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Re: finally started

Post by dougindoors » Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:36 pm

Nearly there, on the paint side, ordered a pair off A2 cranks with Image
1984 Kawasaki KR250A
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Re: finally started

Post by dougindoors » Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:42 pm

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Dry run still needs polishing
1984 Kawasaki KR250A
no projects, OOPS!1987 Kawasaki AR125B4
Every 2 in 1 poeple are schizophrenic
If you can not fix it with a hammer it must be electrical
2 Smokey and they bandit

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Re: finally started

Post by dougindoors » Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:45 pm

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1984 Kawasaki KR250A
no projects, OOPS!1987 Kawasaki AR125B4
Every 2 in 1 poeple are schizophrenic
If you can not fix it with a hammer it must be electrical
2 Smokey and they bandit

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Re: finally started

Post by dougindoors » Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:15 pm

A2 cranks and dampers ordered and paid for, now the 2 week wait from Aus, apparently they have been rebuilt with new rods, so at 450AUD - £268 including air freight a bargain. Now to finish polishing the nose fairing, take a few, well lots of photos, chuck the AR125 back together loosely, get it off the ramp, strip off all,the body work off the KR and remove its heart for the upgrade. Maybe on the road next summer lol.
1984 Kawasaki KR250A
no projects, OOPS!1987 Kawasaki AR125B4
Every 2 in 1 poeple are schizophrenic
If you can not fix it with a hammer it must be electrical
2 Smokey and they bandit

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Re: finally started

Post by Top-shaggy » Thu Sep 08, 2016 11:29 pm

dougindoors wrote:A2 cranks and dampers ordered and paid for, now the 2 week wait from Aus, apparently they have been rebuilt with new rods, so at 450AUD - £268 including air freight a bargain. Now to finish polishing the nose fairing, take a few, well lots of photos, chuck the AR125 back together loosely, get it off the ramp, strip off all,the body work off the KR and remove its heart for the upgrade. Maybe on the road next summer lol.
Great news Doug and agree sounds like a bargain :)
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Re: finally started

Post by dougindoors » Tue Sep 13, 2016 3:07 pm

cranks arrived today from Australia!!! posted Friday PM :shock: . nearly finished flatting and polishing the fairing LH side done and assembled screen on just the other side to do, pics coming soon..........
1984 Kawasaki KR250A
no projects, OOPS!1987 Kawasaki AR125B4
Every 2 in 1 poeple are schizophrenic
If you can not fix it with a hammer it must be electrical
2 Smokey and they bandit

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Re: finally started

Post by dougindoors » Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:58 pm

The end of the 5 year thread? No still have to fit the A2 cranks, off with her clothes again and out with her heart. aImage Image_2009/media/DSCF6562_zpsmf5gdesg.jpg.html]Image[/URL]


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1984 Kawasaki KR250A
no projects, OOPS!1987 Kawasaki AR125B4
Every 2 in 1 poeple are schizophrenic
If you can not fix it with a hammer it must be electrical
2 Smokey and they bandit

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Re: finally started

Post by the KR kid » Sun Oct 02, 2016 2:41 pm

KR's looking great Doug! :D

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Re: finally started

Post by dougindoors » Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:00 pm

Yes it's a cut down one , I have the full length artical but it looks nasty, I need to hole saw some plastic to fill them in, maybe I'll get round to doing it when I pull the engine to fit the A2 cranks, well that's for another year after I finish the AR125.
1984 Kawasaki KR250A
no projects, OOPS!1987 Kawasaki AR125B4
Every 2 in 1 poeple are schizophrenic
If you can not fix it with a hammer it must be electrical
2 Smokey and they bandit

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Re: finally started

Post by 500bernie » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:53 am

dougindoors wrote:Yes it's a cut down one , I have the full length artical but it looks nasty, I need to hole saw some plastic to fill them in, maybe I'll get round to doing it when I pull the engine to fit the A2 cranks, well that's for another year after I finish the AR125.
Hi Doug,
Why not just fit a couple of "Blind Grommets", you could pick a couple up from most electrical wholesalers.
This is what they look like (I am not suggesting that you buy a bag of a hundred).
http://thegrommetcompany.com/blind-grommets

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Re: finally started

Post by pepsi » Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:28 pm

round reflectors?

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Re: finally started

Post by dougindoors » Fri Oct 21, 2016 2:46 pm

now's there's an idea good one Pepsi.
1984 Kawasaki KR250A
no projects, OOPS!1987 Kawasaki AR125B4
Every 2 in 1 poeple are schizophrenic
If you can not fix it with a hammer it must be electrical
2 Smokey and they bandit

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Re: finally started

Post by dougindoors » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:29 pm

Not much going on with the kr at the mo battery on charge,lol trying to finish the ar125 so I can get the KR back on the ramp to do the cranks, applied for the nova as no V5 waiting for a reply.
1984 Kawasaki KR250A
no projects, OOPS!1987 Kawasaki AR125B4
Every 2 in 1 poeple are schizophrenic
If you can not fix it with a hammer it must be electrical
2 Smokey and they bandit

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Re: finally started

Post by dougindoors » Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:09 pm

NOVA arrived today, one step nearer, MOT next for registration and a number plate at long last, then do the cranks. :D
1984 Kawasaki KR250A
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Every 2 in 1 poeple are schizophrenic
If you can not fix it with a hammer it must be electrical
2 Smokey and they bandit

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Re: finally started

Post by pepsi » Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:26 pm

dougindoors wrote:looks like I have bought some A2 cranks with dampers, the ouch is the cost inc freight £250.00, any way fairing is back, going to paint it tonight and lacquer on Friday, the final part of the body work =D> now I can get back to sorting the air leak and maybe upgrading the cranks. i'm just so glad I bought 2 gasket sets :lol:
Looks great =D> How did you decide you needed to replace the crankshafts?

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