KTM restoration

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Re: KTM restoration

Post by Bucho » Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:44 pm

Nice Jed!
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Re: KTM restoration

Post by stretchride » Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:21 pm

Congrats on the project finish! Too bad it's so hideous due to the unpainted bracket... kidding of course, way to go! Totally jealous, my EXC could use some refreshing.


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Re: KTM restoration

Post by juddspaintballs » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:34 pm

I guess I can post up a couple "completed" photographs now. It's got a few hours on it and everything seems to be working properly. I think I actually am done with it now, too. I just need to go ride!


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Re: KTM restoration

Post by Wingfixer » Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:18 pm

Looks great! Time to get her dirty!! :roost:
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Re: KTM restoration

Post by Marylander » Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:23 pm

Very nice!

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Re: KTM restoration

Post by Bucho » Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:35 pm

Looks real good!
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Re: KTM restoration

Post by Rut Row » Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:42 pm

:hi5: nice
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Re: KTM restoration

Post by Laoch » Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:34 pm

:cheers:

Your front tow strap thingy should be higher?
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Re: KTM restoration

Post by juddspaintballs » Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:23 pm

It's a tugger strap. It falls down because it's not cinched tight around the forks. It can't go any lower than that and it comes right back up when you grab the strap to tug on it.
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Re: KTM restoration

Post by BDMaha » Sun May 07, 2017 6:22 pm

juddspaintballs wrote:
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:34 pm
I guess I can post up a couple "completed" photographs now. It's got a few hours on it and everything seems to be working properly. I think I actually am done with it now, too. I just need to go ride!


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Looks great! Funny thing about a project like that, you seem to love the vehicle more than any other. You did a good job getting it done in a timely manner too. Hope the recent ride gives you the pleasure that you deserve.
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