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Old 12-27-2012, 09:06 AM   #3
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Location: Taos, NM
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I have never been a fan of the Gold color scheme on the 1986 / 1987 bikes, so one thing I will be doing in this build is radically changing the color scheme.

At this time, the color scheme I am aiming for is something like this:

I'm not certain whether I will be re-painting my original stock tank in this color scheme, or maybe buying a Clarke plastic tank in "Reflex Blue" and putting on some nice 3M Orange sticker material to get the same look. I realize the benefits of the plastic tank, but I am (always) on a low budget and $200 could certainly be put to other good uses in this build.

Also, I have already purchased and installed a Ricky Stator, and I am very hopeful that this will solve my no-spark situation.

More to come...
Current Bikes: 2002 XR650L, Nighthawk, 1986 Honda XL600R, 1988 Hondasuki KLNX250R, 1988 BMW R100GS (dead)
Previous Bikes: Honda XL250R (2 of them), Honda XL600R, Kawasaki KLR600, BMW K1100LT, BMW R60/6, BMW K75, Husqvarna 430XC
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