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  1. Captain 80s

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    Quick mock up of the bodywork after getting the 17" wheels installed and bleeding the rebuilt brakes front and rear.
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    1988 VFR rear wheel and 1987 CBR600F front. Bolt on. Low mile 1987 VFR shock (10mm longer than 86) to make up the difference in the rear ride height. Forks are slid up an extra 20mm to compensate for the taller front wheel. I had a measurement point off of the frame to compare front height before and after. It is now a little under 10mm lower in front than before, just what I wanted. 140/70-17 and 110/80-17, nothing super trick, just a small period correct update and a little bling factor.
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    Already wired in a parallel toggle for the fuel cut relay. Still need to wire in a fan switch. Needs the new grips installed. I re-enforced the tail section at the known weak points as well as the seat cowl. And re-repaired a small crack right behind the lower right fairing mount.
     
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    looks fantastic !! I like it.
     
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    Very Nice!!!!!!
     
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    Gorgeous!
     
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    Very, Very nice, Cap. Excellent craftsmanship.
     
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    I love seeing a Kerker!
     
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