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Kiwi GPZ 25 Sep 2021 00:33 #855745

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That front fender does look decent on there.

 

Yeah, I agree. Bit surprised that it kind of works. Bonus!

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Kiwi GPZ 25 Sep 2021 01:10 #855746

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Parts bin special.... Love it...

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Kiwi GPZ 25 Sep 2021 15:17 #855770

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Looks great. FYI the static rear ride height is usually the same with or without engine maybe a couple mm difference, but not much. The shock should be topping out or nearly topping out without a rider on a sporty setup. 

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Kiwi GPZ 25 Sep 2021 22:52 #855779

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Parts bin special.... Love it...
 

Yep, absolutely is. I have lots of bits n bobs lurking in the shed and this is a great bike to use them up on. What I haven't let on is that I have a 2nd GPZ1100 in parts that I will do a resto on so this one can kind of go where it takes me.

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Kiwi GPZ 25 Sep 2021 23:07 #855780

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Looks great. FYI the static rear ride height is usually the same with or without engine maybe a couple mm difference, but not much. The shock should be topping out or nearly topping out without a rider on a sporty setup. 

Thanks mate! Good call, just don't think I will make a call on the ride height yet. I am going in a bit hit n miss on this one lol

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Kiwi GPZ 17 Oct 2021 13:41 #856759

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Picked up the some bits I have been waiting for from the lazer cutters last week. Covid and lock downs has really made it difficult to get things done with any speed now. Suppose thats what you get in the middle of a pandemic. I am thinking my dog bones are probably pretty low priority in the grand scheme of things at the moment though! Anyways, dogbones fitted and on a ride height only 25mm higher than standard. With the extra hole I can add another 40mm. Choice! I like options. Version one of the engine mounts are looking pretty good too. Still need to spend an afternoon fettling but starting to look like it will come together. Bought a rear sprocket too so once I get the engine mounts sorted I can start aligning chain run and centring the engine. All guns blazing now!




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Kiwi GPZ 18 Oct 2021 07:12 #856774

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Nice work Larriken!

Just wondering  are you using the ZZR or the Gpz pivot knuckle and what hole distances did you put on your dog bones? Also a bit curious on your swing arm bolt bushing, got some measurements?

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Kiwi GPZ 26 Oct 2021 19:24 #857094

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Nice work Larriken!

Just wondering  are you using the ZZR or the Gpz pivot knuckle and what hole distances did you put on your dog bones? Also a bit curious on your swing arm bolt bushing, got some measurements?

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Apologise for the delay in replying. I am terrible at checking on the forum! Knuckle was a parts bin surprise and I have absolutely no idea what it was from. I will measure the distances from the hole centres for you tonight if that will help. Dog bones were cut with the taller ride height eye to eye distance of 145mm and the lower was 160mm. When I whip the swingarm out next I can measure the swingarm bushings for you. 

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Kiwi GPZ 27 Oct 2021 04:53 #857104

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No worries Larriken.

I thought that you like me were using the original knuckle from the Gpz1100A, if yours is from the local parts bin with unknown origin I guess that the dimensions could be different from the original knuckle, so no sweat.I will need to get some rubber on my rims, before I worries about the ride height, your cc dimensions give me a good starting point. I would really appreciate a little insight in how you made the swingarm pivot tube spacer, measurements.  


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