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650 C2 rebuild

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TimH
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650 C2 rebuild

#1 PostAuthor: TimH » Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:17 am

Finally starting to rebuild my 650 after 6 years languishing in the garage. After having the engine aqua blasted by Wayne at Wizard Customs on Sheppey I had to make the rest of the bike look just as good. Powder coating seems to have become expensive now, last frame I had done cost £60 and had quotes of £100 to £150 for just the frame and swingarm this time, finally found JDM Powder Coating in Strood who did the frame, swingarm and box of bits for £120 and really pleased with the result. Will try and post some more pics as and when I get more work done.

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Bill P
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Re: 650 C2 rebuild

#2 PostAuthor: Bill P » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:28 am

Lovely job your doin there

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Re: 650 C2 rebuild

#3 PostAuthor: DavidZ1R » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:39 pm

Nice job, but as you know deep pockets are required.
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Re: 650 C2 rebuild

#4 PostAuthor: Philippe » Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:56 pm

Hi TimH
you're doing a beautiful job! Let the good times roll !
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Re: 650 C2 rebuild

#5 PostAuthor: TimH » Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:42 pm

DavidZ1R wrote:Nice job, but as you know deep pockets are required.

Unfortunately there are big child and grandchild size holes in my pockets which is why its taken so long!! :D
I will have to clean up the rest of the bike myself and replace what I can when I can but first objective is to get it back on the road and turn it into a rolling resto as its the best bike I've ever owned, great fun to ride and get lots of "I had one of them" comments.
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Re: 650 C2 rebuild

#6 PostAuthor: chrisNI » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:50 pm

Good start keep the progress pics coming :D :D


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