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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
 Post Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:03 pm 
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The bar clamp/dash mount is awesome. This bike definitely deserves a magazine feature when it's finished - it is easily as good as or surpasses the custom builds that get covered in the bike press.


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
 Post Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:06 pm 
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thanks again hoon, wait and see how it turns out first 8o might be a shitter yet :angel

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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thanks again hoon, wait and see how it turns out first 8o might be a shitter yet :angel


I very much doubt that mate - the quality and attention to detail on this build is second to none :clap


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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i seem to be doing my part for climate change by only buying things manufactured from carbon when i can, looks

that i am carbon negative with this build, as it is using more carbon than it is producing, Green or what? 



PS, dont like the tyres you get with them!!!!!!!


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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I can only dream of carbon wheels but for you they are reality . . . :angel

Carbon construction equals up to a 50% (unsprung) weight saving over the standard cast items?


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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HOON98 wrote:

Carbon construction equals up to a 50% (unsprung) weight saving over the standard cast items?


They weigh nowt, easily 50% reduction 8o

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
 Post Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:00 pm 
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370steve wrote:
HOON98 wrote:

Carbon construction equals up to a 50% (unsprung) weight saving over the standard cast items?


They weigh nowt, easily 50% reduction 8o


Blimey - I'd like to ride a bike with standard cast wheels (preferably on a track in perfect conditions) and then fit the carbons to gauge the difference - must be amazing. Only thing I've got to compare it to is fitting decent rubber after running a worn or particularly crappy set of tires - totally transforms the bike and the riding experience into something so much better . . . - go a few stages further and combine the decent rubber with the carbon wheels, high quality brakes and suspension and I'm beginning to appreciate why people spend the extra money on this stuff.


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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I got the carb inlet strainers through from Webike so as i had nothing to do i did a test fit.

they look a lot thicker & restrictive in the photo than they are in real life.


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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Got fed up with waiting for Brembo to sort out delivery of my rear caliper to WRS, so phoned WRS and told them to send all the bits that they had ready, and i would

wait for brembo to sort out the caliper and send it when they did.

just got an E-mail saying they had dispatched my order and marked the caliper as " on order" 

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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Parcel tracking is now showing my brembo package in the UK and passing Hinckley on its way north, shows

out for delivery for mon :)

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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Got back from work today to find a big box of blingy Brembo bits all the way from WRS in Italy  :)

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all was great with the discs & M/c's, quick pic of disc on wheel


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but less than happy with calipers! I know they are for Race use, but you would think that they would at least get them to be a SLIGHTLY better match

than this for what they cost?????

Think a snottogram is in order!


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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Sounds like someone got their code numbers mixed up - pretty poor effort on WRS's part - with components of that quality and cost you would think they would have checked the calipers matched before they sent them out.


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
 Post Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:41 pm 
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HOON98 wrote:
Sounds like someone got their code numbers mixed up - pretty poor effort on WRS's part - with components of that quality and cost you would think they would have checked the calipers matched before they sent them out.


after exchange of e-mails, ending with me saying if they dont sort it i want full refund, and pointing out to them that they have sent me old stock (caliper boxes opened and re sealed at least 3 times!!!) that i was not advertised as such and was led to believe was New from factory, they have asked for photos of the boxes caliper codes so they can contact their supplier about them.

Onward  

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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They should just apologise and promise to rectify the situation as soon as possible - this is a set of Brembos after all - not some cheap Chinese Ebay knock offs! Their relationship with their supplier should be of no concern to you! :Bang


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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HOON98 wrote:
They should just apologise and promise to rectify the situation as soon as possible - this is a set of Brembos after all - not some cheap Chinese Ebay knock offs! Their relationship with their supplier should be of no concern to you! :Bang


In complete agreement with you mate, but i am totally at their mercy as far as replacing them goes!!
just have to wait and see what comes about 8o

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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Yeah agree - diplomacy is always the best route through these issues - even when the other side is clearly at fault.


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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well i got a reply and it basically said that what i got is what i got!!  Brembo dont make these calipers as a matched pair!

they are individual made and sold, so they said if i sent them back and purchased some calipers that are sold as a "set" they would match coz they

would be made at the same time.

Sooooooooooooooooooo i have asked to send mine back and replace them with some .............................................. GP4-RR 32-36 Monoblocks  

Stands back and awaits the answer from WRS!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
 Post Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:50 pm 
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well i got a reply and it basically said that what i got is what i got!! Brembo dont make these calipers as a matched pair!


Probably more like that's what they had left on the shelf - they should have at least mentioned they didn't match before they sent them out - what with this being the age of email and everything - or maybe they thought you wouldn't notice? :angel - all said and done at least the GP4-RR 32-36 Monoblocks will resolve the issue. :D


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
 Post Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:37 pm 
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"old" calipers now winging their way back to Italy after more exchanges of E-mails with Gianluca, I have payed the difference between the P4 and the GP4-RR ones :help

now just got to wait for them to arrive in Italy, pass inspection, then they will ship my new ones. Job Jobbed (i hope)

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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Got call from Mick at Red6, all my bits are back from the anodizers, pics to follow :)

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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Can of Halfords caliper paint, sorted !

I'll get my coat …….

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
 Post Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:18 pm 
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:clap :clap :box

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
 Post Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:59 pm 
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Collected all my bits and pieces from Mick at Red6 today, well pleased with it, looks much much better and darker in real light

than it does in the last pic i put up. excellent job by them.

got home and ordered all the Ti bolts i will need for yokes, lock stops, risers and bar clamp

LED headlamp looks the biz with the black anodized casing. 8o

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
 Post Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:57 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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couple of pics with it all together :)

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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wellll, a very nice man from DPD just delivered a package,

all the way from WRS Italy

these calipers weigh so little you would think it was an empty box!!

they are even better looking up close with all the CNC machining marks still there,

need to see if i can get some Ti pad pins for them.

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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
 Post Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:48 pm 
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as the bearings and holder nuts came through the post, i did a test fit of the yokes, happy with it so far, need to do some small adjustments

and might need a thinner bearing seat washer, but not wanting to remove the bottom bearing in case i cause the bottom yoke any damage   :help


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 Post subject: Re: Eeeeeeeeee FE
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Hahaha, I really should stay away from the interweb, i now have a new shopping list of bits to go with the other engine upgrades 
Looking at Yoshi stage 2 cams with yoshi valve springs and retainers (set of Kent SUZ1 cams now up for sale), APE stainless oversize valves and HD cam chain.

looks to be the same set up that SPS classic endurance race team use ​​​​​​​ 8o

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