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  1. found a problem! could be the solution!

    well i found another problem while trying to start the bike today which may have been the original problem! and the main cause for my bike spewing fuel everywhere and bogging down on the 86 GSX250. ...
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    i wish i had my new job! ebay find...

    i so wish i had my new job right now, id be snapping this up, cafe' it and probably use it for bucket racing.
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    yeah sounds good, just take your time with the...

    yeah sounds good, just take your time with the exhaust, i had a HELL of a time doing the rear cylinder in my vtwin yamaha once... horrid beast, but these look ALOT simpler and easier to fix.

    No...
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    400 dollars O_O!!!!! wow that looks fantastic for...

    400 dollars O_O!!!!! wow that looks fantastic for the price, and those exhausts are rad! from as far as i can tell in the pictures.

    hopefully it treats you well, i still have to clean the carbies...
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    the drainback eh? where is that and how easy is...

    the drainback eh? where is that and how easy is it to resolve? since i might as well check it out before i send it off to get the piston cleaned up.

    No matter how old they get, guys don't...
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    Duplicolor car paint aerosols. this was just...

    Duplicolor car paint aerosols.

    this was just a test, so once i rebuild the carbies and do some more work, were stripping it and...

    spraying the engine aluminium with red accents properly. same...
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    900 dollar bike strikes back!

    well the GSX250 gave me back what i paid for it today, had the front brake piston sieze shut on me on the way to a bike shop.

    didnt notice it at first, thought i just lost a bugger load of power,...
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    Well ive finished enough for the moment, i can...

    Well ive finished enough for the moment, i can repaint and clean more in the following weeks and weekends, as you can see, yes i missed all the hidden bits like under the tank, but this was just a...
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    west sydney JB No matter how old they get,...

    west sydney JB

    No matter how old they get, guys don't understand when to take their bikes to the shop, even after 3 stripped oil plugs and a completely missing set of engine mounts.
  10. i wouldnt think it would matter for such a...

    i wouldnt think it would matter for such a generalised question?

    but if you really need it, 1986 suzuki GSX250e.

    No matter how old they get, guys don't understand when to take their bikes to...
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    The early stages so far: ...

    The early stages so far:

    http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/3711/dscf0303mediumre3.jpg
    metallic! not dirty :D
    http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/2753/dscf0306mediumqr7.jpg


    No matter how old...
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    pics of the paint i tested on the bike and just...

    pics of the paint i tested on the bike and just starting the strip n clean.
    http://img47.imageshack.us/img47/4962/dscf0286mediumep9.jpg
    http://img49.imageshack.us/img49/5527/dscf0287mediumgd3.jpg...
  13. 4 stroke sounding like 2 stroke when bogging down.

    interesting issue with this older bike, i think it needs a good clean and tune. But can anyone hint to a more specific cause of this?

    the engine bogs down at lower revs 50% of the time, and needs...
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    Pics of the paintjob so far will be up tomorrow...

    Pics of the paintjob so far will be up tomorrow :) with some fresh pics from cleaning out the little corners of filth.

    No matter how old they get, guys don't understand when to take their bikes to...
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    Pic thread for my GSX250

    yep, its a 250 but it cheap and is a perfect project for the price. GSX250, soon to be a half'ish cafe racer.

    Respraying currently in aerosol canned automotive paint, turning out great though, the...
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    1982 Suzuki GSX250E (haw haw haw)

    HAHA, ok folks, i know its pointless and amusing to most people, but yes i will be minorly modifying my newly bought GSX250e into a cafe'ish bike, although it wont be spectacular and authentic, at...
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    Greetings from aus

    hey folks, just giving a warm greeting from Sydney in Australia, found the forum off the net and decided to add myself.

    Always been a big fan of Cafe Racers, although never had a bike suitable...
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