not much to update. just wanted to let everyone know i'm still alive. still waiting on parts. need to work on cleaning up frame, bondo-ing and painting gas tank, putting in malossi gears, drilling out the rest of the 24 mm intake.
well, decided to go ahead and get a different simo pipe, as it was $40 cheaper, in stock, and will actually work out better with my setup, i believe.
i also got a locking gas cap for my magnum tank.