new bike, with a pic and plans

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  1. Junkie

    Junkie re-tarded OT Supporter

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    tomorrow:
    pull swingarm, lube stuff up
    "new" chain (has maybe 6k on it, from my old blown-up bike) and sprockets
    pull engine, clean, adjust valves
    clean frame/wiring

    near future:
    remove rear of frame
    pods
    different headlight (Buell?)
    bar-end mirrors

    farther future:
    rebuild race engine, insert
    GVEs, Fox Twin Clicker


    I've got another set of wheels/tires that I'll swap on for having fun, but I'm happy enough with these for commuting on.
    edit: it was $400, I've put about 300 miles on it so far with no real issues and have done nothing but an oil change
     
  2. Junkie

    Junkie re-tarded OT Supporter

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    bought it saturday night, changed the oil, aired up the tires, rode it 300 miles. results in the above post.
    today I started the teardown, I hope to have it back together this weekend
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    pics are fairly self explanatory I think...
     
  3. BlkDrgnZ28

    BlkDrgnZ28 OT Supporter

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    hey pretty clean for the most part with a lil elbow grease she could look damn good for a 400 dollar bike
     
  4. Subie Driver

    Subie Driver Eye see what you did there.

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    Looks like fun, and once you're done with it, it will really feel like "your" bike because of all the blood and sweat you're putting into it.
     
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    no blood yet :rofl:

    but yeah, should have it back together before too long, I've been helping other people with shit for money so I don't have it done yet.
     
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    Subie Driver Eye see what you did there.

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    Yeah, from my experience with cars, taking things apart is the easy part, putting them back together is when the blood sacrifices are made! But no worries, throw a little grease and/or oil on the wound, throw a piece of duct tape over it, and BAM!, instant bandage that won't stick to the scab!
     
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    GET OFF MY LAWN!
    that's my problem, I like "projects" but gets to the point I keep adding them before I finish others.
    I just ran across a 1988 Yamaha FZR1000 that has a blown motor that the guy wants $250 for that is really hard to pass up.
     

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