anyway...
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeThu Dec 14, 2017 7:22 pm

i wonder whats wrong with my browser then?

Well, looks like it doesnt show pictures with chrome, firefox and internet explorer. Sounds like im f*cked.
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeTue Feb 06, 2018 4:18 pm

Hello, as you all have noticed that i'm shit at updating my bike build. But, today i got the time and here goes. I have done alot of stuff:
Rear fender welded + brake lights 
Seat spring mountings welded
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Exhaust mountings done
Got the plate for mounting the handlebar risers
The saddle is 90% complete, just needs a trim piece around it
Everything is torn apart
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Motor before and after painting.
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The side covers will be painted but not black, thats why they are still somewhat chrome.

There is actually a ton of work done but doesnt seem much Very Happy
Heres allmost all the parts painted

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Got the tank sandblasted and i didnt like what i saw:
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This is the color combo i went with
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Got the rear shocks assembled again
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Untill next time when i hope to show you guys how it sits all together, i have a picture of it but without the paint so no go for now Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeTue Feb 06, 2018 5:40 pm

Looks good so far!
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeTue Feb 06, 2018 7:13 pm

Pretty impressive -  thumup lgd
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeTue Feb 06, 2018 9:19 pm

Love that Gold!  thumup
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeSun Apr 01, 2018 6:20 pm

Gunna look frickin great when your done
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeSat Apr 28, 2018 11:31 pm

So, i got a lot of work done over the last few days. Not a lot of pics to show but one what i took when i pushed it outside to see the "glitter" in the sun
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But it looks like yellow kind of mustardish on pictures.
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i tired to capture the flake in the sun but it just wont show on picture.

Aaaanyslut, i will get it to electrician tomorrow. I have never used motogadget m-unit so i decided to trust someone who knows what he is doing instead of doing it yourself.

Will update when i get it fully composed, maybe a video for how the new pipes sound (did a lollipop with valve action).
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeMon Apr 30, 2018 7:27 pm

looking gooooood!!   vs800 bobber build 184121345
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeMon Apr 30, 2018 9:43 pm

+1 Looking good there  thumup
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeMon Apr 30, 2018 10:18 pm

Love the black & gold. Great job.
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeSun Jun 24, 2018 7:20 pm

Hello guys! Sorry that i have left the community for so long. But its finaly rideable!!! Very Happy just a few more things to do but nothing big. A few beers and a couple of evenings and it should be as i want it to be. Enough of talking, few pics is better than a lot of words Very Happy
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If i finally get the last things done i will have my partner in crime make good pictures (shes a photographer) and will post them here.
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeMon Jun 25, 2018 2:04 pm

Very impressive love the gold well done thumup
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeMon Jun 25, 2018 2:52 pm

Looking good mate!
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeMon Jun 25, 2018 5:05 pm

Wow, very impressive indeed, she looks stunning, a credit to your skills and vision, ilis
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PostSubject: Re: vs800 bobber build   vs800 bobber build Icon_minitimeTue Jun 26, 2018 6:38 pm

Thanks guys! Yeah, about the vision Very Happy Every bike i have so far built is visionless, i just know what type of bike i would like to build and then just slam a lot of crap togethere and thats about it Very Happy
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