Purple Rims for 90’s Honda

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11/15/2020 5:13 PM

I’m in the process of rebuilding a 1997 CR 125 and I am wanting to put purple rims on the bike. It currently has a purple Tecnosel seat cover and will either have purple shrouds or nuclear red shrouds with purple accents when finished. I know purple rims were a thing in the 90’s, my brother had a KX with purple rims. Does any one know of a company that still makes purple rims? Photo
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11/15/2020 5:17 PM

You can save yourself some coin and get the stockers anodized. Not sure any of the wheel makers produce a purple wheel, but you'll have to dig a little.

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11/15/2020 5:30 PM

https://www.warp9racing.com/product/mx-wheels/

Looks like it’s an option from Warp 9. I just did a quick search and didn’t see purple offered from a few others on their direct sites, but is shown here. Could at least be worth a phone call to verify tho. Good luck with the search, and post photos when done...those bikes are both so nice. 🤙🏼

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11/15/2020 10:00 PM

jt.hagerty wrote:

I’m in the process of rebuilding a 1997 CR 125 and I am wanting to put purple rims on the bike. It currently has a purple Tecnosel seat cover and will either have purple shrouds or nuclear red shrouds with purple accents when finished. I know purple rims were a thing in the 90’s, my brother had a KX with purple rims. Does any one know of a company that still makes purple rims? Photo
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The 95 had purple. The 97 was red and black.

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11/15/2020 10:29 PM

Dubya recently posted these on instagram Photo

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11/16/2020 3:25 AM

jt.hagerty wrote:

I’m in the process of rebuilding a 1997 CR 125 and I am wanting to put purple rims on the bike. It currently has a purple Tecnosel seat cover and will either have purple shrouds or nuclear red shrouds with purple accents when finished. I know purple rims were a thing in the 90’s, my brother had a KX with purple rims. Does any one know of a company that still makes purple rims? Photo
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MattyVicious wrote:

The 95 had purple. The 97 was red and black.

Correct. I like the look of the bright red and purple, more than the black and red, I ran the numbers on the bike to make to make sure it was a 97 right before I purchased it.

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11/16/2020 3:30 AM

I had purple rims and stiffie graphics on my 96 RM. Ahhh the 90’s were sikkkkk

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11/16/2020 4:12 AM

Sm pro platinum makes them as well.

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11/16/2020 5:24 AM

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11/16/2020 6:51 AM

evobitsnbobs391 has full purple plastic on ebay if anybody looking. Photo

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11/16/2020 7:38 AM

I always swore my next project bike will be finished with purple hoops. This one is the background on my computer screen at work currently. Photo

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Unleaded tastes a little tangy. Supreme is kinda sour, and diesel tastes pretty good.

1/2/2021 4:15 PM

Look what showed up on my porch this morning! I couldn’t wait, so I went ahead and started putting them on.

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1/2/2021 4:22 PM

Hell ya, looks good!

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1/2/2021 4:42 PM

Looks sweet!

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2008 Honda CRF450R

1/3/2021 7:57 PM

I went with purple hubs on my KTM, they look amazing
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Ride like a girl!!!
2016 KTM 500 EXC-F
Current project: 2007 Kawasaki KX250-R7 retro build
Current project #2: 1987 Kawasaki KX250-E1 rider/racer resto
1989 KX125 resto
1987 RM250 resto

1/4/2021 6:25 AM

I had a '95 with purple rims. Original owner John Schneider then Chris Hunter, then myself. She was amazing! Looking forward to your restoration results.

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1/4/2021 6:57 AM
Edited Date/Time: 1/4/2021 7:59 AM

That is a great look, and I didn't like the purple Hondas at the time.

...Or the purple Kawasakis ...Or the purple Yamahas ...Or the purple KTMs. The mid 90s was just an excessively purple era.

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