'93 Cafe racer from Norway

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Maxnettoz
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Re: '93 Cafe racer from Norway

Post by Maxnettoz » Sat Jul 02, 2016 6:01 pm

Awesome colour scheme. You are doing an awesome job. :clap:
Sincere regards,
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Re: '93 Cafe racer from Norway

Post by AleksanderMoRod » Sun Jul 03, 2016 2:36 pm

MiguelSilva wrote:Very nice man. I really love the rear.

About the front brake, make sure the small return hole is not covered insire the master cilinder because that will make the bleading task a nightmare.

Here are you going to put the electronics and the batery? are you using a standar batery or the new small ones.

Are you thinking in using a FZR600 rear wheel with a 150 tyre? that would improve the rear picture!
I was struggling for ages with bleeding the front brake, until I borrowed my dads vacuum bleeding kit.
The battery and electronics are all under the seat. I made a undertray from a sheet of aluminium. Standard battery.
I have been considering maybe the RF600 rear wheel, but I haven't concluded yet. I like the narrow look of the bike.
Maxnettoz wrote:Awesome colour scheme. You are doing an awesome job. :clap:
Thanks, man!

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Re: '93 Cafe racer from Norway

Post by ammvio54 » Mon Jul 04, 2016 7:02 pm

I really like the look of the bike as well!! The color scheme is amazing and I can't wait to see the finished product!

Keep up the good work!!

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Re: '93 Cafe racer from Norway

Post by webman94 » Thu Jul 07, 2016 12:26 am

great project! Thanks for doing a build thread. Better late than never! I really like where you're going with this.

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Re: '93 Cafe racer from Norway

Post by AleksanderMoRod » Thu Jul 07, 2016 2:44 am

Thanks to all of you! There's not much left to do with the bike. But one big thing is missing: The drivers licence! In Norway it's very comprehensive and insanly expensive. But I will start very soon.

A short clip of when I got it running:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ag0itfAOqA8

It sounds good with the Harley-Davidson mufflers.

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Re: '93 Cafe racer from Norway

Post by AleksanderMoRod » Fri Jul 08, 2016 9:23 am

So, today I had my first ride with the bike! Just up and down the street to see how it behaves (and also since I don't have a licence). It was good! It behaved good! There were some noises coming from the bike when I was going over speed bumps. Have to sort that out.

When I first was going to take the bike for a ride, it died as soon as I put it in gear. I found out the clutch lever switch had a bad connection. Opened it up and cleaned it, and it worked.
What's left to do now is make a seat cushion (I have a sheet of race foam for that), and to change the clutch cover gasket. It's leaking badly.

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Re: '93 Cafe racer from Norway

Post by Raypless » Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:55 pm

Hi!
That bike looks awesome! Amazing project you got there!
I live in Ski Norway and its a little hard for me to get tools and parts because of the language, any recommendation?

Safe ride!
"Race the rain, raide the wind, chase the sunset"

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Re: '93 Cafe racer from Norway

Post by Dustyblackwell » Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:07 pm

Your bike looks great! I am thinking of going café with my parts frame! I think the xj's make sexy bikes when they are stew lined like this!

How is that CBR600 shock working for you? Was that your issue over speed bumps?

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Re: '93 Cafe racer from Norway

Post by whathifi » Wed May 03, 2017 2:51 am

I like 👍🏿. I have same thing.. No licence.. Need to drive soon.. Luckily i have roads near where can test bike without cops messing around. I had the ninja 650 shock from ebay.de almoust new, lifts up tail apprx. 30mm in my case..
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