Wedgehead

Wedgehead

Lives in: Salida, CO USA

Member since: 06/02/19

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Added a comment to FM851's bike check 10/16/2019 1:58 PM
New 2008 Suzuki RM 125 Factory Replica

Okay, another question for you, if you don't mind. The Blue and Yellow BlackBird seat cover. Where did you get it from? Only one I can find is from the Netherlands.

Thanks

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Added a comment to FM851's bike check 10/15/2019 6:52 PM
New 2008 Suzuki RM 125 Factory Replica

That's a sweet bike... love the newer style plastics. What stickers/graphics did you use?

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Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/26/2019 7:44 PM

Vs the one I bought, the 1992

Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/26/2019 7:42 PM

This is the 1990 swing arm

Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/26/2019 7:40 PM

So I think my Re-Build idea is off base. I think I am doing more of a rebuild / 1988 works bike. My friends think I am just wasting my money and I should just go out and buy a new bike, but what fun is that. Pictured below is the rear suspension of a

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Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/26/2019 7:22 PM

Upgraded the stator plate cover from plastic to aluminum. Picked up a nice 2002 plate of Ebay cheap. Plan on getting some color on it to make the engine look more presentable.

Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/23/2019 12:43 PM

Or you could use the Bolt Stop method. ... more »

Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/23/2019 12:32 PM

Just found the solution for my fork stop problem. Weird that there aren't more of these floating about but it seems like most companies making parts for bikes, like anodized triple clamps, just want to make them for the newest bike. Probably figure those

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Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/21/2019 10:47 PM

If you need a good laugh I made a YouTube video of the trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXtPD15t5Vg&feature=youtu.be

Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/21/2019 10:41 PM

I'm just trying out different parts to make a modern 1988 CR 125r. I'm just not a vintage guy that wants to keep everything the same. I know it would be a lot cheaper to just scrap the bike instead of fixing it up, that's what my friends keep telling

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Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/21/2019 10:18 PM

Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/21/2019 10:17 PM

So I contacted Race Tech and it appears they can do it and do some hard anodizing too. Since I plan to revalve the rear suspension I thought it would be a good idea to do something special with the front forks. I've seen different 80's model bikes with

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Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/21/2019 9:48 PM

Even after power washing I still had some nasty grease that just wouldn't come off.

Shock is removed and I want to get it re-valved. This was a lousy shock in its day but I never could afford to get it worked on years ago. Plus, I ... more »

Added reply in a thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/21/2019 9:22 PM

Here's the side shot before I put the power washer to her. I remember putting those black sticky sheets on to protect the plastic. Guess that was a bad idea now that I am looking back.

Started new thread No Garage Rebuild on a 1988 Cr 125r 6/21/2019 9:17 PM

Pulled my old Honda out of storage because I decided it was time to be a responsible owner and get the bike up and running again.

Let's just say this isn't my most proud moment. I actually bought this bike brand new back ... more »

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Added reply in a thread 1988 Honda CR250 upgrades, race bike build 6/10/2019 9:30 PM

Sweet, What did you do to the triple clamps to make them fit on the 1988 heatset?

Added a comment to Jasper125's bike check 6/2/2019 5:20 PM
Honda cr 125 1988

Nice Bike. What year Honda triple clamps and forks did you install?

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Added reply in a thread 1988 CR250 Project 6/2/2019 2:39 PM

I have to disagree. My 1988 CR 125 would walk away from my friends 1989 CR 125 back in the day when they were new. The 1988 was a top end screamer while the 1987 had more usable power in the mid-range.

Added a comment to Jasper125's bike check 6/2/2019 2:19 PM
Honda cr 125 1988

What year Honda triple clamps and front forks did you use?

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