Good luck with your project, it's looking great and you got a steal on it!
Hey thanks Doug!
Looks like we're state-neighbors so maybe we'll cross paths someday.
Good news on the Shinko's, I might pull the trigger on a pair next month in preparation for TN in May. I'll check the crown seal while I'm at it.
As far as the brake lines, the bike has braided lines all around. The guy I got the bike from says it came that way. When I bled the brake lines and clutch last weekend, the brake fluid was a darkish brown, but didn't look like it was blowing chunks of rubber brake line interior. Same with the clutch line which is all rubber - more grey than brown there. So, I guess my question is, am I still at risk for catastrophic brake failure with what I believe are 11 year old braided lines? And, what about the rubber clutch line,
BTW - I got all the service records sans a couple oil changes, from the original dealer too!