Gen 2: 2006-2007 Hi from the UK - Kawasaki ZX-10R.net
 1Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 11 Old 08-31-2018, 09:28 AM Thread Starter
Squid
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 7
Posting Frequency
 
Hi from the UK

Hi I'm Richard, from Chelmsford, in the UK. Just bought my first ever Kawasaki, which is a damaged 2006 version. I've not had a bike for a bit (last was a RRV Blade) so my mates have called it "project midlife", which is a bit rude! I'll be hoping to add any useful info as I go through the fixing process. Would be nice to have it out before the winter sets in but I'm skint so will be buying bits gradually as they come up for sale. Thank you for having me. Rich.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Screenshot_2018-08-29-08-46-21_1535725636534.png
Views:	35
Size:	2.65 MB
ID:	419583  
Skint enthusiast is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 11 Old 08-31-2018, 10:01 AM
Judge Dredd Mod
 
mr_honez's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Bastrop, Texas
Posts: 9,188
Posting Frequency
           
Rich!

I enjoy the fixer uppers too, I rebuilt my 2005 and made her better than new. Love to see pics during the upgrade!

BURNOUT.....
Attitudes are contagious. Mine might kill you.
mr_honez is offline  
post #3 of 11 Old 08-31-2018, 02:24 PM
GP Rider
 
michael4012's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: England
Posts: 1,173
Posting Frequency
 
Welcome mate, if you look hard enough you'll get what you need. Why not post up the list on here you never know.
michael4012 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 11 Old 08-31-2018, 04:15 PM
Champion Rider
 
belkins's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: OKC
Posts: 415
Posting Frequency
  
Garage

2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

~Woolich ECU Flash/Log Box/AutoTune~Driven Block Off Plates~Woodcraft Frame sliders~Cox Radiator Guard~OEM Seat Cowl~Tinted Hotbodies Venom Windscreen~Lightech Chain Adjusters/Axle Sliders/Spools~Sato Rearsets/Race Hooks/Bar Ends/Reservoir Covers~Pazzo Shorty Levers~Engine Ice~Motodynamics Rear Turn Signals~Ohlins TTX MKII Rear Shock~R&G Case Savers~M4 Street Slayer Exhaust~Ohlins Race SCU~-1 +2 520 Driven Sprockets~520 DID Gold Chain~
belkins is offline  
post #5 of 11 Old 08-31-2018, 04:55 PM
WSB Rider
 
evilaugust's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 655
Posting Frequency
 
Garage
She doesn't look too tore up. Post up what you're looking for. I've got gen2 stuff all over the place.
evilaugust is offline  
post #6 of 11 Old 08-31-2018, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
Squid
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 7
Posting Frequency
 
Thanks for the welcome guys, I've already ordered a clock/headlamp bracket and a chinese fairing kit. I got a headlamp locally, but that was more than I wanted to spend (140). Both rear silencers are crushed, but I've ordered a gas pipe on ebay for 24 and will rebuild them with that. I might do a tutorial if that works out well. Lol.
Right now could do with a top yolk as it's cracked around the lock where some prick tried to steal the bike. If i can get one cheap, that's all good, if not I'll tig it from underneath then fill and paint it..... GREEN. Haha.
If I was going to do a tutorial or offer any tips, what part of the forum should I use?
Thanks.
Rich.
Skint enthusiast is offline  
post #7 of 11 Old 08-31-2018, 06:53 PM Thread Starter
Squid
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 7
Posting Frequency
 
If I'd looked before asking I'd have found the "How too's" section.
Cheers.
Rich.
Skint enthusiast is offline  
post #8 of 11 Old 08-31-2018, 09:29 PM
GP Star
 
peterd10r's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Australia
Posts: 2,929
Posting Frequency
Images: 7
     
Garage
Wellcome man!you will find a heap of people on our forum with so much knowledge that will help you in your build project!in Australia we call it a midlife crisis lol!what a load of shit!you have come to a time in life where you need some sort of project!hobby to release all the pressure that comes with day and age!obviuosly you no the pleasure that riding!tinkering can give you so think about you and your needs now because we all no the peace and happiness that comes pulling on a lid
evilaugust likes this.
peterd10r is offline  
post #9 of 11 Old 08-31-2018, 11:25 PM
WSB Rider
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: uk
Posts: 788
Posting Frequency
 
Chelmsford only up the road from me in colchester
ukzx10r is offline  
post #10 of 11 Old 09-01-2018, 03:29 AM
WSB Rider
 
renais's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Cornwall, UK
Posts: 734
Posting Frequency
 
Welcome from Cornwall

renais is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki ZX-10R.net forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hi Hi Hi norsey Welcome Newbies! 2 06-06-2016 12:18 AM
SuperBike.co.uk = LazyBike.co.uk !?! WTF ? espen The Out House 6 06-27-2008 12:21 AM
Hi all from the UK mc101 Welcome Newbies! 22 10-11-2007 10:52 AM
hi all ,,,, zx10r owner (uk) mrwippy Welcome Newbies! 17 10-05-2007 12:40 AM
Just saying hi from the good ole UK big_gaz Welcome Newbies! 17 07-02-2006 03:33 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome