After years getting somewhat along

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After years getting somewhat along

Post by pepsi » Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:54 pm

Got the tires, sprockets (Front one NOS) and discs mounted ,the wheels, chain aligned ,the front brake rebuilt. I sourced out a NOS fuel tank cap its really pretty :) , Some kind of black chrome finish, in the photo the outer ring looks like regular chrome. It was a real bear to change out the lock tumbler, really fiddly .Mounted the NOS rear shock. After 4 years got the bike running on a remote fuel bottle, the repacked carbon mufs still seem pretty loud, I'm not complaining :mrgreen: Starting on repairing the bodywork getting ready for paint.


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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by 500bernie » Tue Jan 12, 2016 11:04 pm

Great work =D> =D> =D>
More photos (and a video so we can hear her running)

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Bernie :)
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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by pepsi » Tue Jan 12, 2016 11:16 pm

500bernie wrote:Great work =D> =D> =D>
More photos (and a video so we can hear her running)

Cheers,
Bernie :)
I'll see what I can do :D but its 8*f here :shock: , cant open the shop up for a while too cold

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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by StrokerBoy » Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:48 pm

Nice. 8) What are the wheels off ?
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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by pepsi » Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:58 pm

StrokerBoy wrote:Nice. 8) What are the wheels off ?
Somebody said they were h***a CBR250 wheels. They are h***a wheels for sure.

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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by pepsi » Fri Feb 12, 2016 4:46 pm

repairing some bodywork, getting ready for paint
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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by pepsi » Sat Feb 27, 2016 3:08 pm

full body mockup almost complete. Trying for an updated paint scheme similar to this ZX750RR

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Post by StrokerBoy » Sat Feb 27, 2016 4:52 pm

Great stuff, like to see something a bit different. Nice job on the fairing. That rear exhaust looks a bit long though! :lol:
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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by JanBros » Sun Feb 28, 2016 2:31 pm

great to see that there are still people doing their own thing and not going for full restores =D> =D> =D>
You know it's cold outside when you trip over dog shit instead of standing in it.

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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by pepsi » Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:20 pm

StrokerBoy wrote:Great stuff, like to see something a bit different. Nice job on the fairing. That rear exhaust looks a bit long though! :lol:
Yes its awkward, however its not so bad from different angles. I have something in mind to lessen the awkwardness .

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Post by JanBros » Mon Feb 29, 2016 12:03 am

awkward ?

no, it's even much better than the original square headlight :wink:
You know it's cold outside when you trip over dog shit instead of standing in it.

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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by pepsi » Mon Feb 29, 2016 3:02 pm

JanBros wrote:awkward ?

no, it's even much better than the original square headlight :wink:
Sorry I meant the exhaust exiting the bike is kind of awkward, I'm kind of proud of the fairing treatment, believe me I have whole alot of time in that.

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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by James P » Thu Mar 03, 2016 2:54 am

I have to agree that the top fairing looks good. Is it from the FZR series (400 or 600 perhaps)?

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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by pepsi » Thu Mar 03, 2016 5:09 am

James P wrote:I have to agree that the top fairing looks good. Is it from the FZR series (400 or 600 perhaps)?

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James
It s a FZR400 aftermarket fiberglass unit without scoops modified to tie into the Kawasaki mid panels. However there are the fairing mounts to consider also. :shock:

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Re: After years getting somewhat along

Post by pepsi » Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:52 pm

heres some photos of a plastic repair I'm working on.
#1 photo broke lug
#2 photo good lug
#3 photo oven with mold stuff
#4 photo mold stuff on good lug setting up
#5 photo prepared broke lug ready for repair


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