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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:54 pm    Post subject: 1000 Exup parts bin guerrilla build Reply with quote

Got given the carcus of an exup a while ago and started nailing it together out of parts I had lying around.
It came from a house clearance, half of the parts were missing, the Frame had been butchered and there was no V5. The idea was to build it for no money but a frame came up for 60 so that blew the budget.




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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The rest of the parts came off a dead Fazer that I had in storage, or from raiding forgotten boxes of VTR parts in the loft.




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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

necessity mother invention and all that. nod
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The VTR Tank is notoriously small so I added a belly like the Exup.










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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice bit of welding there lad. nod
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice one thumbsup
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Excellent. Would that have actually fit on a VTR?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well impressive welding!
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cheese_butty wrote:
Excellent. Would that have actually fit on a VTR?


It came off a VTR1000 but there is no way it would fit back on one now unless you removed the rear Cylinder.
By the time I'm finished making a new airbox, it'll hold more fuel then the original Exup Tank.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Really impressed with your work!

How much fuel do you think it will hold when finished?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not sure. VTR should be 19ltr.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Need enough to do 100 mile commute every Monday morning. My Chop only does 80ish so 150 would be awesome.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thought so. I guess they'd have done it if it was possible. Still, fine work, indeed.
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