new K&N air filter and new frame rear loop for the Honda

Believe it or not, last Saturday I lost the air filter on my FT500. It fell out somewhere on the rough dirt road, 40km from home, I never saw it again. Almost bought a new stock one, but I’ve found a bargain on a K&N. Say no more. I was waiting for a long time to throw this big air box out of the way. The only problem was that my carburetor had a 54mm diameter, and this filter was 57. But, quotecorner pharmacy, as someone told me before, one problem is no problem. I cut a rubber band out of a bicycle inner tube, put it on the carb and the filter fit right in.

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that’s my crankcase breather filter if you ask…

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my mate Lukas gave me his bent BMX handlebars, I put them into use right away

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the frame is ready, finally I can get on with the seat pan and upholstery

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The battery is at the same place it use to be. I utilized the lower part of the original basket, had to weld back a broken tab, and used a very stylish leather strap to hold it tight. It really ties the room together, don’t you think?

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