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by steph42
Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: FZR1000
Topic: race bodywork on ebay
Replies: 3
Views: 584

race bodywork on ebay

Race bodywork for sale on ebay...looks pretty good 89-90 exup type by the looks of it and cheap too at £160+£20 postage for the fairing (3 part) & seat unit , the item number is 290538654538 (sorry i cant get the link to work prob my fault) I called them yesterday for details , turns out the guy...
by steph42
Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: FZR600
Topic: How do you paint aluminium?
Replies: 12
Views: 1206

Re: How do you paint aluminium?

Clean the arm with a scotchbrite pad, then use an etch primer as this will bite into the alloy and provide a better base for the paint oh and will also stop the paint flaking off as quick. Smoothrite in gloss black is very hard wearing ive used it many times on frames and is also available in aeroso...
by steph42
Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: FZR1000
Topic: r1 carbs on 1994 fzr1000 exup
Replies: 14
Views: 6599

Re: r1 carbs on 1994 fzr1000 exup

Fcr41mm carbs on a stock engine ...total waste of time, the power increase wont be that much verses the cost to buy them, setting them up and then the running costs they make your bike really greedy for fuel, you'd be far better getting your cams reprofiled (source race cams as i did),the head flowe...
by steph42
Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moto 3
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Re: Moto 3

Interesting......i do like this concept,Moto2 provides real close often exciting racing , here's hoping some new talented British riders in the same mould as Danny Webb & Bradley Smith are developed

Steve
by steph42
Wed Dec 08, 2010 2:40 pm
Forum: FZR600
Topic: FZR 600 Motor
Replies: 7
Views: 534

Re: FZR 600 Motor

A guy round the corner from me has a 93 fzr600 with over 40k miles on the clocks its a genuine non molested example and not been hammerd , id say ridden quick and it purr's like a cat and as ive riden it a few times after servicing it for him it has plenty of power ...like anything you own treat it ...
by steph42
Wed Dec 08, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: YZF600r
Topic: My FZR600R Foxeye Restoration
Replies: 94
Views: 10949

Re: My FZR600R Foxeye Restoration

good luck with the rebuild Doug by the looks of things your gona have a nice bike when your finished and the seat cowl is very very smart :thumbsup: as for the domestic situation, i totally understand i was there myself 3yrs ago and lost everything....BUT....life goes on and things will get betr, th...
by steph42
Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Opinions on Race Tech Gold Valves
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Re: Opinions on Race Tech Gold Valves

Hi George , yes i used them for the upgrades to the showa's i've got on the bike at the mo tbh i didnt think they were to bad £ wise compared to 1 or 2 places i tried/ used in the past. They've done maybe at least a dozen or so front ends for me and i cant knock them for the quality or end result/ i...
by steph42
Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:24 am
Forum: Videos & Pictures
Topic: The rebuild goes on- Pics!- Complete
Replies: 40
Views: 10889

Re: The rebuild goes on- Pics!

Thats gona be 1 sweet bike when its done.....factory fresh...Nice :thumbsup:

Steve
by steph42
Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Opinions on Race Tech Gold Valves
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Re: Opinions on Race Tech Gold Valves

Get in touch with the guys at K-tech or Hyperpro ive used them both in the past for spring / fork cartridge kits excellent quality products and not that expensive compared to some.


Steve
by steph42
Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:00 am
Forum: FZR1000
Topic: FZR1000 carb problems.
Replies: 19
Views: 9641

Re: FZR1000 carb problems.

Did you Hone the cylinders before you fitted the new pistons/rings? if the bikes smokey and burning oil id suggest a partial strip down again hone the cylinders its easy to do , check the rings /replace as there cheap. Ive came across a few cylinder heads where the bores have been slightly oval part...
by steph42
Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:27 pm
Forum: FZR1000
Topic: fzr 1000 (87) front fork swap
Replies: 12
Views: 5409

Re: fzr 1000 (87) front fork swap

I've fitted a ducati 996 (showa in pic as the ohlins need rebuilt banghead ) set up to the front of my 89 1k it was really straight forward only requiring a suitable sized adaptor sleeve for the bottom yolk and brackets made for whatever calipers you choose to use. the ohlins frontend is just as eas...
by steph42
Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WARNING ALL MEMBERS with HAYNES MANUAL
Replies: 13
Views: 9433

Re: WARNING ALL MEMBERS with HAYNES MANUAL

Np George will get me son to get it scanned in over the nxt wk and get it to you :thumbsup:
by steph42
Fri Dec 03, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WARNING ALL MEMBERS with HAYNES MANUAL
Replies: 13
Views: 9433

Re: WARNING ALL MEMBERS with HAYNES MANUAL

Ive got an OEM yamaha service manual for my 89 1000 exup if any1 wants a copy i'll get my son to copy it on the scanner and send it via email

Just trying to help...

Steve
by steph42
Fri Dec 03, 2010 1:03 pm
Forum: FZR1000
Topic: FZR1000 carb problems.
Replies: 19
Views: 9641

Re: FZR1000 carb problems.

Ive rebuilt over 30 1k exup motor's over the last 5 or so years the valve stem seals are poor and start to go britle if the bikes not used for periods. Replace them as soon as you can will genuine yamaha items as many aftermarket 1's are well CR*P. As for the carbs get them ultrasonically cleaned if...
by steph42
Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:35 pm
Forum: FZR600
Topic: 1000 EXUP SWINGARM TO FZR 600 updated bolt sraight on
Replies: 82
Views: 10544

Re: 1000 EXUP SWINGARM TO FZR 600 updated bolt sraight on

My track bikes a 94 Cbr600 FP (steel framed model) its fitted with a 893cc 95 fireblade engine but more importantly it runs the 95 blade swingarm and rear wheel. when the 190 section tyre became the in thing to run on your bike...YES i fitted one to the 5.5 blade wheel ( same as the standard exup 10...

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