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joshmodelskidoo
05-23-2010, 5:43 PM
picked up an 86 nighthawk 450 out of a barn for $150 in april and im turning it into a bobber. this is my first bike. so far i have got it running, new front tire, new clutch plates and springs, fixed the turn signals and took her foe a ride. i got some snowmobile shocks for free and cut the seat and pan, but i have more to do with that yet. cut on the rear fender of the parts bike also. link to pix (http://www.facebook.com/joshmodelskidoo#!/album.php?aid=56470&id=1002218833)

djturnz
05-24-2010, 4:55 AM
Sorry, I don't do FACEBOOK. Maybe get a Photobucket account and post your pics here?

Shoots
05-24-2010, 1:42 PM
I've got an 83 450 nighthawk with 2630 org miles I need to sell.

joshmodelskidoo
05-24-2010, 6:44 PM
put them on my photobucket. i also have changed the fork seals, freed up the front brake caliper and changed the oil http://s214.photobucket.com/albums/cc8/joshmodelskidoo/86%20nighthawk%20450%20project/

CHEN
05-24-2010, 7:00 PM
Hey dude do you have a spare CDI ignition box from that parts bike you could hook me up with?

joshmodelskidoo
05-24-2010, 7:54 PM
i will check

joshmodelskidoo
05-24-2010, 8:04 PM
sent the pic to photobucket. i believe its a cb400. i do remember that its a 78 400. not sur what else they made that would be a 400 back then

joshmodelskidoo
05-30-2010, 8:19 AM
borrowed a friends welder since he was buizy and welded up some bottem shock mounts. i got to drill some holes and clean them up some and then i will put up some pix

joshmodelskidoo
05-31-2010, 1:55 PM
uploading mor pix to http://s214.photobucket.com/albums/c...450%20project/ got the swingarm, shocks and tire on, exhaust is sitting about where it will be mounted

joshmodelskidoo
06-11-2010, 3:07 PM
took out the air box and put on some k&ns i had on my sled a few yrs ago, thinking im going to have to find some other pipe for those. started a seat pan and chopped the turn signals and chucked the mirrors. put up more pix so check them out

joshmodelskidoo
06-23-2010, 6:43 PM
choped an ammo box for the battery. not welded yet, but i hope by friday. put up more pix

ibuiltmine
05-23-2011, 7:32 PM
nice. let me know what main jet you get in it to get it to run when you do.

BillyT
05-24-2011, 6:56 AM
Why don't you guys just upload your pics to Chop Cult? It's just like putting pics on FB, and probably easier than using Photobucket. You can remote link to them too.

Once it's uploaded, Right click, copy image URL, press this button http://www.chopcult.com/forum/images/editor/insertimage.gif, right click in the text box, paste, and you are done.

My CM/CB/Nighthawk...

http://www.chopcult.com/uploads_user/10000/9872/55441.jpg

FWIW, you can still remote link to pics hosted on Facebook the same way. You have to right click on the thumbnail, and open the image in a new tab, then copy the image URL.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/31270_1445691294585_1002218833_1276610_6561828_n.j pg

ibuiltmine
05-24-2011, 2:16 PM
Why don't you guys just upload your pics to Chop Cult? It's just like putting pics on FB, and probably easier than using Photobucket. You can remote link to them too.

Once it's uploaded, Right click, copy image URL, press this button http://www.chopcult.com/forum/images/editor/insertimage.gif, right click in the text box, paste, and you are done.

My CM/CB/Nighthawk...

http://www.chopcult.com/uploads_user/10000/9872/55441.jpg



hey billy, how about a link to this bike? that things bad ass!
thats gotta be a 23 on the front?

BillyT
05-24-2011, 4:35 PM
Yessir, 23 it is. The threads I did make on here fell down real quick, so I never really posted a build thread for it, or much of anything after those first few(maybe if it was an XS650, lol). Full build over on Bobbertalk.com though.

http://www.bobbertalk.com/viewtopic.php?t=8548

ibuiltmine
05-24-2011, 7:54 PM
Yessir, 23 it is. The threads I did make on here fell down real quick, so I never really posted a build thread for it, or much of anything after those first few(maybe if it was an XS650, lol). Full build over on Bobbertalk.com though.

http://www.bobbertalk.com/viewtopic.php?t=8548
shit I have to sign up, but ill sign up to see it. can you email me some pics of it?

joshmodelskidoo
05-25-2011, 6:52 AM
changed the neck bearings and painted up the headlight bucket, tree, ignition switch, and forks. it looks cool i might add. workin on dented tank now