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Stock weight was 401 with full tank of gas.

Now is 386.

Passenger pegs would be another 2 1/2 Lbs if I wanted to bother taking them off.

Only mod not apparent was the lithium battery that weighs 1.25 Lbs compared to stock 7 Lbs.



 

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Wicked naked. Very nice. 386 WOW.

Is that the Akra exhaust?
Yep...... Got it from the UK a couple of weeks ago.

Would be about 376 with half a tank of gas.
 

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Very Nice!

How difficult was the fork exchange?
About this difficult: Link : http://www.fz09.org/forum/54-fz-07-forum/3667-early-mods-observations-4.html

Front end is Ducati 1098 S / Ohlins.

Doubled up on the ends to have a 1 inch drop, which is similar to stock Yamaha.

This done by cutting the ends from another top clamp, channel, weld, and mill.

Top clamps can be had from Ebay for $ 50 to 75.

FZ 07 forks 3/4 inch longer than the Ohlins. The 1 inch drop compensates.

Will make some 1 inch longer fork caps to fill the hole.





Made or modified ignition / lock holder, headlight mounts, fork stops, etc.
 
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The best looking FZ-07 I've seen so far.

Nice suspension, brakes, and wheels.

Did you get a new rear shock?

I love customizing.
Not yet.

Looking for an Ohlins that is 12 inch eye to eye, with remote reservoir.
 

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Lower picture from a front end I did for my Zero SR electric bike.

Ducati top clamp is skeletized, so milled inserts and welded from bottom

in order to use normal handle bar mounts.

 

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Excellent work, now she's only a shock away from being a serious back roads weapon.
 

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Once again, nicely done! The front end looks great.
Gave a similar treatment to the Zero SR electric bike, and did a wire wheel conversion.

 

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Damn Dolan! You're like the fabrication wizard. Super envious of your skills and your shop. Your Zero looks awesome! Excellent work sir, very well done...
 

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Excellent work, now she's only a shock away from being a serious back roads weapon.
Definitely need a rear shock, now.

Slid the rear end 3 times on the way up The Tight Side of Palomar.

Having less power than the FZ 09, can't afford to give away much corner speed, so have to work it harder.

Some riders said the road was a bit more slippery, today, due to humidity of approaching thunder storm ?

Looking directly from the rear, the sides aren't as steep as the Metzler Race Tecs I have on the FZ 09.

Will get tires this week.

 

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That's part of what I love about riding smaller bikes, gotta ride 'em WFO, and keep that corner speed up.

Definitely need a rear shock, now.

Slid the rear end 3 times on the way up The Tight Side of Palomar.

Having less power than the FZ 09, can't afford to give away much corner speed, so have to work it harder.

Some riders said the road was a bit more slippery, today, due to humidity of approaching thunder storm ?

Looking directly from the rear, the sides aren't as steep as the Metzler Race Tecs I have on the FZ 09.

Will get tires this week.

 
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