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What happened before the tear down:

Removed rear pegs and rear turn signals
New Metzeler M5 Rear Tire
Installed integrated smoked tail light
Installed flush front smoked turn signals
Dual Headlight Mod with New H4 bulbs (JOKER’s Mod)
Zero Gravity Double Bubble Windscreen
New amateur black paint job
New Stock Gas Cap (flat black)
New Stock Bar Ends and Oil Cap
Vortex Sprocket and RK Chain (520)
Cheap Frame Sliders and Vortex Slider Spools (rear)
New NGK Spark Plugs
New AGM (Glass Pack) Battery
Reupolstered the seat with boat vinyl (black carbon fiber look)
TST License Plate Bracket

What’s happening now:

The frame, swing arm, and wheels (wheels may get anodized) are getting powder coated black (low gloss "Bike Black")
Mammoth Motorsports is giving the engine a tune up (checking the valves, etc.)

What will happen when I get the engine, frame, swing arm, and wheels back:

Assembly
Yosh RS5 “full” system w/carbon fiber (non-slip on style) can (reusing stock mid pipe and black header wrapping)
Power Commander III (DYNO tune from MM) w/a used LCD Screen from this forum
Front Forks (Ryan’s) w/Ohlins Valve Kit, Sprung for my weight, & TiN coated lowers
Ohlins Steering Damper (used from a salvage yard)
Rear Shock ReValved (Race Tech Gold Valve Kit) and ReSprung (Race Tech)
Suspension will be tuned by MM
“ReFreshed” Rotors (sand blasted and a new cross hatch laid down via MM’s lathe)
New EBC Sintered Brake Pads (Front and Rear)
New HEL Lines – White w/black SS banjos – Race Style
New “cheap” BikeZ Fairing off Ebay (they included match paint for the tank front tire hugger)
Renthal or JT Sprocket with an EK Chain
New Vortex Adjustable Rear Sets (Black)
New Vortex Brake Lever (haven’t gotten around to buying a new clutch lever yet, Vortex doesn’t make the shorty clutch lever any more. May go with a Vortex V3 Clutch Lever.)
Jumper Mod
(Debating) KLEEN Air Mod
Short Velocity Stacks Mod

What will happen in FEB/MAR:

2007 ZX6R Nissin Caliper Swap
New Pads for the Nissin Calipers
Taking MY old forks and “refreshing” them
-Ohlins Internals via a friend of a friend “Ohlins rep”
-Resprung for my weight
-Black Anodized Fork Tubes
-Black Powder Coated caliper mounts
-May try to call in a favor to have my lowers coated with something. Frustrating that I do chemical deposition just not the kind suited for coating my lowers.
 

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Can't wait to see it complete. Hopefully I get to actually see it not just in pictures sometime this year at the track.
 

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gonna look sweet.
 

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Can't wait to see it complete. Hopefully I get to actually see it not just in pictures sometime this year at the track.
I will post progress shots and updates as I progress. A couple folks on here follow me on Instagram so they know I'm a picture whore when it comes to my bike.

gonna look sweet.
I sure hope so! I've got quite a bit of change into her so far... Lol
 

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Nice,I like the white lines.

I'm interested to see your paint scheme and colours
 

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Nice,I like the white lines.

I'm interested to see your paint scheme and colours
Thanks. Well for track she'll look a little silly. White tank with flat black race skins and tail (attack performance)... For street, she'll sport cheap BikeZ fairings. She'll be all white with black rear sets, and powder coated black frame, swing arm, and wheels. After march, she'll have black anodized fork tubes and 07 black Nissin calipers. It's a project. Aka my money pit of love. Lol.
 

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Someone on IG asked for a pic of all my parts so far... Plus I know how much y'all love pictures. ;)

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Shout out to Ryan for the forks.
 

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Thanks. Well for track she'll look a little silly. White tank with flat black race skins and tail (attack performance)... For street, she'll sport cheap BikeZ fairings. She'll be all white with black rear sets, and powder coated black frame, swing arm, and wheels. After march, she'll have black anodized fork tubes and 07 black Nissin calipers. It's a project. Aka my money pit of love. Lol.
I think you can use some vinyl and balance it out, If you see my bike you know I dig the monochromatic vibe lol, but since you are powdercoating i would suggest doing some of them white, ie calipers, triple trees. I think those accents with the street or track bodywork would work. Just something I was thinking about for mine that I won't get to do, if you can get it photoshopped so you will see what I mean.
 

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Check out this article.

Race-Spec 2009 Yamaha R1 vs. Fat-Tire 2012 Yamaha R1 | When Worlds Collide - Super Streetbike magazine


The white R1 is what I'm talking about, not into the swingarm and big wheel etc, but he did a good job with paint and pc and did a good amount of pieces in the white, btw the black R1 has some trick bits.
Huh. Ya I hate the fat tire too BUT the white pieces are interesting. Makes me want to do some of the "little bits" white now. Thanks smokey. I think you've changed my mind on a few things. Calipers, caliper mounts white. Maybe even the tripple tree? And maybe the engine covers? I'll have to look at those pics again. But it would def add some extra pop. Look less plain I guess. You don't think white brake lines on white calipers would be too much?
 

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No I think it could look cool, but honestly you should try and get it photoshopped to be sure. But with white triples it could look pretty clean.

Not sure if you picked up levers yet but Pazzo has some special edition white shorties that would work nicely too. I think I saw them on Motomummy
 

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No I think it could look cool, but honestly you should try and get it photoshopped to be sure. But with white triples it could look pretty clean.

Not sure if you picked up levers yet but Pazzo has some special edition white shorties that would work nicely too. I think I saw them on Motomummy
I picked up a shorty brake lever (black) from Vortex but I may switch those out for something else. I can't find a matching clutch lever... And now I'm thinking I may go with white. I've never checked out Motomummy, I'll have to look into that. I usually buy from Bike Bandit or Motorcycle Superstore or 58cycles... Who Evers cheaper. Lol
 

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Valve Adjustment Done. They were in fact out of spec (should have figured. I don't know how the PO treated the bike, and I tend to ride Skaggs mostly in 2 and high RPM's. Skaggs is basically an outdoor track here in Sonoma County)... 270 bucks for the repair bill. *yes I'm aware I could have done it myself and saved the money, but I have my reasons for letting MM do the work*

They are also banging out the barings and sending the frame/swing arm out for powder. They will *try to save the barings ("just buy new bro"... trying to save money when and where I can) but if they can't, new barings it is. Quote for Powder AND barings work = 600.

My 07 Black Nissin Calipers should be here 01/17/13. I will post pics when I get them.

Thus is my update.
 

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$600 include labor?
 

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$600 include labor?
400 for the powder (which is high, but I trust them not to spray where they aren't suposed to. I could have saved 100-150 bucks by going with someone further north, but I don't trust their work), another 100-200 bucks for knocking the barings out, delivery, and putting them back in or replacing them. 600 is on the high side (and a rough estimate, hopefully it will cost less, not more. "no more than 600"). But yes, powder, labor, all included. I'm paying to have it "done right the first time". They do sport bikes all the time.
 

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dam thats high for having them knock the bearings out , that include new ones? Id def get new ones for peace of mind.
 

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dam thats high for having them knock the bearings out , that include new ones? Id def get new ones for peace of mind.
Ya, I've been thinking that too. IDK if they can even save them. We will see... but I think you're right, new is way better. Esp since I'm doing all this stuff to it. Pretty sure their shop rate is 80 bucks an hour. And it's just a rough estimate. I'm hoping it'll be more around the 500 range, but it's in their hands now. I'll post when they give me the final bill. Let's hope they don't rape me. lol. :glare:
 
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