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Offline wanted9

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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15450 on: Dec 14, 2016, 16:53:11 »
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15451 on: Dec 14, 2016, 19:20:46 »
Picked this 1978 KZ200 up today cheap.   It'll be a winter tinker thing.   Factory manual on the way.  I know some of these ended up with top end oiling issues.  I'll check that first.  Should be a fun little bike.
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15452 on: Dec 14, 2016, 19:22:59 »
Picked this 1978 KZ200 up today cheap.   It'll be a winter tinker thing.   Factory manual on the way.  I know some of these ended up with top end oiling issues.  I'll check that first.  Should be a fun little bike.
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15453 on: Dec 14, 2016, 22:27:28 »
Picked this 1978 KZ200 up today cheap.   It'll be a winter tinker thing.   Factory manual on the way.  I know some of these ended up with top end oiling issues.  I'll check that first.  Should be a fun little bike.

I might also recommend seeing how far you can throw that front caliper, and however far that is, it won't be anywhere near as far as it'd take you to stop at walking speed actually using the caliper as originally intended
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Offline Khaos

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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15454 on: Dec 14, 2016, 23:33:36 »


Mutter mutter damn near $50 for a goddamn book mutter mutter damn grrrr.
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15455 on: Dec 14, 2016, 23:45:10 »
I might also recommend seeing how far you can throw that front caliper, and however far that is, it won't be anywhere near as far as it'd take you to stop at walking speed actually using the caliper as originally intended


Haha..   Yeah, cable actuated caliper, weird.  I think I have a different setup for it already off one of my other old kz's.
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15456 on: Dec 15, 2016, 18:01:21 »
Mudguard for my outfit..... (Left hander. ie the fin rearwards)


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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15457 on: Dec 17, 2016, 15:44:34 »
Nothing fancy... Old Harbor Freight lid crapped out. Found this one online on clearance. Not high end by any means but it'll work for me.
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15458 on: Dec 17, 2016, 17:37:25 »
The book for the little KZ I picked up the other day.
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15459 on: Dec 18, 2016, 15:35:03 »



Nothing fancy... Old Harbor Freight lid crapped out. Found this one online on clearance. Not high end by any means but it'll work for me.
That'll do pig
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15460 on: Dec 18, 2016, 17:54:08 »
Update: 24 total shop hours from a truckload of parts to a rider!

Waiting on a new petcock, but I rode it with a Norton tank bungee'ed in place...



3 days ago, I sold an old Dunstall fairing for almost the cost to buy this bike, so it's like $150 net cost from start of assembly to road-ready. (not including the FREE pair of Cerwin-Vega PD-9 speakers!)

I had it over 60MPH in 3rd on our road, so I KNOW it'll EASILY do the ton in top gear on the open road.
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Offline Khaos

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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15461 on: Dec 18, 2016, 21:24:15 »
Seeing as I've got no garage, and nowhere to do messy work in the flat, I'm about to push the "buy" button on one of these - a 3x3 mtr sided gazebo:



I'm not allowed to put up a permanent structure here, and there's stripping, painting and polishing I want to do - it comes with brace bars that I can use to hang light parts on for spraying.  This way I can do a day's work on the bike and there'll be no trace I was there (apart from the clean spot where I wash down the flags before, during and after). 
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15462 on: Dec 19, 2016, 03:46:18 »
86 ish yamaha xt250. New bike for the kids, got a few questions for the experts though....where is a good place to post questions for this bike???

http://yamaha-enduros.com/
You will probably recognize a few names there.   ;)
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15463 on: Dec 19, 2016, 15:40:28 »


Picked up a rad old fiber glass rd400 tank and a Honda replica seat for the road racer project. Tank may not be street legal, but it only weighs a couple pounds, so the trade of is worth it ;)
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1975 RD350 Road Racer: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70652.msg833688#msg833688
1973 Ironhead Hardtail: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=68135.msg788081#msg788081
1976 GT250 Rebuild: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=64973.new#new
Full Custom Pit Bike: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=66954.new#new
1971 Yamaha 90cc twin HS1: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70498.0
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15464 on: Dec 19, 2016, 16:48:03 »
Picked up a rad old fiber glass rd400 tank ... only weighs a couple pounds, so the trade of is worth it
OEM steel tank is only a couple of pounds; I don't get it...
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