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So last night my gf and I started tearing the bike last night and hoping it would get done by summer.

Plans are:
Powdercoat frame swing arm and brackets all gloss black
Paint fairings red
New rear sprocket and chain
New chain guard
New fairing bolt kit
New brake pads and front rotors
Possibly powdercoated calipers
Zx9r front forks with new seals

As for the engine:
Zx9r cams
Headgasket
Timing chain
Valve clearance adjustment
Stage one jet kit

I bought a rear spool stand from eBay for $44 and its sturdy and holding up good. Definitely was scared of the quality but I'm satisfied with the puchase

There might be more but this is the majority of it.




 

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more progress over the weekend






and one of the packages showed up already


anyone know what size is the steering stem nut ?? i dont have a socket big enough for it and i wanna take it off so i can finish disassembling everything
 

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anyone know what size is the steering stem nut ?? i dont have a socket big enough for it and i wanna take it off so i can finish disassembling everything

32mm... retorque at 80ft/lbs
 

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my apology on that one... its a 36mm...

I was thinking 32 because I just bought one to pull my axle... my last one grew feet.
 

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my apology on that one... its a 36mm...

I was thinking 32 because I just bought one to pull my axle... my last one grew feet.
U really had me doubt myself here for a second lol but thanks for info I had a feeling it was a 36mm. I just ordered one.
 

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So last night my gf and I started tearing the bike last night and hoping it would get done by summer.

Good luck with the project. Lookin good so far.

I'd be nervous about starting a build like that this close to riding season. You just know you're gonna hear the bikes rippin around town on nice warm days while you're workin on yours.... Hate that.
 

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Good luck with the project. Lookin good so far.

I'd be nervous about starting a build like that this close to riding season. You just know you're gonna hear the bikes rippin around town on nice warm days while you're workin on yours.... Hate that.
I know but school is taking up my time and couldn't start before.

The Muzzy fan and rear subframe showed up already and fairing and carbs should be here today.
 

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That holes on that Muzzy fan dont line up with the holes on the spindal piece on motor. I bought same one, had to measure and redrill holes.
 

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That holes on that Muzzy fan dont line up with the holes on the spindal piece on motor. I bought same one, had to measure and redrill holes.
Why won't it??

looked on your thread and you got a 1990 fan not a 91 so your holes look different than mine, i will go out there tonight and test fit it to see whether it works or not
 

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Good luck with the project. Lookin good so far.

I'd be nervous about starting a build like that this close to riding season. You just know you're gonna hear the bikes rippin around town on nice warm days while you're workin on yours.... Hate that.
Been there.April 2011.Stuck in a garage from Friday to Monday repainting my 7 with 21 Deg C weather all weekend hearing bikes ripping by.
 
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