RD350 returning to the road!

Discussion in '2 smokers' started by LasseNC, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. sprouty115

    sprouty115 Long timer Supporter

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    Very clean. Nice job.
  2. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    The welding is not done by me. I tried, but don't have the patience.

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  3. Leo.G

    Leo.G Is still learning

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    Welding isn't as easy as some people make it seem to be...

    A little question...
    Isn't the shock bolted upside down? Does that affect the work of the shock or is it something that souldn't be taken care at all?
  4. LasseNC

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    This picture suggests I've done it right.

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  5. Leo.G

    Leo.G Is still learning

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    It looks like it's inverted compared with the other ones I know..
    Well, you learn something new everyday.. don't you think so? hehe!

    PS: I think I'll steal that drawing to make a poster for my appartment.. :D
  6. Trane Francks

    Trane Francks Been here awhile

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    The preload adjuster is at the bottom on the LCs to enable users to actually access and change the setting.
  7. Leo.G

    Leo.G Is still learning

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    That's a really nice touch and a great idea... One of all the clever solutions and the things that made the RD LC, and also the YPVS the great bikes as they are regarded by almost anyone that knows a little bit about the two wheels...
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    Trane Francks Been here awhile

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    I agree that it was a good idea. Truth be told, though, it was just the way shocks were done back then. I don't think the top-side adjusters came into being until we started seeing remote reservoirs and the like. Even high-spec piggyback-reservoir shocks of the day had their spring preload adjusters at the bottom.
  9. LasseNC

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    Hesky the K9 approves!
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    Limping forward.

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    Regulator position.

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    I need spacers for the front wheel, and bushings for the swingarm.
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    Ready for dual discs soon!
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    Trane Francks Been here awhile

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    That's a great upgrade. :deal
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    Needlebearing kit for the new swingarm just came in :)

    I hope to make it a rolling chassis this weekend, more or less. I will still need to have spacers fabricated for the front wheel.
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    Tucked all electronics up under the tank.

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    Test fitting.

    Hopefully more to come later today!
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  16. Trane Francks

    Trane Francks Been here awhile

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    Nice. :D
  17. Leo.G

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    I do totally agree with you :D
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    GPZ305 brakediscs and the VFR system came in the post this week!

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    Mmmm...

    Double front disks I guess?

    Will it have disk or drum in the rear?
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    With stock GPz305 hubs, it'd be a drum on the back.