KR1S Project

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Re: KR1S Project

Post by SP_BOTT » Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:06 am

Just had a read up on the supa fix stuff, might give it a go, got lots of panels etc to repair, usually weild a soldering iron for mine, but will give this a go at the price. Will give it some twisting after to test results :)

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Re: KR1S Project

Post by Binetta Steve » Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:15 pm

Saw some of this crack filling product being demoed at the Oct Stafford show. The application looked straight fwd and the results tidy. Pour the powder into the crack then sprinkle the liquid hardener over the repair.

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Re: KR1S Project

Post by Top-shaggy » Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:53 am

In Thailand i saw them repairing plastic panels with Biological washing up powder and superglue.....
Never asked them why they used Bio..haha
If it takes more than 2strokes then your just playing at it..

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Re: KR1S Project

Post by Garry » Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:04 am

I had a new tyre in my shed, so got it fitted and have managed to complete putting together the front end. Just need to get some brake pads to finish.
I have put the discs on the correct way since this photo :roll:

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I should have the shock back this week. Have cleaned and painted the rear wheel in the meantime

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Next job to make a set of exhausts from these

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Re: KR1S Project

Post by Garry » Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:53 pm

Cleaned the usual build up of 2 stroke, dirt and oil from one set of pipes (too big to photo as its raining and i cant get anything out of the shed to
make room)

Then gave the best set of end cans a polish using wet and dry blocks, wire wool and metal polish. Haven't come up too bad for the first going over

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Used a file to remove the weld from bracket on the top can as i want it to be welded the other side once in use. Also reshaped it to a circle
instead of being square

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Re: KR1S Project

Post by Garry » Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:29 am

Have got the shock back now

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So swing arm can go back in
Loose mounted wheel and bodywork just to get an idea of the look when its finished - haven't quite got the hang of my new photo account hence
small size pic :roll:

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Re: KR1S Project

Post by Garry » Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:35 pm

I finally got everything fitted and connected ready for the second start up session.
Nice to have everything connected properly this time .
Topped up the carbs with premix via short fuel lines i have attached
She fired after 10 kicks which i was pretty happy with considering it hasn't been started for 5 months
Ticked over fine and throttle response was okay - so all good so far :P
Wiring needs tidying up
Need to fit the airbox, coolant and oil bottles but those aren't big jobs and also finish the rear wheel fitting and brake.
Will need a new tyre and chain/sprockets but may as well wait until next year for those.

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While the weather is good sorting the body panels out will be the next job
Will need a bit of work including making new bits for the fairing

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Fortunately the tank is pretty mint (needs a clean and polish) and no rust inside which is a bonus

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Re: KR1S Project

Post by Garry » Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:59 pm

Clocks, footrests, bottles and airbox fitted and back end almost finished
Tank on just to prevent the chance of it getting damaged moving it around the shed

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Re: KR1S Project

Post by Binetta Steve » Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:18 pm

Garry its looking good, better than BBC1 !

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Re: KR1S Project

Post by Garry » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:51 pm

Cheers Steve

Good job i have accumulated quite a few spares over the years - even though this was 2 bikes, some stuff i couldn't use - almost 30 years of abuse
and neglect I guess. :P
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