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Old 11-07-2012, 10:55 AM   #11
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Super nice bike.
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:27 AM   #12
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Good start.
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:19 PM   #13
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Cheers for the comments guys. Done some more on the bike today, i will get the pics up soon!
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looks fun..in for the process. hey fly-like-a-R6, do you fix up bikes to sell em?
Hi mate its more of a hobby and i love working on bikes as much as I love riding them! I do sell some though as I need the room. Currently have 5 bikes at the moment!

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Best of luck to you on your rebuild, purchased my first R6 in similiar condition this year. wanted to present you a cheap fix for the broken rectifier bracket. It can be plastic welded back together with a soldering iron and a abs plastic weld kit.
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Old 11-07-2012, 04:00 PM   #14
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invest in some new sliders. and what is that thing above your rear brake reservoir?
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:52 AM   #15
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invest in some new sliders. and what is that thing above your rear brake reservoir?
What is wrong with the sliders?

That's a tax disc holder. In the UK we need to pay tax to use the roads, and in return we get super shitty roads and an awesome thing call a "tax disc" to display on our bikes!
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:57 PM   #16
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Started to remove thr throttle bodies



Throttle bodies out! Look in decent shape



Finally got the main loom out!



Removed the gauge cluster and bracket. On to now removing the front brakes



Front brakes off



Subframe out!



Not much of a text update as on my tablet and this thing is ***ing shit to use! Lol
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:56 AM   #17
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hey guys another upadte! The tear down is pretty much complete as now far as I am going to take it.

So, on to removing the radiator and draining the fluids



Radiator and a few other parts taken off



Need to sort this out!



All a bit gunky behind the radiator!



How she sat a few hours ago


Rear wheel out



On to dropping the front wheel



OK, other than cleaning up some bearings this is as far as I am stripping it down!




Cleaned up the forks, these came up like new!





Cleaned the front wheel up and underneath the tank too





That's it for now guys!
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:57 PM   #18
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man i wish i knew how to do this to mine pile of metal and plastic just sitting at my house lol
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Old 11-11-2012, 05:38 PM   #19
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Did you just drain your coolant into the grass.........
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Then you need worse brakes, not better ones. I suggest adding some air to your lines and spraying your pads with wd-40 before you go out. You'll find all kinds of corner speed.

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Old 11-11-2012, 05:56 PM   #20
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