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  1. NX650 Oil Strainer Removal

    Dominator / FMX
    Anyone taken the oil strainer out of the bottom of their frame? Tried removing it yesterday, so i could check it, and get frame ready for powder coat, but could not get it to undo. Tried interlocking two spanners to get a higher torque, but still no joy. Any tips on removal???
  2. Getting Frame ready for powder coat

    Dominator / FMX
    As the title says, im busy getting frame ready for powder coat. Does any one know what size fittings can be used to plug oil ways to keep out the bead blast. Or any other ideas of things i can use??
  3. Dutch dirtbike wannebee Alp

    Transalp
    Dutch dirtbike wannebee Alp - lots of pics thread Hi there, my name is Edwin, living in a small village called Schijndel which is in the Netherlands. In my younger years I was a semi fanatic dirtbiker and I was thinking catching up this a little bit. Not as dirtbiker only, but more semi so...
  4. Paint or powder coat?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all . Starting rebuild RD04 Need recondition ... frame is rusted to f**k nothing new . Was wondering what's best way to go powdercoating or painting ? Or is there anything else ? Val 2 bikes , twice is happy
  5. powder coat chromacoat chrome powdercoat

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    these are a pr of 1980 cr80 rims , originally chromed , were quite rusty after 30 years ,,,,,,,,,,,,, chrome chemically stripped off , back to bare steel base coated and powdercoated in chromacoat powder ,,,,,,,,,,,, Welcome - sfx wheels if youre going to have chrome stripped off old rims...
  6. Powder coat or paint

    XL
    Hi Im stripping my LMF engine tomorrow and plan to either paint or powder coat it ....... any ideas or suggestions as to which one to go for ?
  7. powder coat spokes?

    Africa Twin
    Can you powder coat wheel spokes - my rims are shot but the spokes are just dirty.
  8. gs wheels refurbed

    BMW
    tube less nipple spoke kit £185.00 powder coat hubs £20.00 per hub powdercoat rims £30.00 per rim strip wheels £20.00 per wheel build wheels £30.00 per wheel remove , refit and balance tyres £10.00 per wheel www.sfxwheels.moonfruit.com
  9. Wanted: RD07a REAR HUB

    For Sale / Wanted
    All sorted now, Thank you Foz Anyone got a rear hub for sale for an @ from 1997? I'd like to powder coat it and then have it built into a gold Excel rim so that it matches my front wheel* that has had had the same treatment, cosmetic condition isn't important and neither is the condition of...
  10. rear shock,

    Africa Twin
    Not in any rush, but i've a spare swing arm (to powder coat?) and was wondering is it possible/easy to remove/paint the spring on the rear suspension, & if so... what with... spring! crack! thanks.
  11. Help Clutch

    Africa Twin
    Hi I've just put my A/T back together after a complete strip down, powder coat and rebuilt but i am having problems with the clutch cable, which ever way i'am routing it it seems to long and i can't get the slack out of it any suggestions PS I didn't remove it:thumbup:
  12. Local Rust spots

    Africa Twin
    Hello; I have a 2001 RD07 with 15k miles, it has lived indoor mostly.. there small spots of rust here and there,, what is the best way to tackle this, fine wet and dry paper and repaint?? or just leave it and when it's really bad do a powder coat.
  13. Yet more maintenance questions! (Help me before I do something daft!)

    Transalp
    OK: as some may have seen in my other maintenance thread, the rear end is in pieces. Only the swing arm to go. I now have some tasks that I need input on before taking stuff apart. I will powder coat the swing arm. Rear Linkage: is it worth blasting, then powder coating the various shock...
  14. tempted to start a project !!!

    Africa Twin
    hi, i've been into bikes for most of my life, i currently own a 2009 bmw r1200gs adventure which i use for touring. back in 1994 i owned a transalp which i did quite a lot of work on myself, so i can do the usual maintainance on my bikes but i have never stripped & rebuilt one. now i've always...
  15. Rebuilding a TA 600 rear end. Any suggestions/advice?

    Transalp
    So when my new chain arrives, it looks like I'll take the opporutunity to whip out the swingarm for a new skin. Paint or powder coat: not decided yet! Anyway, whilst it is all out I'd like to replace the bearings in the swingarm, as well as any in the shock linkage. Can anyone tell me the...
  16. Tuned out perfeck

    Bodgers Corner
    Started out as a sort of bodge it and see all worked well and made out of bits that were hanging around so very cheap in fact cost nowt ;) added some nice stainless screws and locking nuts courtesy of Ebay for a couple of quid ,did quick powder coat on the bits at work to make them pritty...
  17. Paint or powder coat?

    Mechanical Advice
    Thinking about getting my frame stripped and painted, was going to go for powder coat but read something on ADVrider suggesting that paint was more flexible so less easily chipped, and easier repaired so better suited to adventure bike frames? Any thoughts? David
  18. XR400 2003 rebuild

    XR
    I am currently stripping down my XR400 2003 (excluding the engine) and it will be ready to be sent to the powder coat company by this evening. Thinking of things to buy for the bike, just some choice proven extras for example: Sump guard (not the lower frame bar protectors that are tubular...
  19. Honda xr400 repaint/powder coat frame

    XR
    I have recently bought an xr400 which I would like to strip down to powder coat/repaint the frame. Are there any tips/techincal sections or do's and don'ts that anyone can offer please? I am considering using one of these two firms unless anyone knows better? Windridge Coatings – Powder coat...
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