KR1 Restoration

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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by 375 » Sun Dec 08, 2013 8:19 pm

Looking smart that 8)
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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by tescr500 » Sun Dec 08, 2013 11:40 pm

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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by Bertie_Mollie » Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:05 pm

Radiator tidied up and painted with new fasteners. No broken or damaged tabs on this one.

Clutch perch finished with good cutout switch with "tangs" intact.

Some nice NOS carb cables ready to fit :)

Shoulf be ready to start her in the next couple of weeks. Getting excited now \:D/

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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by Binetta Steve » Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:11 pm

There a number of stunning builds coming along on this forum. Looks like spring is going to showcase some great KR's

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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by 500bernie » Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:51 am

Hi Andrew,
Looking good :)
Is the gold stone guard standard or personal preference?
(I think it looks good)
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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by Bertie_Mollie » Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:59 am

Hi bernie

Standard rad guard is gold

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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by JanBros » Sat Jan 18, 2014 10:40 am

Bertie_Mollie wrote:Hi bernie

Standard rad guard is gold

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I have never ever seen/had a gold one
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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by Bertie_Mollie » Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:51 am

:-k Most of the guards I have had are completely rusty, but I am sure a few better ones have had some of the original finish remaining which was a light gold colour (lighter than the colour I have done mine but look a bit faded). I'll do a bit on reasearch and see if I can find some pics.

Othere than that I could check with pookie.

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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by 500bernie » Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:58 am

You learn something new every day =D>
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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by philfingers » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:43 pm

Have to say Andrew I'm sure they're black, I had a KR1 in 1991 and the ZXR 750 of the same period uses a very similar guard and that's black too
My KR1-S guard was black [with a little rust!] until I resprayed it black last week and my ZXR H1 was too. Both were the factory finish.

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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by Bertie_Mollie » Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:31 pm

Just been down the shed and it looks they I am probably wrong and they are black. The ones I have there are quite rusty but look black under the fixings.

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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by martin » Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:01 pm

deffo black.
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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by 500bernie » Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:09 pm

Well Andrew,
Are you going to leave it gold?

I would like a stainless steel one and a nice alloy radiator (pace). :)
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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by philfingers » Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:33 pm

leave it gold, it's the new green! :)
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Re: KR1 Restoration

Post by pookie » Sat Jan 18, 2014 3:46 pm

the rad guard on my kr-1 has been black since 1989 (when I bought it brand new)

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