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Offline radiobloke

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« on: April 07, 2009, 10:17:07 PM »
ok...bout time I started a thread for the blackbird...

engine
1200cc J&E big bore kit, tuned head and other work done in the engine by Mistral
K&N filter
Carbs Dynojetted and set up by Rob at RMD

Blackbird frame
VFR750 back end

seat unit...dunno just yet...but I'm after a kicked up German job...a mate has a link to one but he's dragging hios heels on nailing the deal for me

everything else is gonna be budget all the way...
collecting cheap bits and peices from across the web..
just grabbed a cbr9 front end, and I have a cbr9 or a vfr800 wheel to go for, depends if the rotors fit

blade rear shock ( same length as a bird..but has remote gas and has more adjustment) although I missed out on a MAxton shock at the weekend..bugga!

won't be the prettiest...but it should be an angry fucker that goes like stink!

as ever...a few pics, we like pics:big grin:










sure I'll keep y'all informed

and just for a bit of inspiration...



can't find many fightered birds on the net ( most are gash!!) if you come across any..post em up:nodyes:
« Last Edit: April 07, 2009, 10:47:43 PM by radiobloke »
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Offline Fatalhud

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« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2009, 10:27:40 PM »
Looks like your gonna need a bigger garage Pal:nodyes::nodyes:

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« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2009, 10:46:54 PM »
nah...just sold the GSXR and the 93 Blade

Yantosh and Ed are abusing the Sponny...so its just the bird and the 6.
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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2009, 09:57:59 AM »
Good luck, i am going to watch this thread.

Blackbird is a much over looked bike and as them to pics show they can make a nice looking fighter with plenty of humph.
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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2009, 09:58:28 AM »
great bike the bird .... goes like a crazy monkey on chilli pepper
whiskey throttle with a dash of premature acceleration

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« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2009, 10:28:47 AM »
no need to turbo it then:nocomment::Dizzy::Dizzy::shock:

nah...tubby is going on the Spondon:nodyes::wink::nodyes:
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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2009, 10:54:57 AM »
This might give you a few ideas.....

http://127.0.0.1:7000/vb/showthread.php?t=7326
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« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2009, 11:34:29 AM »
Quote from: zyklonlee;214953
This might give you a few ideas.....

http://127.0.0.1:7000/vb/showthread.php?t=7326

Just had a look at this thread Zyk. What a bike. The paint is gawjus and I've drooled all over my keyboard:big grin:
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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2009, 11:52:20 AM »
yeah...saw that before...

mine will be like his first build...bit of a budget bike...

like my old blade, but with an angry engine.  built out of the old blade parts:wink:

the second one is cool as phuck...but not my kinda bike to own..

I like corners!:nocomment::nodyes:
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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2009, 09:42:37 PM »
i lurve that bike
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« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2009, 11:13:59 PM »
swingarm mount is central...but its offset on a blade

Ive got a blackbird linkage and a blade shock..the linkage triangles are double the thickness of the blade one!...must be expecting more power :big grin:

was thinking I needed a special shock mount making.

then had a brainwave whilst eating my curry
...just drill another hole in the frame :rolleyes::big grin:

got the cbr900 front end..slots in nice!

and bought a subframe to be a starting point rather than wait to get one made.

was gonna put the wheels in...but it was too fuckin heavy to lift on my own :rolleyes: ....will get em in somehow next time.

then played with a couple of cbr6 seat units I've got lying around

dunno weither to go clip-ons or risers and drag bars...will decide later





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« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2009, 01:06:51 PM »
looking good RB keep the piccys coming:big grin:

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« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2009, 01:46:55 PM »
Mmmm i think thats gonna be a bit of a looker :big grin:
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« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2009, 02:32:00 PM »
looking good already :thumbs:

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« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2009, 12:05:07 PM »
Spot on, looking good already :Thumbs:
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