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post #1 of 15 Old 04-13-2010, 11:26 AM Thread Starter
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newb from seattle area

hey guys,
Im building a fighter outta a yamaha and have some kawi parts so i thought i'd join the forum!


here is what she looked like when i got her..kinda..mine was blue/yellow





Here is a pic of my bike as it sits currently



I know you guys might not be into the fighter scene, but looking forward to learning a little about kawi's while im here
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post #2 of 15 Old 04-13-2010, 11:39 AM
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welcome to the forums.im also from the seattle area. im just north in everett. your fighter is different for sure but looks like it will be sweet when its done. i just sold my 99' R1 fighter.

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Would love to get an r1 frame..you riding a zx10 now?

I have a good friend in woodinville and we are planing of riding quite a bit this summer. he rocks a 07 r1 and his roomates have a monster and a cbr1000.

should get a weekend going sometime :D
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post #4 of 15 Old 04-13-2010, 11:43 AM
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Looking badass.
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post #5 of 15 Old 04-13-2010, 12:20 PM
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Whats up. Welcome. Im up in everett too. bikes lookin good, I am just finishing up my Candy apple red paint job.
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post #6 of 15 Old 04-13-2010, 12:35 PM Thread Starter
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wow, heaps of guys from wa eh?

nice

hows that candy paint coming along?

I used metalcast from duplicolor..stuff is awesome!
2 part, a base and then a color
then i clear coated with the clear wheel paint since its supposed to be more durable..we will see...i hope so!

what are you using man?
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post #7 of 15 Old 04-13-2010, 12:45 PM
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I am using all HOK. orion silver base, 3 coats of Candy apple red KK carried by the sg100 intercoat clear. and now tryin to lay down the last few coats of clear. doin the forks, calipers, and gold part of the rotors all same red. the wheels and the rearsets/passenger pegs/clutch and brake levers Metalic gold Powdercoat.

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Looks great man!!! be sure and post some pics when she's all finished!!!! welcome to the forum too!!
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post #9 of 15 Old 04-13-2010, 04:10 PM
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Would love to get an r1 frame..you riding a zx10 now?

I have a good friend in woodinville and we are planing of riding quite a bit this summer. he rocks a 07 r1 and his roomates have a monster and a cbr1000.

should get a weekend going sometime :D
i picked up a 08 zx10 about two weeks ago. i would be down to get together with some people for a ride. ive only put about 80 miles on the zx so im not as comfortable on it in the twisties as i would like to be.
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thats why we get out and ride, to encourage each other and get more experience :D would love to do a track day, but i would need a real street bike and not my fighter...that would suck on the track..lol
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