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FZS600 Fazer / Re: Oliver's Build - Fazer Scrambler
« on: 23 October 2017, 05:35:50 PM »
Looks good! Could you post a picture of how the clocks are mounted to the headlight brackets? I'd like to do something similar.

It's not very clean, I actually want to get an entirely new speedo but here is a close-up:

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Oliver's Build - Fazer Scrambler
« on: 23 October 2017, 05:30:42 PM »
That’s mint!! Love it!!

I’m wondering the same, how’s performance with the pod filters??

Lots of people say it’s a no no.

Can you send me the tyre specs? Amazed that front tyre fits under the guard!

Cheers (I’m from melb but living in uk, don’t let that put u off haha)

Don't listen to other people unless they're helping you fix something is what I always say. You just have to re-jet you carbs. Takes like 30 min Wirth a kit on ebay then a bit to tune.

Tyres are Continental TKC80 Twinduro. Expensive, top of the line but really complete the look!

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Oliver's Build - Fazer Scrambler
« on: 23 October 2017, 05:27:06 PM »
That Second photo accomplishes the "Beast" image you were aiming for? MUCH attitude! :)
...isn't the Fazer such an adaptable machine! Plus very rewarding (for you) to see the end result, knowing you put all the blood sweat and tears into the project.

Did you need to do much engine / dyno work, after fitting those Cone filters?

Yeah it feels good thats for sure!

I re-jetted the carbs with a stage 3 performance kit - it's an interesting mix with a slightly high idle but puts out well. No dyno but if I was serious I prob could in the future

FZS600 Fazer / Re: My Fazer cafe racer (possible scrambler)
« on: 20 October 2017, 02:04:14 AM »
Just got my bike back from having the rear end rebuilt.  I'm yet to paint it, will get that sorted this weekend.

Tempted to put some Continental TCK80's and go the s
crambler look. Only pic I have at the moment, will take more hopefully tomorrow.

Nice work!! Just posted mine, similar build, check it out

FZS600 Fazer / Oliver's Build - Fazer Scrambler
« on: 20 October 2017, 01:59:49 AM »

Wanted to build something of a beast. My go-to Zombie Apocalypse bike. Almost put a rear wheel on the front but decided life was better than death.

Tools used:
  • Angle Grinder
  • Electrical tape
  • Bloody fingers
  • Youtube
  • '98 Fazer FZS600
  • Sydney, Australia
  • 100,000kms on the clock and still runs like a dream
  • Bought for $2k, parts $1,300
  • Self built in countless hours, on nights and weekends

FZS600 Fazer / Re: Battery keeps dying
« on: 20 October 2017, 01:32:13 AM »
Thanks all, No alarms or heated grips - headlights are always on (Australian bike - no off switch) and never been a prob before.

I'll get a multimeter and test as suggested, I'm hoping its something super simple!

FZS600 Fazer / Battery keeps dying
« on: 18 October 2017, 06:21:20 PM »
Hi all,

My Battery keeps dying on my '98 Fazer. I have no idea what it could be - it happened after I left the bike sitting for 6 months and I have replaced the battery twice since - both of which are now totally dead after a few days each.

Any thoughts on what it could be?


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