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Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/25/2021 9:58 PM

I will post some up soon. It’s a cool process

Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/21/2021 12:58 AM

She’s having too much fun with the vapor honing cabinet

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Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/19/2021 9:39 AM

It’s a lye bath I use to remove anodizing so I can fix scratches etc.

Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/17/2021 6:26 PM

Thank you very much. I use glass bead for both aluminum and steel. I use a different psi though.

Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/16/2021 12:28 AM

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Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/16/2021 12:26 AM

She opened up her first pair of forks today and got them cleaned up pretty damn good.

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Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/10/2021 9:13 PM

A boat load of Oem product for this old bike
Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/10/2021 4:15 PM

It’s an amazing process for sure. Haha. I haven’t figured out how to change my username here on Vital.

Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/10/2021 9:32 AM

Drums are ready to paint!

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Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/10/2021 9:14 AM

Haha! Thanks man. Vapor blasting definitely makes builds so much more efficient and enjoyable. Have fun with it!

Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/4/2021 10:33 PM

Impressed with how little wear was on the clutch baskets.

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Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/4/2021 10:24 PM

Once it gets shipped I will post a pic

Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/4/2021 9:02 AM

That has been very nice. Oem pistons rings bearings etc. We did find an Oem chain guide as well that needs to be fixed up as well.

Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/4/2021 8:05 AM

Thank you very much. We just ordered a list of parts that hurt my wallet but it will turn out nice. Haha

Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/4/2021 12:45 AM

She has the swingarm disassembled and ready for powder with the frame and bars now

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Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/3/2021 12:38 AM

Haha. She would rather wash her hands 10 times instead of wear disposable gloves. She is having a great time and is eager to keep working on this bike.

Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/2/2021 10:15 PM

More progress. Played with jugs and a front end tonight. The crank is froze up so she will split the cases tomorrow

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Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/2/2021 10:10 PM

Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 1/2/2021 11:33 AM

Haha. No way man. I want her to enjoy the process for her first build and see it through to the end. The vapor blaster gives her immediate satisfaction and keeps her stoked on it. If it was my shitty teenage kid I would run him through the coals on an

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Reply to So my Wife wants to build a bike... 12/30/2020 11:58 PM

I’m not sure how I pulled mine off as well. Enjoy! And thank you