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Concours 1400 (C14) FAQ => C-10, the 'classic' Concours, info => Suspension => Topic started by: elvin315 on May 23, 2011, 11:56:46 pm

Title: ZRX Front End Upgrade for the Concours - by Randy Forsland
Post by: elvin315 on May 23, 2011, 11:56:46 pm
edited by elvin rivera

MotoGP Paddock Girls - (Laguna Seca GP) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzKRlWyGh0E#noexternalembed)

(http://www.superbike.co.uk/imageBank/g/gixxerforks.jpg)
Not a Connie fork but very pretty.

NOTE: This procedure is for the pre 94 (early) models. The mod can be done on post 93 (late) models also, but the steps will be slightly different.

(http://inlinethumb24.webshots.com/44375/2259833930048927869S425x425Q85.jpg)  (http://inlinethumb16.webshots.com/16335/2000738580048927869S425x425Q85.jpg)

Parts Needed

Preparation for ZG Front End Removal

ZG Front End Removal

fig.1(http://inlinethumb59.webshots.com/33850/2965319780048927869S425x425Q85.jpg) fig.2(http://inlinethumb24.webshots.com/44055/2991835680048927869S425x425Q85.jpg)


fig.3(http://inlinethumb52.webshots.com/9011/2154659500048927869S425x425Q85.jpg) fig.4(http://inlinethumb08.webshots.com/22535/2414199450048927869S425x425Q85.jpg)


Prep for ZRX Front End Installation

fig.5(http://inlinethumb02.webshots.com/27969/2540880940048927869S425x425Q85.jpg) fig.6(http://inlinethumb44.webshots.com/2795/2376084700048927869S425x425Q85.jpg)

ZRX Front End Installation

Under-view of ZRX top clamp >(http://inlinethumb54.webshots.com/45173/2176615030053667879S200x200Q85.jpg) ZRX top clamp >(http://inlinethumb60.webshots.com/42299/2296675990053667879S200x200Q85.jpg)


fig.7(http://inlinethumb32.webshots.com/43999/2015967400048927869S425x425Q85.jpg) fig.8(http://inlinethumb29.webshots.com/13084/2091111640048927869S425x425Q85.jpg)


NOTE: One caveat to consider is this. The steering lock will no longer function after this modification is made. This could be remedied by welding a new steering lock stop directly above the front fairing stay mount on the steering stem tube.