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Author Topic: 1987 XR200R. red dirt redemption  (Read 4028 times)

Offline Hurco550

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Re: 1987 XR200R. red dirt redemption
« Reply #70 on: May 05, 2019, 22:58:46 »
 I spent a bit today getting some things wrapped up on the old xr200. It took it's maiden voyage around the yard since the rebuild. The front brake is dragging and the rear chain slider is missing a big chunk, but otherwise it ran well and felt fairly strong. At least as strong as an xr200 can with a 250lb dude on it. Lenny liked it too, but Miss Cassy didn't think he was quite ready for a ride yet ;)



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Re: 1987 XR200R. red dirt redemption
« Reply #71 on: May 05, 2019, 23:46:41 »
Bubble wrap and packing tape.  C'mon man, we got this.

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Re: 1987 XR200R. red dirt redemption
« Reply #72 on: May 06, 2019, 09:34:16 »
Bubble wrap and packing tape.  C'mon man, we got this. 

Yeah, go for it. Judy and I will come down and keep Cassy occupied and looking the other way.  Can't deny the little dude his first ride!
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Re: 1987 XR200R. red dirt redemption
« Reply #73 on: May 06, 2019, 09:52:20 »
Ha, I fired up the scooter and Holly got all excited, she spent 2 hours watching me wrench on stuff this weekend.
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Re: 1987 XR200R. red dirt redemption
« Reply #74 on: May 07, 2019, 13:46:52 »
Bubble wrap and packing tape.  C'mon man, we got this.
Yeah, go for it. Judy and I will come down and keep Cassy occupied and looking the other way.  Can't deny the little dude his first ride!
So much combined wisdom ;) maybe by the end of the summer

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1988 tw200, the swamp donkey: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75455.0
2006 Suzuki DR650 Adventure monowheel trailer build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75033.0
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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: 1987 XR200R. red dirt redemption
« Reply #75 on: May 07, 2019, 13:47:40 »
Ha, I fired up the scooter and Holly got all excited, she spent 2 hours watching me wrench on stuff this weekend.
I had some help in the garage the other day too.

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1988 tw200, the swamp donkey: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75455.0
2006 Suzuki DR650 Adventure monowheel trailer build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75033.0
1976 BMW R90/6 farkilitious: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=74349.msg882477#msg882477
1975 RD350 Road Racer: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70652.msg833688#msg833688
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: 1987 XR200R. red dirt redemption
« Reply #76 on: May 07, 2019, 17:04:54 »
Ha, we need to get one of those too. She's ready for one. William loved his.
The GL Rebirth: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=68337.0
CX500 Low budget Bobber : http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=43617.0
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"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." - Thomas Jefferson