1. Husqvarna Motorcycles Made In Sweden - About 1988 and older

1983 430 racer build

Discussion in 'Vintage Restoration Projects' started by 86 400 XC, May 25, 2013.

  1. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    This is my next project

    A bike to ride a ton and let the 82 500CR sit on the side lines and look pretty.

    This will be a silver frame and tank with a black seat, air box and side panels.

    Get the paint off the cylinder and head like the 82s

    Got 2 frames to start with and 430 XC motor.

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    Quick mock up with my 82 seat and the tank that will stay on this bike.


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  2. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    Well got another frame coming :).
    The other frame is a WR and has the steering lock and thats not race bike looking material.
    Huskydoggg is hooking me up with a 84 XC frame, found a NOS seat, air filter cage and a new air boot from Husqvarna-parts.
    Got a few 38mm carbs to use, would like to find a internal flywheel and a mag also so i can ditch that mega wire coil and heavy flywheel.
    On the hunt for nice muffler and side panels next.
  3. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    Found a sweet NOS # plate

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    390Dave likes this.
  4. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
  5. Picklito Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Great project! I can't tell you how much I wish Husky had kept the 82 look with the new ITC frame. Glad to see that you're doing it. Also a good idea to have a "rider" so you can keep the 82.5 lookin' pretty!
  6. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    Thanks, The 500 is fun but like you say its kinda rare.
    My old bike and last one before this bunch back in the late 80s was a 82 430 XC, i had so much fun on that bike.
    So I am really looking forward to riding and the feeling of banging gears on a 430 XC once again.
    hawaiidirtrider likes this.
  7. razornpc Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    iowa
    that 500 looks sharp!
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  8. Picklito Husqvarna
    AA Class

    The ITC's in bronze and gold look amazing. Again... I SO wish husky had kept this color combo through the milk truck years! Any updates?
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  9. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    LOL the milk truck years...

    I now have all the parts, new frame bearings and some used goodies.
    Started the real work today. The S/A is bare and fixed the kickstand mount.
    Frame mods done, got another powder coater to check out hope they have the right silver.
    Hope to get it out soon. :)
  10. Picklito Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Frame mods???
  11. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    Took the unused tube off above the foot peg

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    kickstand mount had an ugly thick gusset added, its gone

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    made many off the welds look cleaner

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    Cut the loop off. Was an 84 XC frame, want part of the CR look but not CR rear brakes.

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    Tiny crack and the pipe rubbed threw here

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    Nice mint rim i stole from the wifes 83, it had a crack in the rim.

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    NOS seat, needs a color change to black, the other seat in pic was off the 82.

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    Got a new rear feander and a correct looking 82 front fender.
    Many other new bits sitting here too for it.

    Doing black side plastic and air box.
    Plasti dip paint in black, works and looks great.

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  12. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    To give the bike the right sound, I found this for a silencer.

    :)


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  13. RUF Husqvarna
    A Class

    Location:
    SACRAMENTO
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    510 air, 400WR 85, 430WR 87
    Other Motorcycles:
    BMW R80GS, GILERA 175RC 1972........
    "Cut the loop off. Was an 84 XC frame"
    I want do the opposit with an 84XC frame so if you are willing to sell or trade it I am interested at it.
    Thanks
  14. suprize Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Bendigo, Australia
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    wr 400
    Other Motorcycles:
    ktm 300
    Loop swap coming up.... knitting class:confused:
  15. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    Another guy asked for the loop awhile ago sorry.

    More frame mods

    bye bye XC/WR bars it will sit nice on a flat stand now.
    Took the SEM coil mount off too.
    Sand blasted and in primer, not seeing what i want in powder for a color so it looks like its paint time.

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    Seat cover later, went with vinyl paint it works really good but will wear off a little.
    Not sure about the yellow back lol

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  16. suprize Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Bendigo, Australia
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    wr 400
    Other Motorcycles:
    ktm 300
    Is that an old Stang behind the bikes???
  17. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    Good eye, its my 89 2.3 Turbo

    meth inj, 30 psi, 35 shot to spool the C4 auto 400 rwhp 11.40 @ 123 mph 2700 lbs

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  18. jimspac Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Connecticut
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    82 250WR, 82 430WR, 84 250WR, 85 400
    Other Motorcycles:
    86 Kawasaki KX250, 82 Montesa Cota
  19. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    Have looked at that in the past, some day i will get some. I don't mind paint.
  20. 86 400 XC Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Calgary
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    75 360CR,82 500CR 86 400XC, 87 250WR
    Other Motorcycles:
    ONLY HVA all the way
    Had an idea but blue sharpie did not come through as planned, so went with black.
    Maybe keep the look going onto side round yellow number plate backgrounds with the same Husqvarna font at the bottom and a black boarder.

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