New Fzr in my Garage!

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New Fzr in my Garage!

Postby akronos » Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:19 am

Hello ! I want to buy a new bike, 600 cc from 1990 to 1992. I already have a FZR 1000 genesis from 1987 .

The option are :

1) FZR 600 1991 or 1992

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2) CBR 600 f2 1992
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Help me please...!
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Re: I need Help! New bike to buy!

Postby cad600 » Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:45 am

These were the 2 bikes that I was looking at when I bought my first bike. I got the FZR more because it was available and less expensive at the time.

CBR600 F2 Pros:
- already has the 17" rear wheel.
- less known electrical gremlins
- many parts interchange from the newer CBR line (F3, F4, F4i)

FZR600 Pros:
- relatively unchanged for 10 years
- easy to upgrade using YZF600 parts

The biggest Con against the FZR is the rear wheel. If I had known about the rear wheel being 18" and how difficult it was going to be to find good tires for it I would have goon to the CBR. But looking back, I'm glad I went with the FZR. It is a fun bike that is easy to work on. It is also a little lighter than the CBR and has a better low end power curve. Another Pro for the FZR is that it will be cheaper to fix and modify than the CBR as a good bit of parts for that bike seem to command a higher price than they would for a FZR.

Either way you look at it, you're going to get a good bike. Pick the one that is in the best condition and the right price for you. You'll be happy either way.
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Re: I need Help! New bike to buy!

Postby akronos » Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:33 am

thanks for the answer! I live In Italy,and both bike i find at price of 1200-1500 $ . I already have a Fzr 1000 and i love it! I see the fzr 600 have 91 hp and cbr 600 100 hp. Low end and mid range are better in FzR?

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Re: I need Help! New bike to buy!

Postby ragedigital » Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:51 am

I can't help but think that those posted horsepower numbers were inflated by the manufacturers. I do believe the FZR was in the high 80's. I would certainly be surprised to know that the F2 was getting 100 hp.

As much as I love the FZR, that F2 is a beautiful bike.

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Re: I need Help! New bike to buy!

Postby akronos » Mon Dec 26, 2011 4:39 pm

Hello all from Italy! I buy my new Fzr 600 (i already have a 1987 1000). Fzr 600 from 1990, 10k miles,very clear.

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Re: New Fzr in my Garage!

Postby trifgeorge » Mon Dec 26, 2011 4:59 pm

Nice to see you are in Pisa. You are not very far away from the place where my parents live (Montalcino, Siena) . I plan on coming to Italy on my bike next year. Maybe we can meet and take advantage together of the Tuscany's curvy roads! :headbang:
1992 Yamaha FZR 600 3HE with:
GSX600F fully adjustable rebound forks
GSX600F front wheel with full floating disks
Sigma BC 1009 speedometer
YZF 600 Thundercat tank
Red Rizoma like grips
R6 pilot seat
Complete custom made tail with custom made rear seat
Led front and rear signals and tail light
Custom fiberglass electrics box
R6 Voltage regulator
Custom made rearset hangers
Custom made A123 LiFePO4 battery
KOSO mirrors
GSXR600SRAD swingarm-rear wheel assemby with 180/55/17 Michelin Pilot Power 2CT rear tyre
FZR1000 hydraulic clutch
H1 HID
Hand made mirror plates

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Re: New Fzr in my Garage!

Postby old_school » Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:28 am

Wow really clean bike. It's amazing the number of beautiful bikes we are seeing lately! They look they are oof the showroom floor.. Good luck! Great choice!
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Re: New Fzr in my Garage!

Postby cowboi » Tue Dec 27, 2011 1:39 pm

nice rides, very clean both of them.
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Re: New Fzr in my Garage!

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Re: New Fzr in my Garage!

Postby bokka » Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:14 am

hi try riding the fzr 1000 exup single head light usd forks 1992ish.its by far the best fzr.great exceleration all the way and a a great top speed.


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