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Old 08-28-2015, 01:05 PM   #1
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2007 Ninja 250 Cafe Racer Build

Alright time to start the project I always wanted to do !!!

Just Picked up a cheap ninja 250 and have already Stripped it down and Added the K&N pods for the carbs and crank case

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Old 08-28-2015, 02:46 PM   #2
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Here's How she Looked when i picked here up
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How shes sits now stripped down
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Just added the K&N Air Filter and crank case pod
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And some new goodies came in so i can replace the old ...
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Old 08-28-2015, 04:43 PM   #5
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On the 1st ill be getting a bunch of goodies but untill then heres the rough sketch,
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I got the idea to go modern into retro from these guys who built two of them, im sure some of yall have seen there bike some where on the net
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so pretty now
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I have to order a new rear caliper because apparently metal on metal doesn't go well ugh at least the brake pads are already on their way
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New Brake pads and replacement caliper came in
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New shoes MT75's
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Clip ons Mmm more like a café now
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And nice new grippy renthal grips
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Any one have a tire changer in Houston that could swap out my old tires for me ?
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if you could pm me the contact info that would be awesome
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No luck on some one mounting the tires... dealerships wanted 49.50 per tire... so still looking for help with that but also got in a new goodie
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Now I need help with getting the bottom cut out and swapped for the ninjas gas tank bottom and then the knee cut outs as well as put in a flush mount gas cap... so much to do lol
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I ended up decided to take them to the track to get them swapped
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New Wheel Bearings front and rear
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And started the work on the gas tanks which my buddy George (gbalias ) is going to do the welding for me, go check out his thread if you haven't already.
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so im going to be removing the stoke ignition switch for a smaller one and im getting all water proof molex connectors. Does anyone have a molex crimper for 18 gauge wire i could borrow ?
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Good progress compared to most people in such a short time frame! Color scheme ?
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Good progress compared to most people in such a short time frame! Color scheme ?
Thinking red and black pinstriping and clear coat brushed metal and maybe strips of real or fake carbon fiber hmm
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