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post #1 of 46 (permalink) Old 07-01-2007, 03:05 PM Thread Starter
 
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I finally have a peter (bought a liter!)

I took the plunge and put myself massively in debt to buy a gorgeous example of a 2003 GSXR 1000.
Here's the pics and the mods;



OK, fixed the ghetto non-working thumbnails









On the pallet, ready for shipping by JC motors. I'll let you know how I like them when it arrives.




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2003 GSXR 1000 Immaculate condition
New Pilot powers with a few hundred miles on them
8000 miles

Mods:
Marchesini forged 10 spoke rims
Yosh Titanium exhaust
Gilles fully adjustable rearsets
Scotts damper
Scorpio SR-i500 SE (all options)
Vented QB Carbon front fender
Real carbon fiber RAM air ducts 40% larger than stock
Stainless lines front and rear
520 chain conversion
Stealth Sprocket
Watsen design front signals
Top blocks frame sliders
Custom plate mount and light
Fabbri smoked double bubble windscreen
Signals integrated into brake light and Blinking brake light
Carbon bar end sliders
Led rear blinkers
Swingarm spools/Sliders
Pro grip grips

Over $4500 worth of aftermarket parts
It's being shipped to me right now, should be here mid-next week. I'm HYPED!
Probably going to keep the SV as a commuter to and from college in Cincy.

Still struggling to find some sanely priced insurance, I need at least theft and basic damage protection in addition to liability, haven't found one for under 2 grand a year.

Also saving to get a reasonably priced, weather/theft protected mount for my valentine 1. Eventually I want to get a phazer laser jammer and mount it somewhere stealthy... for avoiding lap-time killing lasers on track days of course.

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post #2 of 46 (permalink) Old 07-01-2007, 03:07 PM
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Sweet... Now don't kill yourself.
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Sweet... Now don't kill yourself.
Haha thanks man. Every biker I've told about it has said these two things in this order;
"looks good man"..."dont kill yourself".
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thats my fave year body style
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Gonna disclose what you paid?
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Gonna disclose what you paid?
About a grand over Nada


8 grand.
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She's gorgeous mang. Probly shoulda looked at an insurance quote before purchase tho...then you'd know what you were getting into.



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She's gorgeous mang. Probly shoulda looked at an insurance quote before purchase tho...then you'd know what you were getting into.
Thanks and you're right. I'm 22, what can I say.
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Thanks and you're right. I'm 22, what can I say.




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Nice bike

Now get it to the track before you really crack the taps and find out what it is capable of. It's much safer to find out that way than by suprise on a street somewhere!

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with insurance.

let us know when it gets in.

bike looks

'99 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-7R, My 3/4 Liter
".. speed, you can't touch it, but you damn sure can feel it! "
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Thanks for the compliments dudes.

I fixed the pics, have another look
I've looked at them several times a day for the last couple weeks. So sad.
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i see you got the exotic blue/white color combination. j/k
seriously, nice bike (for a gixxer). sorry, i can't help myself. have fun with it.

when you turn your bike on, does it return the favor?



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i see you got the exotic blue/white color combination. j/k
seriously, nice bike (for a gixxer). sorry, i can't help myself. have fun with it.
Don't mind her, she rides a Kawaharley.........nice bike
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Marchesini forged 10 spoke rims
Yosh Titanium exhaust
Gilles fully adjustable rearsets
Vented QB Carbon front fender
Real carbon fiber RAM air ducts 40% larger than stock
Stainless lines front and rear
Carbon bar end sliders
These are some nice options.
I really want the adjustable rear sets for my bike.

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sick looking bike, and as previously stated by several members please be careful.
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Don't mind her, she rides a Kawaharley.........nice bike
now THAT was a good one!

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Still struggling to find some sanely priced insurance, I need at least theft and basic damage protection in addition to liability, haven't found one for under 2 grand a year.

Also saving to get a reasonably priced, weather/theft protected mount for my valentine 1. Eventually I want to get a phazer laser jammer and mount it somewhere stealthy... for avoiding lap-time killing lasers on track days of course.
Will State Farm insure you? If so, they will most likely be the cheapest.

Don't waste your money on the phazer laser jammer, they don't work.

As for the V1, having a radar detector is almost a sure way to get a ticket. I somehow got lucky one time and managed to only get a warning when I was going 20 over the speed limit. I had a radar detector and the cop told me it was my lucky day. He said that 99.9% of the time, if you're running a radar detector and going 20 over the limit, you WILL get a ticket.

Reason he gave me the warning? Not positive but I'm sure the fact that I was honest and pulled over immediately after seeing him turn around helped out alot. Also possible that he was a father, but I have no clue on that one. When asked why I was going that fast, I honestly told him that I was going to see my daughter (she was 3 months old at the time) and that I was also playing a new CD (it was rock). The combination of being hyped to see my daughter and the fast music got me pushing the peddle down farther than I should have.

My point to that story is that running a radar detector puts you at MORE risk of getting a ticket a lot of times. They figure that you're purposely breaking the speed limit and trying to avoid getting caught. I personally got rid of the radar detector and simply try not to speed nearly as much. Just a little info to get you thinking.

Have fun with that bike. It's very sharp. Hope all goes well and that you're careful with it.

Surrender the booty, and let me get my hands on that beautiful treasure chest!!

One of these days, I'll actually buy a bike again...
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That is a gorgeous Gixxer I dig the gold Marchesini Wheels ..... big money in wheels right there .... and the gold colored wheels looks good with the blue and white gixxer.... just remember "Ride fast take chances"

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