Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby Kres » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:10 pm

My Lord, you are a master of your art Jim. Tip of the hat.
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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby Banshee » Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:37 pm

wow!
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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby Max » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:22 am

Where did you get a new seat cover?
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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby JimVonBaden » Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:11 am

Max wrote:Where did you get a new seat cover?

Ebay.

Much progress.
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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby thanatos1224 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:09 pm

BREMBO on the brakes did you tape it off or just run a piece of sandpaper to remove the black paint?
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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby JimVonBaden » Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:53 am

thanatos1224 wrote:BREMBO on the brakes did you tape it off or just run a piece of sandpaper to remove the black paint?

Sandpaper on a sanding block.

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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby Rick F. » Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:57 pm

Jim,

Once again I'm just amazed at what you're able to accomplish! One look at the disconnected wiring harness, and I would go running to cower in the basement.

I'm not sure which is more impressive: the extreme quality of your work or the rapid pace with which you accomplish it. I doff my cap--again!

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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby Gale » Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:44 am

Yeah, Jim is fantastic.
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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby JimVonBaden » Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:25 pm

Rick F. wrote:Jim,

Once again I'm just amazed at what you're able to accomplish! One look at the disconnected wiring harness, and I would go running to cower in the basement.

I'm not sure which is more impressive: the extreme quality of your work or the rapid pace with which you accomplish it. I doff my cap--again!

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Thanks Jim, you are always too kind.

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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby JimVonBaden » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:57 pm

Finally able to do some real work on the project. Took it all apart, removed the pinstriping, polished the paint, restriped it, connected all the wiring so the lights work, reassembled it. Looks pretty good. (at 5 feet) Two weeks after surgery for a hernia, and I am wiped. Happy that I am almost done. Needs some detail work, adding a few bolts, and setting the throttle bodies. Can't get it off the lift without help since I am not allowed to lift much weight yet.

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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby thanatos1224 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:11 am

As always awesome work, sorry to read about the surgery. On a serious note, if you need a helping hand moving it around or something ping me. I would be happy to stop on the way home one night or on the weekend. Take care.
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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby JimVonBaden » Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:25 pm

thanatos1224 wrote:As always awesome work, sorry to read about the surgery. On a serious note, if you need a helping hand moving it around or something ping me. I would be happy to stop on the way home one night or on the weekend. Take care.

Thanks Dave, I appreciate it.

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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby VaSteve » Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:59 am

That looks amazing!

How low is it? The seat looks uncomfortably low compared to my ride.
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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby JimVonBaden » Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:26 pm

VaSteve wrote:That looks amazing!

How low is it? The seat looks uncomfortably low compared to my ride.

Not too bad. I ride a standard 2015 R1200GS and my reach is just slightly better. The knee angle with the feet on the pegs is a little steep for me though.

Good for a short person for sure.

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Re: Next Project, 1996 R1100R.

Postby Henri2 » Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:19 am

Amazing!
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