Project Polar-Raptor

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by V4mp » Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:51 pm

andybaggies wrote:
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:00 pm
BTW why did you use the R1 yokes as didn't the forks slip into the existing ones?
I used R1 yokes so I could use R1 wheel, brake discs and brake calipers without any spacers or machining.
andybaggies wrote:
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:00 pm
I suspect this may well be decided by how the horns limit travel more than anything else.
First I went and tried to use clip-ons.
I bought LSL Offset High Handlebar Kit. But actually lower part of the front fairing was limiting factor. Bars didn't hit anything but there weren't enough space to fit controls. That means I have to go with normal handlebar.
In future I might want try to fit clip-ons again. Something in clip-ons fascinates me. :evil:
For that I need fork extension so I can move clip-ons from under the top yokes to upper side of top yoke.

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by V4mp » Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:54 pm

So from clip-ons to fatbar...
Little teaser. 8)

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by andybaggies » Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:32 pm

I used R1 yokes so I could use R1 wheel, brake discs and brake calipers without any spacers or machining.
Doh! missed that point :oops: which is obvious now you have mentioned it !

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by V4mp » Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:00 pm

For handlebar I needed to drill holes for risers.
That wasn't a big deal, but I had to go for fatbar risers because I couldn't get normal risers fast enough or they were some kind of China crap. Which meant I couldn't use old handlebar.
So I bought LSL x-bar risers, LSL x01 superbike handlebar and LSL Sport grips.
I also installed Motogadgets m.blaze disc barend turn signals, plan is to remove V-Raptor indicator pods and replace them with some kind of covers. I think those indicator pods make V-Raptor front look bit bulky.

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by V4mp » Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:43 pm

When I was playing with handlebars I started to smell petrol... after small search I founded the cause, fuel pump seal has started to leak. :shock: Because I needed to remove fuel pump from tank, I thought it would be good time to replace fuel filter also.
I was pretty shocked when I removed fuel pumps plastic cover. Fuel pump base plate was badly corroded. It was a huge work to get it cleaned. I also added quick release connector to fuel return line making fuel tank removal easier.

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by V4mp » Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:28 pm

Pictures from summers second ride.
Started to adjust front forks... Seems like I need harder front springs. :geek:
There are still thing to do, paint front fender, mount bellypan...

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by gilbert666 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:02 am

nice work!

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