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Title: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Dec 14, 2017, 21:03:14
I was lucky enough to pick this up over the summer. I am just now starting to mess with it.
the engine was knocking pretty hard so I picked up another a cpl weeks ago. Somewhere close to this thing is where I wanna end up.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Dec 14, 2017, 21:10:59
Pics are in the wrong order...lol
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Dec 14, 2017, 21:15:23
What it looks like now. ..
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Dec 14, 2017, 22:08:51
Dude.  I'm in.  Sweet bike.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: doc_rot on Dec 15, 2017, 02:48:36
I'm in! It's gixxer party around here these days
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Dec 15, 2017, 09:16:37
It needs some love for sure.  I had a 96 back in 97ish and loved it. One of the funnest bikes I have ever owned...till I crashed it at Deals Gap  >:(
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Dec 17, 2017, 21:07:02
Got some cleaning done on the injection...little before and after...
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Dec 17, 2017, 21:09:24
The engine in it was nasty...I think they thought it was a dirt bike...
found a missing tooth on the counter shaft sprocket...
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Dec 18, 2017, 12:06:13
That's had a hard life but should be easy to resurrect  8)
 Probably been 'stunta'd' ?
 98 was a good year., Suzuki 'cheaped out' on electrical system in mid 2000's to keep price lower.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Dec 18, 2017, 13:14:31
Yeah Crazy the poor thing has not been taken care of.  I will bring it back around.  Little tlc.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Dec 24, 2017, 10:11:36
I found this floating around in the air box... looks like a valve stem seal to me  :o
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: brad black on Dec 25, 2017, 02:37:32
that's a pretty good effort.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: djmaynard on Dec 25, 2017, 14:08:17
One of buddies from high school had a 97 gsxr where I had a 94 Yamaha FZR 600. He was a bit quicker but THAT bike was his first. Those were fun. Same colors as your get to bike.   I shouldve never gotten rid of my fzr. So much fun. Ugly, but I bought in 95 from dealer showroom with 100 miles on it.


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Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Dec 25, 2017, 20:15:31
Nothing wrong with that yamaha.  Nice fox body in the background too.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: djmaynard on Dec 25, 2017, 20:45:14
That yellow was a bitch to keep clean


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Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: The Limey on Dec 26, 2017, 04:34:03
The 3HE FZR was a road razor in its day.  It defined sports bike handling 3 decades ago.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Dec 26, 2017, 13:50:46
Super neat FZR600.

I found this while looking for images of the stock 98 GSXR750 .  Cool cut-away.

Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: GV1390 on Jan 25, 2018, 00:13:01
Nice man! Stoked to see more people modifying these bikes. Don't see too many of them around.

Here is my 93' GSXR1100:

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4523/38901578451_0e3f05a107_o.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/22gAKXR)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/22gAKXR) by Gennaro Villella (https://www.flickr.com/photos/151168582@N06/), on Flickr
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: hooligan998 on Jan 25, 2018, 00:40:59
I always wanted one of the old slab side gixxers.  The old SRADs are nice too.  In. 
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Jan 25, 2018, 10:10:54
Nice man! Stoked to see more people modifying these bikes. Don't see too many of them around.

Here is my 93' GSXR1100:

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4523/38901578451_0e3f05a107_o.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/22gAKXR)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/22gAKXR) by Gennaro Villella (https://www.flickr.com/photos/151168582@N06/), on Flickr

Probably my most favorite engine ever.  8)
Which 1100, L, M? Still pretty twitchy on the street but ideal for racing
It does have limitations but a dead reliable 140 bhp. (more with a modified 1200 Bandit motor)
Oil cooling isn't most efficient but beats the hell out of air cooled (unless ducted fan) One thing Suzuki did introduce to motorcycle world  that 'everyone' now uses - under piston oil jets squirting on bottom of piston crown.
 With modern low viscosity synthetic oils, heat transfer can be improved but still needs more oil cooler surface area than a water cooled motor
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: Ryan Stecken on Jan 25, 2018, 12:25:54
Thinking about buying a GSXR 750 next summer.Are the performance/torque specs very different between the 1100 and the 750s?I guess the 600s need to get revved a lot to get some speed out of them...
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Jan 25, 2018, 13:14:49
Depends on the year really. The 1100 were fast and had plenty of torque. In my opinion the 750's and the  600's live for rpm's. But I suppose that is true for any smaller displacement engine. The newer 600's will run off and hide from the older 750's. what year are you thinking of getting?
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Jan 25, 2018, 13:17:38
Nice man! Stoked to see more people modifying these bikes. Don't see too many of them around.

Here is my 93' GSXR1100:

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4523/38901578451_0e3f05a107_o.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/22gAKXR)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/22gAKXR) by Gennaro Villella (https://www.flickr.com/photos/151168582@N06/), on Flickr

Wow that is sexy as hell. I love all Gsxr's. I would love to have one of every generation.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Jan 25, 2018, 15:45:02
Depends on the year really. The 1100 were fast and had plenty of torque. In my opinion the 750's and the  600's live for rpm's. But I suppose that is true for any smaller displacement engine. The newer 600's will run off and hide from the older 750's. what year are you thinking of getting?

The early SACS motor 600's are a bit overweight as cases are same as 750, (so just drop a 750 top end on) later ones got thinner sections in various parts but still overweight in my opinion.  (even though I have a 95 Katana 600) 600 and 750 are more or less same motor, 1100 uses same bore spacing and main bearing diameter so 'in theory  ;) ' it's possible to fit 1100 crank, rod, block, head etc and have a 6 speed transmission. ( and use a 1200 Bandit block  ;) ) With lower red line, 1100 never got shimmed rocker arms but 600 and 750 did which gave extra 500 rpm top end (Yoshimura wanted lighter valve train for racing but it spat the shims out with high lift cams and high rpm)
You may notice Suzuki introduce 'new' 600/750 every other year and 1100 (now 1000) in between
When I worked in Suzuki dealers it was a toss up between Honda and Yamaha for a 600, GSX-R for a 750 and Kawasaki for 1000/1100. Things took a dramatic change wen Suzuki got water-cooling  8)
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Jan 26, 2018, 15:27:42
You're in way over my head now PJ  ???
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: teazer on Jan 26, 2018, 16:12:41
Ryan, how fast do you want to go?  Even the oldest 600 will be fast enough for most situations.  If you want a relatively cheap torque monster take a look at an 1100.

Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Jan 26, 2018, 19:09:03
Plus the cool factor for the 1100 is much higher... Every other young guy around here is riding a newer 600 and don't have a clue how to ride it. If a guy were to pull up on an old 1100 you can bet your ass I'm gonna  walk over and look at it and not pay any attention to all the modern bikes.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: datadavid on Jan 27, 2018, 12:56:12


Probably my most favorite engine ever.  8)
Which 1100, L, M? Still pretty twitchy on the street but ideal for racing
It does have limitations but a dead reliable 140 bhp. (more with a modified 1200 Bandit motor)
Oil cooling isn't most efficient but beats the hell out of air cooled (unless ducted fan) One thing Suzuki did introduce to motorcycle world  that 'everyone' now uses - under piston oil jets squirting on bottom of piston crown.
 With modern low viscosity synthetic oils, heat transfer can be improved but still needs more oil cooler surface area than a water cooled motor
Oil jets under piston is an old dirt track trick at least since the 60's

Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: The Limey on Jan 27, 2018, 18:15:47
1100 was the first road bike to lap the TT course at an average speed of over 120mph.  It was a very big deal its its day, and it ain't no sluggard today.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: Ryan Stecken on Jan 29, 2018, 03:32:49
Depends on the year really. The 1100 were fast and had plenty of torque. In my opinion the 750's and the  600's live for rpm's. But I suppose that is true for any smaller displacement engine. The newer 600's will run off and hide from the older 750's. what year are you thinking of getting?

Im thinking about getting this ugly streetfighter I found not far way from my hometown and changing back the angle of the seat, repaint it and ride the ish out of it.
Really an eye-sore right now.
Its a 1100 built in 1989.What do you think?
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Jan 29, 2018, 12:23:40
Yeah fix that tail pointing to the sky and any other things you don't like and ride that thing..  Looks like it is clean otherwise.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Jan 29, 2018, 12:29:44
Those "streetfighter" tails are awful imho.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Jan 29, 2018, 12:32:28
I don't know how anyone sits on them....OUCH  :o
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Jan 29, 2018, 23:45:00
Oil jets under piston is an old dirt track trick at least since the 60's

May have been a dirt track trick but Suzuki were the first to use it on a production bike with oil cooling. How did the get oil jets in dirt trackers though or are you talking Chevy motors with oil feed drilled to squirt on small ends?
That's a German streetfighher style, shows you only ever ride on one wheel so extreme angle is 'right' Being British, 'we' invented streetfigters way before the rest of Europe and think it looks stupid (and is real stupid when you get caught in the rain)
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: datadavid on Jan 30, 2018, 00:29:43
Rods drilled in a "Y" style, directed to spray underneath the piston. Found it in a bsa engine here in sweden and had it explained by an old dirt tracker, apparently very common.. so the japs copied that as well and those german streetfighter with the "tysk-ass", damn they dont look right..
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: hooligan998 on Jan 30, 2018, 01:07:01
Im thinking about getting this ugly streetfighter I found not far way from my hometown and changing back the angle of the seat, repaint it and ride the ish out of it.
Really an eye-sore right now.
Its a 1100 built in 1989.What do you think?

Looks like half a "bosozoku" style motorcycle.  Apparently was a thing, or is a thing, in Japan (and this is a mild example)...
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: datadavid on Jan 30, 2018, 01:55:49
Yeah fix that tail pointing to the sky and any other things you don't like and ride that thing..  Looks like it is clean otherwise.
If its been ridden like its been designed to, as in constant autobahn wheelies, dont buy it. Noone sane buys old wheelie machines with worn out gearboxes and cranks run with limited oil supply.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: Ryan Stecken on Jan 30, 2018, 04:36:10
If its been ridden like its been designed to, as in constant autobahn wheelies, dont buy it. Noone sane buys old wheelie machines with worn out gearboxes and cranks run with limited oil supply.

thats what I fear, checked the facebook profile of the seller and hes the lowered VW Gti kind of guy, young and probably relentless :)
he actually says that the machine never ran and he never had time to clean the carbs and change the battery...i call bullshit.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: datadavid on Jan 30, 2018, 05:28:23
thats what I fear, checked the facebook profile of the seller and hes the lowered VW Gti kind of guy, young and probably relentless :)
he actually says that the machine never ran and he never had time to clean the carbs and change the battery...i call bullshit.
Hehe, good call i think. This type of bikes are worth close to nothing in sweden
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Jan 30, 2018, 13:29:28
Rods drilled in a "Y" style, directed to spray underneath the piston. Found it in a bsa engine here in sweden and had it explained by an old dirt tracker, apparently very common.. so the japs copied that as well(https://emoji.tapatalk-cdn.com/emoji16.png) and those german streetfighter with the "tysk-ass", damn they dont look right..

Interesting, never even heard of it previously even with guy's I knew 'back in the day' who raced Triumph twins with just about any mods you could think of (trying to stay 'competitive' with Suzuki/Kawasaki engined Rickman, et al framed bikes) I would think 'Y' oil-ways would be more for cylinder lube though as even a very shallow angle will not direct much to the underside of piston crown? (small end will be better lubricated from piston skirt scraping oil off cylinder walls and some will hit underneath piston.. Piston acceleration with te relatively long stroke motors would probably negate much cooling effect but I have seen many 'pretzeled' BSA/Triumph rods due to small end seizing (sen it on XS650's also)
The oil jet pointing at piston crown was actually copied from late 1920's ~ 1930's aircraft system. I'm not sure who used it first but was 'kinda' well known by time Rolls Royce designed the Kestrel . There is a lot of 'declassified' research available from NACCA, NASA , various defence ministries, etc, the 'trick' is to find whats useful and apply it to a different form of engineering (I think I may have 'invented' a new form of wind powered generator - unless Tesla did it first 100 yrs ago  ;D )
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: datadavid on Jan 31, 2018, 00:23:35
Interesting, never even heard of it previously even with guy's I knew 'back in the day' who raced Triumph twins with just about any mods you could think of (trying to stay 'competitive' with Suzuki/Kawasaki engined Rickman, et al framed bikes) I would think 'Y' oil-ways would be more for cylinder lube though as even a very shallow angle will not direct much to the underside of piston crown? (small end will be better lubricated from piston skirt scraping oil off cylinder walls and some will hit underneath piston.. Piston acceleration with te relatively long stroke motors would probably negate much cooling effect but I have seen many 'pretzeled' BSA/Triumph rods due to small end seizing (sen it on XS650's also)
The oil jet pointing at piston crown was actually copied from late 1920's ~ 1930's aircraft system. I'm not sure who used it first but was 'kinda' well known by time Rolls Royce designed the Kestrel . There is a lot of 'declassified' research available from NACCA, NASA , various defence ministries, etc, the 'trick' is to find whats useful and apply it to a different form of engineering (I think I may have 'invented' a new form of wind powered generator - unless Tesla did it first 100 yrs ago  ;D )
Thats what the idea was anyway
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Jan 31, 2018, 10:28:44
Thats what the idea was anyway

I was thinking (I know, always a bad move on my part) A 'Y' hole will 'sweep' as con rod angle changes.  I have seen motorcycle con-rods with a boss cast in and drilled for oil squirting upwards (I think maybe 80's Yamaha FZR600?) The shell bearing kinda 'blocked' crank-pin oil feed hole at TDC but lined up about 20~30 degrees after TDC so would be pointing almost straight up?
Now I've slept on it, I may strip CB360 crank (already have XS 650 crank in pieces)
May not do any good as they are low pressure motors but centrifugal force may sling extra oil up inside piston?
XS 650 oil feed is is 'wrong' place to fit oil jets - very low aross front of crankcase(Yamaha use oil jets squirting on big ends and 'two-stroke' rods with slots) but CB360 has oil feed across top rear of case so oil jets could possibly be fitted?
There's probably a ton of useful information buried in other people's threads but only a few people will ever see it.  :(
The only reason I know anything about aircraft piston engines is the fact someone asked me about radial and rotary engines almost 40 yrs ago.. Couldn't find much information so bought a couple of books which covered all types of aircraft piston engines. (I had a bit of spare cash for such things before I got married   :) )
 ............and now we return to our regular program  ;D
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Feb 10, 2018, 22:25:57
Picked up a few pieces...used race tail and new fuel pump for the strainer. ..
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Feb 10, 2018, 23:59:14
You ain't supposed to but it is possible to strip those fuel pumps. I forget what mods they need but I'm sure it's 'all over the internet'
You do need to fill the anti' lean device with epoxy or silicone, it was set to 'go off' at 45 degrees but can cut motor at less lean angle. (not usually too much of an issue, it's motor cutting back in at full throttle when you get bike back upright that kills people) Cant remember if it's in front or rear of battery box. make a note of orientation. Except for being 'less sexy' steel perimeter frame Katana's are actually a better frame than the alloy GSX-R 'conventional' styling (which is why all the later bikes use perimeter frame) It also makes servicing crazy easy compared to earlier GSX-R
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Feb 11, 2018, 15:17:13
Neat race tail.  Do you have your own numbers in mind?   I was going through that thought on mine too.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Feb 12, 2018, 13:12:52
No numbers in mind...if I do any at all.  While a Katana frame may be "better" there is no comparison between the 2 bikes imo.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Feb 12, 2018, 13:56:34
I've got an 89' and a 90' Katana 600 and I can't seem to give them away.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Feb 12, 2018, 16:16:34
I will never put anyones ride down again, I have in the past, but simply say its not for me or not my kind of bike.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Feb 12, 2018, 21:34:53
I've got an 89' and a 90' Katana 600 and I can't seem to give them away.

 Engines are same as the later 'Bandit'
 Suzuki reverted to 'screw and locknut' valve adjustment
They should be worth at least a grand?
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Feb 13, 2018, 11:59:07
Engines are same as the later 'Bandit'
 Suzuki reverted to 'screw and locknut' valve adjustment
They should be worth at least a grand?

Interesting, I didn't know that.  I'll look into it some more.   I got them because they were cheap from two stoners who only wanted a little weed money.  I'd trade them for a gsxr any day though. 
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Feb 13, 2018, 21:50:50
I got the pump assembly back in the tank tonight. And messed with the tail fitment while keeping the stock tail light and inner fender...should be fun
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Feb 25, 2018, 19:39:02
Got some work done , but the pump is leaking pretty bad...radiator on and all fluids in.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Feb 25, 2018, 19:45:24
Something sits a little crooked. ..
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: nateb on Feb 25, 2018, 22:18:20
Hey man Im Nate, kick ass build. I bought a Cb550 from a stoner with a 2001 gsxr1000 front end flopping around in the neck. He had big hopes but no money. Anyways Im using the fork but I have a set of those wheels with really nice rubber on them. They are the 3 spoke polished aluminum wheels. If you could use them or know someone that could Id let them go cheap to get them out of here.


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Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Feb 26, 2018, 11:59:37
Nice progress.  Is it the tail light that's crooked or the seat?  It doesn't look too far off at least. 
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Feb 26, 2018, 12:50:51
I think its the tail that sits wrong..I don't know the brand so it may not be that nice of a piece, plus I don't think it was designed to be run with the tail light either. Nate send me a pic of those wheels?
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: teazer on Feb 26, 2018, 13:07:59
Nice progress.  Is it the tail light that's crooked or the seat?  It doesn't look too far off at least. 

Seat shell is clearly not square to that subframe - assuming the shot was actually dead on from the rear and not off to one side.  I.e. perception matters, but it looks low on the left.

The question is why.  Is it that the seat came from a mold that wasn't straight or do the mounts have some range of adjustment/slack or is the subframe less than 100% straight?  Easy place to start is to loosen the mounting screws and see if it can be tweaked straight. If not, can the mounting holes be slotted slightly to bring it back plumb? If that's still not enough, it's time to check the subframe and mounts to see how far out of square they are. No need for a CMD Computrack analysis.  Simple straight levels and or cheap laser levels are adequate to determine what's wrong. 

We had an FZR400 that was dead on straight in most planes, but something didn't look right. I discovered that the wheels could not be made to be in line because the steering head was pushed 12mm to one side.

A good place to start is to get the front wheel vertical and then see if the rear wheel is also vertical AND in line with the front and if the seat mounts are dead on horizontal at the same time.  new bikes are not always spot on and old bikes are usually out of alignment in several planes.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Feb 26, 2018, 13:13:41
It could be all of those things Teazer. The poor thing appears to have had a rough life. I bought the seat used off Ebay because it was cheaper than trying to go back with stock plastics. The subframe is two separate pieces, should be easy to tweak back if its off any. I'm just at the put it on and see where its at stage right now.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Feb 26, 2018, 14:41:08
Got some work done , but the pump is leaking pretty bad...radiator on and all fluids in.

Common problem when bolts are overtightened. There was service bulletin about the 'problem'
Torque is crazy low, around 4~6 ft/lbs. The bolts feel like they could fall out  as it's just about finger tight (not using a socket or wrench)
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: nateb on Feb 26, 2018, 15:04:53
Hey man- I couldnt post a pic in the message area of your member info so have to make it public-the rear is a Shinko Verge 190/50 zr17 95% + and the front is a Michelin Pilot 120/70 zr17 95% +.


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Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Feb 26, 2018, 15:24:30
Shoot me a price in a pm.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: Redbird on Feb 27, 2018, 12:14:33
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Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Mar 19, 2018, 13:18:12
Its alive !!  I bought a gasket off ebay and the pump still leaked like crazy. Went back to the original minus some metal spacer and no leaks. Now I need to order a long list of parts and pick up one of those plastic welders and get busy.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Mar 20, 2018, 10:06:38
Chain and sprockets on the way.  Antigravity battery??  thoughts or experiences with them? Thinking 8 cell.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Mar 20, 2018, 11:50:01
Chain and sprockets on the way.  Antigravity battery??  thoughts or experiences with them? Thinking 8 cell.

EarthX batteries are the best LiOn batteries available.  I have one in my ZRX and it's excellent. 
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Mar 20, 2018, 13:04:23
How much are they?
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Mar 20, 2018, 13:15:38
How much are they?

Talk to Sonreir. 
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Mar 20, 2018, 13:16:47
They aint cheap...holy hell
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Mar 20, 2018, 13:22:11
They aint cheap...holy hell

No but they are tough and work like you hope they will.   They have built in overcharge etc protection that most LiOn batteries dont have.   Holds a charge better than any lead/acid I've ever used.  Standard chargers work fine with it too.  The built in protection is what I like.   That and knowing it will last longer than a regular battery too.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: slikwilli420 on Mar 20, 2018, 15:33:47
I committed to the Antigravity range of batteries for my total loss system on my race bike. When mine dies, I will look at EarthX as the over-discharge protection is actually far more important to me than overcharging, since I have an Optimate charger that monitors overcharging. They don't seem appreciably more expensive than my Antigravity either.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: DesmoDog on Mar 20, 2018, 16:13:56
The charging protection built into the EarthX is nice but not bulletproof. IMHO you need a volt meter and a fully functioning modern regulator to go along with it.

I melted one down when the regulator on my 1991 851 went bad. Expensive lesson to learn.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Mar 21, 2018, 07:42:22
EarthX on the way.  Thanks Sonreir
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Mar 21, 2018, 20:46:00
Did this earlier but never posted pics....had one bungee hook broke so off with all of them...
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 13, 2018, 17:52:32
Try this again.... >:(  getting my wheels ready for some paint...
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Apr 13, 2018, 19:40:05
Progress!

I was looking into local powder guys for my wheels.  Around 200-250 for a set of bike wheels, including all prep and materials. I figure thats about reasonable for a quality powder coat job.  Just the same, I might try paint too,  don't have to remove the bearings and you save a fair bit of cash. 

Are you blasting them first or a sand and clean?
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 14, 2018, 06:16:07
I am just sanding them. I actually built a small powder oven for this exact reason...wheels.
I cant seem to get it to work for some stupid reason. I need to get it going otherwise I just wasted money on something....again..lol.  I may end up changing wheels at some point so Im not going to invest a lot of time and money in these stockers.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 21, 2018, 20:58:45
Got them in primer
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 22, 2018, 21:34:24
Cleaning up some front rotor bolts
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Apr 22, 2018, 21:41:13
Is that the sprocket carrier? (last pic)
If so, looks like the bearing/axle spacer sleeve is missing?
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 23, 2018, 13:04:36
Yup it is the carrier.  It is getting ready for paint too.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 25, 2018, 18:36:42
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Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: canyoncarver on Apr 25, 2018, 23:22:09
Nice shoes.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 26, 2018, 13:12:12
they are supposed to be good tires. I haven't rode anything with any kid of power on the street for a long time.  Im sure the tire technology has come alone way since 2002... ???
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 26, 2018, 21:43:24
Started on the exhaust hanger template.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 28, 2018, 18:51:33
Progress
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: crazypj on Apr 29, 2018, 00:27:53
Don't you have original or just wanted 'custom'? Passenger peg mounts to it as well doesn't it? (I think I have  a set here somewhere)
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 29, 2018, 13:34:38
I am doing away with the passenger pegs so I need a new hanger.plus I want the exhaust to be higher than stock.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on Apr 30, 2018, 21:31:47
Sprayed some color today...
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on May 01, 2018, 19:44:00
Some 2k clear today
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on May 06, 2018, 17:46:40
I almost forgot to put a valve back in my wheel ;D
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Post by: Drey6 on May 07, 2018, 01:24:28
Wheels are looking good. What paint did you go with?


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Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on May 07, 2018, 13:03:20
Thanks  I don't remember the name brand, but its a base coat clear coat from my local paint store. 06 Honda Civic white... easy to get from the wifes car..haha
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on May 27, 2018, 14:23:10
Trying to free up this stubborn piston but it's not being nice. Have some new pads waiting.
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on May 27, 2018, 14:26:26
I waited since April 9th for this fiberglass stock replacement  >:( then I had to spend hrs making it fit around the headlight. Not excited about that...
Title: Re: 1998 Gsxr 750 build
Post by: 1fasgsxr on May 27, 2018, 23:01:24
Quick little mock up....