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XS650: Badges   Leave a comment

Usually I remove badges. Tank. Sidecovers. On the XS I mostly leave only the clutch cover.

Saw these the other day. Lasercut from stainless steel.

 

1 .. actually thought about getting this one ... 155 x 20mm

actually thought about getting this one … 155 x 20mm

 

2 .. nice, but didn't quite do it for me ... 155 x 20mm

nice, but didn’t quite do it for me … 155 x 20mm

 

3 .. 149 x 30mm ... mine are all 533 or early models

149 x 30mm … mine are all 533 or early models

 

Find some nice dome head or countersink some machine screws n Bob’s ya aunty.

Posted February 26, 2012 by xscafe in Frame - Tanks n Tin

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XS650: Tanks Tin and Tone   Leave a comment

I found this site. Deals with Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Painting.

Marbles Motors.

Great if you are looking for tank shapes. Colours in use.

 

T1 .. XS1 tank

XS1 tank

 

 

T2 .. Subtle

Subtle

 

 

Looks can be deceiving.  Graphics are very subtle.
Base is orion silver, followed by gold graphics. Some platinum metallic. Then 3 coats of pagen gold candy and 4 of clear.

Posted January 22, 2011 by xscafe in Frame - Design, Frame - Tanks n Tin, XS Pics

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