1979 XS650 Hard Tail Project

Original Craig's List picture

As Purchased

TC Brothers Hard Tail


Old frame cut and hard tail rolled in placed

Hard tail tacked in place. Crossbar and  long bolts as "legs" to level the frame.

Working on final welds

Rear brake reaction link and starting to mock up the harness

6 inch risers, drag bars, headlamp and mounts

Original tank on to make it run.

Pipes straightened out and wrapped. Ignition moved to the left side to free up the right for the clutch. Rear fender cut off and struts reworked. Sparto tail light with mini turn signals.