Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 7/24/2019 7:28 PM

Thanks for the offer. I will get back with you on it after I have had some time to check these out.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 7/24/2019 5:25 AM

I have not done it yet but I am planning on upgrading the springs and changing the fork oil. I am 6’2” so the spring rate is way too low. I think it came with 33 pound springs. I would need around 45 pound springs ideally. My friend has some CR500 springs ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 7/23/2019 4:46 PM

Installed new rear sprocket, brake shoes, and tire.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 7/21/2019 8:58 PM

Getting closer!

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Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 7/11/2019 5:41 PM

Thanks for your kind words Mark. You bike turned out great so this means a lot coming from you. I really appreciate it. It is my first rebuild.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 7/11/2019 12:10 PM

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 7/11/2019 12:09 PM

Dunlop MX33 tires, new UFO radiator shrouds, and Hotfoot Moto chain slider are on the way! I already got the gold DID chain and new sprockets. I should be getting real close to riding this puppy.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 7/8/2019 6:31 PM

Thanks for your kind words. I am out of town but plan to order tires this week and continue working on it this weekend.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 7/3/2019 11:54 AM

I refinished the fuel tank. Refinished fuel tank

Added reply in a thread Can the brake stopper be straightened? 6/30/2019 7:18 PM

Thanks for the info and the insight as to how it happens.

Added reply in a thread Can the brake stopper be straightened? 6/30/2019 6:50 AM

I have it all apart.

Added reply in a thread Can the brake stopper be straightened? 6/29/2019 9:20 PM

Thanks! I had the bike all apart. Now it is going back together.

Added reply in a thread Can the brake stopper be straightened? 6/29/2019 4:06 PM

Added reply in a thread Can the brake stopper be straightened? 6/29/2019 4:05 PM

Here is the bent bar under the swing arm.

Started new thread Can the brake stopper be straightened? 6/28/2019 6:08 AM

My 1986 CR125 brake stopper is bent. What is the best way to attempt to straighten it?

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Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 6/27/2019 4:07 PM

Muffler time!

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Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 6/26/2019 8:16 PM

It is starting to look like a bike again!

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 6/25/2019 9:53 PM

You know it’s bad when you take the dirty and a little rusty clamps and polish them. Then I put them in on and feel the need for them to be all placed a certain way and symmetrical.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 6/25/2019 7:57 AM

That’s great to hear. You have an awesome looking bike and I look forward to seeing more of it.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 alive again! she is done! 6/24/2019 4:03 PM

Work continues....

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