Last night's progress...

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Dazza2910
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Last night's progress...

Post by Dazza2910 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:05 am

Fitted front and rear braided hoses.
Fitted braided clutch hose.
Wheels out to go for painting. Discs and bearings thrown away, replacements to be ordered.
Forks out to go for painting before they go for refurb.
Fuel tank back on for now.
Cush rubbers were rock solid and 2 fell apart so will order them too.Image

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Post by fabiostar » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:06 pm

will feel so much nicer when its back together :clap: ...
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Post by Dazza2910 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:50 pm

No idea what it felt like before! Was told it rode fine, however it then sat for years and there's no way you'd want to try riding it the state it was in when I got it!!

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Post by fabiostar » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:58 pm

its normally the dirty oily things that make the biggest difference in them. :thumbup:
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Post by Dazza2910 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:50 pm

So the forks need some work.....Image

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Post by tony.mon » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:39 pm

Flap wheel or wire wheel, then either polish and lacquer, or powder coat.
But the best route is a tidy USD Blade front end, imho.
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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Post by Dazza2910 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:23 am

Blade front end would be first choice, but gotta keep costs down for now! So some elbow grease required!

Although, my wife has a new Fireblade. Wonder if she'd notice if I borrowed the front end......

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Post by Kev L » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:27 am

Tell her it’s a performance upgrade! She doesn’t have to know for who!!
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Post by AMCQ46 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:27 am

Dazza2910 wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:23 am
Blade front end would be first choice, but gotta keep costs down for now! So some elbow grease required!

Although, my wife has a new Fireblade. Wonder if she'd notice if I borrowed the front end......
any pictures of your wife's front end? :mrgreen:
AMcQ

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Post by fabiostar » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:07 pm

AMCQ46 wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:27 am
Dazza2910 wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:23 am
Blade front end would be first choice, but gotta keep costs down for now! So some elbow grease required!

Although, my wife has a new Fireblade. Wonder if she'd notice if I borrowed the front end......
any pictures of your wife's front end? :mrgreen:

sounds like it could be an upside front end? photo proof required :lol: :lol:
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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