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Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-18-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Yep,the bike is finally roadworthy and total joy...

Yep,the bike is finally roadworthy and total joy to ride, and I also have the oldest bike on the gas station which regulary kicks ass on the light stops mini races :-) I can't wipe the grin of my...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-18-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Thank you for the comments, I will post much more...

Thank you for the comments, I will post much more pictures here, I have been riding around lately so I am not in front of a computer quite so often, enjoying the Adriatic roads :freaky
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-18-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
:freaky cheers to you to and thank you for...

:freaky cheers to you to and thank you for following this thread :freaky
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-24-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
How it rides well, I am really quite pleased...

How it rides

well, I am really quite pleased with how it handles the road, ZX7-R front end really transformed it, and the wide handlebar with risers gave me the ultimate seating position and feel...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-24-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
So, after minor tweaks on the bike, it was ready...

So, after minor tweaks on the bike, it was ready for first trip, couple of thousands kilometers cruising the Adriatic coast, ripping the shit out of the tires and out of the road, and just can't get...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-24-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
After all of the legal hussle I got my...

After all of the legal hussle I got my numberplateee :clap :clap:clap

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-24-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Yo :-) So this is what was happening for the...

Yo :-)

So this is what was happening for the last couple of weeks

I got the bike all neat and legal so I could take it for a MOT, registration, police, taxes and bunch of other bureaucratic...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-24-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Thanks :freaky 0-100 is bloody fast, that is all...

Thanks :freaky 0-100 is bloody fast, that is all I can say, I don't have a stopwatch, but with 16 tooth front sprocket and brand new tires it pulls like a Ferrari :-)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-24-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
thanks, I am glad that you like it :-) :freaky

thanks, I am glad that you like it :-) :freaky
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
:freaky Well, the bike is working great,...

:freaky

Well, the bike is working great, ergonomics and road handling are literally amazing, front suspension is perfect, comparing to the old one. Brakes work as they are supposed to, and all in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Ha ha ha, at the moment, the rear end is...

Ha ha ha,

at the moment, the rear end is stock height, but the dogbones will be replaced with zzr 1100 ones to give me about 1,5 inches rise at the rear
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Thank you :freakyThere is a lot more to do on the...

Thank you :freakyThere is a lot more to do on the bike, but at this stage, I am very pleased with the result.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-04-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
AAAAAAAND I AM ALMOST DONE :-) The bike is...

AAAAAAAND I AM ALMOST DONE :-)

The bike is road worthy, I finally did some test runs before taking it to MOT

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-23-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
I am glad that you like it :-) Yes, the engine is...

I am glad that you like it :-) Yes, the engine is really smooth when tuned properly, i did a complete overhaul on the engine and electrics and made the carbs work as if they were brand new, but...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-23-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Yes, without the air box and filter on, it...

Yes, without the air box and filter on, it literally screams :-) But it purrs when it is on idle, I am happy because it is nice and smooth :freaky
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-20-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Hi, progress got a little bit stalled due to...

Hi,

progress got a little bit stalled due to the huge amount of work, but I am heading to the house this weekend so I hope that I will finish the bike ;-)

I had a leak in one of the oil cooler...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-20-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Hy, It worked well, I used a tea spoon per...

Hy,

It worked well, I used a tea spoon per gallon ratio, it is not most scientific approach but it worked for me. I changed the solution for three times and I left it for 24 hours intervals. Four...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-28-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
It is alive :-)

Hi folks, well, the bike is finally alive :-)

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Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 201,114
Posted By aposaric
Ha ha ha, fantastic read :freaky I hope you...

Ha ha ha, fantastic read :freaky

I hope you have lots of fun on the next leg of your trip :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-19-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Hy, how are you 😀 Yes, the bike is coming...

Hy, how are you 😀

Yes, the bike is coming along nicely, I am having a lot of fun building it, but I really enjoyed the break from the bike, lot of sailing and lot of skiingg so I have no regrets
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-19-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Do you have any problems scraping the bottom of...

Do you have any problems scraping the bottom of the bikes with such a low ground clearance when you ride offroad? Anyways, it looks like a lot of fun 😀
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
And this is my little "new" mancave, it is a 100+...

And this is my little "new" mancave, it is a 100+ years old barn which we have renovated, new roof, new floor, fixed the leans and made it retro :-)

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Next, I finally mounted rear lights and blinkers...

Next, I finally mounted rear lights and blinkers and decided on a numberplate position

Nice and clean

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
So, What have I done so far: ...

So,

What have I done so far:



stripped it down
sandblasted the frame, wheels and all of the parts
I painted pretty much every part
new zx7r front end, custom made triple tree
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Well, there has been a ton of changes in my...

Well,

there has been a ton of changes in my life during the last couple of months. The bike project was on a hold because there was a lot of more important "stuff" to take care of.

Since my...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Hy, long time no see :-) Updates are coming...

Hy, long time no see :-)

Updates are coming shortly :norton
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-13-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Hy folks, thanks for the safety tip :-) I haven't...

Hy folks, thanks for the safety tip :-) I haven't really thought about it that way because old nuts were all fucked up and twisted so I threw them away. I will definitely replace this with something...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-13-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 28,858
Posted By aposaric
Welcome back dude, hope you had a nice rest...

Welcome back dude, hope you had a nice rest :freaky
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,372
Posted By aposaric
Google is your friend :-) ...

Google is your friend :-)

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Electrical%20Shop/Wiring/Basics/Basic_wiring.html

http://www.currenteffects.com/

Start here. It is not really that complicated when you...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-22-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 1,110,914
Posted By aposaric
Here is a US version :-) <figure...

Here is a US version :-)

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-21-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Fairing stay was beaten to the bone :-) I wanted...

Fairing stay was beaten to the bone :-) I wanted to use it in reverse position as an engine guard bracket holder, so it is going to get put in a good use :-)

ZX6D and E were one of the most...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-21-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Yes, I found a dude who owns a wrecked ZZR 1100...

Yes, I found a dude who owns a wrecked ZZR 1100 so he is going to sell me his dogbones. It is not so hard to source the parts for this bike here, they were really popular here in Europe, so there is...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-19-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Hy, thank you :-) Well, yes, it was quite of a...

Hy, thank you :-) Well, yes, it was quite of a shock with my fathers death, but there is nothing to do about it, but I was feeling quite sad for the last couple of weeks so the bike is going to wait...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Ha ha ha, I am not sure that is going to happen...

Ha ha ha, I am not sure that is going to happen :-) I think 0-100 (kilometers) is somewhere around 3 seconds and 402 meters is around 11 seconds but this is not what this bike is really about :-) It...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Hy, long time no see :-) Unfortunately, I had...

Hy, long time no see :-) Unfortunately, I had really tough few months. My father past away so I had to spend a lot of time at my mothers house, I also broke up with my girlfriend so there is a lot of...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 405,014
Posted By aposaric
Wow this is amazing :-) I accidentally stumbeled...

Wow this is amazing :-) I accidentally stumbeled on this one, too bad this is not in "some assembly required" part of forum, I believe that you would get a great feedback from the engeneering...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-11-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 60,597
Posted By aposaric
Looking good :clap

Looking good :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-09-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,226
Posted By aposaric
Finally, today I got my parts that I ordered...

Finally, today I got my parts that I ordered couple of weeks ago, all of the gaskets and the seals and the filters that I needed to finish the engine overhaul. I also ordered a rear caliper repair...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-08-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 1,110,914
Posted By aposaric
Thanks a LOT :-) :freaky

Thanks a LOT :-) :freaky
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