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#76 2019-04-28 6:25am

GToddC5
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Re: 87 GT Performer

Great work, looks awesome!


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#77 2019-04-28 7:01am

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Re: 87 GT Performer

LMW3 wrote:

Arsenal2012 wrote:

What did you use to clean the frame? Im cleaning up a white bike RN and it has scuffs here and there. I was considering Goofoff and then white paint.

I'm sure there are numerous effective methods and obviously it depends on the condition of the bike/paint under all of the dirt and grime but I used the same approach as on the pedals. Soap and warm water to start then rinse it. Next I sprayed it down with wd40 and then hand scrubbed it. On the tough spots with grind marks, paint rub or whatever I resprayed with wd40 and just persistently scrubbed it. Works great on the decals too. Then soap and warm water and rinsed again then hand dried. Will do a final wipe down and wax it once assembled. I prefer to keep original paint so I don't paint or touch up. On any big rust spots I use rustoleum spray gel.

Comparison on the forks:

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … 9c8a90.jpg

WD40, I got plenty of that, ill give it a shot. Thanks, keep up the good work.


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#78 2019-05-07 7:10pm

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Re: 87 GT Performer

Almost done. Run the cables and test it out soon. Went with some cheap kendas and new A'ME grips because I'm hoping to log some miles on this one.

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/243997/20190507_2201255cd23a50eb.jpg

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#79 2019-05-07 7:23pm

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Re: 87 GT Performer

LMW3 wrote:

Almost done. Run the cables and test it out soon. Went with some cheap kendas and new A'ME grips because I'm hoping to log some miles on this one.

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … 3a50eb.jpg

Looks awesome, great cleanup job. Kenda k55 are a great freestyle tire. I have many sets of them myself.


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#80 2019-05-08 6:19am

GToddC5
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Re: 87 GT Performer

Just WOW man, came out so awesome!


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#81 2019-05-08 11:25am

LMW3
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Re: 87 GT Performer

Thanks a lot. Have some time in on this one but worth it.


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#82 2019-05-08 11:25am

LMW3
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Re: 87 GT Performer

GToddC5 wrote:

Just WOW man, came out so awesome!

Thanks Todd!!


May have found a survivor pink 85-86 Dyno?

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#83 2019-05-08 12:37pm

tacoman
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Re: 87 GT Performer

See you got rid of the Tioga CD!

Bike looks really good.  Damn near new.
You put the "elbow" in Elbow Grease for sure!
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#84 2019-05-08 1:26pm

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Re: 87 GT Performer

Looks great


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#85 2019-05-08 1:30pm

efi4eye
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Re: 87 GT Performer

Wow!  Nice work, a clean all white Performer is so iconic.  That one definitely fell into the right hands

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#86 2019-05-08 1:49pm

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Re: 87 GT Performer

Well done.  Enjoy riding it!

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