The Hustler shrine - pix

Discussion in '2 smokers' started by davorallyfan, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    I suspect the biggest problem being a lover of any old bike is the internal conflict one has when it comes to choosing what to buy and which to ride.
    Yeah, it's a nice dilemna to be in, things could be worse.

    Is your's progressing any Davo?
    or is that it in the snap with the terrier and GT380/500?
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  2. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    Expert restoration.
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  3. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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    Gasp! :raabia

    Mine a reliable runner but also looking about for a bigger 350 / 400 twin

    I am collecting bits for an RV125 project too.
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  4. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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    Pix from last weekend Debnam Tour

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    Great having a little dice with like bikes.
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  5. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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    Soda blasting before.
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  6. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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  7. SprinterRS

    SprinterRS Occasional lurker

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    Nice bikes!!! Anyone know of a source for crank oil seals for a '76 GT 250? I've looked on line and can only find LH crank seals available not the RH or center seal.
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  8. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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  9. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    Hey Davo,
    Who did the soda blasting?

    I've got to send stuff for anything other than abrasive blasting. I'm thinking about vapour blasting as it's promoted as the best thing, particularly for engine parts, so...why did you go soda?
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  10. G2mk3

    G2mk3 Been here awhile

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    Here is my gt250 project bike as-found. Any links to tech information would be greatly appreciated :rofl
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  11. davorallyfan

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    I'm a little dissapointed with the soda result. It is obviously a gentler process and does not remove much material so you will get a clean finish - not necessatily bright. Soda blasting is great on car panels and removing graffiti. It was relatively cheap but if you want a more smoother reflective satin style finish on alloy - I think hydro blasting (slurry) gives a better result. We have a local soda blast guy so I thought I would give him a go.
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  12. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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  13. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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  14. lrutt

    lrutt SILENCE.....i kill you

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    Here is my baby Hustler II, 1970 250

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  15. CharlieT

    CharlieT old school

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    Look familiar to anyone?

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  16. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    My 1971 T250R Hustler at Riverside Raceway. Not sure, but probably around 1972.

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  17. Xcuvator

    Xcuvator Justa Venturer

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    Well I don't want to make it sound personal but your picture is cool and it's wallpaper FTTB :1drink I remember those bikes.
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  18. CharlieT

    CharlieT old school

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    Love the hand-shifter. Great pic!!
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  19. CharlieT

    CharlieT old school

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    THe ol' 250 is finally starting to take on its final shape.

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  20. supershaft

    supershaft because I can

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    More Bridgestones! My dad had one and it was a runner!
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