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 Post subject: YETI KOKOPELLI
PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:21 pm 
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This is my current project . The frame is a Yeti Kokopelli , Idont know the year . i was told by seller that it was 1999 , bt I think it is earlier due to canti mounts :

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the frame number is K0013

I need to retouch the paint on the forks as clear coat went wrong . :oops:

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Frame : Yeti kokopelli
Forks : RS Judy xc
Brakes : Avid tril align turquoise
Brake levers : Paul blue
Shifters : X rays
Handlebars : Answer Taperlite
Stem : Ringle ( one on the picture is blue but I am waiting for a turquoise )
Front wheel : Specialized X21 with turquoise Ringle hub
Back Wheel : Rithcey wcs ( would like to find same as front )
Seat post : USE blue ( sorrry Scant :oops: )
Saddle : Flite
Front and rear mechs : XT retro
Grips : lock on
Chainset : blue cook bross or turquoise TNT , ( i have both so I will see )
Pedals : SPD 737 or 747 ( I have both as well )

A big thank you to Gill M for the stickers .

more pictures when finished to rebuild .


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:51 pm 
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Is that stem a Ringle??? It looks very much like a Footwork.

Nice project for the upcoming time :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:02 pm 
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There is no stickers on it but I bought it thinking it was a ringle .

never heard of Footwork .


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:05 pm 
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Looks good so far (other than the Judy)

How did you refinish it?


If you're looking for your sock it's under the sofa :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:13 pm 
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thanks for your comments .

Originally i wanted it powdercoated in the yeti colour , but no copanies had the colour in stock so I had to spray it myself . Went to halfords , the colour is called Ford olympic Blue . I put a primer , sanded it , colour , fine sanding and clear .

The forks are not that bad , the colour is awfull on the picture but there are just two places where the clear leaked . My camera is bad , I think that is why the colour does not come out right on the forks .

I am hoping to finish it this week end .

Cheers for the sock , my 2.5 year old son loves to hide things there . :roll:


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:18 pm 
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Looks really good for a 'rattle can' job. Shows what you can do with a little hard work :D


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:24 pm 
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it took me ages , to paint strip it.

had to use chemicals in the end , but it is worth it .

I have the pleasure of knowing I did it all . :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:54 pm 
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cchris2lou wrote:
There is no stickers on it but I bought it thinking it was a ringle .

never heard of Footwork .


It really differs from a Zooka and it does exactly look like a Footwork/ALPA.

Footwork front plate

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Also see the stem on my Rafty.

Footwork/ALPA stems are heavier, but also more durable than -in particular older- Zookas. Initially they were sold under the ALPA Tec name, but later they were added to the Footwork line up. Footwork carried more machined parts. Made in Holland.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:56 pm 
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Nice,

I am about to perhaps repaint my FRO, anyone know where I can find a repro set of full decals?

Someone should do a homepage with decals for old frames, I bet they would make some money from it.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 12:01 am 
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Gil is your man > gil@thecycleshed.co.uk


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