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OK Guys, finally managed to learn how to upload photos...and just installed a bunch of trick parts. Who can ID them all!?!?!? :dontknow:

Also included is a photo of the "custom" tail eliminator. Literally, I took the tag bracket, spun it 180* and it bolted directly on with minimal need to make the center bolt holes (for the original fender) slightly larger to accommodate the screws. That, four bolts with nylock nuts and two 1" right-angle shelf brackets and about ten minutes of time! Cant get cheaper than that! :thumbsup:
 

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And, just for fun, here is a pic I found of my old love...a 1996 ZX7RR, one of 350 imported to the USA in 1996. Man do I miss that bike... That's Eric Bostrom's signature on the rear tail section.
 

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Since I don't own a 3rd gen I don't know them enough inside and out, but here's a few things I noticed that are aftermarket aside from what you already mentioned; levers, exhaust, brakelines, front master brake res, clip on mirror and maybe the barends.

Great looking bike man, it's comming along great.
 

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Like the engine sliders as well... I can't believe you had a zx7RR!!!!!! Uber rare and very fast bike!! Why did you sell it an to who? Those bike bring big money.
Yeah, I loved that thing...but I had started racing those made in CHina pocket bikes in 2005, and I ended up breaking my collar bone when I clipped a curb at about 40mph (someone stepped right onto the track in front of me and it was hit them or try to avoid it - and I ended up cliping a curb...) and I just couldnt take the riding position any longer. If you look at it, the clip-ons are actually about 3 inches LOWER than the seat. I looked like a monkey trying to f**k a football when riding it! I had beat the **** out of it too...sold it to some local club racer. He got a steal too...but I just wanted to buy the 03 Z1000!

Now Ive got the 2010!
 

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too bad it is the slower YEAR:p:lol::eek:ccasion:
Yeah, whatever. I will still smoke both of you in the twisties. :welcome::lol:

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I really like the dirt under the the tail! Stickers always make a bike faster. And the strap over the rear seat provides lots of extra down force you know like on honda civics the kids drive.
Just kidding!!!!!!!!!! love the sliders clean looking.If i would have found them before i got the top blocks i probably wouldve got em myself very nice.
Those mirrors a must have info please?
Those arent stock grips are they?
Keep up the good work,like the plate mount too,tight and free is GOOD!
 

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I really like the dirt under the the tail! Stickers always make a bike faster. And the strap over the rear seat provides lots of extra down force you know like on honda civics the kids drive.
Just kidding!!!!!!!!!! love the sliders clean looking.If i would have found them before i got the top blocks i probably wouldve got em myself very nice.
Those mirrors a must have info please?
Those arent stock grips are they?
Keep up the good work,like the plate mount too,tight and free is GOOD!
Hey - if you like the dirt under the tail, you should see my wife's back!! LOL! We went for a ride and I went through a puddle - and it sprayed all over the place. That is the one drawback to a fender eliminator - the bikes gets way dirtier more easily... I was too stoked to wash it before taking pics...

The mirror is a CRG bar end mirror - the Hindsight 2" model. To be honest, its there to make the bike legal - really should have one for the other side, but legal minimum is one mirror...thing is, I cant see on the right side! I am surprised at how well I can see out of the left one though... It is mounted on a set of Rhinomoto.com bar end weights with a cut out to accommodate the bar end mirror (without the need to cut the ends of your stock bars off to slip in the normal mounting hardware...)

And the grips are just a set of gel grips that came free with the set of Pazzo levers I had bought on Ebay....

Glad ya like it! Cant seem to think of what to do next.... Saw an Ohlins on Ebay today - nearly $900. Just a bit outside my price range...by about $850! LOL!
 

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My latest aditions werent actually on the bike more like for the bike.
Got front and rear stands from ebay,company called vertical horizins .
Makes clean ups so much easier especially the wheel and chain.
Cheap by most stands prices ......both to the door rigt at $90.I freakin Lovem.
 

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Yeah without the fender makes life great when your rear seat is white.JUST GREAT
Ive got a great tip for that problem...

I just take the seat off and bring it into the kitchen, where I wash it in the sink with warm water and Soft Scrub with bleach (Clorox product, you can buy it at any supermarket.) The slightly abrasive stuff and the bleach pretty much gets the seat looking damn near brand new.

Im almost thinking about just getting a black cover for it. The OEM Kawasaki rear seat cowl is...heck, Im just gonna say it - overpriced and looks like it was designed as an afterthought.

Speaking of poor designs... You know the front part of the gas tank that is plastic? I was at the Powerbronze site yesterday, and they have this sick looking carbon fiber gas tank cover...but it is pricey, and the thing has a HUGE gap between it and the tank! LAMEEEE!!!!
 

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Those Rizoma frame sliders are nice... where did you pick them up?

Just picked up my Z1000 and want to get her fitted for the usual

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Those Rizoma frame sliders are nice... where did you pick them up?

Just picked up my Z1000 and want to get her fitted for the usual

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PJ's Parts online. They are really great folks. You place your order, and they dont charge your CC until they have the products in hand from Italy. They dont rake you over the shipping charges from Europe either...shipping rates are reasonable, and parts are slightly discounted. So, they end up being cheaper than ordering directly from the Rizoma site, who is going to charge you full price plus the ridiculous shipping rates from Europe.

You can find them at www.pjsparts.com
 
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