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Long Term Projects This is place to post up your long term projects. Projects that took you a while to get done. Post them here. Examples like kwebbel's build up , B-12 engine swaps, swing arm swaps etc..would go here.

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Old 11-11-2010, 08:51 AM   #1
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PROJECT FINISHED PICTURES HERE:
http://katriders.com/vb/showpost.php...1&postcount=59


Bought this bike last weekend, and Im ready to tear it apart.





Things to do
-New tires
-New/larger rearview mirrors
-New windsheild
-New Clutch lever
-Fix rear turn signal
-Change green/white paint job to solid black with gloss
-Clean/fix all the chrome
-Get that goofy green paint off the pipe
-Lay mesh under openings
-Possibly replace grab bar, i sort of like it how it is
-get all the missing bolts I need to keep the bike frame bolted on. Stays on fine, but is missing some
-Get decals/logos. I want it to actually say Suzuki on it. Id prefer if it said GSXF on it instead of katana too.
-Get my gf in a sexy bikini, and take some photos of her on it... lol


Goal is something like this:


Any suggestions guys? I have to finish paying off the bike (Dad loaned me the cash I didnt have), but after that, Im getting to work!

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Old 11-11-2010, 09:16 AM   #2
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Are you asking for suggestions for the bike, or for the pics of your girlfriend?
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Old 11-11-2010, 10:13 AM   #3
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Are you asking for suggestions for the bike, or for the pics of your girlfriend?
Lol good one. Already have ideas for her lol
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Old 11-26-2010, 11:07 PM   #4
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Update:

Got the whole body stripped, everything is off but the back tire. Things to do:

-New Tires
-New Header Pipe Gaskets
-New Header Pipe Bolts
-New Plugs
-New Oil
-New Oil Filter
-Possibly More body Screws and clips
-New Clutch lever

Sorry about quality, taken with my phone, not my step moms super nice camera:











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Old 11-27-2010, 08:43 AM   #5
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Some serious toys in the background there....must spend a bit of time at Milan, eh?
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Old 11-28-2010, 01:04 AM   #6
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Some serious toys in the background there....must spend a bit of time at Milan, eh?
Good eye. My dad drag races, actually just won with the dragster his last run of the season.

His team profile, hasnt been updated in a long time, but still some good pics: http://www.dragracecanada.com/media/...ofiles/148.asp
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Good plan to get rid of the Kawasaki green on that Kat. I'd love a garage/shop like that to work in.
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Old 11-29-2010, 08:54 AM   #8
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Good plan to get rid of the Kawasaki green on that Kat. I'd love a garage/shop like that to work in.
Its a 6 part garage. We keep our motorhome, 3 trailers, 2 harleys, 2 dragsters, 1 sportster, 1 jr dragster, 2 atvs, 2 jetskis, 1 dirt bike, 2 harleys, 1 suzuki, 1 tracktor, all the repair and rebuild equipment we need, and have a little lounge with a TV, and a upstairs storage area. Its bigger than our house, and could probably fit 3 cesenas. Needless to say, my dad likes his toys.

His nickname for it is "The Garage-mahall"
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6-part garage! Place of my dreams!!

Probably going to be in the housing market again in the next couple of years, bought my current place knowing the garage wasn't big enough. Possibly buy a place out in the sticks.

Hauling that 1100 motor downstairs over the holiday weekend pretty much sucked. And it was a whole lot easier going DOWN than it will be UP!

Damn gravity...
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6-part garage! Place of my dreams!!

Probably going to be in the housing market again in the next couple of years, bought my current place knowing the garage wasn't big enough. Possibly buy a place out in the sticks.

Hauling that 1100 motor downstairs over the holiday weekend pretty much sucked. And it was a whole lot easier going DOWN than it will be UP!

Damn gravity...
Lol, yea the house was already built on a 3 acre plot, so he built the garage. Its classified as a pull barn, its actually more like 2 3 part garages back to back, because its not six long, but 3 in front, 3 in back. Its rediculous. When I saw it when it was finished, my gf and I agreed it was the most obnoxious thing wed ever seen.

Mind you, he has a 3 part garage for his mower, his and my stepmoms car, and all my sisters crap. And then he bitches about every little $50 doctors visit I had as a kid... (which were once a year)

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