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Losing the front at a track day recently, necessitated a new rear subframe and body work. So as my R6 is track only anyways, I went ahead and used the low side as an opportunity to get track fairings and a light weight subframe.

I bought the fairings from a company in Italy called MotoX Pricambi
( https://www.motoxpricambi.com/Home.asp ). They are a great company to work with, very impressed with their customer service, given I am in the USA. I could have customized the paint scheme as much as I want too. They are very accommodating.

The rear subframe is DB Holders. I chose to have MotoXP paint the body work and I am glad they did. The paint job is very high quality, with metallic flakes, and clear coat over the stickers. The bodywork comes pre-marked where you are to drill, but they leave the drilling and riveting the dzus fasteners to the end user. Anyways, I just wanted to share some pictures. I just got the bodywork mounted today, but it was raining out. So the pictures i have are of the bike in the garage. I will take some upclose pictures in the sunlight as soon as I can.

Bike has been down for about 3 weeks, so this weekend or next is going to be a track day! @TurboBlew;

Mods to the bike are:
Ohlins Damper
Yoshi Full system
CRG Levers
Versa RJL-XX pads
Woodcraft axle (frame to be installed still) sliders
GB Racing Engine Case Sliders
Wood Craft Key Removal
Yamaha Rad Guard
Evotech CF Lifters
Vortex Gas Cap
Stompgrip tank grips
Bauce Racing ecu flash
@ChiefSmokeDawg;

Going to be adding more as the season progresses. Feel free to ask questions:








 

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I literally have years worth of brake dust, exhaust carbon, oil and dirt caked on my wheels. It has never been that important to me, to clean them, but it just occurred to me that it's going to be a hellova lot easier if I put the rear on the bike stand and let it spin in first gear. (at least for the rims anyway) Relaively speaking, should be a short run back to gloss black.

Seeing your wheels made me think about that LoL...
 

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Beautiful bike pal


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Thank you sir. The fairings aren’t the cheapest, but for the quality of the paint, they are a good deal.


I literally have years worth of brake dust, exhaust carbon, oil and dirt caked on my wheels. It has never been that important to me, to clean them, but it just occurred to me that it's going to be a hellova lot easier if I put the rear on the bike stand and let it spin in first gear. (at least for the rims anyway) Relaively speaking, should be a short run back to gloss black.

Seeing your wheels made me think about that LoL...
Yeah a rear stand makes it really easy. I usually use plexus or Honda’s polish to clean my wheels.
 

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Nice! That paint looks better than factory. That says a lot for aftermarkets. Bookmarked :cheers
 

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Steering Damper Question

Thanks for sharing, looks pretty awesome. Can you please share which Öhlins Steering Damper model this is. Is it SD 055 and did it come with all the fitments ready to install? Where did you get it if I my ask. I am surprised how difficult it is to find the matching Öhlins steering damper for the 2017 R6. Thank you.
 

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Thanks for sharing, looks pretty awesome. Can you please share which Öhlins Steering Damper model this is. Is it SD 055 and did it come with all the fitments ready to install? Where did you get it if I my ask. I am surprised how difficult it is to find the matching Öhlins steering damper for the 2017 R6. Thank you.
There are two ways to go if you want Ohlins damper on the 17+. First way is the way I did it and the best option for keeping your key switch. Buy the 2006-2016 Ohlins Damper Kit. It fits perfectly and requires zero modification.
https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/ohlins-steering-damper-yamaha-r6-2006-2016

I bought it from Mike at Riders Discount for much less than what Revzilla is selling it for.


Second way, and in hind sight is the way I should have gone, is to buy the Graves Ohlins damper mount and buy the damper separately (68mm). Requires removing the ignition switch (which i did anyways) and the damper going on top of the air scoop, more or less.

https://www.gravesport.com/products/graves-motorsports-yamaha-r6-2017-works-steering-damper-mount.html
 

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Re: Steering Damper Question

There are two ways to go if you want Ohlins damper on the 17+. First way is the way I did it and the best option for keeping your key switch. Buy the 2006-2016 Ohlins Damper Kit. It fits perfectly and requires zero modification.
https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/ohlins-steering-damper-yamaha-r6-2006-2016

I bought it from Mike at Riders Discount for much less than what Revzilla is selling it for.


Second way, and in hind sight is the way I should have gone, is to buy the Graves Ohlins damper mount and buy the damper separately (68mm). Requires removing the ignition switch (which i did anyways) and the damper going on top of the air scoop, more or less.

https://www.gravesport.com/products/graves-motorsports-yamaha-r6-2017-works-steering-damper-mount.html

Thanks for the info. So the 06-16 damper is SD020 and the 17/18 model is SD055. I am just wondering why they created a new model no if the SD020 fits perfectly. Since the fork on the 17/18 is different from the previous model, I could see that Ohlins tweaked the SD055 to fit exactly these new specs and there is indeed an (ever so slight) difference between the two. Possible?
 

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Re: Steering Damper Question

Thanks for the info. So the 06-16 damper is SD020 and the 17/18 model is SD055. I am just wondering why they created a new model no if the SD020 fits perfectly. Since the fork on the 17/18 is different from the previous model, I could see that Ohlins tweaked the SD055 to fit exactly these new specs and there is indeed an (ever so slight) difference between the two. Possible?
compare the parts number @ https://www.ohlins.com/app/uploads/world/documents/2016/03/MI_SD020.pdf and https://www.ohlins.com/app/uploads/world/2018/02/MI_SD055.pdf

SD 055 has a higher revision for certain parts. Otherwise it all look the same to me.
 
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