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Offline Chris Parker

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Painter.......looking re recommendations
« on: June 30, 2020, 05:11:30 PM »
I have acquired a UK R250b just the same as i had in 76. Lovely bike but wrong colour. I am looking for recommendations to paint tank, side panel, headlight Orange. I would appreciate recommendations please.

Additionally where is recommendended to get spare fasteners from.........nuts, bolts, washers that sort of thing ?

Many thanks  8)

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Re: Painter.......looking re recommendations
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2020, 05:52:55 PM »
Is this the same since 2011 Chris?   ???

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Re: Painter.......looking re recommendations
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2020, 06:08:47 PM »
Is this the same since 2011 Chris?   ???

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Re: Painter.......looking re recommendations
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2020, 07:23:49 PM »
Is this the same since 2011 Chris?   ???

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Well, Good luck with your resto!  I guess you have not done any if you ask about nuts bolts and washers?  IMO, the best way is to use the originals-literally!  Zinc re-plating can be good on good old but faded parts.  Also, some of the dismantlers like RDJames and Moist RDbreaker sell good parts.  It can even be worth buying genuine bolts etc from the USA.  The thing is, decide if you really are building a recreation that has as much as possible original?  Even new from Yamaha, virtually ALL nuts/bolts/washers are now different.  So, decide.  You can get good modern nut/bolt/fastener kits at very good prices, but all repro parts are slightly different to OE and sometimes, the quality has issues.
Like I say, bag, label and save everything!  ;)

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Re: Painter.......looking re recommendations
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2020, 07:37:41 PM »
Is this the same since 2011 Chris?   ???

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It's taken me this long to get an RD........

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Well, Good luck with your resto!  I guess you have not done any if you ask about nuts bolts and washers?  IMO, the best way is to use the originals-literally!  Zinc re-plating can be good on good old but faded parts.  Also, some of the dismantlers like RDJames and Moist RDbreaker sell good parts.  It can even be worth buying genuine bolts etc from the USA.  The thing is, decide if you really are building a recreation that has as much as possible original?  Even new from Yamaha, virtually ALL nuts/bolts/washers are now different.  So, decide.  You can get good modern nut/bolt/fastener kits at very good prices, but all repro parts are slightly different to OE and sometimes, the quality has issues.
Like I say, bag, label and save everything!  ;)

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