Instructables: exploring - workshop - motorcycles - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:11:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Timer for motorcycle/car battery trickle charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Timer-for-motorcyclecar-battery-trickle-charger/
Timer for motorcycle/car battery trickle charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ZLG4/IE42RR5B/FYHZLG4IE42RR5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ZLG4/IE42RR5B/FYHZLG4IE42RR5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ZLG4/IE42RR5B/FYHZLG4IE42RR5B.SMALL.jpg JRV31 If you store a car or motorcycle over the winter this timer will make sure that the battery stays charged. It uses an ATtiny85 to turn the charger on for half an hour every three days. The Attiny85 is programmed using the Arduino IDE. The program for the ATtiny85 is simple. It's just a blink progr...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 08:55:04 PDT
Recovering a motorcycle seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Recovering-a-motorcycle-seat/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:45:49 PDT
Increase power and mileage http://www.instructables.com/id/Increase-power-and-mileage/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:34:33 PDT
KL250 From Forgotten to Roadworthy (Non-Technical) http://www.instructables.com/id/KL250-Boneyard-to-Roadworthy-Non-Technical/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:41:14 PDT
Motorcycle touring tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-touring-tips/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:09:06 PDT
Install a Switched 12v Power Outlet onto your Motorbike - Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-a-Switched-12v-Power-Outlet-onto-your-Moto/
Install a Switched 12v Power Outlet onto your Motorbike - Intro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/53NS/IDCXDI1Q/F6453NSIDCXDI1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/53NS/IDCXDI1Q/F6453NSIDCXDI1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/53NS/IDCXDI1Q/F6453NSIDCXDI1Q.SMALL.jpg lsantillo Motorbikes typically do not come standard with a 12v Power outlet, so charging your phone or GPS can be a pain - Let's fix that shall we!This guide is using a 2011 Suzuki GS500F As an example bike but this guide can be adapted to other motorbikes. It will show you how to install a switched 12v power...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 06:41:19 PDT
Gyroscopic Gopro mount/ MotoGP style http://www.instructables.com/id/Gyroscopic-Gopro-mount-MotoGP-style/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:22:00 PDT
No-drill Motorcycle Helmet MotoGP Hydration Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/No-drill-Motorcycle-Helmet-MotoGP-Hydration-Mod/
No-drill Motorcycle Helmet MotoGP Hydration Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EZHS/ICID7AED/FLZEZHSICID7AED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EZHS/ICID7AED/FLZEZHSICID7AED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EZHS/ICID7AED/FLZEZHSICID7AED.SMALL.jpg JoT8686 I recently came to the conclusion that I needed a mobile hydration solution for my longer rides. I started by looking at CamelBaks and figured I could run the hose underneath my helmet with a 90* bite valve; this didn't work as well as I wanted, especially inside my tiny helmet. I needed something...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:26:52 PDT
SCOOTER EXHAUST MOD http://www.instructables.com/id/SCOOTER-EXHAUST-MOD/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 18:32:46 PDT
Friction Bike - Homelite 26cc Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Friction-Bike-Homelite-26cc-Motor/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 14:22:04 PDT
A personalized motorcycle helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/A-personalized-motorcycle-helmet/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 02:38:08 PDT
Motorcycle panniers from disposable plastic container http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-panniers-from-disposable-plastic-contai/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:32:19 PDT
3D Printed GPS Motorcycle Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-GPS-Motorcycle-Mount/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:58:29 PST
Seam sealing motorcycle gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Seam-sealing-motorcycle-gloves/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 21:00:52 PST
Build the Worlds Smallest Flying Merkel http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Worlds-Smallest-Flying-Merkel/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 21:07:08 PDT
Leather Handgrips http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Handgrips/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:30:00 PDT
Precision high speed micro drill press from 'Useful material' http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-high-speed-micro-drill-press-from-Useful/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:57:52 PDT
Mikuni Mouse- Computer Mouse / Carburetor Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Mikuni-Mouse-Computer-Mouse-Carburetor-Hack/
Mikuni Mouse- Computer Mouse / Carburetor Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/DXYI/H9G0SSUC/FWNDXYIH9G0SSUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/DXYI/H9G0SSUC/FWNDXYIH9G0SSUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/DXYI/H9G0SSUC/FWNDXYIH9G0SSUC.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch I had an old carburetor I was cutting up to make a cutaway out of, and this project just kind of fell out of my brain and splattered on the table...  Why not take the other scrap part of the carb, and turn it into a MOUSE for my computer!? That was literally the extent of my planning.  Next step: h...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 18:25:51 PST
Digital Camo pattern with Plasti-Dip http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Camo-pattern-with-Plasti-Dip/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 11:49:53 PST
Leather badge for your leather jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-badge-for-your-leather-jacket/
Leather badge for your leather jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/DCPT/GQ5QCSAA/F9EDCPTGQ5QCSAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/DCPT/GQ5QCSAA/F9EDCPTGQ5QCSAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/DCPT/GQ5QCSAA/F9EDCPTGQ5QCSAA.SMALL.jpg Mankut I had a day off from work today because one of the princesses of Thailand decided to grace our city with her royal presence. Works for me...you're always welcome here, princess....come again! :-) "Idle hands are the devil's playground" they say. Not for me! I started a little project I had in my min...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 01:11:41 PDT
Collapsible Motorcycle Workstand http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Motorcycle-Workstand/
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 13:09:57 PST
Laser Cut engine gasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-engine-gasket/
Laser Cut engine gasket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/WZBM/HJGE61OS/FH9WZBMHJGE61OS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/WZBM/HJGE61OS/FH9WZBMHJGE61OS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/WZBM/HJGE61OS/FH9WZBMHJGE61OS.SMALL.jpg johnktruong In this instructable we will be laser cutting a engine gasket. " I made it at Techshop". www.techshop.ws  Creating a gasket file Scan original gasket. Import image to Autodesk, trace and export as DXF file. Then import into Corel Draw or Illustrator. Copy and paste for multiple gaskets. Set up ...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 18:35:53 PDT
Electric Mini-Motorcycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Mini-Motorcycle/
Electric Mini-Motorcycle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TPXS/HJ605I6M/F2DTPXSHJ605I6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TPXS/HJ605I6M/F2DTPXSHJ605I6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TPXS/HJ605I6M/F2DTPXSHJ605I6M.SMALL.jpg robermelendez This instructable will show you how to design, build and test your own mini motorcycle. Small electric vehicles are a great way to learn engineering, physics and many hands-on skills. We'll start with an old pocket motorcycle frame and end up with an EV capable of cruising at 20-25 miles an hour (or...
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:00:32 PDT
Wheel Balancer Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheel-Balancer-Stand/
Wheel Balancer Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/623Q/HJ39SL6M/FIX623QHJ39SL6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/623Q/HJ39SL6M/FIX623QHJ39SL6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/623Q/HJ39SL6M/FIX623QHJ39SL6M.SMALL.jpg petercd A motorbike wheel balancer or spoked wheel truing stand built with no welding. I wanted to build this without welding but still have it adjustable for the initial setting up. Components laid out. A sort of exploded view of all the components, which include 6 bolts 4 brass screws 2 p...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:50:22 PDT
How to Make Motorcycle Frame Sliders on the Lathe -- I made it at TechShop! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Motorcycle-Frame-Sliders-on-the-Lathe-/
How to Make Motorcycle Frame Sliders on the Lathe -- I made it at TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/9LCW/HJ1XP6N9/FIP9LCWHJ1XP6N9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/9LCW/HJ1XP6N9/FIP9LCWHJ1XP6N9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/9LCW/HJ1XP6N9/FIP9LCWHJ1XP6N9.SMALL.jpg mlaurita08 In this instructable, I will go through the fabrication of frame sliders for a motorcycle. I have chosen, as an example, a Ducati Panigale. In the event of a crash, frame sliders help to protect your bike against excessive damage. They space the body off of the pavement, thereby protecting portions...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 01:19:45 PDT
Motorcycle Brake Caliper Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Brake-Caliper-Repair/
Motorcycle Brake Caliper Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2I1B/HIGFAX2I/FNH2I1BHIGFAX2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2I1B/HIGFAX2I/FNH2I1BHIGFAX2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2I1B/HIGFAX2I/FNH2I1BHIGFAX2I.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker This ‘ible details how to go about fixing your motorcycle brake caliper when the brake lever starts getting uncomfortably close to the hand grip with resulting loss of braking power.  If you pump quickly once or twice the brakes work again, but after you release the lever for a short while, the next...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 12:50:58 PDT
Motorcycle Shell DIY Garage http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Shell-DIY-Garage/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:07:52 PDT
Trailer for Vespa Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-for-Vespa-Scooter/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 03:02:47 PDT
How to Prepare a Motorcycle for Winter Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Prepare-a-Motorcycle-for-Winter-Storage/
How to Prepare a Motorcycle for Winter Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/S8PX/HDYZC49W/FQIS8PXHDYZC49W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/S8PX/HDYZC49W/FQIS8PXHDYZC49W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/S8PX/HDYZC49W/FQIS8PXHDYZC49W.SMALL.jpg bbutanis Properly preparing your motorcycle for winter storage can save time, headaches, and money when nice weather rolls around. Since each motorcycle has different designs and specifications, these instructions are designed to provide an overview of the process -- refer to your motorcycle's owner's manual...
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 11:17:16 PDT
DIY carbon tape heated vest http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-tape-heated-vest/
DIY carbon tape heated vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/5RFW/HGU2P22F/FFX5RFWHGU2P22F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/5RFW/HGU2P22F/FFX5RFWHGU2P22F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/5RFW/HGU2P22F/FFX5RFWHGU2P22F.SMALL.jpg Shenzhen diy heated clothing kit The pattern made from some factory vest. 6 meters of carbon heating flex tape (www.carbonheater.us) placed on back and both sides. By touch carbon is a little bit like a loose weave silk. It's very soft but strong enough. Because of big length it provides uniform heating of ...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 13:17:06 PDT
How to Repair and Repaint Motorcycle Exhaust Pipes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-and-Repaint-Motorcycle-Exhaust-Pipes/
How to Repair and Repaint Motorcycle Exhaust Pipes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/41MY/HFD1FEO0/FKV41MYHFD1FEO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/41MY/HFD1FEO0/FKV41MYHFD1FEO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/41MY/HFD1FEO0/FKV41MYHFD1FEO0.SMALL.jpg knoxmj19 It is riding season again and I was doing some routine maintenance on my bike when I noticed that my exhaust pipes had become nasty looking. Moving from the South to the Northwest had taken a toll on my scooter.  My pipes had started to rust on the bottom, and the finish had started to crack while ...
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:42:52 PDT
Building a Budget Cafe Racer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Budget-Cafe-Racer/
Building a Budget Cafe Racer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/KMGK/HEXSMTYE/FSPKMGKHEXSMTYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/KMGK/HEXSMTYE/FSPKMGKHEXSMTYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/KMGK/HEXSMTYE/FSPKMGKHEXSMTYE.SMALL.jpg Wesley666 Anyone into motorbikes has probably seen a Cafe Racer at some point, they are a fairly common type of modified bike for a retro look that doesn't resort to old Harleys and Indian cruisers.  They are similar in concept to a bobber, strip a bike down and leave only the essentials to lighten the load f...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 21:00:48 PDT
Replica Vintage Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Replica-Vintage-Motorcycle/
Replica Vintage Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/QE6Q/HD4VGMOO/FZWQE6QHD4VGMOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/QE6Q/HD4VGMOO/FZWQE6QHD4VGMOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/QE6Q/HD4VGMOO/FZWQE6QHD4VGMOO.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash I've been want to build something unique for some time, something I could take to the "show us ya wheels" car show and know that no one has see one of these before. Only problem not to much space in the garage and old and unique= $. I did quite a bit of research before I started this project, and  d...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 00:23:49 PDT
Motorized Bicycle Assembly Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Bicycle-Assembly-Overview/
Motorized Bicycle Assembly Overview - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/YIT5/HCV989RB/FALYIT5HCV989RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/YIT5/HCV989RB/FALYIT5HCV989RB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/YIT5/HCV989RB/FALYIT5HCV989RB.SMALL.jpg vazquezl31 This is a short instructable on how to assemble a motorized bicycle. This was my project when I first started with Tech Shop.  What's important to remember when you do this project is that not all the bikes will be the same, there are subtle differences that you have to be aware of, and your mileage...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:13:31 PST
1993 EX500 Race Bike - Complete Rebuild http://www.instructables.com/id/1993-EX500-Race-Bike-Complete-Rebuild/
1993 EX500 Race Bike - Complete Rebuild - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/U51G/HCJOCRKV/F46U51GHCJOCRKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/U51G/HCJOCRKV/F46U51GHCJOCRKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/U51G/HCJOCRKV/F46U51GHCJOCRKV.SMALL.jpg spizzak Hey everyone, I picked up an 1993 EX500 in pretty rough shape at the beginning of last summer for a project bike and decided to document my progress. Here's the storyline of the complete overhaul, restoration and modifications. It's a 1993 ex-race bike. It has an FZR600 front end and a 1986 ZX6 swi...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 11:27:57 PST
Lead loading filling bodywork information tutorial demonstration technique guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Lead-loading-filling-bodywork-information-tutorial-1/
Lead loading filling bodywork information tutorial demonstration technique guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/15AP/HAQ3BUGN/FJL15APHAQ3BUGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/15AP/HAQ3BUGN/FJL15APHAQ3BUGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/15AP/HAQ3BUGN/FJL15APHAQ3BUGN.SMALL.jpg rchanter This is my first instructable demonstration video of how to use lead,flux and tallow to tin and load lead for bodywork, fuel tanks and other metalwork,  I have published a short video only version I have now added pictures from a repair project that I learnt the process for. Please visit...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 13:58:57 PST
BING 14mm CARBURETOR RE-JET http://www.instructables.com/id/BING-14mm-CARBURETOR-RE-JET/
BING 14mm CARBURETOR RE-JET - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/OBMS/HAQ385V5/FSPOBMSHAQ385V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/OBMS/HAQ385V5/FSPOBMSHAQ385V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/OBMS/HAQ385V5/FSPOBMSHAQ385V5.SMALL.jpg droidy_pendejo Why Re-Jet, you ask? It may be necessary to change the size of the jet in your carburetor. Perhaps the weather has changed, the altitude id different, maybe you put on a different exhaust pipe. Things like this can cause your motor to run "lean" or "rich". Then your motor will run like crap, or eve...
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Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:12:12 PST
MOPED PISTON STOP! http://www.instructables.com/id/MOPED-PISTON-STOP/
MOPED PISTON STOP! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/1RXY/HABC54SD/FSD1RXYHABC54SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/1RXY/HABC54SD/FSD1RXYHABC54SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/1RXY/HABC54SD/FSD1RXYHABC54SD.SMALL.jpg droidy_pendejo If you own a moped, sooner or later you're going to need to work on it. Trust me on this one... Once in a while you may need to remove the flywheel or clutch. This can be tricky to do because as you try to remove the nut, the motor will want to spin. How does one stop the motor from turning, you ask...
By: droidy_pendejo

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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 08:40:57 PST
The Copper Chopper http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Copper-Chopper/
The Copper Chopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/86X9/GG4A6SBK/FH786X9GG4A6SBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/86X9/GG4A6SBK/FH786X9GG4A6SBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/86X9/GG4A6SBK/FH786X9GG4A6SBK.SMALL.jpg TUNEMAN This project took me far too many hours, more than i would be willing admit. But it also started out as just an idea,to a concept,to an obsession, a little sleep deprivation, then finally reality. All that YOU have to do, is just build something you have seen on here. One of the best features of th...
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 11:40:51 PDT
My DIY triumph bonneville backrest / sissy http://www.instructables.com/id/triumph-oem-backrest-a-bit-puny/
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By: flambewomble

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Fri, 5 Oct 2012 09:47:04 PDT
Convert your Honda wheel to a disc brake http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-your-Honda-wheel-to-a-disc-brake/
Convert your Honda wheel to a disc brake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4YKB/H7S5B0BO/FQ44YKBH7S5B0BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4YKB/H7S5B0BO/FQ44YKBH7S5B0BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4YKB/H7S5B0BO/FQ44YKBH7S5B0BO.SMALL.jpg irmiger Let's get right to the crux of it by saying, this conversion isn't for the faint of heart. Then again, if you mess up, good rear wheels are going for dirt on eBay, so take a breath, collect yourself, and let's dig right in! Throughout the late 70's and well into the 80's, Honda Motorcycles made a s...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 18:18:25 PDT
Display A Motorcycle Parking Permit Without Marring Your Paint! http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-A-Motorcycle-Parking-Permit-Without-Marrin/
Display A Motorcycle Parking Permit Without Marring Your Paint! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/7VNR/H74320W4/FSQ7VNRH74320W4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/7VNR/H74320W4/FSQ7VNRH74320W4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/7VNR/H74320W4/FSQ7VNRH74320W4.SMALL.jpg TechShopJosh So, you're a college student, a government employee, or just anyone who needs to display a parking permit. You need to display that permit somewhere on the back of your motorcycle, but where oh where can you put it without the potential for marring that beautiful paint of yours? In this article, I'l...
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 23:18:48 PDT
Motorcycle Trunk Popper http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Trunk-Popper/
Motorcycle Trunk Popper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/J4B6/H71GRPM7/FFQJ4B6H71GRPM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/J4B6/H71GRPM7/FFQJ4B6H71GRPM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/J4B6/H71GRPM7/FFQJ4B6H71GRPM7.SMALL.jpg spizzak This is one of my favourite projects that I've done so far because it arose out of genuine need to improve something, and it turned out much better than expected. The problem I was having was that in order to remove the rear seat on my motorcycle to access the trunk, I had to use one hand to turn t...
By: spizzak

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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:39:07 PDT
The No-Weld fuse box for early model Harley-Davidson Sportsters http://www.instructables.com/id/The-No-Weld-fuse-box-for-early-model-Harley-Davids/
The No-Weld fuse box for early model Harley-Davidson Sportsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/A8PQ/H6MEVW2W/FCCA8PQH6MEVW2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/A8PQ/H6MEVW2W/FCCA8PQH6MEVW2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/A8PQ/H6MEVW2W/FCCA8PQH6MEVW2W.SMALL.jpg corydjarman This idea stems from the need to organize the fuses and tame the web of wires jutting out from within the frame and ending up hanging wildly around the fender and under your seat. As the headline states, this is a no weld project; meaning rivets will replace any spot welds required for assembly. The...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 20:00:33 PDT
Mobile phone scooter clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-phone-scooter-clip/
Mobile phone scooter clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/XQSA/H6DWVJH6/F9TXQSAH6DWVJH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/XQSA/H6DWVJH6/F9TXQSAH6DWVJH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/XQSA/H6DWVJH6/F9TXQSAH6DWVJH6.SMALL.jpg oferlitver I wanted a convenient and safe method to attach my mobile phone to my scooter, so that I can see who's calling my bluetooth earphone, see GPS guidance etc. Of coarse, you should NEVER operate your mobile phone while riding! I bought a simple cheap holder for around 8$ Then cut the upper part of i...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 05:06:21 PDT
Installing integrated brake and sequential signals on Fz8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-intergrated-brake-and-sequential-signal/
Installing integrated brake and sequential signals on Fz8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/C1HO/H5TVB12V/FQTC1HOH5TVB12V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/C1HO/H5TVB12V/FQTC1HOH5TVB12V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/C1HO/H5TVB12V/FQTC1HOH5TVB12V.SMALL.jpg jumb5150 So I decided to remove the ugly stock tail signals off my bike. I purchased a motodynamic sequential brake / tail light for the Fz8. I really like the fact that I can work on my bike at Techshop with all the tools available to me at Techshop. Here is a video of how the tail light suppose to work. ...
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 16:42:06 PDT
Integrated LED Foot Peg Signals http://www.instructables.com/id/Integrated-Foot-Peg-Signals/
Integrated LED Foot Peg Signals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/EZW8/H5ED8AVI/F8BEZW8H5ED8AVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/EZW8/H5ED8AVI/F8BEZW8H5ED8AVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/EZW8/H5ED8AVI/F8BEZW8H5ED8AVI.SMALL.jpg spizzak These signals are a great way to make yourself more visible on a motorcycle, lighten the load on your charging system, and as a bonus they look pretty cool too! These signals are made using orange super bright LEDs that are inserted into the passenger peg hangers on my SV650. I did this mod on my la...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 17:57:21 PDT
DIY Cheap Motorcycle Tank Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Motorcycle-Tank-Bag/
DIY Cheap Motorcycle Tank Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/IW36/H5JVXBOQ/FZYIW36H5JVXBOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/IW36/H5JVXBOQ/FZYIW36H5JVXBOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/IW36/H5JVXBOQ/FZYIW36H5JVXBOQ.SMALL.jpg burcinarici This is the final look of the bag.It is an ordinary backpack bought from outdoor clothes shop.($7) There are 3 small very strong magnets placed downside of the bag. This way you can easily take apart your tank bag as a backpack. Gathering Tools What you need 1-A backpack which is not bigger th...
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 04:35:18 PDT
Sportster Rear Brake Light Switch Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Sportster-Rear-Brake-Light-Switch-Replacement/
Sportster Rear Brake Light Switch Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/WCUW/H461X9AF/F3OWCUWH461X9AF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/WCUW/H461X9AF/F3OWCUWH461X9AF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/WCUW/H461X9AF/F3OWCUWH461X9AF.SMALL.jpg WareShoals My 2008 Sportster rear brake light switch quit working.  I checked my repair manual which gave alot of information for early models with the brake light switch on a plunger from the rear brake linkage.  The late models like my '08 have the switch mounted on the rear master cylinder.  The book only g...
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Sat, 28 Jul 2012 18:42:55 PDT
Yoshimura R77 slip on install. http://www.instructables.com/id/Yoshimura-R77-slip-on-install/
Yoshimura R77 slip on install. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/EA5K/H4ZN57CX/FL1EA5KH4ZN57CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/EA5K/H4ZN57CX/FL1EA5KH4ZN57CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/EA5K/H4ZN57CX/FL1EA5KH4ZN57CX.SMALL.jpg jumb5150 Yep so I have the opportunity to work on a new bike so Im going back to the basics and cover some of the things I have not in the past. Today, we are doing a simple exhaust install here at Techshop San Jose. I chose to use a Yoshimura R77 carbon fiber for this instructable. Lets rip it off!! (RE...
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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 11:14:51 PDT