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It was my first project as well and depending on your resources it can be a good first project bike. But if you don't have a lot of resources I wouldnt buy a gsx400f but rather buy a gsx400e since they are a lot more common and there are more aftermarket parts for It. I spend roughly 7.5k...
Now still with the original springs as they where within spec. The 'actuator' is a rack and pinion style type I think that is how you could descibe It. There is a lever which the cable attaches to and It rotates a shaft pulling the release pin in. Checked the whole assembly couple of weeks back...
Did a test drive couple of weeks ago. She's really reactive to the throttle and rides quite nice for as far as I can judge that right now.
Some pics of the almost finished bike. (Front fender is also not bolted on in the pic)
Now time for some pictures that are even more interesting!
Preview of the paintwork:
Frame and swingarm are powdercoated:
Painted my calipers, front forks and engine block:
(Still need to finish the engine by sanding the cooling fins and putting a clear coat on it)
Had most of...
Damn, this topic is in desperate need of an update! If someone is still interested in it ???
Al lot has been going on but I didn't really feel the need to update this topic.
Let's start with the things I corrected. Some of it were already mentioned a while back by you guys and some were my...
I have a question. I am working on a gsx400f converting it to a caferacer and am looking for the same type of pod filters that you currently have. Could you tell me what the diameter is and center to center distance of your bike?