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Cooling System hoses

Post by dkd » Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:07 am

Afternoon,

Wondering if anyone can suggest where I can get a full set of 1984 KR250A cooling system hoses please ..... or maybe alternatives

I am happy to source them where ever, just need a set as soon as possible please, one has spilt so want to replace them all

Have classic run coming so sort of urgent for us.

Thanks and any help much appreciated

david

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Re: Cooling System hoses

Post by 500bernie » Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:55 am

Hi David,
Give these guys are call, they will make hoses to your specifications.
Great service with a quick turn around.
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Re: Cooling System hoses

Post by StrokerBoy » Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:34 am

500bernie wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:55 am
Hi David,
Give these guys are call, they will make hoses to your specifications.
Great service with a quick turn around.
Cheers
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Which guys Bernie ? Did you mean to include a link ?
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Re: Cooling System hoses

Post by Coose » Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:26 am

I can only assume Bernie meant Roose Motorsport. They don't list a kit for a KR250 but give them a call as they might be able to help, especially if you can send them a set as a pattern.

https://roosemotorsport.co.uk

My longer hoses for my KR-1 arrived within two days, but do call rather than email.

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Post by 500bernie » Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:32 am

Sorry guy's, yes I did mean Roose.
I called them up the afternoon before I was due to visit a site in their area, called in on the following afternoon and they were ready for me. Fantastic customer service.
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Re: Cooling System hoses

Post by dkd » Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:59 am

Thanks,

Have sent them an email and hoping they can do something to help (like kept the patterns) but so far have not heard back

Thanks

David

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Post by 500bernie » Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:22 am

Send them a drawing of what you need with the measurements included.
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Post by Coose » Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:10 pm

dkd wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:59 am
Thanks,

Have sent them an email and hoping they can do something to help (like kept the patterns) but so far have not heard back

Thanks

David
As I said, call, don't email - they're pretty old-skool. I didn't get a response when I first emailed, but on calling I spoke with Paul Roose who asked that I give him seven days to turn them around - they arrived in two. 8)

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Re: Cooling System hoses

Post by dkd » Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:01 am

Reply from Coose
As I said, call, don't email - they're pretty old-skool. I didn't get a response when I first emailed, but on calling I spoke with Paul Roose who asked that I give him seven days to turn them around - they arrived in two.


Guess easy for you to call when you are in the UK but from here in Australia taking into consideration time-zones and phone costs it is NOT that easy

This I the reply I got from them
. I would like to help but unfortunately we don't offer any hoses for the bike.


I have had to deal with the UK for other bikes and have learnt that because I am "on the other side of the world" some are helpful, some not ….. this bike is becoming the most frustrating bike I have ever had and maybe one of the newer.
The upshot is, I still need hoses and I cant be the only one.

Thanks for the help and search goes on. Maybe someone in the UK might care to contact them for me.

David

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Re: Cooling System hoses

Post by 500bernie » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:49 am

Hi David,

They have a significant range of standard straight and bent hoses in most internal diameters and finishes.
I am unfamiliar with the hoses you need for the KR, but have you looked to see what is available that you can make fit?

If you post the details of what the specification of the hoses needs to be, I am happy to enquire with them for you in relation to adapting their standard products, e.g asking for a 90* bend to have unequal leg lengths etc.

Then if that works we can advise him that he can sell that combination as a kit for the KR.

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Re: Cooling System hoses

Post by Coose » Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:57 am

Ah sorry, I hadn't realised that you were in Oz.

I'm surprised at their response, but again if you were able to send them your damaged set to use as a pattern I'm sure they could help you out. Did you already suggest that to them, maybe even looking at a group buy with other KR250 owners on here to make it seem more worthwhile for Roose?

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Re: Cooling System hoses

Post by Sweeks » Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:41 pm

I’m still using my old hoses, as I could not find replacements.
I would be interested in a set if they would work out a group buy.

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