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hammettus
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Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:59 pm

Hi.

Its my first project. My first idea was just put front end from fzr and rear wheal from fzr but now its look like this:

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sorry for dark photo.. bad phone ;-)

I will Paint frame Black or Red... dont know now ;]

Meanwhile i make new gauges .. its fzr 600 + old dual bike headlights. In first try so its look wird:

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And its how i see my front end. No gauges but its still idea:

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Casper
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Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:31 pm

I am liking where this is going.
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hammettus
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Fri Feb 03, 2017 1:30 pm

Its cold.. so i just have moment to set up headlight and gauges on bike and check how to instal guages.
I think my front will look like this but i still dont have good idea how to instal guages:
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I think i can use headlight grip and screw to him guages grip. But before that i need to buy orginal mt-03 turn signal and check how it conected to headlight grip :)
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Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:56 am

I'll be watching this one....

I seem to remember one of the project threads on here where a metal tab was fitted to the front bolt of the handlebar mounts, and then used to attach the gauges to that.

There are bound to be people on here that have got round this issue though

Keep the piccies coming though!
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hammettus
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Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:09 pm

Hello again, so i make some progress
frame painted black
all other parts are white

some photo:
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AND:
FZR front end
r6 2001 brakes
MT-03 headlight
Home made guages
Front master cylinder from fazer

;-)

Kope you like it xD
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hammettus
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Tue May 02, 2017 11:26 am

Almoast ready, i ride oo she but only in low speed.. just for check breaks etc.
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This forum make me belive its possible. THX ALL ;-)
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SpeedRacerOnline
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Tue May 02, 2017 3:50 pm

Nice work! That looks great! :clap:
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Tue May 02, 2017 3:53 pm

I was thinking the same thing. Bangup job. I always like white bikes and that headlight really fits well.
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Bigfeet51
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Wed May 03, 2017 2:26 pm

Nice! Also, I like those mirrors :thumbsup:
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