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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 06-11-2019, 10:03 PM Thread Starter
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Thruxton R evolution

This project has been on the rough road. It took me 2 years to turn the bike into what i wanted it to be. This is 95% complete,there will be some changes in the near feature. Take this out for running test, it felt really good so far, havent had a chance to do a long distance test.

Modifications to this bike

Rotobox wheels
Ohlins front forks
IMA tripple tree and clip ons
Brembo gp4rx caliper
Brembo full floating rotors
Brembo rossi mastercylinder
Khoken clutch
Hand made header and arkapovic muffer
Hand made seat
Rsd air filter (its on the left side,forgot to take the pics)

Any comments and advises are welcomed
Cheers Happy riding
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 06-12-2019, 02:06 AM
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Any comments and advises are welcomed
Cheers Happy riding
Gotta ask, does that pipe roast your nuts? I find the stock setup pretty roasty in traffic on a hot day and I've seen some traffic and hot days in Thailand.

Other than that you've gone your own way there mate. You won't see that at every cafe!
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Love the look, great job to me.
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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 06-12-2019, 09:49 AM Thread Starter
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Gotta ask, does that pipe roast your nuts? I find the stock setup pretty roasty in traffic on a hot day and I've seen some traffic and hot days in Thailand.

Other than that you've gone your own way there mate. You won't see that at every cafe!
thanks for the comment Steve.

Yes it roasts my nuts but bearable. Now i know the feeling of those who ride on panigale hahaahah

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Tell me about the exhaust system and air intake. Have you did any dyno testing on the impact of these mods? I am impressed.
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Nice bike, you've certainly made it 'your' Thruxton.

I'm surprised that you've gone to the trouble of changing the forks over. I understood the Showa 43mm BPF fitted as standard were as good as they get. Do you reckon the Ohlins are really that much better? And you changed the Brembo calipers too - or was that a necessity with changing the forks?

You'll probably have people falling over themselves to buy the bits you've taken off including the wheels.

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post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 06-13-2019, 05:27 AM Thread Starter
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Tell me about the exhaust system and air intake. Have you did any dyno testing on the impact of these mods? I am impressed.

the idea of the exhaust i got it from those moto3 bikes, seeing them in the race look so unique and cool but the making of the exhaust is another story. it sounded really mean like those of the racing bike (too loud for the neighbour) then my mechanic decided to add the extra (the big bong in the middle) , so we could reduce the sound abit but when open the throttle it can scream like those racing bike.... Oh beware the nuts could be boiled

The air intake is very tricky bit since this project started 2 years ago, there werent many references to rely on. So we didnt know much but we had an idea of where we want it to be that how it came about (see pic below) at first we were going to use the mushroom type from HKS but changed to RSD instead

the bike is running with the latest updated map from the dealer in Thailand (not sure is the same map as anywhere else )
havent taken it on dyno yet due to the rewiring of the main harness coz we took out a bunch of things in the middle. So it's in the testing stage to see if anything break (fingers crossed nothing break). Maybe after it reach 1000km i'll take it to the dyno and probably put on the power-commander to tune to air/fuel ratio

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Nice bike, you've certainly made it 'your' Thruxton.

I'm surprised that you've gone to the trouble of changing the forks over. I understood the Showa 43mm BPF fitted as standard were as good as they get. Do you reckon the Ohlins are really that much better? And you changed the Brembo calipers too - or was that a necessity with changing the forks?

You'll probably have people falling over themselves to buy the bits you've taken off including the wheels.
The Showa forks were great but it bugged me every time i look at the whole bike coz the back shocks are ohlins, aint matching the front, so i had some intention in my mind to change them to ohlins to match the back. As the project carry on my intention of changing the forks to ohlins got to one of a member in the triumph group who had been modifying his thruxton 900 at the same shop as me. So he approached me with the deal of buying the whole front end, inculding the triple cramp, clipons and brake calipers then the deal was made. It really hard to find any one who wanted to buy the whole lot in one go coz at the time TTR was too new to the market.

after sold the whole front end here came the ohlins forks, gp4rx, and rossi mastercylinder. Many people would ask why go this far. I've always wanted to know the feeling of using the rossi mastercylinder as few of my mates who ride sport bikes telling me that it's worth it, so there you go rossi :

So to tell if the ohlins are better than showa i cant really say, so i hope it will coz that thing cost arms and legs



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