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Old 12-07-2012, 08:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Who's doing some winter projects?

I just bought a zx10r shock, should see it next week. Next on the list is to build a battery tray and get a small profile anti gravity battery and tuck everything underneath the seat so I can get that "see through" frame look. If money permits, I'm going to powder coat the subframe, wheels and spokes, then pods.

I'll have a completely different bike after that!

Anyone else doing anything extensive?
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Old 12-08-2012, 05:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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01 Speed Triple Cams, pod filters, jets and shims, Ignitech ignition, used D&D 3 into 3 exhaust that needs a little bit of TLC. Not sure about the wheels. I'll be breaking the spoked wheels down to have the rims powdercoated black, then seal the nipples to make tubeless upon reassembly. I will go with cast wheels when I can find a good deal on a Daytona 595 front end. I need to find shorter risers to mount my clubman's in. I need to get some thermos cups and make some new instrument pods. Paint is going to be Obsidian Black. I have black and white checkered vinyl stripes to lay down under the clear. I still have to get a seat, cowl, fender eliminator, and front fairing. So I have a lot of what I need. I'll see what direction I can go after I know how big of a hit I'm taking over the holidays. I probably might be able to squeeze one more week of riding out this month. Then I'll park her, and start bringing bits of her inside. I can get a lot done over the winter, then finalize and assemble everything in the spring. That's my plan.
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm thinking about lubing my chain
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:33 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm thinking about lubing my chain
I love it!

Having the tank resealed...
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:46 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Oil changes, brake flushes, new fork oil, radiator flushes, new plugs, hopefully install some requested Christmas bling, and yes Ken chain lubes. Sometimes I feel like the Mother Hubbard of Triumph land but if it wasn't for damn good divorce attorneys there would be more.......

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Old 12-08-2012, 09:50 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:01 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Lucky man indeed,if you just got divorced and keep those 3 nice Triumphs in the garage, what have you got stored in your living room?
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Old 12-08-2012, 05:06 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Lucky man indeed,if you just got divorced and keep those 3 nice Triumphs in the garage, what have you got stored in your living room?
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Sorry I should have been more clear. Been with the current Wife for 26 years now after the first one took everything including my dog. I am still waiting to see if this one is going to work, but I believe one more bike could tip the scale..........
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Let the customizations begin! The subframe is EASY to take off. And so was the air box for that matter. All of this took no more than 30 minutes (with the help of impact wrenches)

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Old 12-09-2012, 08:37 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Where did you find that hugger?

Is that for a daytona 900/1200?
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