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I knew it was Jags. I was just envisioning some guy headed towards it, angle grinder spinning 14k, about to create his vision. Of course in my daydream the artistisan trips on the grinder cord and dies with the cutting wheel embedded in his forehead.
To be fair the cut up a DB3, and almost no one cares about them.
But yeah, the end result is lame and in no way better.
There was a path forward in modifying a DB3, but they missed the mark.

They built a huge and heavy subframe! The original bike didn't need that....why would the modified one?
 

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So some asshole swapped the rear end from some bike onto the front end of this one? Why? Seems dumb.
Figure what is done is done. But a bike with two rears is silly.
Thinking of swapping the front of a bike onto the rear of this. Should offer a much more balanced package.
 
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So some asshole swapped the rear end from some bike onto the front end of this one? Why? Seems dumb.
Figure what is done is done. But a bike with two rears is silly.
Thinking of swapping the front of a bike onto the rear of this. Should offer a much more balanced package.
He had heard front end collisions happen more often.
 

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So some asshole swapped the rear end from some bike onto the front end of this one? Why? Seems dumb.
Figure what is done is done. But a bike with two rears is silly.
Thinking of swapping the front of a bike onto the rear of this. Should offer a much more balanced package.
Yeah. So lame..... 😄

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Honda never seem to shy from trying the strange configuration. The swing arm front end really deserves something strange powering it, the NR750 would fit outside the box.
I want to see what Millyard could do with the NR750... NR1000?
 

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I always take all the body work off a new to me bike for a nice deep cleaning. Its part of my "get to know each other" ritual. This bike is MUCH dirtier then I was anticipating, so I am digging deeper then I nominally would. Hoping for an above freezing day in the near future so I can hit everything with some degreaser and pressure washer. Should make short work of everything.
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Engine needs belts, so that means the motor gets tilted forward to do that job. Fun....
Starting a small list of parts and other jobs that need doing.
-Hydraulic system flushed/cleaned
-Oil Change
-New plugs, need to look up the part number
-Belts
-Carb clean/rebuild
-Dash rubber mounts need replacing
-Fuel pump is wanky, more on that another time
-Tires
-Brakes
-Fork oil
-Might send the shock out for rebuild.
-Kinda want a colored clutch plate....
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Can see the dash is off center and hitting the fairing.
 

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Parts should start showing in a week or so.
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Brakes just need a deep clean and some fresh pads.

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Seller said that the bike was "cold blooded". Now the Flat Slides can be hard to start, I figure they are a bit gummed up from sitting. I also have the stacks, so I think I might run them instead of the filters.
 

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The seat pad sits at basically the edge of that small subframe.
Rest is all self supported.

All my latter Bimota have zero subframe. Seat is supported by the carbon bodywork.
 

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Parts order placed with Ducati. Should be here in a week or so. Sure COVID will delay it in some way....

Mostly been cleaning junk, but it is coming out great.
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So I need y'all to vote or something.
Cone filters, or just run the stacks?
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Got the frame off so I can shorten it up a bit. Dam thing is super heavy as is.
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Oh, I am a Billet Sexual.
Anyone have a lead on some parts?
-Breather
-Pressure plate
-Clutch Cover
-Sprocket Cover
-Ect
Looking for period correct pieces.

Also, debating on trying to find some carbon timing belt covers.
 

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Can you get a cylindrical uni-filter that will fit OVER the stacks?
 
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I have the proper filter mounts with the internal stacks.
I just think it will sound SO much better running raw.
 

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It will sound amazing with the stacks but i wouldn't want to do mileage with an open inlet tract.
How clean is air and roads where you ride, will it ever see a gravel or dusty drive?
 

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Nah it will never see bad weather or roads.
 

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Downfalls of being amazing?
 

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Amazing but with an ultimately shorter motor life yes.
I do like induction howl the neighbours not so much haha
 

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If it is gonna be a couple Sundays a month in good conditions I’d say velocity stacks. If you are gonna commute or daily drive I’d go with pods. The stacks are going to expose the engine to some nasty stuff on the long run.
 

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Ill be sure not to redline it, and keep both tires on the ground at all times too.
 
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