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Just beginnings for now, but I found the site last week and have been pleasently surprised by the amount of useful info laying about! This bike is going to be my social ride, as whenever I go riding with a group on my daily (gsxr1000) I tend to find myself riding alone...
I picked up a CJ360 frame, wheels and motor on ebay a couple of weeks back and promtly started butchering it.
So far I've blasted the cases and begun painting/polishing the motor, and done a bunch of cutting/grinding and welding on the frame. This weekend I'm going to strip and paint the frame.
I'll post up some update pics (these are all I have atm) as soon as I take them :roll:
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Re: CJ360 Ground up.

I've now stripped, blasted, wire brushed, penatrol'd, primed and painted the frame, came up pretty nice I think.
Engine is almost finished, just polishing a few bits and pieces, then I'll take some more pics.
Notice the rearset brackets, I'm going for the OEM cafe look??
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Re: CJ360 Ground up.

Oh yeah,
now that I'll be working on it at home I can take proper pics.
(apologies for the phone pics so far)
 

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Re: CJ360 Ground up.

Frame and motor done now. Just prettying the carbs up a little and trying to sort the front end out for the moment.
I still can't decide on a colour scheme for the tank, suggestions welcome.
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What colors do ya like? I mean, your the mug thats gonna be riding it.. :cool:

I had mine re-done in the stock "Hawiian Blue" ...well as close as the painters could get :p
 

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Re: CJ360 Ground up.

Thinking of a candy red, similar to the stock CJ, maybe with some black sections and gold pinstripes?? Really undecided atm.
 

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Re: CJ360 Ground up. Now Rolling:)

Well its now got wheels!
The forks are off a cb400n, as is the front rotor/caliper. I also pinched the lighting loom, switchgear and reg/rec off the cb400 as a basis for my wiring.
On the colour scheme, I dug around to see what base colours i had around and found a nice candy-ish metalic red, some solid black, gunmetal grey and a bright silver. Now I just have to work out what to do with them.
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Re: CJ360 Ground up. Now Rolling:)

I'm really enjoying this part of the build, it's great fun detailing each part before it goes on.
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Re: CJ360 Ground up. Now Rolling:)

Looks good, you're planning on a GP shift pattern?
 

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Re: CJ360 Ground up. Now Rolling:)

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I'm really enjoying this part of the build, it's great fun detailing each part before it goes on.
It's much more fun to put together shiny clean parts than to take apart rusty oily parts with bolts that are stuck.
The bike is starting to look really good. It's gonna be 1 up and 4 down then?
 

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It's much more fun to put together shiny clean parts than to take apart rusty oily parts with bolts that are stuck.
Call me a freak, but I LOVE the pulling apart bit... :D
 

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Affirmative on the GP shift pattern. I've run it on every bike I've had, I'm fine jumping on standard shift bike, but find I get less missed shifts accelerating with the race pattern.
Stripped the CB tank I scored today, and found plenty of dents. Oh well, pull pull hammer hammer hammer.
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Re: CJ360 Ground up. Now Rolling:)




been a little while, i've had a broken foot.
 

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it's off a monkey bike. I'm using it it as I can stick the wiring, speedo, warning lights and the ig. switch all in the headlight.
 

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The ducktail bit is only mocked up in cardboard until tomorrow when I can weld the ally bits together. Then I'm gonna tuck and roll trim the seat section and smooth trim the tail. It's made of an old street sign (total budget $470 to date).


 

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Re: CJ360 Ground up. Now Rolling:)

good luck with those k&n's. i tried and tried on my 450, settled on the mini uni-foams with the metal caps. keep us posted. and whats your battery plan again? bike looks great...
 
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