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Old 11-11-2012, 01:07 PM   #1
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My 'new' '08 CBR 1000RR!

Well I finally did it !

It was not an easy decision for me to decide on a 'new' 750cc+ bike, however when I rode the RR I was sure that within my budget there is no other bike I'd love to own more ...



It is standard apart from a Honda cowl, Honda rear mudguard, white rim tape and a BMC air filter. I plan to do many mods to this bike in the next weeks/months..I'll start off slowly though as I am now cash strapped after the bike purchase ...



First of all I want to buy '1000RR' decals for the fairings as seen on US Spec bikes (I think!?)...I LOVE the red RR letters ! Any ideas where can I source a couple?



Hmmmm....well...I may be just a little...



I hope you like it ...
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Old 11-11-2012, 01:57 PM   #2
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Haha congrats on the purchase!
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Old 11-11-2012, 02:08 PM   #3
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Nice,

Congratulations on the new to you bike...
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:08 PM   #4
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looking good!!! first thing is to get a nice pipe and power commander
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:24 PM   #5
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looking good!!! first thing is to get a nice pipe and power commander
Well...that would have to wait a bit cos it ain't cheap ...

Anyone knows if there's a good maintenance/repair manual for this bike? I do much of the work on my car/bikes and like to have a good reference handy ..

This week I'll change the oil, oil filter, clean the brakes, change pads, wash air filter etc ...
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:28 PM   #6
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So you got it a? Congrats and be safe riding it!!
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2008 Honda CBR 1000RR
HID Kit 6000K
Arrow GP2
Bazzaz Z-FI
EK 520 Chain -1/+1 gearing.
R6 Throttle Tube
Flapper Mod.
Dual Fan Switch Mod
K&N Air Filter
Pair Mod
Z-Bomb
Hot bodies smoked windscreen
Fender eliminator Led turn signals
Michelin Pilot Power
ASV Red Clutch and Brake Levers
Shogun Frame Sliders
RR Swingarm Spools
Clear OEM Tail Light from 2012 CBR1K
Tank pad and gas cap protectors
Bright White LED for DRL
Chrome Bulbs front Turn signal
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Old 11-12-2012, 12:22 AM   #7
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looks good congrats on the new purchase
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Old 11-12-2012, 02:17 AM   #8
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Thanks guys !

Drives really well and pulls cleanly from as low as 3000 revs. The most noticeable thing is that this has got loads more engine brake than my previous GSX-R 600..must be the bigger pistons ...I dare say this is easier to drive than the Zuki...

So far...I am absolutely in love with it ...
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Old 11-12-2012, 03:44 AM   #9
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Really good thread!

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Old 11-12-2012, 03:54 AM   #10
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We want video now!!
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2008 Honda CBR 1000RR
HID Kit 6000K
Arrow GP2
Bazzaz Z-FI
EK 520 Chain -1/+1 gearing.
R6 Throttle Tube
Flapper Mod.
Dual Fan Switch Mod
K&N Air Filter
Pair Mod
Z-Bomb
Hot bodies smoked windscreen
Fender eliminator Led turn signals
Michelin Pilot Power
ASV Red Clutch and Brake Levers
Shogun Frame Sliders
RR Swingarm Spools
Clear OEM Tail Light from 2012 CBR1K
Tank pad and gas cap protectors
Bright White LED for DRL
Chrome Bulbs front Turn signal
Battery Tender connector
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