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Here's a chance to show off your zxr400, so get them digital cameras out and show us some piccies.Rebuilding your bike or modding it then let everyone in on it.

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Post by banner001 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:17 am

Fuse box disassembly and rebuilding is underway...
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The outstanding seals and bearings for the rear end are here now, ive still to source a rear shock so when that is done the rear end will be fully complete :D
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Post by banner001 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:40 pm

Front wheel and a few other brackets are now on, i.e. coils, rad brackets etc. so this is an old pic...but its progressing...
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however, im now out of cash so have to sell some bits that ive been hoarding for no reason, and then i can buy the rear shock and the other smaller bits :excited
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Post by banner001 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:17 pm

Fusebox is soldered, sealed and back on the bike!
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This is as far as I can now go...need to build the funds back up...
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Post by banner001 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:41 pm

Valentines day present is here early :D

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I know what im doing this weekend then :D
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Post by banner001 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:18 pm

I can now hopefully fit most of the existing bits back onto the bike, was waiting on this rear shock before I put back on the tail plastics, side fairings, downpipes, radiator etc...I'll be able to take it off the stands and it will be rolling on its own 2 wheels for the first time in almost 2 years...
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Post by banner001 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:13 pm

After 26 months...it stands on its own 2 wheels :D

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Post by banner001 » Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:26 am

More progress...
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The back end is now fully done, am just waiting on an ignition barrel and a new rear brake lever and tophat bushing...then the rest of the bike can go back together...lets get this donor engine fired up and check it out!
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Post by banner001 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:50 pm

Ignition barrel is on, first test of the brand new loom is...
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a success!

All the switch gear and brake levers working fine, need to fire it up to test the rest but its properly close to finally being finished and back on the road!

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Post by MRLZXR400 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:33 am

Looks great, I'm glad someone else does the "turn the garage lights off" test. 👍
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Post by banner001 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:56 pm

Last of the parts have been ordered and will be fitted over the weekend...anything that needs replacing now can wait...need to get back on it!

Roll on the summer!
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Post by banner001 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:17 pm

bike fired up with no issues! :excited

got to put back on the rear seat, both side panels, and the 2 radiator cover plates and its rebuilt!

pics in the morning when its complete, if its not raining i might take it outside for better shots

does still need some bits changing (some have minor damage such as wingmirrors, front indicators), it will need the fork lowers painting at some point along with the wheels and bodywork (to get it all exactly the same and 100% lined up etc., also needs some worn but undagamed bits replacing (i.e. the chain adjuster bolts, axle castle nut etc.)

...am a happy banner :D

i can now start on making the original engine into a 444cc/adjustable cam/custom CDi/blueprinted+balanced+gasflowwed/FCR fire breathing monster :D

would be looking for a useable 72-75bhp (or more) rear wheel with the gas flowing designed for a bit more midrange over the standard power curve :D
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Post by banner001 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:31 pm

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no bad for 25 years and 50k UK miles :D
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Re: banner's beast...

Post by jambon » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:29 pm

Bike looks fantastic and that's a very tasty rear shock. Congrats, you must be chuffed.

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Post by banner001 » Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:23 am

Am well happy with it. Need to get an MOT then it can go back on the roads!
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Re: banner's beast...

Post by banner001 » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:33 pm

Bike passed its MOT, exhaust is "excessively noisy" even with the baffle...but I think it's fine...it's now taxed and still has insurance.

Am going to take off the fairings and give everything a good going over just to make sure that everything is still in place, torqued up etc...just to be on the safe side
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