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Old 09-25-2013, 01:05 AM   #1
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FrankenBike Build Project

The idea for a FrankenBike build started in this thread, this post, with OfirMX being nominated and accepting to do the build.

The challenge is to build an SV650 completely from spare parts donated by SVR members. We all know SVR folks are the most generous and helpful people on the planet, and with Ofir at the helm, I believe we can pull it off.

This will be like the Pay It Forward thread. Of course Ofir will be a focused recipient here but will be paying shipping, so in no way is this a freebie. Shipping is going to add up. In return, Ofir will share all the gory build details with photos and documentation as the parts arrive and build progresses.

If for any reason the project doesn't complete, all donated parts will go up for grabs in the SVR Pay It Forward thread.

Donators will gain by contributing to a fun project, bask in good karma, and have a chance to clear unused stuff from our over-stuffed garages.

Gen1 build vs gen2 will be determined by first suitable frame donation.

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i can send you a spare first gen frame ...
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Think I saw a free 1st gen engine posted earlier. You're off to a good start.
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i might have an airbox for it too
Hey man, we're almost there!

If you have any SV parts you'd like to contribute, please post'em up and let the build begin!
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Old 09-25-2013, 01:29 AM   #2
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Re: FrankenBike Build Project

Thanks Tee, Mad and all the others who are pushing for this. It all started as a joke but I think we can actually make this happen with everyone's support

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Old 09-25-2013, 02:11 AM   #3
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Re: FrankenBike Build Project

1st or 2nd gen? I have plenty of stuff laying around that I wouldn't bother trying to sell, but would still work fine.
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Old 09-25-2013, 06:36 AM   #4
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Re: FrankenBike Build Project

If you go 1st gen I have the stock rear shock, stock turn signals and stock undertail that is cut up. I may have other parts, I will have to look around.
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:59 AM   #5
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Re: FrankenBike Build Project

i will go digging tonight.
frame is the PITA. need to figure out how to pack and ship it
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:16 AM   #6
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Ill take a look at my parts bin and see what I can donate.
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:25 AM   #7
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Re: FrankenBike Build Project

I have a 2nd gen rear shock and fork springs, (but then so does everybody else). also have stock mirrors and some brake pads with a fair amount of life left in them.
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:26 AM   #8
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We've got a pair of 2G clipons if you want. Should work on either gen.


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Old 09-25-2013, 10:03 AM   #9
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Re: FrankenBike Build Project

Ghetto Sub! And I might have a piece or two...

Lowering dogbones, for example.
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:21 AM   #10
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I have 1st gen stock front rotors


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