Nice bike!Here´s my Daytona. I bought her last year as a plain silver DSSA and with approx. 24k mls on the ODO. As the stock tail section looks awkward a S3 05-07 tail was fitted, the Arrows Low Boy exhaust of a 2012 adapted and parts airbrushed in Candy Blood Red over the metallic Silver.
As there is no room for the stock battery she now starts from an RC LiFePo-battery at 13,2V and the cooling overrun was replaced by an aluminum bike-bottle.
Unfortunately she´s not free from electrical gremlins, but I think you know what I´m talking about ...
You can probably "make it fit" anyhow (new attachements for tank, seat and so on). If you succeed this would probably save you some hassle. The subframes up to 2010 all fit the main frame without problems, but the devil is in the detail:Will the S3 05-07 tail fit a standard Daytone 97/98 subframe?
Bought a UK 2003 Daytona 955i August 2019. The bike has done very few miles each year so little wear on the motor (13000) but a lot of static crud accumulated underneath. Spiders and damp shed dust, lots of alloy corrosion on the cases, rusty brackets etc. After three goes with the natty pink bike cleaning fluid, rear bodywork and fairing lowers removed, much more like it. Battery not charging when I bought it, only 12.6v across the battery terminals with the engine running regardless of revs. Mods so far, MOSFET regulator rectifier with extra heat sink material, direct fused bridge between reg rec brown output wires and battery, black front mudguard with extender, TOR carbon silencer plus factory TOR no SAI map. Rentec rack.
I'm very happy.
Wow - Thank you very much!You can probably "make it fit" anyhow (new attachements for tank, seat and so on). If you succeed this would probably save you some hassle. The subframes up to 2010 all fit the main frame without problems, but the devil is in the detail:
* Daytonas up to 2006 and S3 up to 2004 have a tank where the fuel pump is hanging from the rear - S3 2005 and onwards have an even tank-underside with the fuel pump assembly sticking up into the tank.
* The "old" tank and the "newer" subframe match for space: You have to severly cut the cross member and the inner mudguard/tray to make room for the fuel pump. Room you then don´t have for a regular battery or for reusing the cooling overflow. In addition, I had to lengthen the air-hose going into the ECU and the need to put all cable around the fuel pump area instead of simply straightening them under the tank makes some of the wires very short and match the fuel fittings for space. The ECU will very likely float freely in your undertray, while the relays and the fuse box can be relocated.
!!! I never tried, but in case the electric connectors of old bikes and newer tanks would match, adding a newer tank would save you quite some hassle. What I know is the fact that the bikes use very different fuel pump assemblies!!!
* If you use the newer subframe (in my case I chose the 2005-07 model, as it has the shortest rear section) you CAN reuse the passenger pegs, but need longer bolts and self-securing nuts, as the subframe is NOT threaded.
* There is a small gap between the foremost part of the seat and the rear of the tank. Nothing a saddler couldn´t cure, but it´s there.
* Sourcing parts the rear subframe and the plastic tray are easiest to find. NJ seats from model years 2005-07 are kind of "unobtainium", but don´t get tempted to use one of the frequently available 2008-2010 seats - they don´t fit! As for seat fairings: Used original parts sell for ridiculous money, so I got me some fibreglass parts new for less - they had to be painted anyhow.
* Daytonas got the regulator between subframe and rear fairing. In case of S3 rear fairings there is no room. I solved this problem by simply bolting the regulator to the underside of the plastic tray.This way it is more or less protected from the rain, but sits in a certain amount of airflow. In hindsight I should have swapped in a Compufire 5502 while everything was apart.
If I can help you further - just ask!:beerchug: