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Hi from France

Started by nobody, February 26, 2024, 07:01:00 AM

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Hi All. Just picked up this cafe racer project bike. Based on a 1989, with a FZR back end, some engine tweeks, a rats nest of wiring, forks that don't work and who knows what else. First job is to find out what I really have  :wacko3:

Pat Conlon

Welcome! I'm looking forward to seeing the finished results...cheers Pat
1) Free Owners Manual download:
2) Don't store your FJ with E10 fuel
3) Replace your old stock rubber brake lines.
4) Important items for the '84-87 FJ's:
Safety wire:
Fuel line:


Quote from: Pat Conlon on February 26, 2024, 01:07:40 PMWelcome! I'm looking forward to seeing the finished results...cheers Pat



The glass is not half full, it was engineered with a 2X safety factor.

'86 Ambulance - Bent frame, cracked case, due for an overhaul
'89 Stormy Blue - Suits my Dark Side


G'day and Welcome nobody,

Looks like you'll have you hands full with that, enjoy.  :biggrin:

Mate has done a cafe job on one of his, turned out ok
1984 FJ1100
1979 Kawasaki Z1300
1972 Honda CB750/4 K2


Hello and welcome nobody! Look forward to seeing more of your bike soon.
Brian Peterson
1987 FJ1200