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1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

#1 2013-06-19 11:45am

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1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

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1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

Bought this bike's frame and fork in 2012 and only managed to build it up today (19th June 2013)

The parts fitted to this bike are mainly NOS or MINT.Happy viewing.
Parts used:
(1) Redline 400 flight cranks
(2) Suntour XC2 pedals
(3) Izumi chain
(4) Araya Chrome rims
(5) Suzue High Flange Hubs
(6) Elina Aero Turbo seat
(7) Kuwahara Laserpost
(8) Kuwahara Laserbar
(9) Dia Compe MX1000 brake calipers
(10) Dia Compe Tech 3 Brake levers
(11) Dia Compe Brake cables
(12) Suntour Broken Arrow Seat Clamp
(13) Suntour Head set lock
(14) OGK cobra grips
(15) Suntour 16T freewheel
(16) Sugino 44T chainring
Bike was reconfigured into a Red Laserlite prior to selling it off. Parts that were replaced :
(1) Nos Kuwahara Stamped IRC Racer 80x Tyres Fat & Skinny
(2) Red Suntour XC2 Pedal Cages
(3) Reanodized  NOS Red Suntour Broken Arrow Seat Clamp
(4) NOS Red Suntour Head lock
(5) NOS Red Suntour Power Stem
(6) NOS Red OGK Cobra Grips
(7) NOS 1983 Stamped Dia Compe MX1000 Brake Calipers
(8) NOS Red Elina Aero Turbo Seat
(9) NOS Red Dia Compe Tech 3 Brake Levers
(10)NOS Red Dia Compe Brake Cables
(11)NEW Red Kuwahara Padset
(12)NOS Red Suntour Sealed Bearings High Flange Hubs
(13)NOS Araya 7x rims
(14)NOS Red Sugino 44 Machined Teeth Chain Ring
(15)NOS Red Izumi Chain
(16)NEW Neco Red Headset



Bike was sold off to a local collector on the 6th October 2020


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#2 2013-06-19 11:58am

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

cool super clean specimen of Japanese BMX RADness cool

love it cool

would love to see pictures in the sunlight smile


Less Drama, More BMX

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#3 2013-06-19 3:49pm

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

coolcool


WTB: * NOS Oakley F1 grips black/yellow * KKT FMX/LMX Pedals * Skyway Tuff Graphite pedals/cages * NOS Oakley 2 red right side only * NOS Oakley 1 red left side only * NOS chrome KKT FMX left side pedal 9/16

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#4 2013-06-19 5:09pm

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

Nice is this the same frame I sold you good job either way?

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#5 2013-06-19 6:01pm

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

sweet build , looks awesome big_smile


They want vaccine I.D. card, but asking for I.D. to vote is racist LMAO

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#6 2013-06-20 12:04am

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

BlackSaturday wrote:

Nice is this the same frame I sold you good job either way?

This is a different bike altogether. Bought if from ebay I guess last year....frame/fork came all the way from the states again...

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#7 2013-06-20 1:56am

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

is the saddle from Lintang Park? big_smile Champion as usual.

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#8 2013-06-20 2:22am

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

Borneo4130 wrote:

is the saddle from Lintang Park? big_smile Champion as usual.

Yes...from Lintang Park

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#9 2013-06-20 3:20am

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

Great Job!! cool


WANTED: GJS Big Tube frame and fork..........I have cash!!!!!
    (Any condition considered)

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#10 2013-06-20 7:37am

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

Wow, taking your time paid off that is perfect, instant fav!


Always looking for nice / rare SKYWAY bikes, parts & gear.

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#11 2013-06-20 2:16pm

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

Amazing - built to specs.  Exactly how I was going to do mine.   Crazy difficult seat to find.  Love it man.


Butch

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#12 2013-06-20 4:40pm

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

Seat thanks to Borneo 4130.He sold me 3 of the seats.He might have a few more NOS in his inventory

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#13 2013-06-22 2:24pm

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

Beautiful bike man! Wish that I still had mine.


Cool, a new bike.  Wait a minute.......where am I going to hide this one.  She's going to catch me...

Wanted: 90 Holmes f/f decals, Odyssey parts in vapor blue

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#14 2018-10-07 2:33am

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Re: 1983 Kuwahara Laserlite

willing to offer 3k

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