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Well, birthday coming up in September so I need to put off on buying more parts until then. SO, I'm going to start a wish list in the meantime for what I want to get to finish off the looks of the bike.

-Gilles Tooling, LSL, or Rizoma black anodized rearsets

-carbon, mag, or forged wheels

-powdercoated frame and repaint of bodywork (leaning toward graphite gray bodywork with a dark red frame and black swingarm)

-black anodized GSXR passenger rearsets

-get my passenger seat recovered by corbin to match the front and be able to haul the occasional passenger

-Custom CNC'd top triple

-Black anodized chainguard and fin

-Hyperpro rear shock (when it arrives...)

-build a better headlight fairing stay, gauge bracketry, and other miscelanous bits and have it all anodized black

I'm sure theres more, but that'd put me pretty close to done... for now.

I should just shoot myself and stop the madness.
 

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What are you trying to do, give us all a bad case of Iwana?



Iwana set of wheels.
Iwana CNC top triple.

You make me wana spend. ;D
 

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Fuck. I'll just take a CNC. Make a ton a dough and you're own parts.
 

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You don't need $3/4mil. You can get a nice used 5-axis vertical mill for under $100K, if you shop around. I have a couple CNC mills sitting around here - all I need is:

TIME to make my own rearsets

TIME to make my own top clamp

TIME to mill my own adjustable bar clamps for above top clamp

TIME to develop and CNC a triple-clamp headlamp mount

TIME to mill my own clip-ons (for track days)

TIME to finish up axle and bar sliders

TIME to fab aluminum rear hugger, front sprocket cover, and intake heat shield.

Oh yeah, and an Ohlins rear shock!
 

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Well Kartstar... if you factor in all of that TIME, you'd prolly have close to 3/4 mill. ;D TIME IS MONEY! Where I used to work they had some very nice CNC mills, one was really nice and could do all you would want to do, and I think they paid $125k for it. Can you believe they trusted me work'n on a $625k Laser machine? :devil:
 

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Well Kartstar... if you factor in all of that TIME, you'd prolly have close to 3/4 mill. ;D TIME IS MONEY! Where I used to work they had some very nice CNC mills, one was really nice and could do all you would want to do, and I think they paid $125k for it. Can you believe they trusted me work'n on a $625k Laser machine? :devil:
Actually no I can't... ;D
 

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Only in this country could a spastic fat kid be allowed touch expensive lasers.... :horse:
 

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If I had a Henrob gas welding setup, english wheel, and the rest of the tools, I could make a hugger, chainguard, and just about any other sheet metal bodwork I wanted myself. I would probably do most of the small stuff over a weekend.

If I had a CNC, pshhh. I'd be making a lot more than your list and I'd be selling it en masse for a competitive price.
 

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As a buddy of mine always says: "If you're going to dream, don't dream small. Dream BIG!"

One Elle Macpherson
One Feather bed stuffed with $100 bills
One Bottle of baby oil


...oh, and 1/2 of all Bill Gates' money. Hell, I'm not greedy.
 
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