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Im new!!!!
Been riding a couple years, do 95% of my own work/paint/maintenance, dont ride as much as i would like, WINTER SUCKS (ohio) umm pics to follow

06 z1000 Yosh tri-ovals cut down 6", powder coated side covers/rear sets, blacked out side covers/rad covers, custom paint (modified shamrock green), custom backbone graphics, green gauge mod in works, renthal bars, 05 636 front end/fender/calipers, lighted plate surround (thanks local law enforcement), pirelli diablo corsa III rear and diablo rosso front, blacked spiegler brake lines with gold ano ends /banjos, speedo healer, -1 +2 530's and heavy clutch springs.






 

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Nice, I like the black painted parts. I was wondering if I should do my rearsets because I didn't know what it'd look like and I'm painting my rad/frame/side covers satin black already. Looks like I might need to do the rearsets as well since I'm not going aftermarket till fall probably.
 

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What kind of renthals are those anyways? I've got black ultra lows on the way to my house right now but I don't know how they look on the 1st gen models.
 

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they are "I high sided and my buddy donated them" I honestly do not know! Sorry

High sides suck dude !
I had one back in Aug. broke 2 ribs and did over $4000 in damage.
Love th green metallic man:thumbsup: Ever thought about painting the centers
on your wheels to match....would really set it off !!
 

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Very unique bike. Nice job and welcome.
 

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"I high sided and my buddy donated them" are the best kind in my opinion.;) Almost as good as the brands "I found this in a random box of stuff, maybe you'll get some use out of it" and my favorite, "Some old lady just wanted it out of her garage" brand.

Good job on the bike again, I just painted my side covers,frame covers and radiator covers satin black today. Waiting for the paint to dry, but I hope the side covers come out smooth after paint because they had kind of a rough texture to them before.:eek:ccasion:
 

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What kind of renthals are those anyways? I've got black ultra lows on the way to my house right now but I don't know how they look on the 1st gen models.
I just put a set of renthal street fighters on my 2nd gen and love them:)
 

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I've thought about the 636 swap myself but decided against it. Personally, I don't know that the performance improvements will be better than just revalving and respringing the stock parts and the cost is about the same. Hyperpro springs cost about $300 front and rear, and the valving between the 636 forks and shocks is the same isn't it? It's just the poor springs that make the Z a little unbalanced I thought.

But the 636 forks do look nicer, I'll give em that.
 

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I talked to a mech and he said unless i am doing track days don't bother swaping with a 636:(
 

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I've thought about the 636 swap myself but decided against it. Personally, I don't know that the performance improvements will be better than just revalving and respringing the stock parts and the cost is about the same. Hyperpro springs cost about $300 front and rear, and the valving between the 636 forks and shocks is the same isn't it? It's just the poor springs that make the Z a little unbalanced I thought.

But the 636 forks do look nicer, I'll give em that.
the 636 each tube is a shock and spring

the z1k 1 tube works as a shock 1 works as a spring
 

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not on the 07 each has spring & damping adjustments
 
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