frame input?

Joined: 1:51 AM - Feb 27, 2018

2:53 AM - Mar 21, 2018 #1

Can I get some input on this bike frame I just got done building? Well, hardtailing. its a 1978 cb750 that we hardtailed. Anybody see any real issues with it? First frame build.  29339959_1644694318941027_9087135579736375296_o.jpg
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Joined: 10:11 PM - Feb 23, 2018

3:01 AM - Mar 21, 2018 #2

It looks kinda small! Looks fine to me, did ya angle the rear axle plates up to lower it?
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Joined: 1:51 AM - Feb 27, 2018

3:52 AM - Mar 21, 2018 #3

It does look small doesnt it? I actually kept it close to the standard bike dimensions. But yes, I did angle the axle plates up to lower it and give it sort of a false rake. 
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Joined: 3:48 PM - Mar 12, 2018

10:14 PM - Mar 21, 2018 #4

joe amyde wrote: It looks kinda small! Looks fine to me, did ya angle the rear axle plates up to lower it?
It's not small, it's your Wookie like stature that's throwing us off. How tall are you anyways?
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Joined: 1:51 AM - Feb 27, 2018

11:13 PM - Mar 21, 2018 #5

Lethal wrote:
joe amyde wrote: It looks kinda small! Looks fine to me, did ya angle the rear axle plates up to lower it?
It's not small, it's your Wookie like stature that's throwing us off. How tall are you anyways?
I'm actually not tall, somewhere between 5'10 and 6 feet, 220 lbs
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Joined: 11:25 AM - Mar 02, 2018

2:01 AM - Mar 22, 2018 #6

Looks short to me. Will be different. That's what it's about.
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Joined: 11:25 AM - Mar 02, 2018

2:02 AM - Mar 22, 2018 #7

Hope you got enough room for oil tank and battery
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Joined: 9:01 PM - Feb 22, 2018

3:11 AM - Mar 22, 2018 #8

heavymetalthunder wrote: It does look small doesnt it? I actually kept it close to the standard bike dimensions. But yes, I did angle the axle plates up to lower it and give it sort of a false rake. 
The only rake that counts is when its going down the road! I would describe your rake increase method very real and certainly not false. Don't forget to shoot the trail when it's together, you definitely changed it.
Dusty
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Casey Jones you better, watch your speed
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Joined: 1:51 AM - Feb 27, 2018

4:55 AM - Mar 22, 2018 #9

dfogerty1 wrote: Hope you got enough room for oil tank and battery
I actually seen that cycle xchange charging system that supposedly will allow a cb750 to run battery less. Just in case though I got a wrap around oil tank that the battery sits in
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Joined: 9:01 PM - Feb 22, 2018

4:05 PM - Mar 22, 2018 #10

After years of trying to run without a battery I have given up that I need a tiny battery just so the lights will stay on if it dies in traffic and to smooth the regulator ripples so the dam bulbs don't burn out all the time. I have been using the little UB1245 on my points ignition Indians with excellent results. They are usually less than $20.00, very small, AGM and the one that's in my 40 has been in service is several different bikes since 2011. I spent  a small fortune on new exotic chemistry batteries before I robbed one of these that I bought for a confuser power supply for a build off bike and have been running it ever since.
Dusty
Driving that train, high on cocaine
Casey Jones you better, watch your speed
Trouble ahead, trouble behind
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