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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #180 on: July 15, 2018, 01:06:10 PM »
Yep... Same color we did Sean Colliers bike in.




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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #181 on: July 16, 2018, 12:08:34 AM »
Frame looks great!  I love the green.  I had mine powder coated in black but would probably go green on the next one. 

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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #182 on: July 16, 2018, 01:26:21 AM »
This forum needs a thumbs up button 8-) this bike is going to be very special! Kiwi green is about as close as you can get to original, I saw it on another site and then ordered loads of samples which confirmed it is the way to go!!!

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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #183 on: July 16, 2018, 08:13:11 AM »
I compared a sample that was powder coated Kiwi green to my 88 KX500 frame.
The 88 is a little darker but unless you compare them side by side you really can't see the difference..
Although the Kiwi looks a bit brighter...  :-o  :-D
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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #184 on: July 18, 2018, 03:29:15 PM »
This cylinder was beat...bad...
It was sleeved and whoever did it had the sleeve badly misaligned not only vertically but also on the radius  :-o
Because it was in such bad condition and I really don't like sleeves I never thought I would be using it.
But, I have some test I want to do and if I jack this cylinder up I don't really care...
Ok... I do care but not as much as some of the nicer cylinder I have  8-)
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Before we sent it out to have it bored and decked we did a rough bore and then did some preliminary port work.
Then we sent it to Tom Morgan Racing to have it final bored and decked...
Tom does very nice work.
I have not checked the bore yet but I'm sure it will mic out perfectly... or close enough for this cylinder  :-D
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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #185 on: July 18, 2018, 11:38:46 PM »
Looking good.  This thread has me itching to do another rebuild. 

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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #186 on: July 21, 2018, 02:24:07 PM »
I think a little Cerakote Clear on this will keep it looking fresh for at least a few days  :lol:



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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #187 on: July 23, 2018, 12:48:57 PM »
Jason the hand model is holding the wheel  :lol:





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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #188 on: July 23, 2018, 02:04:19 PM »
Nice!   8-)
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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #189 on: July 23, 2018, 02:04:57 PM »
Ooh, shiny!!   :-o
Perhaps I have a dirt bike addiction?

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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #190 on: July 25, 2018, 07:05:28 AM »
Do you think somebody else has been following this thread  :-o

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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #191 on: July 25, 2018, 10:39:38 AM »
Lol...
Yeah, everyone has been asking me about that build.
As I have said before I didn't know that bike existed until a few months ago.
I'm sure it's gotta be a hoot to ride in the woods... or just about anywhere...
The cool thing is, there will be some key differences between his build and mine so stay tuned  8-)
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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #192 on: July 30, 2018, 03:37:59 PM »
Leo Sadzewicz sent me a little something in the mail... Can you guess what? That should help keep things clean and tidy :-)



If anyone is interested in a cool oil filler for your KX500 here is Leo's contact info:
575-621-5171
neverfrankie@gmail.com
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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #193 on: July 30, 2018, 03:43:53 PM »
Will that fit under your pipe?
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Re: 2016 Pumpkin seed build...
« Reply #194 on: July 30, 2018, 06:06:55 PM »
Will that fit under your pipe?

Great question...
Time will tell...
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