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My RT fix'n up project.

24 Jan 2019 12:24
Dirtboy
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My RT fix'n up project. #51
this a great build thread and you have some really cool ideas too!

1968 DT1 x 2
1974 DT250A
1976 XL250S
2017 CRF250R
2017 YZ450F

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24 Jan 2019 14:44
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My RT fix'n up project. #52

Dirtboy wrote: this a great build thread and you have some really cool ideas too!


Thanks!

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72 RT2
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25 Jan 2019 10:20 25 Jan 2019 12:41 by KennyV.
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My RT fix'n up project. #53
It's always a good day when you can put something back together, even little things. Thanks to DEET and one of his steering damper o-ring kits I can put my damper back together.
I put a couple wraps of vinyl tape on the spline. This will keep the sharp edges of the spline from damaging the ID sealing surface of the shaft o-ring. Used a little silicone o-ring and seal lubricant.



One more piece done!


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06 Feb 2019 11:35 06 Feb 2019 11:38 by KennyV.
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My RT fix'n up project. #54
I've made a little progress on fix'n up project. The frame and associated parts are at the powdercoater. The side cases cleaned up good and got a couple coats of Spraymax clcearcoat.



A lot of parts hanging ready for assembly.



More parts ready for assembly.



And tub of hardware bagged, labeled and ready.


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06 Feb 2019 11:49 06 Feb 2019 17:11 by KennyV.
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My RT fix'n up project. #55
I got my new $19.99 + $9 shipping ebay chain tensioners. They are not for someone building a perfect show bike. The chrome is ok, not what you want for show. I'm building a nice clean rider so for the price I'm happy with them, especially after getting a price of $72 :EEEK for one nos from a vintage nos part supplier. The old ones on the left have been bead blasted and don't look as bad as they did. I was hoping to bead blast the chrome off the old ones and zinc plate them but gave up when it was obvious most of the old chrome wasn't coming off.




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06 Feb 2019 17:27
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My RT fix'n up project. #56
Great progress!

1970 DT1-C Grand Prix race bike
1970 DT1-C Street tracker
1968 Honda CL90
1971 Honda Sl 125
1973 Honda CR250
1974 Honda MR-50
1966 Triumph Tiger Cub
1967 Moto Guzzi V700
1970 Suzuki TC90
1947 Mustang
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06 Feb 2019 17:34
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My RT fix'n up project. #57
Looks like a candy shop!
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08 Feb 2019 07:49
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My RT fix'n up project. #58
Back from the powdercoater. Now the fun begins! I'm very happy with the powder coating job, nice shiny fininish. It helped that I spent a day with my 2" disk sander and a file smoothing all the sharp corners rough edges. It's also nice that it was done here, less than a mile from my house, in my little town of Floyd by a machine shop that recently started powder coating.


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08 Feb 2019 17:53
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My RT fix'n up project. #59
Today was a good day. I got to put a few bits and pieces on. :)


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08 Feb 2019 21:09
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My RT fix'n up project. #60
Hey Kenny, is that a /5 BMW

Thanks Mark
Roseville, Ca.

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