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I would like to get people's opinion on this subject. Mainly so i know what to look for when I'm picking my first fighter project. I bet allot of other noobs are wondering about the same too.

So i would like to know whats fighter friendly out there.

So if you fighter veteran's want to educate, here's the chance to shine. And i bet many would appreciate it very much.
Points i think are important for choosing the perfect fighter project:

●How reliable is the engine?
●How easy are the engine to juice up?
●How available are tuning parts?
●Is the subframe easy to modify? (Bolt on?)
●are parts in general easy to come by?
●price range on the bike itself?
●low prices on tuning parts?
●are the electrics a pain in the ass ?
●is the bike's parts easily exchangeable with other bikes ?
●and any other reason one might think of to why one bike is better then the others, to use as a starting point for one's first fighter....

I would love to hear people's honest opinion on this. Since i will be taking all answers into consideration when choosing first fighter project.

I hope someone take their time to answer this.

And im quite interested to se if this starts a war. Or if one type of bike is mentioned more then the others. Making it a clear winner :D
 

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easy? bolt on? parts exchangeable with other bikes?

what is this gsxr.com? :D lol. It's whatever man. Comes down to what you want to do. How the bike was treated from day one. Your ability to be creative, ect.
 

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Looks like the true vets are shining.





They're right though if you want easy buy a stock fighter. If you want raw ugly clean custom beastly one of kind it isn't going to be easy it's not supposed to be. We pour our heart soul and blood in our bikes to make them ours. So even when you use a bike as your inspiration you put your personal touches on it to make it yours. The easiest part is deciding to fighter your bike.
 

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I mean the baby dicked guy kind of has a point with reliability

A rule of thumb and this is MY personal choice and opinion

I like to get bikes that have sanded the test of time like..

900rr
gsxr1100
Evo sporty
Any basic chain driven I4
(tons others trying to make a point)

A friend of mine really enjoyed the Virago.. I love this bike but i am scared of something going belly up and having to buy a motor instead of fixing it due to nobody supporting the bike... but that might be another can of worms itself.


But bolt on dude? you are on a custom motorcycle website. one of your only options is learning what fits what and what interchanges with what... Suzuki is known for that but the rest is your baby


buy an welder, two angle grinders (they are like 20 bucks and you wont have to swap between metal cutting disc and sanding disc and if you fuck one up? you have another!) a set of metric tools a drill press a good sized bench vise some vice grips,pliers,screwdrivers and you should be set

question? stop recording your wee wee sliding in out a hot dog queen and put it to use snapping pics and asking questions SAFETY IS NUMBER ONE, i've been messing with chops but when a sport bike can go 100MPH in 3 gears something failing is very very bad


just drive in there, and no more cock videos thanks!
 

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I love that duc... a lot


I just dont love the fact that i could buy a very nice fuel efficient car for the price of it.
 

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If you like alu frames you're generally stuck to a tail swap and front end in terms of large general mods most people do.

Steel is quick, cheap, easy to weld, making changing your mind simple...engine swaps easier and more possibilities...


600cc class and up jap bikes most everything fits everything lol...I'm very biased to Suzuki for that reason
 

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I'm gonna get a lot of shit for this, but if you want to start really really simple, start with a factory naked and work on the aesthetics.

Other than that, 929/954/1000rr hondas make my dick hard. :rock:
 

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OK to make things clear, i was tired as shit last night,
so my english abilitys didnt really get my point out.
I KNOW it aint easy custom fighting a bike,
and it's not supposed to be either,
the points i made WAS NOT going to be a list over things
all supposed to be on THE SAME bike, but random examples to things i thaught up while almost sleeping :p

I just wanted to know if one type of bike got more reliable engines then others etc.
if the electrics is a pain in the ass on some bikes more than others forexample.

just want to know what you guys think are the best fighter material,
for people starting out.

i've had car projects, and don't think a streetfighter is any easier...

Its just that i think I want to ride allot on the bike the first season. So i wont be able to do to much with it in the beginning. Before the heavy rain/snow season kicks in and ill have plenty of time going at it like crazy. So if it has a bolt of subframe i could take it of mesure it up. And work on a new one while still being able to ride. I cant afford a project bike AND a daily rider in the beginning since mc's are expensive as shit in Norway...

The hardest thing for me will most likely be the language barrier when it comes to technical stuff. ..
 
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The hardest thing for me will most likely be the language barrier when it comes to technical stuff. ..

And not showing your bishop to a bunch of dudes
 

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I'm biased because I've had four of them (bought mostly for the aftermarket parts on them, not because of reliability issues) but a ZZR 600 E (or ZX6E) could be a good bike for you to go with.
Good strong reliable motor (keep up on oil changes and use the clutch between 1st and 2nd gear and you won't get any trouble from the engine)
They're cheap to insure as they're a "sports tourer" but still good for a 4 second 60mph and over 150mph (only just, but they do break 150 :p )
Only possible issue is the aluminium frame has a welded on subframe - I've looked at my spare frame though and
I'm pretty sure there are locating pins welded in place to secure it, which could probably be ground out and then used to bolt up a different subframe.

The E model ran for 13 years in Europe so parts and such are easy to come by too and for a reasonable price!
 

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Dude how long are you gonna keep at it ? Getting tired of hearing your f-ing whine.. if you dont want to se a prick don't watch porn ... it's not like I jumped infront of your car and flashed my junk ... or pried your eyes open with duct tape doing the twist infront of your face, with my ballsack hitting your chin .. freaking weirdo. They wanted proof and i delivered.. Now grow the fokk up....

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I'm biased because I've had four of them (bought mostly for the aftermarket parts on them, not because of reliability issues) but a ZZR 600 E (or ZX6E) could be a good bike for you to go with.
Good strong reliable motor (keep up on oil changes and use the clutch between 1st and 2nd gear and you won't get any trouble from the engine)
They're cheap to insure as they're a "sports tourer" but still good for a 4 second 60mph and over 150mph (only just, but they do break 150 :p )
Only possible issue is the aluminium frame has a welded on subframe - I've looked at my spare frame though and
I'm pretty sure there are locating pins welded in place to secure it, which could probably be ground out and then used to bolt up a different subframe.

The E model ran for 13 years in Europe so parts and such are easy to come by too and for a reasonable price!
Now this is more like it... thank you for a proper answer :)

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Dude how long are you gonna keep at it ? Getting tired of hearing your f-ing whine.. if you dont want to se a prick don't watch porn ... it's not like I jumped infront of your car and flashed my junk ... or pried your eyes open with duct tape doing the twist infront of your face, with my ballsack hitting your chin .. freaking weirdo. They wanted proof and i delivered.. Now grow the fokk up....

stop calling it porn. All i saw was a vienna sausage and a busted up catchers mit.
 
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