Front end options: FZR400 3EN1

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Re: Front end options: FZR400 3EN1

Post by kagari15 » Mon Aug 31, 2020 3:17 pm

I won't be racing the bike...yet. I'm saying it can change the steering characteristics due to being wider, and the rear may run out of grip way earlier than the front tire. I'd replace the front wheel as well, it has gouges on it and a somewhat noticeable bend.

Another thing here is rubber sourcing. 150s are relatively easy to source (Michelin seems to have Road 5s) but a rim-perfect 140 isn't. Maybe I'm just too nitpicky about this but at least it isn't too much of a pinch

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Re: Front end options: FZR400 3EN1

Post by Evilchicken0 » Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:40 am

You're unlikely to notice it or run out of grip on a road

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Re: Front end options: FZR400 3EN1

Post by kagari15 » Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:13 pm

I won't keep the stock wheel if I get it with the front end parts swap. I'm just worried about the front wider than what it supposed to be, while the rear stays the same

I'll just try and source another set of forks, maybe from the other 400s, the earlier GSX-R750/1100 or even the FZR/YZF 750/1000 front end(needs a respring and probably valving) and try if I can call out for a Thundercat front end.

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Re: Front end options: FZR400 3EN1

Post by Evilchicken0 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:10 am

Make sure the front wheel has a speedo drive - the 3en1 has a Japanese speed restriction that needs the original speedo


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