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Just bought my first motorcycle

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There's nothing else to do to a bike like that. You can get front ends and rear shocks cheap. Check Craigslist, eBay, and find a local bike forum for parts. Check fzr forums for compatability issues. Also go online and invest in a mityvac silver line ($60) an oil catch, a set of metric ratchet tools, a couple cheap eBay stands ($30) and an old school torque meter ($25). You can fix anything.

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You asked why upgrade susp. I said because there's nothing else you can do. Finding motor parts will be hard for a bike of that age, and there's not much room for improvement. The biggest difference between your bike and mine, or any newer bike, are the suspension components. New front forks and or rear shock will transform the bike. When you get to a point that you're tired of bumps upsetting the bike in corners, do the upgrade. With new forks comes new wheels and brakes so you can get better tires and brakes with better feel.

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i dont usually like jap bikes

but this looks meannnnnn

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Oh that tank is definitely fucked up. Came off a bike that a kid drove into an island. Wheels and swingarm were totalled. Rest I picked up for $650. Four days later I had built that. I have a lot of f4i parts still. Looking to build one more, built for the track and paint it all girly.

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sick pick up for 700 bucks. always thought i'd kill myself on a fast little zipper like that. i wanna get a hardtail some day and just cruise around and try not to get hit by an 18 wheeler.

 

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I am too old for this forum...but I gotta say this bike is awesome looks like its in good shape great find. To comment on what Soup said (who rides girls bikes) on the suspension. Change all the fluids oil coolant fork oil and fork seals. Ride the bike learn the bike crash the bike then get back on the bike. Then look for some race tech front springs and emulators. Read up on forums find out what springs will work with your weight. Find out what aftermarket or other OEM rear shocks will work on your bike. (2k7 gsxr shock on my 01 SV650 much stiffer and more confident) You will appreciate the suspension upgrades then. The bike will feel brand new and you will feel more confident...

 

I ride RC51's and will be getting my 3rd this spring and heading to the track finally.

 

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Well, the forum has died out pretty hard, so any contribution is good.

 

Pretty sure the state of affairs is in part because Gliko banned all the Wayne haters.

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I am too old for this forum...but I gotta say this bike is awesome looks like its in good shape great find. To comment on what Soup said (who rides girls bikes) on the suspension. Change all the fluids oil coolant fork oil and fork seals. Ride the bike learn the bike crash the bike then get back on the bike. Then look for some race tech front springs and emulators. Read up on forums find out what springs will work with your weight. Find out what aftermarket or other OEM rear shocks will work on your bike. (2k7 gsxr shock on my 01 SV650 much stiffer and more confident) You will appreciate the suspension upgrades then. The bike will feel brand new and you will feel more confident...

 

I ride RC51's and will be getting my 3rd this spring and heading to the track finally.

 

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I'll ride whatever I get a good deal on. That bike in the picture might look like the piece of shit I crashed twice, but you'd only be half right. Picked up ANOTHER f4i on the cheap and put em together. Feels good to be on something under 600 lbs and after 1982. So it's been a long time since I had a bike that wanted me to get my knee down. I have no problem getting back into things on a baby bike.

 

OH AND DOING TRACK DAYS U SAY?

 

Just picked up these fairings a few hours ago and started priming/sanding them. Bout to get my track on myself...

I'm taking requests for paint schemes...

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Oh and here's the rest of my f4i junk pile. Come out to the bay psalm. I've got a couch and another f4i in parts that we can build for ya.

 

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I always thought a motorcycle would be dope for killing the highways with tags.

Instead of undoing your seat belt, opening the door, getting out getting the tag, getting back in etc,

you could just ride up to the barrier or underpass pillar and reach over and get your tag then peel off.

 

Fucking motorcycle license costs $1,000 where I'm at.

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Soup I gotta get out there thats awesome if you had a frame and clean title I'd say lets do it!

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Actually I sold the frame today... with a clean title... for $350. It would've needed a swingarm, battery, wheels, and a lot of little things that would've been a pain.

I plan on cleaning all that out soon. F4i's are great but I want to build something else now.

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