Alll but finished

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Alll but finished

Post by Llewe » Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:01 pm

Hi all,

My rebuild is nearly complete, apart from yellow number boards, and at some point in the coming weeks I will repaint the wheels to colour match the rest of the bike.

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Thanks
Mark

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Re: Alll but finished

Post by jarno » Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:37 pm

looking great =D>
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Re: Alll but finished

Post by podman » Fri Feb 19, 2016 2:33 pm

Stunner...

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Re: Alll but finished

Post by toby69 » Fri Feb 19, 2016 8:07 pm

Looking good, looks like your plastics were in far worse condition than mine. Excellent work

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Re: Alll but finished

Post by bozbridge » Fri Feb 19, 2016 8:12 pm

Nice looking bike, well done!

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Re: Alll but finished

Post by EYREY1 » Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:46 am

that is ver nice
are you putting number board on the back ?
it looks a bit bare

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Re: Alll but finished

Post by Llewe » Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:10 pm

Hi Guys
Thank you all for your comments

Toby, you were right there was a lot of damage the bike had been dropped previously, but I did get it cheap.

Not the best of repairs
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Glass fibre fairing, but it's good now
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After market indicator, not as good as original
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Welded from both sides
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Then covered n a good layer of araldite at the back to provide rigidity
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I'm happy with the result
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Do not over tighten!
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Takes time to get it right
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Putting the blue decal on gave me the right lines for the rest of the paintwork
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Ready for painting
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Hi Eyrey
I will be putting the number boards on, I messed up first time and if I fail with the next attempt I will paint them on instead

Cheers guys
Mark.

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Re: Alll but finished

Post by Marty_Rillo » Sun Feb 21, 2016 5:23 pm

The number boards are a pain in the arse.
They go on easier dry, but you need to be careful and let the vinyl stretch and follow the shape of the panel.
Next ones I'm painting on!!
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Re: Alll but finished

Post by Llewe » Sun Feb 21, 2016 9:15 pm

Hi Martin
Thanks for the advice, one more go then paint if it goes pear shaped.

Mark

Now I'm noticing my title (Alll), need to wear my glasses!!

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Re: Alll but finished

Post by Marty_Rillo » Sun Feb 21, 2016 10:04 pm

Patience is required!
Use your fingertips (ooh I say!) Not a plastic spreader, and a firm sponge and go millimeters at a time!
Its slow but it works!

Cheers Martin.

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Re: Alll but finished

Post by Llewe » Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:50 pm

Had another go at the number board today, wasted my money and will now paint it on, On the plus side it flew through the MOT this afternoon with one advisory to tie up a loose cable.

Happy days, ready for the nice weather!
Mark

My hornet is still the best bike I have ever owned, but not as much fun as the KR1S, I was really surprised when those power valves opened and it went mental.
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Re: Alll but finished

Post by tescr500 » Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:24 am

good Job great stuff. I remember the days with the blue tape spraying away, all good fun. =D> =D> =D> :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Alll but finished

Post by Llewe » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:48 pm

Thanks Tescr,

The number boards are being sorted, but she's fully road legal now and waiting some nice weather. And the other half is now happy it's back in the garage and out of the conservatory !

Mark
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Re: Alll but finished

Post by Top-shaggy » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:51 pm

Looking gorgeous :)
If it takes more than 2strokes then your just playing at it..

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Re: Alll but finished

Post by Llewe » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:56 pm

Thanks Shaggy

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