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Old 01-07-2014, 10:55 PM   #1
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TBR Z50JZ Supermoto

Well ~ can't keep my fingers away from bikes and after assembling a few custom Z50JZ "Monkey Bikes" over the years.
Miserable weather over here during the colder season and started another full on custom mini bike project with our son.

















….to be continued…..
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Old 01-07-2014, 10:56 PM   #2
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Kick started the custom 8" Z50JZ Supermoto project a couple of month ago going through the parts stored away from previous builds. Using a MIC = Made In China "cheap as chips" frame for test fitting custom and modified parts.
A mate had to relocate back to his home country and left me his kids Jincheng Z50JZ replica bike behind, good starter bike for the project as the bike is already rego'ed and fully licensed….







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Old 01-07-2014, 10:59 PM   #3
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Metal fabrication shed down the road milled and cut a few stainless steel axle and stainless steel bar ends for the custom bike projects.









Had a few screws modded as well while over at the metal shed, looks great after some spit and polish….





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Old 01-08-2014, 02:27 AM   #4
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G-Craft alloy 3.5" wheels (front / rear) with Bridgestone Battlax BT390 3.5x8" tyres.
G-Craft +40mm alloy round swingarm, rear G-Craft alloy hub (disc brake), CF-Posh alloy rear sprocket.









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Old 01-09-2014, 10:23 AM   #5
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just plain awesome. no two ways about it.

i rode a built Z50 a few years back... it was a blast & way, way faster than i thought it'd be. i've wanted one since.
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Old 01-10-2014, 01:20 AM   #6
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Looking at beautiful Italian parts, toying with the idea to install Brembo controls…..











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Old 01-10-2014, 01:21 AM   #7
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Test fitting a Shift-Up main stand for the Z50 8" Supermoto bike.









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Old 01-10-2014, 04:28 AM   #8
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:09 AM   #9
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Custom machined Alloy Master Brake Pump Bracket for Honda NSR Brake Pump (rear).





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Old 01-13-2014, 06:09 AM   #10
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Installation and custom part fabrication for the G-Craft alloy rear brake lever.









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Old 01-14-2014, 10:39 AM   #11
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nice build have you fitted a bigger motor in the bike like a 150cc or 160cc to give it more top speed and power.
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:19 PM   #12
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nice build have you fitted a bigger motor in the bike like a 150cc or 160cc to give it more top speed and power.
The "mini" Ducati bike pictured in the first post has plenty of go fast power, unreal ~ like riding on a cannonball…..

Honda Nice 154cc (based on Thailand Honda Nice 110cc engine)
*Takegawa cylinderhead Superhead + R (valves: IV 30 - OV24)
*Takegawa camshaft S35D
*TJR crankshaft with 58mm stroke
*TJR special piston 58mm
*Takegawa hydraulic dry-clutch (5 speed gearbox)
*TJR ignition lightened
*TJR special head gasket 58mm
*TJR special cylinder with a new cylinder sleeve 58mm
*Crankcase spindled for cylinder 58mm



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Old 01-14-2014, 05:57 PM   #13
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Let's move on with the Supermoto build. Fastway foot pegs installed, they are by far the best footrests I have come across so far.









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Old 01-14-2014, 08:20 PM   #14
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Very cool minis you've got there. The quality of some of the mini bike stuff that comes out of Japan is amazing. I had an nsr50 converted to and nsf100 fully outfitted with all the goodies. I have to say my favorite par of that bike was the gale speed forged wheels and gcraft triples with rs125 forks. Looking forward to more pics.
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Old 01-15-2014, 02:46 PM   #15
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Beautiful work. That Takegawa build must be pricey!

What type of figure is it to import one of those Honda engines from Thailand?

The only thing holding me back from getting a CT-70 is the lack of speed keeping up with everyday traffic.

Keep posting. These bikes are amazing.

Are there any ride reports involving these cohorts?
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