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Monoshocked Red Bíkë

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  • Modifications & Accessories:
    USD fork swap (2007 Hyosung GT650r)
    Twin pot calipers (2007 Hyosung GT650r)
    2015 R1 front fender
    Shift mechanism roller bearing modification
    Koso multifunction digital gauge DB01-RN
    Kevlar clutch
    Tunable baffle inserts
    Dynatek coils
    Hyperpak Flamethrower TCI
    NOS pick up coils
    Steering damper
    Rearsets
    Oil cooler
    Spin on oil filter
    Wire harness modification
    Taillight modification
    Rear fender eliminated
    Euro low rise handlbars
    2009 SFV650 swingarm
    2007 R6 rear shock
    2005 R6 rear master cylinder
    2002 Suzuki Bandit 600 rear caliper
    2005 TL1000 17" rims and rotors
    120/70-17 Shinko Stealth front tire
    160/60-17 Shinko Stealth rear tire
    Relocated ignition switch
    Frame modifications to incorporate monoshock suspension
  1. dkavanagh
    nice look! What kind of exhaust is that?
    1. LarryMc
      Thanks.
      Everything is stock exhaust up to the mufflers. The head pipes have been rechromed and I found a NOS collector on Kiijii so it looks good for what it is.
      The mufflers are the generic 17" reverse cone shortys off of Ebay. They are on sale sometimes and you can score a pair for about 100 bucks if your lucky. They come with very little packing material so they are too loud for my taste. I found that repacking them with stainless steel wool mellows them out.
      LarryMc, Sep 15, 2018
    2. dkavanagh
      Thanks. I'm keeping my eyes out for a long-term exhaust given the state of my current one.
      dkavanagh, Sep 15, 2018
    3. LarryMc
      If you search "XJR400 exhaust system" you'll be surprised at the number of choices there are. Being it's a European only model shipping will apply cause that's where they are manufactured.
      I have a set of 4-1 stainless head pipes for the XJR, they bolt right up. The underneath mounting point is off a little but that's an easy fix.
      LarryMc, Sep 15, 2018
  2. Michael R
    Have you been able to get away with no blinkers in Washington?
    1. LarryMc
      Look close, I have blinkers on the bike, front and rear. They are mounted to the headlight brackets, in front and in the factory location in the back. I used LED blinkers that are very bright and extra small.
      LarryMc, Aug 22, 2018
  3. Retromoto
    Great looking bike. You did a nicely detailed install of the oil cooler. Where did you get the oil cooler and oil filter adapter?
    1. LarryMc
      Thank you.
      The oil cooler is off a 2006 Suzuki GS500. I used it because it was off similar sized motor but mostly because the dimensions were correct for the bike. The oil cooler adapter is off a FZ600 with a Xj600 oil filter plate. This enables use of a cartridge filter.
      The cooler came with AN fittings so I adapted AN compression fittings on to the adapter. I used Earl's stainless steel braided hoses to hook everything together.
      LarryMc, Jun 16, 2018
  4. RCHER
    Those are some nice upgrades there. You have put great deal of work into that bike and it shows.
    1. LarryMc
      Thank you.
      I enjoy working on my bikes as much as I enjoy riding them.
      I have a couple other upgrades that I'm gathering parts for this winters project.
      LarryMc, Jun 14, 2018
  5. SpearChucker
    Beautiful bike. Gotta say it makes me jealous.
    1. LarryMc
      Thanks for the compliment.
      LarryMc, Jun 3, 2018
  6. CactusJack578
    Nice Job, LarryMc. The bike looks great.
    1. LarryMc
      Thanks.
      LarryMc, Mar 7, 2018