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One BADDD 1997 cbr900 fighter build..

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Old 11-10-2012, 10:31 PM
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Default One BADDD 1997 cbr900 fighter build..

i really dont know where to begin, but like all beginnings i guess i have to begin where it starts...
Two months ago i owned exactly zero motocycles..
Today i bought my fourth one and by far my favorite!!!
its a 1997 CBR900 streetfighter.. unfortunately i left all the specs at work on a peice of paper the previous owner was kind to write down and give me but heres a breif list and i mean very brief..

((( At its heart is a 900rr motor and frame. Rear single sided swing arm by Elf (vfr750) Tail and subframe started out as a gsxr750 (03) tail and sub, but i made some changes to sharpen it up a little. Rear rim from vfr 800 (06) Front rim and rotors from zx-14 (05).)
that was copied and pasted from his add on craigslist^^^

Now i have been drolling over this bike for over month.. but so many things have happened like i bought three other bikes.. i'm actually evaluating my sanity right now... but my god, i'm having so much fun.. i just cant help myself..

well anyway i have a list of things this streetfighter is going to get to get finished..
so with no futher adue.. heres my new project!!!



all the details will be here tomorrow... and my ordering plans...
 
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:59 PM
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That thing is wild man awesome score.
 
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:40 AM
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so any plans for it?



it's a fighter, so it goes without saying that i dig it btw.
 
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:17 PM
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clean and minimal. sssa is always sexy.
 
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:09 AM
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thanks guys for the compliments!!!

and conrice.... yess yess yessss.. lol.. when im done, i want to able to stand back and say, shes ALIVE!!!!!
dude i've picked up on how much you enjoy fightr builds over this last short couple of months ive been around.. ive read through your build and a maybe a couple more here and there.. so i hope, if tap you on the shoulder here and there for a minimal amount of help .. i hope you wont mind..
without any question think im probably going to do a car rim on the back.. i love the rim thats on there, but to bring it to show quality. im going to have to "swing" with something alittle bit fressher..
and as expensive as those headlightsi have on there now! im probably going to go with something like this..

anyway intead of paint on what little parts i do have on here.. im also thinking the nicest twill carbon fiber i can fin of fleebay..so carbon fiberthe tank, front fender, and tail..and they even have these funky colors now that i can chose from..but yes i do have a vision for this bike.. its def going to take me the winter, but i sooo look forward to it.... im also thinking of polishing everything.. later down the road i might do something different but for now ill get the most bang for my buck with just a little bit of elbow greese..
 

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Old 11-12-2012, 01:11 PM
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so obviously i have a tremendous head start..
but for all those that are curious about how much this bike already has in it..heres the list..
97 cbr900 frame
2001 cbr900 lower triple tree
2000 rc51 upper triple tree
1998 cbr900 motor ,exhaust, wire harness,radiator + fan
2003 gsxr 750 forks, subframe, battery tray,tail light, seat..
2005 kawi zx-14 front rim+rotors and wheel bearings
1998 gsxr 750 front axle
2001 cbr 900 front calipers
1995 vfr750 swingarm,rear break caliper,rear sprocket+ aftermarket gafner rotor.
2006 vfr800 rear wheel+tire
2005 cbr600 f4i front master cylinder and brake lever..
clutch lever is aftermarket "moose"
2001 suzuki sv650 rear pegs and brackets....
thats a pretty damm good list..if i had to guess by the end of the winter ill probably have this list doubled..and by all means the most custom bike i'll probably ever own.. sweettt...
jay
 
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