collapse

www.dimecitycycles.com


www.restocycle.com

www.CITYLIMITMOTO.com

www.jadusmotorcycleparts.com

www.bisonmotorsports.com

www.speedmotoco.com

www.cognitomoto.com

www.townmoto.com

www.sparckmoto.com

www.Moto-Madness.com

www.pistonsociety.com

www.steeltowngarage.com


Author Topic: YZF750/1000R - The Fly  (Read 13510 times)

Offline canyoncarver

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • Posts: 3084
  • 'hacking is learning'
YZF750/1000R - The Fly
« on: Mar 07, 2017, 15:47:25 »

  I've owned my share of different bikes over the years and although I've ridden a few supersports, I've never owned one.  For the last 15 years, I've been very happy with the ZRX as my comfortable hooligan daily and sport touring machine.  I also have my Shovelhead Harley chopper and for fun I'm building a cafe style KZ750 twin but I was still missing one.
 
  Early last year I ended up with an interesting 1994 YZF750R project.  It came as a disassembled project from the PO but it has a title and instead of the 750 motor, it came with a later model 1000cc Thunderace motor and a rack of FCR41 carbs.  The 1000 motor is only about 20mm taller than the 750 at the heads so with very little work the Ace motor bolts into the 750 chassis and this one is already modified for it.  Very cool.  (yes, a 750 motor still fits my chassis...nice option to have).  The PO didn't have much info on mileage or history on this particular Ace motor and the chassis needed misc parts and plenty of sorting so I stuck it in my shed and thought about it awhile.  A Yamaha Genesis EXUP 20 valved inline 4 supersport classic. 

  Timing is everything.  After lurking Craigslist long enough, a wrecked 97' YZF750R parts bike showed up and I pounced on it.  The frame on the neck is cracked and the forks are likely whacked but the bike went down with only 4129 miles on the speedo and lived in a shed since that day.  Other than forks, plastics and tank, it is basically complete and in good shape.  I bought the right service manuals and it's time to move forward.  For the curious, I'm just under 800$ including both bikes and the manuals. 
« Last Edit: Mar 07, 2017, 16:29:45 by canyoncarver »
--
YZF750/1000R The Fly
KZ 750 Twin
ZRX 1100
The Shovelhead springer chopper
A bunch of KZ's...some Suzukis', and a disassembled CB550
--

Offline canyoncarver

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • Posts: 3084
  • 'hacking is learning'
Re: YZF750/1000R - The Fly
« Reply #1 on: Mar 07, 2017, 15:49:27 »
Good titled chassis on the left, parts bike on the right.
--
YZF750/1000R The Fly
KZ 750 Twin
ZRX 1100
The Shovelhead springer chopper
A bunch of KZ's...some Suzukis', and a disassembled CB550
--

Offline canyoncarver

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • Posts: 3084
  • 'hacking is learning'
Re: YZF750/1000R - The Fly
« Reply #2 on: Mar 07, 2017, 15:52:40 »
Ace motor and FCR41's  (carbs might be a little big, we'll see.)
« Last Edit: Mar 07, 2017, 16:02:49 by canyoncarver »
--
YZF750/1000R The Fly
KZ 750 Twin
ZRX 1100
The Shovelhead springer chopper
A bunch of KZ's...some Suzukis', and a disassembled CB550
--

Offline canyoncarver

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • Posts: 3084
  • 'hacking is learning'
Re: YZF750/1000R - The Fly
« Reply #3 on: Mar 07, 2017, 15:56:04 »
I'm starting to go through the chassis and make notes on needs vs wants. 
For instance, the 97' will have a better rear shock so I'll need to swap that out.

Really happy I now have two full electrical harnesses to pick from, the original is in pretty good shape, doesn't seem to be molested.
--
YZF750/1000R The Fly
KZ 750 Twin
ZRX 1100
The Shovelhead springer chopper
A bunch of KZ's...some Suzukis', and a disassembled CB550
--

Offline canyoncarver

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • Posts: 3084
  • 'hacking is learning'
Re: YZF750/1000R - The Fly
« Reply #4 on: Mar 07, 2017, 15:57:58 »
These have a super simple bolt on subframe, no need to modify anything. 
--
YZF750/1000R The Fly
KZ 750 Twin
ZRX 1100
The Shovelhead springer chopper
A bunch of KZ's...some Suzukis', and a disassembled CB550
--

Offline JustinLonghorn

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • Posts: 6341
  • No Purple Hearts, No Blue Ribbons
Re: YZF750/1000R - The Fly
« Reply #5 on: Mar 07, 2017, 16:01:39 »
I'm in, sir.
I'm going to eat your brains and gain your knowledge.

Into The Sunset, CB750 build

TT500 the Animal

Offline clem

  • DTT BOTM WINNER
  • *
  • Posts: 1436
  • static fluff
Re: YZF750/1000R - The Fly
« Reply #6 on: Mar 07, 2017, 16:03:29 »
Should be awesome. Do you see any large obstacles in front of you with this one?

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G920A using DO THE TON mobile app

"After every war there are soldiers who refuse to surrender. To this day there are still thousands who cling to their 30+ year old motorcycles, thinking that the war is still on, refusing to concede that the four-strokes have won"

1972 DS7 http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=45886.msg505995#msg505995
1983 CB550sc bobber http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=30599.30

Offline canyoncarver

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • Posts: 3084
  • 'hacking is learning'
Re: YZF750/1000R - The Fly
« Reply #7 on: Mar 07, 2017, 16:05:48 »
Should be awesome. Do you see any large obstacles in front of you with this one?


Glad to have you and Jussy onboard!    BTW, I'm the only large obstacle getting in the way....
--
YZF750/1000R The Fly
KZ 750 Twin
ZRX 1100
The Shovelhead springer chopper
A bunch of KZ's...some Suzukis', and a disassembled CB550
--

Offline VonYinzer

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • Posts: 18322
Re: YZF750/1000R - The Fly
« Reply #8 on: Mar 07, 2017, 16:16:08 »
Word
Like a river that don't know where it's flowin'
I took a wrong turn and just kept goin'

Offline Maritime

  • DTT SUPPORTER
  • *
  • Posts: 8753
Re: YZF750/1000R - The Fly
« Reply #9 on: Mar 07, 2017, 16:16:34 »
Ha, nice, sign me up.
The GL Rebirth: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=68337.0
CX500 Low budget Bobber : http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=43617.0
"Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer" -Henry Lawson
"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." - Thomas Jefferson