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Author Topic: FZR600 Neo-Cafe  (Read 17384 times)

Online The Limey

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Re: FZR600 Neo-Cafe
« Reply #30 on: Apr 25, 2016, 10:45:23 »
Good point.  Short answer is I don't know for sure.  However, hammerite survives calipers just fine, and the appliance stuff is supposed to be ok on cookers, so I'm pretty comfortable with it.
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Re: FZR600 Neo-Cafe
« Reply #31 on: Apr 25, 2016, 10:50:45 »
That's what I was thinking, ovens get pretty hot sometimes and the paint stays.
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Re: FZR600 Neo-Cafe
« Reply #32 on: Apr 25, 2016, 12:46:37 »
After much nagging from the Missus I've decided to re use the original  cover and front mud guard.  It was a rare special edition, so I guess it's nice to keep the spirit alive...


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Re: FZR600 Neo-Cafe
« Reply #33 on: Apr 25, 2016, 12:48:28 »
I'll probably pay a pro to paint the seat unit to match.


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Re: FZR600 Neo-Cafe
« Reply #34 on: Apr 25, 2016, 13:14:08 »
cool.
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CX500 Low budget Bobber : http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=43617.0
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Re: FZR600 Neo-Cafe
« Reply #35 on: Apr 25, 2016, 13:14:39 »
could always get another tank and guard to paint and mothball the limited bits for future too.
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CX500 Low budget Bobber : http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=43617.0
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Re: FZR600 Neo-Cafe
« Reply #36 on: Apr 25, 2016, 13:50:33 »
I've another tank and guard already primed, so that's not a bad idea.  I'll get some quotes when I get the seat done, see how anally invaded it'll leave me.
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Re: FZR600 Neo-Cafe
« Reply #37 on: Sep 02, 2016, 11:16:10 »
OK, apologies for the lack of updates.  One of the downsides of being a carer is I don't always get the time I could like.

Things are still progressing, albeit slowly.

I've rebuilt the fuel cock with a repair kit and resprayed the fuel tank.  That is to say the real tank, which is hidden from view once the dummy cover is fitted.

A few other brackets and bits repainted, and the Goodridge brake hose fittings cleaned up and polished.

I'm now cleaning up the shock, which I now believe is a GSXR600 unit rather than the 'busa unit I'd originally thought.  The shock body was excellent, but the spring was a little tatty.  Dismantled it all, cleaned up the spring and slipped a length of electrical heat shrink label over the spring.  A few minutes with the hot air gun and it looks good as new, but won't chip like paint.  Just need to reassemble.

Progress pics soon.

I''ve decided to spray the wheels with a fine truck bedliner, more in this soon.

And then I'll be starting on the frame.  Watch this space.
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Re: FZR600 Neo-Cafe
« Reply #38 on: Sep 02, 2016, 14:54:40 »
As promised
« Last Edit: Sep 02, 2016, 14:57:07 by The Limey »
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Re: FZR600 Neo-Cafe
« Reply #39 on: Sep 02, 2016, 16:36:18 »
I'm in.   I like your inspiration pic.   I have a 94' YZF750R that I want to get going one of these days.
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