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post #16 of 22 Old 03-30-2017, 12:31 AM
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The most important question... the one not answered as of yet -- WTF happened? Where is the oil leak? Has it already been fixed?
He mentioned that it was an oil spot on the floor from when he did the oil change.
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The most important question... the one not answered as of yet -- WTF happened? Where is the oil leak? Has it already been fixed?
I thought I gave a quick summary but I'll post a more detailed time line of events.

* Pulled the bike out the garage and started it to warm it up (old choke bike remember)
* As I was closing up the garage I noticed a patch of oil on the back tyre.
* Wiped the oil off and thought that will be fine I will just take it really easy until its had time to scrub off.
* house is on the corner of a T junction on a slope so I usually just roll out to the junction in neutral or with the clutch in
* went to pull out and turn left (we drive on the left btw)
* at that point the back tyre spooled up, burnt off the oil & heat up the tyre. the tyre bit in an high sided me off the other side all at walking pace and within about 6 feet.
* cut the engine, lifted the bike and pulled it to the side of the road.
* reopened the garage door and rolled the bike the 20ish feet back into it.
* went back out and picked up my broken bit of fairing (which will prove vital at the body shop)
* took off my gear, jumped in the car and went to work.

the oil is from the old carpet covering the garage floor, I must've spilled oil during the oil change and its soaked into the carpet and obviously oil doesn't really dry in.
its not leaking from the bike, thankfully.

Rider is ok minus a sore shoulder, which I'm sure is just impact damage and not a broken collar bone.
luckily years of being a black belt in judo natural reflex was to roll out the landing which i'm sure has paid into the fact i'm not as injured. well that and really good protective equipment.

the strip down begins on Sunday, the fairings will be passed to the body shop and I will start stripping the broken bits and give a full health check on the bike but I'm sure it will be a couple months before its back on the road which is a shame as I'm going to miss some good weather and a few events which I was really looking forward to. Always next year I guess.
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Update 02/04/17

So work began on stripping & inspecting the bike on Sunday.

Dropped off the fairings at the body shop, still awaiting a full quote for the work and a rough timeline however I'm in no real rush.
* R/S fairing
* Nose Cone
* Ram Air intake
* Headlight (having a lug welding back on)

I've also now sorted a full parts list:
* New Crash Bungs
* Bolt Kit
* Short Levers
* R/S Ram Air fairing trim
* Mirrors (going for a brand new replica pair so they look the same rather than an old and new)

potentially: nose cone/clock bracket (going to try and straighten the old one)

so this is how she currently sits.
silver lining as because she is so stripped down I've been able to clean and inspect every nook and cranny.

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Parts update

So new parts are arriving.

New nose cone bracket. Old one was really badly bent and the shape was to complex to reform it, so ordered a brand new replica at a cost of £28 guaranteed OEM fit.
If anyone with a J model wants to ditch the birdcage it's definitely worth considering.



Also my new shorties arrived.
£45 ebay specials and tbh I'm impressed with the quality, especially for the price. Would I preferred mad scientist ones? Definitely! But by the time the were shipped to the UK the costs would've mounted and ive a long list of parts and repairs still to pay for.
Here they are compared to the stock items.



More updates once these are fitted.
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minor update:

was comparing the new and old bracket last night as I was going to fire an extra layer of paint onto the bracket. well the legs on the new bracket are about an inch too long.

the bracket is a rep but guarantees 100% OEM and does reference the the Kawasaki part number so dont know if its just a faulty one, contacted the seller just awaiting a reply.

OEM bracket on the right (obviously the right leg is bent from the accident)



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Well 2 updates in quick succession.

Shortys on
With the aid of my garage assistant.





Dents on the tank pulled.
From 2 dents to one tiny one, not perfect but not bad at all. Chipped the laquer and a bit of the decal but nothing a touch up pen wont solve.

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Very minor update:

Bracket has been sent back. now just awaiting my refund and replacement from a different company.

Hopefully arrives soon and I can fit it and remount the clocks atleast.
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