2005 CRF 450R Supermoto
Aug02

2005 CRF 450R Supermoto

I decided to trade my long-loved Husky for this CRF 450R Supermoto.  It has many nice upgrades on it, however it is definitely in need of some TLC and service.  The most attractive part of this bike is that it is TAGGED!  It may not seem like such an amazing thing, but in the state of NC, it is near impossible to tag a bike that started life as an off-road only machine.  This bike came with a clear VA title.  Once the vehicle has been...

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03 KX125 top end rebuild
Jan12

03 KX125 top end rebuild

This 125 belongs to one of my regular customers.  Over the last year, I have installed a new clutch, trued wheels, replaced fork seals, re-packed the silencer, etc.  Recently the owner had accidentally put non-mixed fuel in the tank and ran it for a while. The pictures show the galling of the piston and the cylinder.  This may have been caused by the non-mixed fuel.  I removed the seat, tank, exhaust,  and  radiators to access the...

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Powder coating rear sets

Here are some rear sets that a customer wanted powder coated.  We decided to go with flat black.  He also wanted to have the fasteners coated.  I took a small piece of steel plate and drilled and tapped threads into it so I could thread the bolts and screws into the steel and have them stay put while they were sandblasted, coated, and baked.  When coating aluminum, it is important that the item be “de-gassed” prior to...

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Powder Coating

As I mentioned in my previous post, I now have the ability to powder coat small parts. I bought a used household oven to cure the powder, so at this time I can not do anything large such as rims, frames, etc., but I can do any small parts. If anyone is interested in having some parts coated, I currently have a limited stock of colors available. Matte Black, Glossy Black, Blue, and Red. If you want custom colors, just go to...

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