To get the performance they wanted out of the 400 (or in their words "enough power to blow the wheels off most 500/650cc bikes") Raider revised the GB's camshaft, added a larger carby and upgraded the cylinder-head, the internals were ported and polished and a full custom exhaust with mufflers tucked away in the bikes under carriage. The note from the exhaust is enough to make your ears ring and I have to say keeping up with Jimmy on my W650 did require liberal amounts of throttle twisting.
Raider replaced the controls with all new switches and dials which they mounted to a set of low slung clip on bars. The pegs were replaced by an adjustable set of rear sets and the frame was chopped to shorten the bikes stance.
Raider originally wrapped the GB's widened XS650 tank in a carbon fiber film but with his contacts in the Kustom scene Jimmy saw it fit to add some flake to his ride. Painter Thom Armstrong laid the new paint using 3 different kinds of flake and copious coats of clear leaving a finish that has to be seen to be truly appreciated. For the full list of modifications check out the Ebay auction here, and if you like what you see get your bid in fast as I'm sure it'll be leaving his garage real soon.
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