Streetfighter RZV Roller

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#436 Post by lost1750GTV » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:08 am

Once again, Pete made my day!

no, I haven't ventured onto the 350 site - too much for me to learn (and catch up on) here.
I sure enjoyed riding and racing my RD350LC, pretty much stock to fit in the rules back then, and I was running the TZ's so no "need' to mod.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#437 Post by Smoker » Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:31 pm

Was just sharing memories with lost1750GTV.

I had a '74 2000. Best car I ever owned. My S2000 could never touch my Alfa in the canyons.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#438 Post by Smoker » Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:39 pm

silverstrom wrote:Hoping for the best Pete. If we can help in any way, just ask.
Me too. Maybe I can see the finished bikes.

If not, maybe you guys can give advice to whoever finishes the bikes. He may not be so familiar with the RZ500 details.

Trying to get my RZ supermoto bike to a pipemaker. Then, I'll send the R6 swingarm to be copied into a streetfighter style arm. Custom triples should be next.

Thanks, much.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#439 Post by lost1750GTV » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:31 pm

a supermoto??
that is gloriously insane!
I'm hoping for you to finish your bikes - OK maybe after a necessary break - and start another later.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#440 Post by Smoker » Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:00 pm

Why my 500 project moves so slowly:

http://www.rzrd500.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=2499" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.rzrd500.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=3210" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.rzrd500.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=4728" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=15243" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Other projects going on, as well. :smt102

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#441 Post by lost1750GTV » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:09 am

too much to do? the stupid reason I sold my GTV, after almost thirty years it needed refreshing, and it was at the end of the line of projects that weren't getting done.
just felt overwhelmed at the time - but I should have put it in storage instead of letting it go. of course I shoulda done that with a lot of things, including a TZ700A.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#442 Post by Smoker » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:20 am

Trying not to send out titanium custom parts. Made that swingarm fab tool so I don't have to send out the carbon rear wheel. Have an OEM R6 rear axle, and am fabricating another swingarm pivot, this time, out of aluminum.

Waiting for the aluminum RZV500 pivot bolt, OEM axle nut and OEM pivot nut to arrive. Hopefully, next week.

Modified R6 swingarm and other parts are in the box, almost ready to ship. Box is over 25 lbs. Looks like around $70 usd to ship.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#443 Post by Smoker » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:13 am

Trying to figure out the design for the upper triple.

Probably going with a Motoscope Pro.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#444 Post by lost1750GTV » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:42 am

glad to see you are still working on the bike.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#445 Post by Smoker » Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:42 am

Didn't want to use the MT-O3 headlight because it's on half the fighter bikes I see. But, I've already got bikes with round, rectangle, and dual headlights. Realized it's a good fit for my hoard.

Hopefully, the gauge doesn't stick up above the headlight - or be too low to see clearly.

Tried to order an OEM MT-03 headlight from boats.net and partzilla, but couldn't find it. Might need to order from CMSNL.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#446 Post by Smoker » Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:14 am

Chopped the ignition bracket off the mockup upper triple. Would be in the way of mounting the tacho.

Next, need to chop the birdcage mount off the head tube. Then, the headlight can be closer to the forks.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#447 Post by Smoker » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:13 am

Got the one-off RZV aluminum swingarm bolt finished. Also got the OEM nuts & washers.

Titanium on the left.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#448 Post by Smoker » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:05 pm

Mounted up the swingarm to make sure the new pivot bolt fits.

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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#449 Post by silverstrom » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:14 pm

Looks like you need to polish that spline shaft :mrgreen:
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Re: Streetfighter RZV Roller

#450 Post by Smoker » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:56 am

silverstrom wrote:Looks like you need to polish that spline shaft :mrgreen:
Or make a titanium one. :mrgreen:

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