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Re: VTRNZ

Post by sirch345 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:39 pm

You're certainly making good head-way with the cooling side of things :clap:

The seat unit has come along way from what you started with, well done 8)
I can see now where the U-bend was intended for :)

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Re: VTRNZ

Post by tony.mon » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:04 pm

It will certainly keep the rr cooler as well
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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Re: VTRNZ

Post by legendlives » Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:58 am

Started on the exhaust.
With the help of a couple of these:

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I came up with this:

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Which looked OK until viewed from the top where.....

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It kicked out like a dogs hind leg. Back out with the grinder and an hour later:

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Just tacked together at the moment and obviously needs finishing. Once it's fully welded I'll put it back on the bike and try to get the other side to match!
I like my bikes like my women - Loud with two big cylinders :D

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Re: VTRNZ

Post by legendlives » Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:33 pm

Baby's got a fat ass!

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Re: VTRNZ

Post by sirch345 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:34 pm

legendlives wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:33 pm
Baby's got a fat ass!

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I like the look of your hard work in these two photo's best.
I think the side view will look better once the welds have been finished and cleaned-up,

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Re: VTRNZ

Post by legendlives » Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:41 am

As mentioned previously, the wiring loom on the bike was in an abysmal state. It's a wonder it ever ran.
I'm not shy of making/sorting wiring looms, but in a recent alcohol-fuelled browsing of 'a local auction site' I came across an ad for a complete VTR wiring loom, unmolested and intact for just $35NZ. Being a notorious tight-wad I (of course) haggled, and had it delivered to my door for just $30. Result!
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Re: VTRNZ

Post by legendlives » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:20 am

Because of atrocities such as this:

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and these:

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I've now got this:

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Waiting in the wings (or more accurately on the shelf) to be fitted.

Having modified the seat to suit my needs it occurred to me that I would probably need to hold it down in some way other than my bulk sat on top of it. Riveted and bonded these:

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Which slide down the side of the subframe, and will bolt to the (now vacant) upper pillion peg mount:

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I'll have to mod the seat fairing slightly to get the bolts in.
Just in case there's also this:

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Which will have one single bolt going through the bumpad.
I like my bikes like my women - Loud with two big cylinders :D

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Re: VTRNZ

Post by fabiostar » Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:42 pm

looking good sir, you have been busy :thumbup:
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Re: VTRNZ

Post by sirch345 » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:15 am

I can fully appreciate why you purchased another wiring loom :)

Good work with the seat securing brackets :clap:

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Re: VTRNZ

Post by legendlives » Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:27 pm

Thanks for the kind words guys.
Now all I need to do is find the time to strip and paint it!
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Re: VTRNZ

Post by kenmoore » Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:35 pm

Wish I had your skills mate .
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