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Under seat guts pic request..

Post by keepy » Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:05 pm

Any chance someone could take (or has) an under seat picture for me? Google images isn't coming up with the goods!

I looking to get a 1000f again, and one I went to see tonight had a very shiney square cross beam behind the tank bolts, that just looked out of place, right under where your 'Man nuts' would be..

.. it also had pretty snotty welds on it..

Just after a stock image for reference in case it's a ringer !! Cheers!

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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by Cadbury64 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:28 am

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Not a great photo and I blew the size up for you so a bit grainy, but there is a square section alloy tube welded between the castings at the back of the tank, usually has the tank mount bolted to it and the bundle of connectors in their shroud just behind.
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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by keepy » Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:40 am

Yeah that's the piece I'm on about! :-) an overhead of that would be great.

It was just far to 'new lookin' for the rest of the bike, and had untidy welds and A B lettering on one side of it

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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by Wicky » Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:38 am

Just google Honda firestorm frame - and click imags tab

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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by keepy » Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:06 am

Cheers! I'd been googling it, but hadn't found a decent one. The second one you posted shows it pretty well though. And they aren't the tidyest of welds! 😵

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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by MacV2 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:13 am

keepy wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:06 am
Cheers! I'd been googling it, but hadn't found a decent one. The second one you posted shows it pretty well though. And they aren't the tidyest of welds! 😵
No they wont be...

A/ The bikes built to a price... :thumbdown:

B/ Unless it's stripped down you cant see it... :thumbup:

C/ It's not a Moriwaki, Harris, Spondon ect. weliding artisan doing it...probably a robot named Dave San... :crazy:

D/ It may have been done on a late Friday shift...see 70's UK car building... :lol:

E/ Your a fussy bugger...Now have a look at the lower bar on the subframe under the battery box... 8O

6/There is no F/ I've run out of reasons...
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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by bertye » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:11 am

This is a close up I have on file. The cross beam is anodized so could be why it is shiny still. It is also MIG welded, which is not as neat as TIG welding.
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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by macdee » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:28 am

bertye wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:11 am
This is a close up I have on file. The cross beam is anodized so could be why it is shiny still. It is also MIG welded, which is not as neat as TIG welding.
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You could sand it down and polish it out
I find some of my best welding is done with a grinder lol
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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by MacV2 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:41 pm

macdee wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:28 am
bertye wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:11 am
This is a close up I have on file. The cross beam is anodized so could be why it is shiny still. It is also MIG welded, which is not as neat as TIG welding.
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You could sand it down and polish it out
I find some of my best welding is done with a grinder lol
FFS...Why are you so worried about what a bit of welding ( that you can't even see unless the bikes stripped... :confused ) looks like...????

Get the seat back on & ride the bloody thing... :lol:
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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by bertye » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:30 pm

He was only asking as he was looking to buy.

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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by MacV2 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:38 pm

bertye wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:30 pm
He was only asking as he was looking to buy.
True but it's still only a snoty weld... :lol: :lol:
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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by AMCQ46 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:40 pm

Mac, are you bored by any chance. :lol:
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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by MacV2 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:45 pm

AMCQ46 wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:40 pm
Mac, are you bored by any chance. :lol:
Me bored ? No I'm quiet enjoying myself winding people up... :lol:

Besides if he's had a Storm before the welds there would have been much the same...

I blame Dave San the robot...
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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by freeridenick » Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:24 pm

Up-skirt shots of the 'storm. Man this forum has gone downhill.

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Re: Under seat guts pic request..

Post by VTRDark » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:21 am

C/ It's not a Moriwaki, Harris, Spondon ect. weliding artisan doing it.
Actually they are not the most tidy welds either. Well not the frames and swingarms anyway, but If you want nice welds take a look at the ladybird exhausts :biggrin

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