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Previous owner dropped it, left bar dented the frame. Raced RSV4 this year until broke collar bone and thought it would be a good way to pass the time with a broken wing! Will hopefully race this bike next season...
 

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Thought a few people may be interested in this rebuild, it is the first European I have rebuilt and need as much help as I can get. Purchased the bike damaged, build 172/300, the previous owner had it in his collection until he dropped it. I checked out the bike, it was dropped at very low speed onto the left; most damage was fairing, front assembly, cracked sump due to foot stand breaking off. All damage superficial except for the frame, it had a small dent from the left bar hitting it. Checking the frame closer I guessed it was not bent or twisted just dented. Thankfully I was right. Intention was to strip, fix frame, reassemble for racing. I anticipated 3 months and certain $$ but like any project both of these were dreams! As I started to reassemble it became more and more apparent that $ was needed to get the bike fast and handling right. Someone told me of easily high siding with the original suspension, so naturally I had to spend money in that area. So far the build consists of
Fixed frame
GPR Front damper
Marzocchi RAC AM SBK Forks
PP Tune bars
Domino throttle
Nitron rear shock
Microtech ECU
Catalyst fairings
Cordona quickshift
MWR race air filter
Mitch rear hub
STM slipper clutch
520 chain conversion
Lightech rearsets
Arrow decat pipe
HEL lines
Racing water pump
Some snap shots below so far






 

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After running some dimensional checks luckily the frame had only a localised dent, it was not bent or twisted. 25CrMo4-steel tubular trellis we TIG welded. At first we welded on a slide hammer (home made) and heated the area to see if we could pull it out. Heating it with Butane was not enough, we had to get Oxy/acet to get the localised heat into it. Once we pulled the dent, it was a matter of cutting off the rod and grinding/sanding to a smooth finish. Sprayed it with anti-rust and thats it.
You can see a commercial example of a slide hammer here http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/S/AE_slide_hammer.html
 

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Why is this thread in ON THE TRACK?
 

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Hey Brett,
Assume you picked the bike up for a song :violin::violin::violin: Re the spend on getting competitive as the 750 Senna is quite dated now compared to the latest incarnations :jsm::jsm::jsm:
 

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Hey Brett,
Assume you picked the bike up for a song :violin::violin::violin: Re the spend on getting competitive as the 750 Senna is quite dated now compared to the latest incarnations :jsm::jsm::jsm:
It's a 1000 Senna Julian, Brett will be racing with me next season. :mouthwate
Watch me get my arse kicked :thewife:
 

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It's a 1000 Senna Julian, Brett will be racing with me next season. :mouthwate
Watch me get my arse kicked :thewife:
Ooooooops :thewife::thewife::thewife::thewife:Now it makes sense:):):) D, what are you going to race? :jsm::jsm::jsm:
 

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Safely on the bench.

I'll still be racing my trusty old F4 Julian, I'm hoping my motors will last the season.
I brought Brett's Senna home today, I'll be finishing the assembly and prep work for Brett, 'cos he's such a cool bloke with a lovely Boss lady.
 

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Looking for brackets now

Hi guys and girls.
I'm busy working on Brett's bike, getting it ready for the seasons racing, and as usual I ran into a few snags.
The pics is pretty self explanatory, I need to know if anybody has a source for the brackets which goes onto the front of the Marz forks, in the position where you bolt the front mudguard onto.
The bottom or third picture is an example I found somewhere, I imagine what I'm looking for needs to be similar but smaller/shorter.

I've had a look at the one's used by Dave and Andrew on their Ohlins set-up, and it's not the same system.

I'll be using the Catalyst Composites bodywork, so the front mudguard is very similar to standard, and not a two screw system as used by others.

Any help or pointers would be greatly appreciated.

PS. The brake calliper bolts and spacers are temporary only, and was used to get the measurements before Brett ordered the correct length bolts and spacers. They'll be installed this coming week.
 

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Hello Dons,

Not to worry i will get the brackets sent to you next week for the front fender.

I didn't hear anything from Brett otherwise would have sorted it mate as you know.
 

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Hello Dons,

Not to worry i will get the brackets sent to you next week for the front fender.

I didn't hear anything from Brett otherwise would have sorted it mate as you know.
Hey thanks Chief, I didn't know they where supposed to come with the brackets.
I'll give you a ring or email you, I might need a few other things too..... Thanks very much for looking after Brett, he's a top bloke
If he beats me this year ...... :smoking: :bawling: :f4: :) , he's a tall and fit bugger.
I would just love to see the two MV's on the grid, same colours too.
 

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Hey thanks Chief, I didn't know they where supposed to come with the brackets.
I'll give you a ring or email you, I might need a few other things too..... Thanks very much for looking after Brett, he's a top bloke
If he beats me this year ...... :smoking: :bawling: :f4: :) , he's a tall and fit bugger.
I would just love to see the two MV's on the grid, same colours too.
No worries Dons, drop me a line whenever and i will try to help as best as i can mate.
 
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