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Re: New to me R1

Postby FZ1Rider » Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:03 am

I've got all the parts on the list. Everything looks right. This is what happens when I buy something used that's been modified, and the kid I bought it from has no clue. Some shop in Jonesboro did the work. I can't afford to throw money at it. I hate to do it, but I may have to take this one to a pro.
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Re: New to me R1

Postby IGpoobah » Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:56 am

The good news is that if something is bent on the rear it should be cheap to replace. You can't give away rear end parts on eBay. Nobody needs them. I just scrap swing arms and rear shocks. Usually sell rear wheels but for next to nothing. My wet dream is finding a wrecked bike that got hit in the rear LOL
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Re: New to me R1

Postby irun123arkansas » Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:27 am

IGpoobah wrote:The good news is that if something is bent on the rear it should be cheap to replace. You can't give away rear end parts on eBay. Nobody needs them. I just scrap swing arms and rear shocks. Usually sell rear wheels but for next to nothing. My wet dream is finding a wrecked bike that got hit in the rear LOL



Nikolay said something similar about wet dreams and taking it in the rear. :cheers
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Re: New to me R1

Postby FZ1Rider » Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:43 pm

Ok then, if I decide to take her to a shop, I live in Sherwood, does anyone have a recommendation?
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Re: New to me R1

Postby IGpoobah » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:35 pm

Try Bruno's in Cabot on hwy 5. My mechanic buddy just went to work there.
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Re: New to me R1

Postby november600 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:47 pm

Only my opinion and I'm a younger old school guy. You have a liter bike. You will never be able to ride it to it's full potential on the street much less an amateur track. Maybe if you drag race, then ok. I would invest in leathers and tires. No offense.
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Re: New to me R1

Postby FZ1Rider » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:57 pm

Sorry for not following up on this issue. I found out the spacers had been machined. Replaced them, all is good. New exhaust, Power Commander, 1+ rear gear. I'm ready to roll.
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