Vintage mx restore pics.

Discussion in '2 smokers' started by pvangel, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. pvangel

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    I will lap it on a sheet of glass on some 400 emery cloth, I put blue Dykem on first to so I can see high or low spots. I think I'm going to use one of the other jugs and heads anyway though.
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  2. AJxr

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    wow, that cr is purrrdddy
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  3. pvangel

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    Thanks AJxr!

    So I finally got the parts to finish it AGAIN. Ordered the Pro x piston kit from Motosport and the piston looked really cheap and the ring is half the thickness of the Wiseco that was in it. Oh well.... I sent the bad cylinder out to get redone so will have a new cylinder/piston sitting here ready to go.

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    I lapped the head on a sheet of glass and some 150 emery paper just to clean it up.

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    I sent out the other head to be "decked" along with the cylinder.

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    So it's all assembled with new clutch plates, fresh oil as well as ANTIFREEZE IN THE RADIATOR. So aside from a test ride I am ready for the season!

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  4. kenny61

    kenny61 Crazy Idiot

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  5. pvangel

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  6. pvangel

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    First race of the season at Budds Creek Md. Bike ran great!

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  7. bobfab

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    Great Rebuild! :lurk
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  8. pvangel

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    Thanks Bobfab! It's cheaper than therapy...well not really But it's better than therapy....
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  9. bobfab

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    I know it all too well! :D
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  10. 99Bandit

    99Bandit Been here awhile

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    Great job on the rebuild. :clap
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  11. pvangel

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    Thanks Bandit! I am very happy with it!

    Heres my son and I in the mini class the same day, lots of fun!

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  12. pvangel

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  13. matheas

    matheas Adventurer

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    How did you clean up the plastics so nice? I was recently given an 89 cr125 and need to rebuild it. Any advice would be appreciated.

    Nice looking bike by the way.:clap
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  14. pvangel

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    I use Plastic Renew, if you follow the instructions it works great. I then use Maxima SC1 after every wash, not only does it give a shine it leaves the garage smelling lemony fresh!
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  15. FJ_Kevin

    FJ_Kevin Been here awhile

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    Great looking shop you have there. How do you like that floor? Is it still possible to use a car floor jack on that?

    Thanks,
    Kevin
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  16. pvangel

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    Great looking shop you have there. How do you like that floor? Is it still possible to use a car floor jack on that?

    Thanks,
    Kevin



    Love the floor, it has been down for 4 years now and not a single crack or damaged tile. I have radiant heat in there so is a pleasure to work on in the winter as well, much easier on the feet than bare concrete.
    A floor jack is no problem.
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  17. matheas

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    thanks brother. looking forward to the rebuild.
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