05/07/13 at 11:55 pm #32867
cbr-f2Registered MemberRideCBR GuruPoints: 25,515
Score!!! Lookin forward to seeing your progress!05/14/13 at 12:01 pm #33139
Another hold up in Shakira’s restoration….. I painted her case covers with high temp paint, but I wasn’t impressed with the the results. So back to the powder coater’s for some more work….. I did get the swing arm back on and the exhaust reinstalled. Should have the radiator hooked up this evening, but can’t fire her up till those covers get back.05/14/13 at 1:00 pm #33141
@DubV, it totally sucks that you lost a motor due to an oversight, but then again, losing a motor for any reason is no bueno… anyway, I hope the new motor you picked up is going to work out!
(((http://ridecbr.com/forums/topic/my-f2-builds/))) (((https://www.facebook.com/JNSRacing72)))05/23/13 at 6:42 pm #33495
The rest of my goodies from the powder coaters. Tomorrow I finish putting her back together.
05/23/13 at 8:18 pm #33498
So when are we gonna find out how she runs?05/23/13 at 9:06 pm #33499
SOON! Hopefully I can get her fired up tomorrow. I’ve only got a few things to button up, but with resent events I just haven’t had time to get to her.
My plan Tuesday was to have everything ready to go so when the case covers got back all I had to do was put them on and start her up…05/23/13 at 9:47 pm #33504
No doubt .. I figured woth everuthing going on that was not a priority thats a given. Now that dagan is ok I assumed u woukd be right back to it.05/24/13 at 10:41 pm #33543
So today I got the 12 o’clock labs speedodrd installed, the radiator on and hooked up, and the rear tire back on. I had one of the case covers back on… and realized it’s a different color black. All of my first run of powder coating was done in matt black. Apparently the second run was done in semi gloss. Not too big of a deal…. but I’m a bit of a perfectionist. So to me it looked like shit!
PISSED would be an understatement! So instead of firing her up tonight I’m stuck waiting till Monday. I assure you I will be sitting at his front door waiting for him to arrive!
On a side note here’s a sneak peek for ya’ll
05/28/13 at 9:56 pm #33629
adminRegistered MemberRideCBR GuruPoints: 127,297
I can’t wait. She’s going to look great. The powder coating came out nice and deep.05/28/13 at 10:06 pm #33633
Well finally got to the PC. He assured me it will be in my hand tomorrow! Miss Shakira is currently loaded up on the trailer to head to the shop for a new chain. Then back to the house for… well I’m not going to get my hopes up.05/29/13 at 4:50 pm #33691
Here’s another sneek peek for ya’ll. This may not be a surprise, but the powder coating isn’t ready…. I might just piss the wife off then send her to pick it up!05/30/13 at 3:27 pm #33735
I finally have the last pieces from the powder coater! Fingers crossed and time permitting I’ll get them on this evening…05/30/13 at 10:50 pm #33740
Lookin good! Cuttin it down to the wire!05/31/13 at 7:06 am #33743
She would have been on the road this time last month if it wasn’t for the PC. Shouldn’t be long now…05/31/13 at 2:23 pm #33746
Woot woot looking sharp06/01/13 at 12:02 am #33750
Ladies & Gentlemen may I introduce you to the new and improved Shakira… With her rebirth I have decided to change her name. She will now be known as ShakiRRa. Why you may ask? Because 2 R’s are better than 1!
Here is a quick video of the first attempt to start her.
This build has been problem after problem after pain in the ASS! I was soooo surprised when she fired right up!
I want to give a BIG thanks to @02gtfl for sending me a copy of a shop manual without it there’s no way I could have done this! So thanks again Rich! Also my Dad… This man was with me for late hours and a few beers. With out his vast tool collection I would have been screwed! And last ALL the RideCBR members who took interest in the rebuild of my bike.
There will be pic of progress and finished product in a few.
LOOK AT THAT SHINE!!! this is after the @AMPP Motosuds and the Motobuff. I haven’t used the Motoquik yet!
06/01/13 at 2:21 am #33752
Ohh snap @dubv I might jave to get me some of that stuff.. skyline here we come..06/01/13 at 2:22 am #33753
Btw it says ir youtube video is private06/01/13 at 7:08 am #33755
Daaaamn!! Lookin good. Almost there!06/01/13 at 9:37 pm #33763
Quick pic while I was out and about today.
06/02/13 at 2:11 am #33764
Ooh me soo horny.. lol @dubv u mentioned it being hot when riding with no fairings the other day. Put ur heat shield and okastic heat shield guard bavk on.. makes a big diff06/02/13 at 4:57 am #33766
@yanahmean it’s much better with all the fairings on. I do neet to put that heat shield back on though.06/03/13 at 2:10 pm #33807
Congrats man, glad to see you’re back up and running!!
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Love it! Seeing in it person makes it so much better. Your bike really is looking great! I showed the wifey the pic of your fairings being polished and she’s like “Don’t expect that from me!”09/05/14 at 4:49 pm #60528
While posting the shop build I realized I hadn’t updated ShakiRRa’s build.09/05/14 at 8:44 pm #60549
sdm1Registered MemberRideCBR GuruPoints: 20,857
The new and improved ShakiRRa looks amazing love orange on anything. Like others have posted your video is private would love to see the video.
*2005 CBR1000RR - SOLD09/05/14 at 10:04 pm #60558
Ok everybody I think I fixed the video of the first start of ShakiRRa after the new engine.09/05/14 at 10:06 pm #60559
This is an older video after I got the Hyperflo exhaust installed.09/09/14 at 1:11 pm #60659
Those sound fantastic!
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