Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Mlou1224

Bloo's Build! '18 MT-07

Recommended Posts

Mlou1224

Hey gang, Mark here!

 

As some of you know, I purchased a brand new 0 mile 2018 MT-07 in early January. It was the last 2018 model on the floor and I walked away with, what I believe was, a great deal. 

 

Below are some photos showing the progress of things I've done so far. I still have a LONGGG way to go before I'm "completed" and I'm sure once I reach that point, I'll want to change it completely 😅🏍🙈

 

Hope you all enjoy and look forward to getting additional info and tips from you all!

 

Here we have the Stock Levers vs the Womet-Tech Shorty Levers I installed. The OEM Signals vs the Mech-GTR signals I have and also painted the vents black. and lastly, the Stock Tail Light vs the TST Integrated Tail light. 

Levers.jpg

Signals_Vents.jpg

TL.jpg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
NiteRyder

Nice work Mark, especially painting those mesh vents black. I might have to borrow that idea from you. Keep it up man.👍

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224

Some more new parts.

 

Womet-Tech Case Saver and Engine Slider. Womet-Tech Frame Sliders and Fork Sliders. Gilles Tooling Sprocket Cover. Spears Racing Keyless Gas Cap! 

 

Next up should be Gilles Tooling Chain Adjusters and then Exhaust, Filter, Quickshifter, and Tune! (Unless of course, I come across a killer deal on some suspension pieces) 😈😈🏍 

Case Protection.jpg

Fork Slider.jpg

Fork Slider2.jpg

Frame Slider.jpg

Frame Slider2.jpg

Gilles Tooling Sprocket Cover.jpg

Keyless Gap Cap.jpg

Edited by Mlou1224
  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
mjh937

That is looking good.  It is nice to see that you realize it will never be "completed".  I thought I was done a while back, but now I know better ;).   I recommend suspension upgrades and an ECU flash.  Those are my favorite mods. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
FZ07R WaNaB
9 hours ago, mjh937 said:

It is nice to see that you realize it will never be "completed".  I thought I was done a while back, but now I know better ;).  

Well...... everyone is different. I'm going on a year since I made any changes. I have no plans on doing anymore upgrades to my FZ. This website gave me all the tips I needed to do what I call the sensible upgrades that would cover motor performance, handling and safety. Anything beyond that, IMHO I would call crazy/OCD. Better way to say it - I would sooner buy a KTM 790 Duke before dumping more cash into my FZ 😁

 

Having said that, here are my changes which add up to about $1500:

 

Motor Performance

 

2WDW Flash

MWR air filter

R6 throttle tube

 

Handling

 

Bitubo XZE11 shock

Sonic Fork Springs/heavier oil

Michelin PR4 tires

EBC HH front pads

 

Safety - Me/Bike

 

Evotech radiator guard

Shogun frame sliders

OES axle sliders

Mad Hornets levers

Dart Manta windscreen

Barkbuster Storm hand guards

Mirror extenders

Blindspot mirrors

Osram Night Racer light bulb

Denali Soundbomb Mini Horn

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Beemer

I like what you've done so far, especially the TST tail light, I have one in clear. That's about the best thing anyone can do to help get them noticed from the rear if people are looking where they should be. Just a suggestion, some people like and keep the stock mirrors and buy extensions to improve their visibility but if you want to make a bigger improvement you can widen your field of view with some nice CRG, convex, bar end mirrors. They help a lot in spotting cars in other lanes and no one will mistake your bike for Mickey Mouse. Not that there's anything wrong with Mickey Mouse.

 

 


Beemer

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224
On 2/9/2019 at 9:32 PM, mjh937 said:

That is looking good.  It is nice to see that you realize it will never be "completed".  I thought I was done a while back, but now I know better ;).   I recommend suspension upgrades and an ECU flash.  Those are my favorite mods. 

Suspension and ECU flash are next on the list being that the chain adjusters are already ordered and paid for. More than likely going with Ohlins rear, Andreani Front Fork Cartridges, and then FTEcu reflash along with their quick shifter. And I'm sure after that it will lead to rotors, pads, and lines. Never ending 😅

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224
14 hours ago, FZ07R WaNaB said:

Well...... everyone is different. I'm going on a year since I made any changes. I have no plans on doing anymore upgrades to my FZ. This website gave me all the tips I needed to do what I call the sensible upgrades that would cover motor performance, handling and safety. Anything beyond that, IMHO I would call crazy/OCD. Better way to say it - I would sooner buy a KTM 790 Duke before dumping more cash into my FZ <img src=">

 

Having said that, here are my changes which add up to about $1500:

 

Motor Performance

 

2WDW Flash

MWR air filter

R6 throttle tube

 

Handling

 

Bitubo XZE11 shock

Sonic Fork Springs/heavier oil

Michelin PR4 tires

EBC HH front pads

 

Safety - Me/Bike

 

Evotech radiator guard

Shogun frame sliders

OES axle sliders

Mad Hornets levers

Dart Manta windscreen

Barkbuster Storm hand guards

Mirror extenders

Blindspot mirrors

Osram Night Racer light bulb

Denali Soundbomb Mini Horn

Looks like you've got the perfect daily ride build! I've been looking at headlights and everyone seems to use the Cyclops one?? I've changed out the aux lights to LEDs so I need something to match. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224
11 hours ago, Beemer said:

I like what you've done so far, especially the TST tail light, I have one in clear. That's about the best thing anyone can do to help get them noticed from the rear if people are looking where they should be. Just a suggestion, some people like and keep the stock mirrors and buy extensions to improve their visibility but if you want to make a bigger improvement you can widen your field of view with some nice CRG, convex, bar end mirrors. They help a lot in spotting cars in other lanes and no one will mistake your bike for Mickey Mouse. Not that there's anything wrong with Mickey Mouse.

 

 

I've actually got a Womet-Tech bar end mirror on the left side of the bike. I only run one mirror and keep my head on a swivel. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Beemer

That seems a little risky but it's yours. I take different risks myself, like riding without much gear sometimes.


Beemer

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Laben
10 hours ago, Mlou1224 said:

I've actually got a Womet-Tech bar end mirror on the left side of the bike. I only run one mirror and keep my head on a swivel. 

I wonder if they would fit the 2015. Seem's like a very good price for bar end mirrors.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224
11 hours ago, Beemer said:

That seems a little risky but it's yours. I take different risks myself, like riding without much gear sometimes.

Haha, we're definitely on opposite ends! I always ride with gear but I've always only used one mirror. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224
1 hour ago, Laben said:

I wonder if they would fit the 2015. Seem's like a very good price for bar end mirrors.

They should! They're universal with an expanding chamber that fits into the bars/clip-ons. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Beemer
23 hours ago, Mlou1224 said:

I've actually got a Womet-Tech bar end mirror on the left side of the bike. I only run one mirror and keep my head on a swivel. 

So you have a link for that swivel? 😉

  • Haha 1

Beemer

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224
2 hours ago, Beemer said:

So you have a link for that swivel? <img src=">

1 of 1. Sits on a nice 4 axis gimbal 😉😅

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224

Was bored today and after trying to decide what's the next round of parts I decided to remove my passenger pegs and do a rear brake reservoir delete. Overall, very happy with how well it cleaned up the rear and now it will push me to get a seat cowl. 😉😅 

20190212_170159_HDR-1.jpg

20190212_170255_HDR.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2slow--

Love the TST integrated tail light - I have one as well and it looks amazing! Also have the same front signals as well. Good stuff, keep it coming!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224
16 hours ago, 2slow-- said:

Love the TST integrated tail light - I have one as well and it looks amazing! Also have the same front signals as well. Good stuff, keep it coming!

Thanks man! I should have some new parts coming in soon - the list is never ending! 😂🙄

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2slow--

Nice! What's next on the list? I just got akro ti and shorty levers last week. DNA/baffle out with ecu flash coming soon!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224
7 hours ago, 2slow-- said:

Nice! What's next on the list? I just got akro ti and shorty levers last week. DNA/baffle out with ecu flash coming soon!

Radiator guard, seat cowl, and headlight are next cosmetically but the next big purchases will be suspension probably. Still trying to figure out which exhaust route I want to go down. Regardless of exhaust, I'll be tuning with FTEcu along with their quick shifter, and MWR air filter. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224

Quick video I filmed showing a timelapse of the first mods I did! I'll more than likely just do a pan-around of all the crash protection components being that I didn't film those installs. 

 

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224

DISCLAIMER: My place of work, TST Industries, does not offer tuning or dyno services. This is something we do in-house for our own race bikes, product R&D, and employee bikes (for shits and giggles). For all tuning and dyno needs, please contact the forum vendor @2wheeldynoworks and they will work to get you and your bike set-up for the best performance.

 

Decided to throw Bloo up on our Dyno under the stock exhaust, filter, and ECU. I should mention I'm running 89-91 pump gas. (91 when available, otherwise, 89 compared to 87). 

 

Next, I plan on getting an ecu reflash with 93 gas and the stock exhaust, air filter. 

 

Then it will be ecu flash with 93 gas and exhaust and the last step will be ecu flash, 93 gas, exhaust, and MWR air filter. 

 

My goal is to put out as much factual data as possible for people to see what each modification does in terms of power with respect to each complimenting modification. There's a lot of misleading information out there so I think this would be beneficial. 

 

TLDR; my bike makes 68.49hp/48.94tq with stock exhaust, 89 gas, stock air filter and no tune. 

MT07 Baseline.jpeg

Edited by Mlou1224
inserted disclaimer
  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DewMan
2 hours ago, Mlou1224 said:

TLDR; my bike makes 68.49hp/48.94tq with stock exhaust, 89 gas, stock air filter and no tune. 

 

Is that with or without airbox snorkel?

  • Like 1

DewMan
 
Just shut up and ride.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mlou1224
7 minutes ago, DewMan said:

Is that with or without airbox snorkel?

Completely stock with airbox snorkel. I haven't touched the exhaust, air filter, or ecu on this run. 

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
NiteRyder
4 hours ago, Mlou1224 said:

Decided to throw Bloo up on our Dyno under the stock exhaust, filter, and ECU. I should mention I'm running 89-91 pump gas. (91 when available, otherwise, 89 compared to 87). 

Do you guys have tuning services available or is it just for TST/employee's bikes? I've been trying to find a local shop with a good reputation around me with no luck.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  


×

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.