RD350 returning to the road!

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  1. LasseNC

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    Oh yeah, rearsets too!

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  2. FloridaSteve

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    Nice start.... you're hooked now.:evil
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  3. LasseNC

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    Thanks :)

    Clipons and various rubber bits just got through the door today. So I will be tinkering tonight. Parts for the engine will arrive next week. So next weekend I will be putting the engine back together.
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  4. LasseNC

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    Silhouette of the bike.

    The objective now is finishing the motor and the last electrics.

    Paint and wheels will be done at a later point. Want to see if I can get some miles on her, before I tear her apart for paint etc.
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  5. Bloodweiser

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    Looking good!

    What rearsets did you end up with?

    yeah edit: going to go ahead and guess moto carerra.
    I'm in the market. Haven't done any research.
    What have you learned, ie. why MC rearsets?

    I thought I read somewhere about using old FZR rearsets and modifying them somehow....
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  6. LasseNC

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    I got some from Moto Carrera, but I'm not satisfied with them. Would rather have bougth some spares from them, and then source the rest elsewhere

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  7. LasseNC

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    Finished up the plate, where most of the electronics are mounted. Fits behind the sidecover and can't be seen from the outside.

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    Unblanking 6. gear.

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    But was already unblanked?

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    A throttlecable I received from Yambits.

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  8. Bloodweiser

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    What dont you like about them?
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  9. LasseNC

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    First, SAE threads, on a metric bike, wtf?

    Heim joint on brake side, useless, if you want to be able to actually want to sit somewhat comfortable. Its waaay too short.

    When depressing lever, it will lock up with the brake axle arm, bending was needed.

    Next issue.

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    Look at how close it passes eachother. No space for the front peg.

    I believe you're better off buying the gear and brake shaft parts, then piece together the rest.
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  10. Ever Onward

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    Welcome to the wonderful world of M.C. rearsets ! :evil


    They are crap in my experienced opinion. :wink:
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  11. LasseNC

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    Blasted cylinder and heads!
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  12. LasseNC

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    Genuine parts!

    Putting crankcase back together tomorrow!

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  13. LasseNC

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    Today is a big day! Engine cases are together. Never splittet cases AND got them back together before!

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    Good work..........
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    Vintage Smoke makes some better ones JMHO, I have some MC's, they are lacking
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  16. Bloodweiser

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  17. LasseNC

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    If I had to do it again, I would buy some more period correct steel pegs/levers, and some M.C spares. It can be done for around half the price, and will look better.
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  18. Bloodweiser

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    I hear 89-99 fzr600 controls can be made to work with little effort.
    I'll probably end up going that route myself.
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  19. LasseNC

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    They just look too modern I think..

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