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new to the site and need help on bobber build

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by twiggy, Jun 24, 2014.

  1. twiggy

    twiggy XS400 New Member

    hey guys im currently new to this site and will have pictures of the bike when I get to my home computer.

    I have just picked up a 1979 xs400 and want to bobber it. I was wondering if any one has links to spoke rims and also I need to find a place that has longer cables for throttle, clutch and also a new brake line that is longer because I am putting 12 inch ape hangers on the bike.
  2. Requiem

    Requiem XS400 Addict

    If you're looking for drumbrakes spoked wheels shouldn't be hard to find in the US, try ebay or craigslist or anything else you've got over there. Spoked wheels for disc brakes are a lot harder to find, though they are out there...

    I believe a lot of people buy xs parts from mikesxs.net, you could take a look for your cables and brake lines (though I'd guess these are universal, you only need to figure out what length you need)

    And most importantly: welcome to the forum!
  3. 16VGTIDave

    16VGTIDave XS400 Guru Top Contributor

    I had a custom brake line made by Apex Brakes. They included new banjo bolts and washers at no charge. Ordered on Saturday, delivered on Tuesday. Couldn't have asked for better service at twice the price!
  4. twiggy

    twiggy XS400 New Member

    thank you guys this helps out a lot, I can finally put the ape hangers on the bike.

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