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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #60 on: October 23, 2011, 04:01:53 pm »
Well well, what have we here
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #61 on: October 23, 2011, 08:15:31 pm »
Tank looks awesome!
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #62 on: October 23, 2011, 10:25:40 pm »
Yeah thanks ,

saw the bike a few days ago absolutely bril , will be done by this Fri coming. Then i must start catching up , having not been on it for 10 years. Hope the training wheels will fit!
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #63 on: October 28, 2011, 12:49:48 am »
Well, It is Friday and my hopes are fading ,,,, this is bullshit , i envy all you okes that can rebuild your bikes yourlself. The blame for ....king slow progress then is on you and you do not have to wait like kippy for others to finish shit .................
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #64 on: October 28, 2011, 03:51:02 am »
Hang in there buddy, better late with a good outcome than early with issues.

The tank looks ace :thumleft:
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #65 on: October 28, 2011, 06:57:39 am »
Who did the paint job on the tank - its brilliant!

Send me the details please - I would like to get mine done at some point.....
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #66 on: November 02, 2011, 07:15:49 pm »
Bought an after market hooter , only to discover that the guy hadnt "undone" the adjustment screw to allow the diaphram to move ...... mmmmmm .... curious ! R114 wasted and the replacement looks like shit
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #67 on: November 08, 2011, 06:37:31 pm »
Finished and Klaar, Going brilliantly , Yes Please!
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #68 on: November 08, 2011, 06:49:40 pm »
mmmmmmmmmmmmm
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #69 on: November 08, 2011, 06:52:49 pm »
Looks awesome well done  :thumleft:
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #70 on: November 09, 2011, 07:31:01 am »
Very well done! :thumleft:
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #71 on: November 09, 2011, 09:31:24 am »
thats great agreed on the tank 1 st class, when are joining us on an old school ride I see the nos are looking good, check out my mates one I am helping him with also on this section
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #72 on: November 10, 2011, 02:16:17 am »
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #73 on: November 15, 2011, 01:32:23 pm »
Die laaste foto lyk soos uit 'n Yamaha brosjure! Puik foto!

Die fiets lyk fantasties! :thumleft:

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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #74 on: November 15, 2011, 01:41:03 pm »
22 big ones!
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #75 on: November 15, 2011, 02:01:43 pm »
22 big ones!

And that's without the original cost of the bike!

Looks fantastic...and is most probably worth the financial layout!

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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #76 on: November 15, 2011, 02:03:44 pm »
absolutely beautiful!!!
 

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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #77 on: November 15, 2011, 03:33:02 pm »
Very very very nice - a classic restored to perfection - Wel done! :thumleft:
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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #78 on: November 15, 2011, 03:51:04 pm »
TikkelTokkel, that is one superb looking XtraTesticle!! Well done, another one saved.
 

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Re: XT 500 rebuild spray or powdercoat
« Reply #79 on: November 15, 2011, 04:02:45 pm »
Awesome awesome awesome!!!

Geez I just love that bike! Its beautiful man.

Really well done.

I hope you enjoy riding it as well.