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Old 14th March 2008, 18:15   #1
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hey all
i am posting this on behalf of my friend.
recently he purchased a 1984 bullet 350 cc and gave it to his friend for rebuilding from scratch. everything is new and custom built.

please see the pictures and give ur opinions.
also i'll tell you the total cost of purchasing and rebuilding the bike once i get some replies so he can decide whether the effort was worth or not.
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Old 14th March 2008, 18:29   #2
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Awesome looking bullet. It looks quite lean and mean. I especially liked the second picture from top ( frontal look), looks lethal

Please share the mod costs as well.
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Old 14th March 2008, 18:35   #3
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Looks good dude...more of a lean machine look than a cruiser. Well good effort dude.
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Very well executed!! Kudos to the guy!!
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Old 14th March 2008, 18:45   #5
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well guys the list of mods include

1. gold plated tyres, exhaust and handle bars
2. 2 suspension settings (cruise mode and off road mode)
3. k&n air filter
4. multiple headlamps (highway beam and headlight)
5. custom made tank
6. bigger profile tyres

and a gift from the maker of the bike (a custom painted helmet to match the look of the bike)
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Old 14th March 2008, 18:55   #6
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Awesome effort! I am sure it would have cost him a bomb but it looks really worth every penny of it!
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Excellent !! Very tastefully done. IMO the 350 sticker should go and only leave the stripes in place. Otherwise a full 10 for the job done.

OT : Sankar chetta where art thou ?
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Old 14th March 2008, 19:34   #8
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And now for the shocker..

The total cost of acquiring the bike and getting it made

RS 70000

The cost is so low coz the maker was his friend so he did not charge a single penny for labour... all the parts were charged at cost price.

So wht do u guys think... is it reasonable???
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Old 14th March 2008, 19:40   #9
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Nice job!! Looks more like a mix between the 70s Harley X-R750 & the XLH-900.
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Old 14th March 2008, 19:43   #10
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looks cool
very very well executed
liked the 2nd picture as well

one thing is that he shud have gone for a full front mudguard instead.
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some more pictures. enjoy!!!!1
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Old 14th March 2008, 20:26   #12
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I like the matching helmet too. Gives the rider some style!
What tires are on the bike? The front tire looks good!
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killer bike......
BTW were u just trying out with the positioning of the headlamp assembly.
It looks great nevertheless more so with the current setup.
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Old 14th March 2008, 20:55   #14
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At 70k, this the best bike money can ever buy.. IMHO

So how's the performance of the bike ? And I guess that 350 sticker on the right box can be replaced with another 19 sticker.

All in all a killer bike!!
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Old 14th March 2008, 21:26   #15
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Wow. Darn good.
The front & head light part looks amazing.
really well done details. Nice foot pads, Matching helmet, wow.
Nice tyres too.
At first i thought it were a thunderbird, but after seeingthe 2nd lot i feel it just could be a bullet!
Looks great, very well done.
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