Carrozzeria wheels for 2008 hayabusa

Discussion in 'Appearance mods' started by Stripes, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. Stripes

    Stripes Registered

    HI guys. Am still a bit new here but I feel right at home already. I am looking to customize a 2008 Suzuki Hayabusa with aftermarket wheels and I am considering to buy Carrozzeria wheels. I think they're really beautiful. The wheels I have in mind are the V-track wheels. However, I do have just a few questions about these wheels, if you do not mind me asking. First, what comes in the package. Second, are the wheels a direct bolt-on fit or do I have to change or modify anything? Am asking because a friend of mine told me that they cannot work with the stock rear sprocket. Said something about using a Kawasaki sprocket. And if I do change the rear sprocket, does it mean I have to change the chain as well? Third, will the wheels fit in with the stock brakes? What else will I have to change on the bike? Please help me with this information. Will really appreciate. Thanks
  2. Blanca BusaLess

    Blanca BusaLess Suffers from PBSD Donating Member

    Many here have them. So be patient answers will come. Earlybird is waiting on a set now.
    He will post and tell you what you need if someone else doesn't.
  3. Stripes

    Stripes Registered

    That's comforting to hear. Let me be patient
  4. Big E

    Big E Donating Member

    What the heck happened to my reply?
  5. Sous

    Sous Donating Member

    Not sure, but your answers were spot on before they were deleted of course.
  6. Big E

    Big E Donating Member

    Direct replacement. Take the rotors off your stock wheels and mount to CZ.

    Will work with stock brake set up

    CZ wheels run a ZX12 sprocket.

    You will need to adjust or replace a chain only if you change the size of sprocket.
  7. dadofthree

    dadofthree Seasoned Beef Donating Member

    It's been awhile since I've been to their website, but you'll need a Kawi Sprocket. It's for the bolt pattern. Nothing to do with chain length as long as you keep the same number of teeth. I'm thinking you'll need a set of bearings.
  8. Blanca BusaLess

    Blanca BusaLess Suffers from PBSD Donating Member

    Big E he started same thread in multiple sections so you most likely responded in another thread.
  9. Busashot

    Busashot Registered

    CZ wheels are the tits! I have them on my Gen I. You will also save weight which is a good thing right?
  10. Stripes

    Stripes Registered

    Big E, by rotors you mean the brakes, right?
  11. Stripes

    Stripes Registered

    Right. Which colour of wheels do you have in your set up? Mind posting a few pics for me to see?
  12. _WOLFMAN_

    _WOLFMAN_ Canuck Ground Pilot Donating Member

    Busa 48.jpg
    I have a set of Satin Black 04 Hayabusa, only one word of advice I can give there are a great set of wheels for the price but both myself and a buddy with a Gen 2 Busa have both after 2 riding seasons have had to replace front wheel bearings so keep and eye on them. When they do go do not go through Carrozzeria for replacements just get the bearing numbers and source them locally you will save yourself about 60% the cost sourcing them from local bearing store. If you do a google search for "Carrozzeria Wheel Bearings" you will find alot of stories like mine about failures on all different makes and models.
  13. Stripes

    Stripes Registered

    i have heard of stories of guys having trouble with bearings. Whats wrong with them, really? Why do the bearings fail. Are they bearings that come with the wheels or is the stock bearings that fail? I really need to know

    GIXERHP ok, ok...just a wee bit Irish... Donating Member

    If the bearings are made in china, just replace them right away!
  15. dadofthree

    dadofthree Seasoned Beef Donating Member

    would those be cherings :laugh:
  16. BusaBret

    BusaBret Almost...... Donating Member


    From my dunce stool :cookoo:
  17. sleepless_red

    sleepless_red The artist formerly known as "sleeper_red" Donating Member

    I'm very happy with mine. I've never had any issues with them. 32K+ miles on them now and still look good.:thumbsup:
  18. Stripes

    Stripes Registered

    That set up is beautiful. I wonder how the gold wheels will look on a black Gen II
    32k miles on them. The bearings you are using, did they come with the wheels?
  19. GoldenChild

    GoldenChild DID HE REALLY SAY THAT? Donating Member

    I was one of the top dealers there and have watched their products decline because of two things... Them trying to stay competitive, and customers wanting nice wheels cheaper all the time. They change coaters and they changed bearing suppliers to try and do this and now everyone suffers.. Some things cost what they cost for a reason. Nobody is winning now you get a ****tier wheel for just a little less money with cheaper manufacturing of parts.. I wouldn't sell them to my enemy more less anyone from the boards until I see that change for the better.. I haven't and never will just sell parts like some, I see to make money off something I wouldn't use myself..The consumer doesn't know any better and these parts sellers need to start looking out for them and not just their wallet...
  20. Blanca BusaLess

    Blanca BusaLess Suffers from PBSD Donating Member

    I'm not saying anything till they make Earlybird happy.

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