2007 KX250 build

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12/17/2017 1:49 PM

Picked it up like this:

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First ride i pancaked the pipe againt's someones front wheel so ordered a FMF:

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Had the suspension done, chucked a graphics kit, seat cover, bars and some powdercoated cases on it then road it like that for a season:

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“It never gets easier, you just go faster.”

12/17/2017 1:50 PM

After powdercoating a few peoples frames in work i decided to strip it down and rebuild.

Started off like this in the morning:

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Tank, bars etc off:

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Rear subframe, airbox, shock etc off:

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Just the engine swingarm to go:

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Ready for coating:

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“It never gets easier, you just go faster.”

12/17/2017 1:51 PM

All the colours in the world, but of couse it's going black laughing laughing

Frame, swingarm and subframe coating in textured wrinkle black:

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All the hard parts coated in non reflective matt black and the spring in green:

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Ready to start building:

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Cleaned the cases and chucked a new clutch in:

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Engine, rads, forks and bars back in:

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Swingarm and subframe built back up:

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Order some bits including some 4-stroke tank panels:

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Rebuilt the linkage:

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Ordered some more bits:

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“It never gets easier, you just go faster.”

12/17/2017 1:52 PM

Mocked up the front tank panels and trimmed and made the necessary brackets to make them look factory:

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Rolling:

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Panels and seat on:

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All done:

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Wasn't keen on the green front plate/ mudguard so changed it to a black KXF450 one:

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“It never gets easier, you just go faster.”

12/17/2017 1:53 PM

Ordered a graphics kit:

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All finished up and ready for the season (apart from a black seat cover)w00t w00t

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“It never gets easier, you just go faster.”

12/18/2017 2:05 PM

nice build!

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12/18/2017 4:20 PM

Nice. Would be wacky wild with some green wheels w00t

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