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post #1 of 15 Old 04-14-2006, 06:00 PM Thread Starter
 
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Team Metisse anyone?

Does anyone know of a US dealer for Team Metisse stuff or someone that will ship here? I need to replace a peg on my rearsets. Thanks.

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bb,sorry bout the grief on the other thread.Hows the track bike workingout?

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post #5 of 15 Old 04-15-2006, 07:19 PM
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Good to see ya back, Bbetty.

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Yous ain't gettin' rid of me that easy...what can I say, I love Calamari (I'm Italian). LOL Track bike has it's ups and downs, strikes and gutters. I've got alot of work ahead of me but I think it's gonna be one bad mother when I'm done. Lots of projects. Currently rebuilding carbs and acquiring race bodywork. TVETREE, no worries man. I love two wheels and I got love for anyone else that does. BIGDAA, I never left, just been "busy."

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post #7 of 15 Old 04-16-2006, 08:36 AM
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Allright, calamari lovin' brother!.
Did want to say one more time......check for damage on the frame. If the geometry has changed due to the accident, you could be chasing gremlins down the line because of it. Look for hairline cracks in any welds. Metals when stressed by pulling apart action will get a bright band where the metal is beggining to separate. I kinda dowbt that this will happen in an instance where the bike is salvageable.


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Frame is immaculate. I've pulled almost everything off of it, cleaned it and inpected it with a fluorescent lamp. Tracks straight, true, and pretty much flawless. That and the engine pulls hard. What more could you ask for in a track foundation? Thanks for the heads up. I think I'm in good shape in that department. I need to replace everything that has to do with fuel as what was in there smelled like #$%^!! Would you recmmend changing the pump, or is the filter/lines enough? ...boy this thread needs a new title...

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Get as much fuel out of the system as possible. Fuel filter definitely. When you gas her new, throw a bit of Stabil in there to help liquify any buildup. There are others here that have much more experience in this department than I.
Folks, step up and put your 2 cents in on rescuing bad fuel fuel systems.......


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Tank, lines, filter all being replaced. Carb being rebuilt, rejetted, cleaned. Stabil on its way. CHECK. Now, if LDH doesn't have anything to add...much obliged Bigs!

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"boy this thread needs a new title..."

Is it poss to move the thread to the first post bout the race bike?

Would make it easier to find if it doesn't keep getting bumped to the top of new post.

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I don't think there is anything to add in the fuel system arena now.

Jetblast can put this baby in the right cubby hole.

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I already got the answer to the original Metisse question. Is there some way to retitle this thread? That would straighten it all out. "Rebuilding a track bike"

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metisse is good chit...have a couple pieces, a CF rear fender on the 919..quality

watchya do about the brakes? fluid/pads or did you do a rebuild? did i already ask this in the other thread...feels like deja vu all over again

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Yeah, I'm happy with the Metisse product, just need a new peg on it. I've seen their stuff for the 919. Brakes: New ss lines, bled lines, need new pads - what do you recommend? Eventually want to upgrade to brembos all around but enough sunk into the money pit for now. Also want to give it an ohlins overhaul, but I think stock R6 braking and suspension should keep me busy for a little while. Ive got motocross race experience and I ride my 919 like its a mountain race bike, but street racing will be a whole new world. Sor far: rebuilding carb, rejetting, all new fluids, new sprocket/chain 520, rearsets, steering damper, Metzelers, bodywork, all new hoses/lines, some safety wiring. I've got a lot more in store for this little bad ass but there is time. This should get me through my first track day. Trying to balance the urge to pull apart this bike with the need to study for the boards...AHHH...studying sucks...just want to speed...!!!

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