Added reply in a thread Help appreciated on polishing engine cases 10/6/2015 8:09 AM

I've read an article that says the metal is more protected for oxidation and stains after vapour blast. After some research i saw that alot of people use this method for bike restaurations. Here is the Quote: "The process uses water, micro beads, mild ... more »

Added reply in a thread Help appreciated on polishing engine cases 10/6/2015 4:13 AM

Last option was vapour blast, and decided to go with that ! Finish looks almost the same, only minus is you don't have the brushed look, but that's ok. I think the finish of vapour blast will give a 100% perfect finish. Brought my engine to the shop ... more »

Started new thread Help appreciated on polishing engine cases 10/2/2015 11:28 AM

Hello. I want to polish my engine cases for my project http://www.vitalmx.com/forums/Race-Shop,42/2000-CR250-Ricky-Carmichael-2001-MXoN-replica-build,1280684 Not a "mirror" polished finish, but more like a scotchbrite finish. Did some research on this

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Added reply in a thread One Of The Best MXDN's Ever 9/29/2015 1:40 PM

Definitely saw awesome battles between US and France ! Also congratulations to team Belgium, to manage a 3th place with that much bad luck.

Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (FINISHED ! Found the HRC silencer) 9/23/2015 2:27 PM

Hi guys, some updates from the past weeks. Got my swingarm installed, rear brake caliper and a brand new slave cylinder. The brake hose was in a pretty good shape for it's age so didn't use a new one.

Also blasted the front brake caliper and ... more »
Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (FINISHED ! Found the HRC silencer) 8/28/2015 7:18 AM

Thanks. Yeah i love the YZ to, it was my first 'real' motorcycle and didn't want to get rid of it ! The problem was i needed more space in the garage so this was the solution.

Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (FINISHED ! Found the HRC silencer) 8/28/2015 7:08 AM

No, i removed all the internals like jets and stuff. Just left the top cover and floater cover on and stuffed some paper towel in the intake and airboot holes, because i didn't want to blast the inside of the carburetor. Then after blasting, clean the ... more »

Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (FINISHED ! Found the HRC silencer) 8/27/2015 2:05 PM

Hey guys No big updates, but got some parts collected the past weeks ! A small batch of OEM honda parts.

Got me a UFO front number plate "plasticwerks" style, this one will do the job until i find a PW one. HRC replica aluminum ... more »
Added reply in a thread Replica Honda cr 250 Greg Albertyn 1993 8/22/2015 1:16 PM

I saw these Greg Albertyn graphics for sale recently, Very nice work.

Added reply in a thread 1994 Splitfire Pro Circuit KX125 Build 8/20/2015 9:13 AM

Normally i'm going to the VMXdN. Can't wait to see this bike rolling ! But hope you race it only once ? Also a big thanks for you, your projects are a pleasure to follow.

Added reply in a thread Which magazine published the team usa mxon 2001 bikes 8/12/2015 8:42 AM

Yep, bought the exact same decals of Throttle jockey 2 years ago.

Added reply in a thread Which magazine published the team usa mxon 2001 bikes 8/12/2015 8:39 AM

Thanks for the reply's guys ! Do you know which month issue it was ? There are some 2001 issue's on ebay at the moment. I looked on the RacerX website were you can see al the covers of the old issue's. Seems like none of the covers show anything about ... more »

Started new thread Which magazine published the team usa mxon 2001 bikes 8/11/2015 9:40 AM

Hello. I'm currently building a replica of Ricky Carmichael's 2001 mxon bike. These photos probably came from a magazine ?

Does anyone know in which magazine these photos or article are published ? I would like to see and read the ... more »

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Added reply in a thread 2002 Kx 125 Pro Circuit Simple Green (re vamp) 7/29/2015 10:50 AM

Awesome job !

Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (FINISHED ! Found the HRC silencer) 6/24/2015 9:35 AM

Hey guys ! time for some small updates. I cleaned and bead blasted my carburetor.

Result ! Replated hardware. Thanks again to ThijsK ! ... more »
Added reply in a thread California self employee's ? info 4/6/2015 1:47 AM

Glad to know i'm not the only Belgian who thinks the same way ! I especially hate the people who immigrated here, never paid a single euro taxes and get lots of money from the government for doing NOTHING ! No problem with immigrants who come here with ... more »

Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (FINISHED ! Found the HRC silencer) 4/1/2015 1:08 PM

Forgot to mention my 02 CR is almost finished, just need to rip the number plate decals off and put some large number 4's on it

Why number 4 ?? you guys know who.. Still has the D.I.D. rims and mikuni carb on it in this ... more »
Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (FINISHED ! Found the HRC silencer) 4/1/2015 12:57 PM

Hey guys, some work done the past few weeks ! Got my hubs and engine blasted last month.

Now i still need to bring the engine to the shop for new seals and gaskets. The cilinder ... more »
Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (FINISHED ! Found the HRC silencer) 2/21/2015 6:03 AM

Still waiting for my replated hardware, When i receive them, i can assemble the bike some more !

Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (FINISHED ! Found the HRC silencer) 2/21/2015 5:59 AM

Some small updates ! Cleaned the airbox and gas tank, Then i wiped it with WD40 and let it soak for a few minutes, So the old faded black looks a bit darker..

And i cutted my sprocket cover like the HRC ones. Yesterday ... more »