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2004 CBR600RR

CBR600RR Rebuild 2

Made a bit more progress this week but also ran into some issues. Stripped nearly all the paint off the subframe, took it apart and removed all the brackets, found some bolts to plug the holes and painted in the ‘spray booth’ aka the back of the trailer. While waiting for the paint to dry […]

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2004 CBR600RR

CBR600RR Rebuild 1

I’ve been making some good progress with the CBR this week. Apart from the engine, I’ve been scraping the paint off every component and cleaning/repainting as required. First of all, I got the swing-arm back in and torqued up all the engine mounts. Take note of the super clean rear suspension linkage. Then I painstakingly […]

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2004 CBR600RR

Frame Sandblast and Paint

Once the CBR600RR was stripped down to the engine separated from the frame, I decided to look into getting it sand-blasted. A lot of people online suggest using walnut shells as a media instead of sand to reduce risk of damage to the aluminum frame. I figured that in these times it would be good […]

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2004 CBR600RR

2004 CBR600RR

Sold the Duke and before I could put the money in the bank I saw this going cheap so I jumped on it. It rained hard on the way to get it and half way back and it fell off the dang ramps while offloading! Only damaged the lower left fairing a little but also […]