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#1 2012-11-04 11:39am

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Finally, I have enough to build it....

I have been searching for parts for days for this build and finally have enough to put it together.  I'm running 1pc cranks for now and will switch to 3pc later.  I still need 1/2" gold KKT lightening pedals to finish it off but I have some cheap riders I'll throw on for now.  Here's the parts and parts list:  MINT og chrome and decal Profile Champ frame & fork, GT Epoch headset (og to the bike from bitd), super clean silver Pro Neck, 2nd gen Hutch Pro bars, Oakley b1b grips, Haro series one plate, NOS right side tech 3 lever, mint silver DC mx 900, NOS gold Suntour seat clamp and NOS 44t Suntour sprocket, Takagi 1pc cranks, Hutch lay back seat post, Shotgun II seat, shiny side Araya 7x's w/Suzue sealed hubs, NOS rainbow label comp 3's, and some cheap pedals for now.

http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124/62looker/7941993A-24D3-4E67-8036-F10BECBD2FF4-8588-0000040D9D17D907.jpg


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#2 2012-11-04 11:41am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

nice j.


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#3 2012-11-04 11:44am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

Nice! I love seeing OPC builds  big_smile


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JW Pro stem,  Profile Pro  1-1/8" Black stems  ( in New to Very Good Condition!!!!!)
Standard Bykes 125R frame stickers & Standard 24" fork (99/2000 Era)
Profile Racing chain tensioners in DK Gold (mid school)
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#4 2012-11-04 11:57am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

Well, you have the Vans, so looks like you are cleared for take off! wink

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#5 2012-11-04 11:59am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

i have the kkt pedals bro. what do you have for trade? hit me up, rob.


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#6 2012-11-04 9:43pm

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

Not as much progress as I wanted, the bearings on the rear hub are shot.  Anyone know where to get bearings for Suzue hubs?  I think I saw some on feebay, I'll have to look.  Here's a couple progress pics....

http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124/62looker/C8A2B04E-F523-4ABA-B6A9-94F1BF3DDC2E-513-00000052CE2691FF.jpg
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124/62looker/FDB715C8-3EFC-47BF-9109-B39A455630EF-613-0000006BFB7D6127.jpg
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124/62looker/CF305EB3-82C3-4374-86DD-3B162D5EDE60-613-0000006BFFF6DFE7.jpg


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#7 2012-11-04 9:58pm

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

You put the brake on the wrong end of the bike.  tongue


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#8 2012-11-04 10:06pm

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

Charlie Brown wrote:

You put the brake on the wrong end of the bike.  tongue

lol I actually decided I'm running front and rear brakes on this one. wink


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#9 2012-11-04 10:06pm

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

Lookin good so far Jay. Looks like we have the same hardwood in our work shops. lol

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#10 2012-11-04 10:21pm

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

Johnnny wrote:

Lookin good so far Jay. Looks like we have the same hardwood in our work shops. lol

lol  Thanks man, I'll probably change up a few things later, but I want to get it together and ride.


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#11 2012-11-05 12:41am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

dang you looked for days? how did you manage? I don't want to embarass you but you put the frake on the wrong end

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#12 2012-11-05 12:48am

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squirrelsmith wrote:

dang you looked for days? how did you manage? I don't want to embarass you but you put the frake on the wrong end

you said "frake" and there's 2 "r"s in embarrass. tongue

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#13 2012-11-05 12:51am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

Johnnny wrote:

squirrelsmith wrote:

dang you looked for days? how did you manage? I don't want to embarass you but you put the frake on the wrong end

you said "frake" and there's 2 "r"s in embarrass. tongue

my fingers are so lightening fast sometimes typos just happen

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#14 2012-11-05 1:02am

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lol tongue

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#15 2012-11-05 3:19am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

Should look nice.

Get the Suzue bearings from Philwood.


Red is back.  Have gold too.  Have enough material to do one more color....was thinking black, but I'm getting a lot of "votes" for blue again..

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#16 2012-11-05 8:41am

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squirrelsmith wrote:

dang you looked for days? how did you manage? I don't want to embarass you but you put the frake on the wrong end

Yes, it took quite a while to find some of the parts.  Gold hoops don't pop up all the time and aren't that cheap when they do, frame & fork setups this nice are hard to come by, the only 1st gen sealed Suzue hubs I've been able to find are NOS ones from whatshisnuts in the UK for $250 and I'm not spending that on Suzue hubs, a clean Shotgun II seat is hard to find, the series one plates don't come up that often, and the brake isn't in the wrong spot, like I mentioned, I'm using front and rear brakes. big_smile


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#17 2012-11-05 9:27am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

jays24 wrote:

Not as much progress as I wanted, the bearings on the rear hub are shot.  Anyone know where to get bearings for Suzue hubs?  I think I saw some on feebay, I'll have to look.  Here's a couple progress pics....

http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124 … 2691FF.jpg
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124 … 7D6127.jpg
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124 … F6DFE7.jpg

Have you been inside the bearings? Are they all rusty or are the balls worn? The reason that I ask is those bearings can be cleaned and re-greased.


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#18 2012-11-05 9:28am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

troynlori wrote:

Should look nice.

Get the Suzue bearings from Philwood.

If the Suzue hubs are sealed cartridge bearing then yes, Phil Wood or your local bearing supply should have them also. Just give the number on the bearing dust sheild.

You can also rebuild the originals, just be careful when removing the dust sheild.

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#19 2012-11-05 9:35am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

looking good so far...


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#20 2012-11-05 9:35am

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butcherbobhayes wrote:

jays24 wrote:

Not as much progress as I wanted, the bearings on the rear hub are shot.  Anyone know where to get bearings for Suzue hubs?  I think I saw some on feebay, I'll have to look.  Here's a couple progress pics....

http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124 … 2691FF.jpg
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124 … 7D6127.jpg
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124 … F6DFE7.jpg

Have you been inside the bearings? Are they all rusty or are the balls worn? The reason that I ask is those bearings can be cleaned and re-greased.

The bearings are trashed, the centers wobble all over the place.


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#21 2012-11-05 9:44am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

Nice touch with the Van's in the first picture cool

The bike is coming together beautifully cool


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#22 2012-11-05 9:56am

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

Axel10 wrote:

Nice touch with the Van's in the first picture cool

The bike is coming together beautifully cool

Thanks man!


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#23 2012-11-05 12:16pm

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

jays24 wrote:

butcherbobhayes wrote:

jays24 wrote:

Not as much progress as I wanted, the bearings on the rear hub are shot.  Anyone know where to get bearings for Suzue hubs?  I think I saw some on feebay, I'll have to look.  Here's a couple progress pics....

http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124 … 2691FF.jpg
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124 … 7D6127.jpg
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t124 … F6DFE7.jpg

Have you been inside the bearings? Are they all rusty or are the balls worn? The reason that I ask is those bearings can be cleaned and re-greased.

The bearings are trashed, the centers wobble all over the place.

That sucks. I would bring them into the local bearing shop, most large cities have them, and see if they can match them. Or give Phil Wood a call see if they have anything that would work for ya.

You are off to a great start on your build. cool


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#24 2012-11-05 2:36pm

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

looks good Jay, I know how long days can be in BMX time lol

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#25 2012-11-05 2:44pm

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Re: Finally, I have enough to build it....

butcherbobhayes wrote:

jays24 wrote:

butcherbobhayes wrote:


Have you been inside the bearings? Are they all rusty or are the balls worn? The reason that I ask is those bearings can be cleaned and re-greased.

The bearings are trashed, the centers wobble all over the place.

That sucks. I would bring them into the local bearing shop, most large cities have them, and see if they can match them. Or give Phil Wood a call see if they have anything that would work for ya.

You are off to a great start on your build. cool

Phil Wood is actually only about 2 hours from me, I'll have to give them a call cause these bearings are so trashed that I couldn't even true the wheel perfectly.


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