2004 CBR 1000RR - Deep Clean
Well, after 14 years of regular riding, when a local motorcycle shop dinged one of my Carrozzeria rims while trying to mount a tire - I decided the time had come to tear down the CBR 1000RR and give it a deep cleaning while I was waiting 6-8 weeks for my wheels to show back up.
Tore all the plastic off, tank, airbox, shower injectors, tail, etc. and started in with a sponge and some dish-washing detergent (like for your dishwashing machine - works great to cut the grease) and parts-cleaner.
Cleaned up the tail first and reassembled the tail:
Then cleaned up the exhaust system:
Repaired some of the broken/burnt LEDs in my tail light as well. Also glued the tach faceplate down where it had bubbled up a little, causing the needle to rub.
Cleaned up the airbox, fresh K&N filters, and reassembled all of that.
Next will be the front-end cleanup, forks, calipers, etc.
I ordered new matte-black fairings for it - birthday present from my wifey . Should have those in hand in the next couple of weeks. Also got new grips and bar-ends that some nice accents. Bike should be all black, gold and silver.
I’ll post more pics as I reassemble - shoud look pretty dang sweet when I’m done.
Spyral last edited by
Looks great so far! CAn’t wait to see the finished product!
Nicegy525 last edited by
Looks great! Can you do mine next??
New fairings came in over the weekend. Jazzed to get them put on (was out of town all weekend)!
Well that took long enough! Good grief! Good on the local shop for replacing the scratched rear wheel and getting the front wheel re-anodized to match.