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PostPosted: Sun Oct 11, 2009 9:16 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

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Nice bike, and impressive reproduction of the decals.
I've a 1996 Kilauea (bought since new and still ride) and have the bug to give it some serious TLC. So question I have is, who is Gil to get some wonderful new decals.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 7:36 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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10 months since purchase and 6 months since the last update - more progress!

I've decided that maybe the paint isn't so bad. So i've stripped the original decals and plan to touch up the worst of the rust patches and freshen up the finish before applying the repro decals. I've also assembled some components for the build and have a full XTR M900 groupset which I'm toying with fitting. Anyhoo, enough words; here's the all important pictures:

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 3:09 pm 
Old School Grand Master
Old School Grand Master

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Decals and headset fitted:

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 3:31 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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I think you've made a good decision in not getting it resprayed & the shiny M900 should look great with the Syncros too. Good Work Sir!


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:25 pm 
King of the DuckBoard
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:D Looking good. 8)


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:30 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

Joined: Thu Feb 25, 2010 5:30 pm
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Location: Aberdeenshire
TallPaul

Why was the BB a sod to remove?

I am doing a 1993 Lava Dome and thats the final thing to remove now the dreaded stuck seat post is nearly out!

Cheers

Dave


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:37 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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davegt wrote:
Why was the BB a sod to remove?


I expect it was the original one.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2010 3:23 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

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Location: Aberdeenshire
Mine is original but as I have never removed a bottom bracket I dont even know how they are constructed.

There is too much crap etc on mine at the moment to see clearly how it comes apart.

I guess it will become obvious once the BB is cleaned up?


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