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    Hopelessly lost subagon's Avatar
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    protomike64,

    PM sent...
    Mike Barfield - Plant City, FL
    '07 R1200 GS - '75 R90/6 - '93 R100GS PD - '71 R60/5 - 2 X '73 R75/5 LWB - '83 R80 ST
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    sportridertex
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    parts and more parts....source


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    protomike64,

    Check your PM (private messages). I found some heads for your project.
    Mike Barfield - Plant City, FL
    '07 R1200 GS - '75 R90/6 - '93 R100GS PD - '71 R60/5 - 2 X '73 R75/5 LWB - '83 R80 ST
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    protomike64
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    Some more Pics

    Frame is straight and painted. I cleaned up and rebuilt the carbs. I got the head replaced. Found a bent U-joint that is on the way. Hope to start putting it back together. Cant decide how to finish the cases. I kinda like the old clean look. Bead blasting is so hard to keep clean. Im gonna try the diesel Tide mix I found in an another thread.
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    protomike64
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    More pics

    Walnut shells in a vibrarory bowl polished up the carbs pretty nice.
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    I left Spaten Optimtors just to be safe...
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    "It is what you discover, after you know it all, that counts." _ John Wooden

    Lew Morris
    1973 R75/5 - original owner

  7. #37
    pcarfan
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    Nice work and great project. I'm just getting back into airheads after a 20 year absence. I can really appreciate taking something bent and making it right again. Keep the pics coming!

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    protomike64
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    Plasma

    Santa loves Spaten Optimtors. I bought a Ramsond 75 amp plasma and love it. I
    The torch is kinda cheap but works pretty good. About $800.

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