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Post by legendlives » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:13 am

Just bought my second VTR. This one is more of a project though as it's a bit rough.
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The cans are fubar'd so will need replacing or remaking, the bodywork isn't too hot so a change of colour will probably happen whilst it's being done.
It will get braided hoses as a matter of course.
I'd like to street-fighter it but VTR's usually look strange with the side-mounted rads though I suppose I could put one big one up front.
Keep tuned. There will undoubtedly be some uber-clever fab-work along the way as it's a stablemate for my twin-turbo '38 ford project:
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Re: VTRNZ

Post by tony.mon » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:33 am

Looking forward to an invite to the first NZ workshop day.....
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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Post by fabiostar » Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:57 pm

tony.mon wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:33 am
Looking forward to an invite to the first NZ workshop day.....
thats gona be some ride :clap:
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Post by legendlives » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:06 am

First thing on the agenda is exhaust cans.
The ones on (and mostly off) the bike were some kind of aftermarket things that rotted away so need replacing.
Being as everything I do is (by necessity) on a really short budget I bought these for a whole $50NZ (about 25 quid):

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They are from a KAwasaki 1400 and are hugely long, but nothing that a grinder and a dab of TIG won't cure!
Stay tuned!

Oh, and you're all welcome to visit when you come to NZ. There's some really cool sh1t in my garage!

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Post by legendlives » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:18 pm

Couple of tryout bits. Not 100% sure though.

First off, double-bubble screen left over from my old Fireblade parts bin. Needs to be at a steeper angle but you get the picture.

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Also from the 'blade. Rear seat fairing and single seat hump. Fits remarkably well so it might just stay!

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Re: VTRNZ

Post by tony.mon » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:18 am

Anything is better than the lardy - looking std storm tail plastic.
Got a better pic, side-on, perhaps?
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Post by sirch345 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:38 pm

tony.mon wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:18 am
Got a better pic, side-on, perhaps?
As Tony says, that would be good :thumbup:

Chris.
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Re: VTRNZ

Post by fabiostar » Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:13 pm

lets be having a look at the rear
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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