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Post  jayster on Sun Apr 14 2013, 19:21

hi, those of you who have followed the project thread on the forum will be familiar with this bike already, the thread can be found here: https://www.yamaha-thundercats.org/t5014-project-thundercat

if your too lazy to read all of that then ill list a few key details below...

A few details of the bike...

2002 (02) yzf600r

15,000 miles

will have fresh mot for new owner

freshly painted at dream machine to a manufacturers standard in my own design and colour choices (crystal white with blue pearl, pearl red and phantom black), only seen 20 road miles (as yet) for a shakedown run.

powder coated frame and swing arm in satin black

powdercoared rear sets and rear hangers, including brake pedal and gear selector

scorpion carbon can with ss link and ss headers all cleaned with new gaskets

braided break lines

stubby leavers

new sintered hh brake pads all round

full brake rebuild with new seals

wavy rear disc

new swing arm bearings/seals/spindle (over £120 alone in parts)

new chain and sprockets

new wheel bearing and dust seals

HID and led lighting throughout

rear seat converter unit

double bubble dark smoke screen

new yamaha R1 tool kit under seat

led carbon mirrors

clear rear led light with indicators built in

engine and gearbox are perfect with many new seals and parts with casings painted gloss black

the bike has NO issues just ready for summer fun!

this is just the tip of the iceberg, as you will realise if you read through the project thread...

the paintwork is nothing short of immaculate just out of the showroom!

i have all the receipts and invoices for the above plus much more.....

im terrified to add up all the invoices but it will easily exceed the asking price and thats not including what i paid for the bike.

ive advertised it locally for a possibly optimistic £2350, my bottom line is £2000 firm. ill give it a little while on here and gumtree before i move it to ebay Shocked

any questions just ask
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Post  jayster on Sun Apr 14 2013, 19:23

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Post  jayster on Sun Apr 14 2013, 19:25

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Post  TomCom on Sun Apr 14 2013, 20:07

OMG!!!!
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Post  thunderstu600 on Sun Apr 14 2013, 20:10

Sorry to here you're selling it m8, I think you should keep her and enjoy for at least 1 year.
You should definitely get your asking price easily. specially if they've followed your thread.
Even if you asked 3k I'd buy it but unfortunately I haven't that sort of cash.
that's my pennies worth, p.s good luck with the sale and I hope theirs a fight for it, Let the bidding wars begin
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Post  jayster on Sun Apr 14 2013, 22:59

@thunderstu600 wrote:Sorry to here you're selling it m8, I think you should keep her and enjoy for at least 1 year.
You should definitely get your asking price easily. specially if they've followed your thread.
Even if you asked 3k I'd buy it but unfortunately I haven't that sort of cash.
that's my pennies worth, p.s good luck with the sale and I hope theirs a fight for it, Let the bidding wars begin

thanks for that mate, appreciate the comments, after all the work ive done on it and all the time ive spent on it i just dont feel like i could enjoy riding it and give it the use it deserves, im one of those people who enjoys building things with lego rather than playing with the things ive built if that makes sense?!

i do have some crazy ideas for my next thundercat already though! Smile
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Post  TomCom on Sun Apr 14 2013, 23:03

do you want my thundercat?
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Post  thunderstu600 on Mon Apr 15 2013, 00:46

You can do what ever you want with my 'Cat, as long as I get her back lol
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Post  Baz1102 on Mon Apr 15 2013, 16:39

That is incredible! If Mr Yamaha started selling those now they'd make a fortune.
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Post  Roll The Bones on Fri Apr 19 2013, 17:47

I think it should be hermetically sealed placed in a local Yamaha dealer (they pay you loads) just to show how fantastic a 10+ old bike can be.

But that way no one's enjoying it. Crying or Very sad
Anyway good luck, if only I had the reddies.
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Post  Wooster on Fri Apr 19 2013, 20:39

Aye, that's a braw bike. Cool
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Post  jayster on Sat Apr 20 2013, 18:56

cheers everyone for the support!! Smile

i dont know whether im happy or sad but ive taken a deposit on the bike this afternoon.... congratulations to the forum member who will be collecting it in the next couple of weeks. im a little jealous!

i do have to confess i went for a ride to put the money in the bank and didnt stop smiling all the way there and back Very Happy

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Post  0ldcat on Sat Apr 20 2013, 19:12

Ooooh Oooooh . . . . . . Who ?

C'mon, . . jayster aint gonna tell . . . . . So . . . own up who are ya ?

Not that I'm jealous . . . . just firkin nosey
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Post  weasley on Sat Apr 20 2013, 20:18

I'm not easily impressed by aftermarket paint jobs, but that is absolutely stunning. A very clever and well-thought out design applied very well. Whoever has bought this is one lucky fella/fellarina.
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Post  Roll The Bones on Sat Apr 20 2013, 20:22

@0ldcat wrote:Ooooh Oooooh . . . . . . Who ?

C'mon, . . jayster aint gonna tell . . . . . So . . . own up who are ya ?

Not that I'm jealous . . . . just firkin nosey

I'm going for TomCom.
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Post  0ldcat on Sat Apr 20 2013, 21:43

@Roll The Bones wrote:
@0ldcat wrote:Ooooh Oooooh . . . . . . Who ?

C'mon, . . jayster aint gonna tell . . . . . So . . . own up who are ya ?

Not that I'm jealous . . . . just firkin nosey

I'm going for TomCom.
Naaah ,. . . He Gat noe munny Smile
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Post  Rosco on Sat Apr 20 2013, 23:58

Shh.....don't tell them Jayster.
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Post  Wooster on Sun Apr 21 2013, 00:03

@0ldcat wrote:
Naaah ,. . . He Gat noe munny Smile

Maybe he sold a kidney. green smile
...he was going on a trip back to Poland. ponder
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Post  TomCom on Sun Apr 21 2013, 08:57

No i didnt sell anything. But...... Why not
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Post  yamahamad on Sun Apr 21 2013, 09:07

That is a very nice looking bike.

Paul.
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Post  jayster on Tue May 07 2013, 20:57

ok well sorry to keep everyone in suspense, the new owner is a new member, not sure if hes introduced himself or if he will but he was very excited about getting the bike and seemed like he would take good car of it... it left my possession today on one of the work vans and was delivered to surrey some time this afternoon.

im told the new owner was pleased to take delivery, i hope that's accurate!

im gutted its gone, rode it to work this morning and seriously loved every second of it... plus with the amount of emails ive had since the suns come out from old adds and people wanting to buy it is unreal!

all the best to the new owner! have fun and take care with it!
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Post  SteveCat on Tue May 07 2013, 21:19

@jayster wrote: was delivered to surrey some time this afternoon.
all the best to the new owner! have fun and take care with it!

All the best to the new owner. Glad it's come down this way, hope to be able to see it one day on the roads.
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Post  kenndo1 on Wed May 29 2013, 15:27

What a bike! Hats off....
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Post  stretchie_ on Wed May 29 2013, 15:39

I'm in suspenders here........




But enough about my choice of work wear, who is the forum owner????
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Post  jayster on Thu May 30 2013, 17:25

the bike was sold to forum member ttboy1988... hope hes having fun on it! its probably about time everything was torqued up again just to make sure nothing's come loose so ill probably let him know!

did anyone happen to pick up a copy of Classic motorcycle mechanics this month?? Wink
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