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  1. #1 The Transformation! 
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    I wasn't sure where to put this. At this point I guess now considered a motorcycle....lol
    I haven't been very active mainly because I had nothing worth talking about.lol
    So I'll get started, I was looking to purchase a full set of the dfst50cc ninja racer fairings. Or the tao tao racer50cc something. Instead I picked up a non-running dfst50.
    It was pretty beat from the previous owner. A lot of little things but I got it for cheap so.
    On to the build, after a quick look over. I thought I might be able to do something. So here's what I did.
    I bought a Kawasaki 250r engine and rear swingarm assembly.
    Then went to work and here's some before and current pics.
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  2. #2 Re: The Transformation! 
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    More pics.

    I still got a ways to go. I will be using bigger rims and running dual front disc brakes.

    The motor makes 29.91hp and has between 14.5k /15k rpms.
    Also has a 6speed gear box. I'm building this to have some fun on the tracks.
    This is as far as I got so far after having this for a month and a half.
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  3. #3 Re: The Transformation! 
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    Looking like a good little project you got there.
    2009-2011 Yamaha Jog RR
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  4. #4 Re: The Transformation! 
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    Gonna be watching this one , well done so far .
    Brian.
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  5. #5 Re: The Transformation! 
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    Thanks to all...
    I will keep posting as I progress. Will be a lot of trial and error as I am building to do trackdays on.
    My next step will be to order the bigger rims. So I can see how much room I will have for the headers and the radiator.
    Stay tuned.
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  6. #6 Re: The Transformation! 
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    That's a great project! I'll be definitely watching this one very closely!
    All good things happen after 3,000 rpm.
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  7. #7 Re: The Transformation! 
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve_Halt View Post
    That's a great project! I'll be definitely watching this one very closely!
    Thank you.


    Didn't do much today, I put the fairings on. To get a visual on how the much the bottom of the motor. Sticks out underneath the belly pan. I will have to extend the belly pan a little bit. Once I put the headers on. They will stick out a little bit from underneath.
    I also order 1 of the bigger wheels I hope to use. Only bought 1 because if it turns out. The 15in wheels are to big. I wouldn't lose out to much on the money side.
    Need the larger wheel to help setup the front-end. Have to make sure I have plenty of room the the headers and radiator.
    This swingarm will not be used. It is much to heavy to be used for anything besides a boat anchor.. I'm gonna try the cbr250r swingarm setup.
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  8. #8 Re: The Transformation! 
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    So I got in the bigger wheel. 15in dual discs on the rear. It looks like its supposed to be. On the front the wheel looks like its eating the bike. A little to big. So I came to the conclusion a 14in wheel probably would've been better.....lol So I chalk this up to a $100 mistake.
    I will continue to use this wheel to help finish the bike. Then go down to a smaller wheel.
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  9. #9 Re: The Transformation! 
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    Looking good , I dont mind the 15 inch wheel on the front .
    Brian.
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  10. #10 Re: The Transformation! 
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beanerds View Post
    Looking good , I dont mind the 15 inch wheel on the front .
    Brian.
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    Gonna keep working on the bike with the 15" wheel. The go from there.
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