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Just a quick update on my bike progress. Yes, I was lazy and this is all repeat info if you've read it on Kawiforums :) Not trying to spam post and fish for compliments. I will respond to you guys! haha.

Recently added:
- Zartan's awesome exhaust hanger!!
- Intuitive frame slider kit (Purchased brick n' mortar at Bert's Mega Mall in Azusa)
- Fresh flat black paint + flat black clear coat on the fairings (to match the A-Tech / MS-Sailing bike). I might add some dark grey A-Tech decals on the fairings, but I'm not sure yet. I might mock it up in Photoshop first.
- Pit Bull rear stand (to replace my cheapo generic one). I took the pics before rushing to work this morning so two pieces of 2x4's had to suffice.






Mods crossing the ocean now:
- Beet rear sets
- A-Tech SPL CF front fender
- A-Tech CF race tank pad

Then my little beast of a 250 is finished :)

The fairing accents cost me $240 ($120 per side). The funny story behind this is that the guy who painted my bike also painted the cars from The Fast and The Furious haha. The paint shop is this tiny hole-in-the- wall in North Hollywood. I went to the back and saw some of the cars and was like "what the heck?" Anyway, it was funny at the time.

- Chris
 

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Was there much of a wait on the parts?
It's about 4 weeks of wait time every time I order something from Japan.

And the rear stand replace, whats the go with that? I mean why? Is the standard one a crappy item?
The Pit Bull stands are some of the best (if not THE best). They are fully adjustable to accommodate any motorcycle and they are built to withstand an atomic blast from Godzilla. Not to mention it looks pretty nice too :) My original stand was just bent steel...non-adjustable.

Finally some frame sliders! Thanks, bike looking good.
Yep! Highly recommend picking up a set if you can.
 

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I sent Inturace an e-mail asking for a product list for the 08 Ninja 250R. This was their reply:

We have Frame Sliders FS-88 $124.95 and
Swing Arm Sliders SS-19 $32.95
Thank you

:D Might save some e-mails.
 
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The A-Tech carbon fibre stuff looks great, I like the frame sliders and the exhaust hanger too (Zartan did a great job), but I don't like the flat black paint, I liked your bike better all white, still looking good though.

Beast, how did you get around A-Tech's web site? Do you speak japanese? I tried Google translator but it didn't work very well, why do they have like four different prices for each part? Keep us updated!

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We have Frame Sliders FS-88 $124.95 and
Swing Arm Sliders SS-19 $32.95
Might save some e-mails.
A lot of online retailers don't have them in stock, so people might have to email Inturace directly to order still. Thanks for posting the info. I paid retail for my set.

Just beautiful... do the dark grey decals to give it a little bit of contrast in that big black patch
I'm going to Photoshop something this afternoon to see how it looks :)

but I don't like the flat black paint, I liked your bike better all white, still looking good though.
This is what I was going for :)


A lot of people have said they like it all white too. Maybe it's just because it's hard to truly judge something by a photo alone haha.

how did you get around A-Tech's web site? Do you speak japanese? I tried Google translator but it didn't work very well.
I don't speak japanese. Google's translator actually works really well for that site. http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.a-tech.org%2Fshop%2F&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&sl=ja&tl=en

why do they have like four different prices for each part?
Each price coincides with a different material. Fiberglass and various carbon fiber weaves. On the top right of their store page you'll find a clickable image called "Material Colorings". This explains their naming conventions:



My carbon fiber pieces were all ordered in the "T/C" option because I personally felt it reflected the type of CF I was looking for.

Hope this helps!
 

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Very nice work on the bike Beast! It's cool to take the little Ninja and really do it up nice.

It was even posted over on SVRider.com a while back.

P.S. I'm new here, but what's with only the center 1/3 of the screen for viewing the threads and photos? It's a pain to view embedded images because you can only view 1/3 at a time without moving the image with the bar. Is there a way to remove the boxes on the sides and have this area full width?

Thanks.
 
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Thanks for the info Beast! Would you be able to weight the stock front fender and the A-Tech one? I'm really curious to know which one is lighter. That SPL front fender makes the bike look much more aggressive.

jkv45, right click on your desktop, choose properties, then open the settings tab and change your screen resolution. A higher resolution will give you more desktop area and will fix your "problem". The display properties can also be accessed from the Control Panel.

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Would you be able to weight the stock front fender and the A-Tech one? I'm really curious to know which one is lighter. That SPL front fender makes the bike look much more aggressive.
If I can get the parts to a scale. I don't have one at home :) I received the pieces today and the carbon fiber piece weights practically nothing (just like the rear fender). I can do a cro-magnon esque weight determination with my hands (haha), but I can tell you it'll be lighter. It should make any difference to the bike though if that's what you're wondering.
 

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Would you be able to weight the stock front fender and the A-Tech one? I'm really curious to know which one is lighter. That SPL front fender makes the bike look much more aggressive.
If I can get the parts to a scale. I don't have one at home :) I received the pieces today and the carbon fiber piece weights practically nothing (just like the rear fender). I can do a cro-magnon esque weight determination with my hands (haha), but I can tell you it'll be lighter. It shouldn't make any difference to the bike though in terms of handling if that's what you're wondering. We're talking difference in mere ounces only haha.
 
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