Return of the Cafe Racers - $5k Cafe Racer – Heart transplant

$5k Cafe Racer – Heart transplant

A mate dropped by today and helped me fit the engine back in to the frame. The XS650 frame doesn't leave much room to breathe but with a big of jigging about we got it in. I had a small issue with the front engine bracket but nothing a hammer couldn't fix.I…


A mate dropped by today and helped me fit the engine back in to the frame. The XS650 frame doesn’t leave much room to breathe but with a big of jigging about we got it in. I had a small issue with the front engine bracket but nothing a hammer couldn’t fix.

I sat the tank on for a couple of shots. It doesn’t look like much now but I’m happy with the progress.



I will continue to work on the tank while the new parts are on their way. I a couple of weeks when the parts arrive the $5k Cafe Racer will finally start to take some form.

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