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Hello, new member and new to motorcycles. I came from building multiple nissan 240s, s13s and s14s. I have wanted a bike for a long time and have somewhat kinda ridden one a few times, never past 1st gear, haha. I have been practicing in parking lots and trying to read up more and more about my bike.

The bike is a "streetfighter style" (hope i used that right) 2002 cbr 954rr. I obtained it for a great price, the last owner used it for "stunting":idunno: and it isnt quite street legal yet. Its missing things like, instrument cluster, blinker and light switch thingie, licence plates, etc. I am very open to everyones opinions on how I should go about making it street legal again. I dont have any plans on doing stunts or tricks. I have some idea of how i'd like it to look but as a noob I dont know whats "cool" or the ins and outs of bike culture yet. Im not a flashy guy, I'd like the bike to be as simplistic and decent looking as possible. Right now it has a big 12bar on the back and its... a little rough around the edges.

Anyways, any and all constructive criticism and advice is greatly welcomed and appreciated! Thanks for accepting my membership and I hope to learn a lot. Happy riding. :smilebig:
 

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Im from ireland, and u need lights front and back, number plate. that's it..!! dont know much about states law..?? i've put a view bikes back on the road and most of the parts where sourced localy or Ebay and site's like this 1..!!:thumb:
 

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Thanks, yes I think so far I'd like to get the bike back to stock, with fairings and original headlights. It has an Acerbis head light conversion but in my opinion it looks a little dinky. I've checked on ebay for some cheaper fairing kits, but they are pretty pricey. I also need an instrument cluster so I know how fast I'm going and RMPs, and gas level etc. Like I said before, I really want a simple looking bike solid color like black or white with no stickers or 12bars. Maybe just a cage incase I drop it, which I probably will. :thumb:
 

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G'day & :welcome:
 

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:welcome: and you should be able to find all the parts needed for your bike on the ORG. and any questions just feel free to ask and we will try our best to answer
 

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I am very open to everyones opinions on how I should go about making it street legal again.
You will need to find out the requirements from your local DMV as it will vary.

First, if it's an unlicenced stunt bike I'd be running the VIN and engine numbers to make sure it's not stolen before you do anything else.
High and low beams, indicators, mirrors, speedo, legal tyres, tail light, brake light, front and rear brakes, licence plate light, self-closing throttle and horn are some things that might be looked at but it's more complicated than that. Handlebars may need to be a specific width and height, indicators may need to be a minimum distance apart, headlight may have to be in the centre of the bike if it's always on, mudguards may have to cover a specific section of each wheel.
There will be a list of the requirements in your local traffic code. Ring the DMV and ask them where you can download it.

Don't worry about what anybody else thinks of it, make it look like what you want. Personally, I don't change anything for cosmetic reasons since I can't see the bike when I'm riding it anyway.
 

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Thanks a lot, I will contact DMV quickly. I want to make sure I dont own a stolen bike. Although I do have the Bill Of Sale from the previous owners/reg paper, etc. Thanks for the advice!
 

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