Me and my XN85

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Me and my XN85

Post by bobster » Thu May 09, 2013 8:19 am

Got one of these bad boys on the mend. But due to work and family commitments......its taking longer than expected to get sorted. ;)

I have sourced another tail piece and more rare goodies, inc a NOS rear sprocket ( rarer than a rare thing thats extinct) and Nos fairing screen.
I have finally unsiezed the Turbo wastegate! Just needs putting back together and the 2 new tyres fitting............blah blah blah. :lol:
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Re: Me and my XN85

Post by Blix » Thu May 09, 2013 8:32 am

Bit of an old wreck..........

but the bike looks great :twisted:
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Re: Me and my XN85

Post by sparki » Thu May 09, 2013 1:27 pm

they don't look too bad lowered actually... ;)
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Re: Me and my XN85

Post by bobster » Thu Apr 03, 2014 7:18 pm

It lives......Yes Ive finally sorted the XN85..........its not restored, just a sympathetic revival, nothing painted, no shiny bolts or anything...........Its in original condition!

It now has new tyres , fork seals and fully overhauled brakes! It also now has a working Turbo boost!

It goes quite well when the Turbo eventually kicks in........and handles really, really well. Better than any Kat ive ever ridden ! ( Bobster waits for the AK Ak to begin ) ;-)

pics to follow!

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Re: Me and my XN85

Post by Blix » Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:24 pm

Cool, is it going to mancee?
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Re: Me and my XN85

Post by bobster » Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:31 pm

Here's a pic of the old girl......


Think I'd get lynched if I turned up on it!

So Maybe, maybe not! ;-)
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Re: Me and my XN85

Post by fossie » Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:58 pm

No lynching for using an XN here Bobster , be great to see the beast in action.

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Re: Me and my XN85

Post by Blix » Fri Apr 04, 2014 5:46 am

There's no way we would find a tree branch strong enough anyway m8 ;)
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Re: Me and my XN85

Post by sparki » Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:23 am

if you want to take it for a spin then pop to mankee on it bud!... it's got a section in here so wtf ;) - would be good to see it being used.... blow out a few of her old cobwebs n all :)
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Re: Me and my XN85

Post by Cat » Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:29 pm

Is this when I start my conversation about it being katana family again?

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