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Thread: 1987 Suzuki Impulse GSX 400 X GK71E Restoration

  1. #136
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    Wow! from 2017 to now and she's beautiful, this is a credit to you sir.
    Please do post up the absolutely finished item aye.
    Take a bow that man, great work.
    Every day above ground is a good day!:

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    Quote Originally Posted by onearmedbandit View Post
    Fantastic result! I used to ride one of these in the mid 90's, was a great bike to muck around on. Seeing one in this condition is superb.
    Great podcast onearmbandit

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    Quote Originally Posted by caseye View Post
    Wow! from 2017 to now and she's beautiful, this is a credit to you sir.
    Please do post up the absolutely finished item aye.
    Take a bow that man, great work.
    will do cheers caseye

  4. #139
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    when the project overtakes your room
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grumph View Post
    Hadn't looked at this for yonks. the pics of your wheels (nice...) brought back memories. Years back I got asked to participate in an evening for the BEARS club guys. Idea was to bring them up to date with new rules for scrutineering purposes. A couple of the example bikes there had impulse wheels fitted. Well, they were easily available 17's...and cheap.
    I pointed out that they had wheel bearings on close centers - which on heavy bikes meant they cut out quite quickly.
    One of the bikes there was already a fail with discernable play. An eye opener for some of them.
    This was the finished set
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    Very nice. The whole job looks very good.

    New discs or did you get the old ones resurfaced ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grumph View Post
    Very nice. The whole job looks very good.

    New discs or did you get the old ones resurfaced ?
    Those are new. Was lucky to find a set.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikael View Post
    Great podcast onearmbandit
    Cheers dude!

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