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#1 2019-11-12 11:47am

DansHaros
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Kastan Brought Back To Life!

This is my brother-in-law's Kastan that I restored several years ago for him. The seat stays were cracked just behind the seat post, Chip at C4Labs did the repair. He also had the frame and cranks rechromed. The Uni-Blade fork is in original condition. The majority of the remaining parts were NOS. He has owned the bike since it was new and just had it sitting in the basement wasting away. I did the restoration and build without his knowledge and surprised him, he was beyond words. I thought it was time to share, enjoy!

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#2 2019-11-12 11:59am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Stella job man, she looks amazing. cool


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#3 2019-11-12 12:08pm

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Well that's just flippin' gorgeous.

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#4 2019-11-12 12:27pm

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

WOW!!!! That's HOT!!!

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#5 2019-11-12 12:47pm

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

coolcoolcoolcoolcoolcoolcoolcool

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#6 2019-11-12 1:15pm

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

coolcoolcool

What kind of tires? The tread looks familiar but I can't place it.

Last edited by El Gecko (2019-11-12 2:42pm)


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#7 2019-11-12 1:40pm

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Insane build! Even got the rare cranks on it as well...killer job! cool


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#8 2019-11-12 2:15pm

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Sharp. My 2 favorite colors. cool


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#9 2019-11-12 7:47pm

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

that looks amazing! is that a kastan stem as well?

you are an awesome brother in law.


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#10 2019-11-13 1:30am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

C cool cool L!!!!

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#11 2019-11-13 5:17am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Well done!
You must really love your in law. cool What was his reaction when you showed it to him?

Slide that saddle back an inch & tilt the nose up some, sorry my OCD kicked in. roll

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#12 2019-11-13 6:02am

DansHaros
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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Thanks for all the kind comments! I believe the tires are some sort of snakebelly but I don't remember what brand. Yes that is a Kastan stem and bars. When he saw it for the first time restored he was basically speechless! He was extremely moved for sure!

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#13 2019-11-13 6:05am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

sex on wheels!


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#14 2019-11-13 6:36am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Damn that is just killer! Well done!

Can you post up some close ups of the stem?


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#15 2019-11-13 9:55am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Did chip do the chrome on the frame?  Looks great! 

P.S.  I have serious doubts about that being a Kastan stem.  Please elaborate.

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#16 2019-11-13 11:06am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Good thing he doesn't like survivors lol

Looks killer

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#17 2019-11-13 11:31am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Blazin!

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#18 2019-11-13 11:49am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Any before pics?

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#19 2019-11-14 8:20am

DansHaros
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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

i wouldn't have had it re-chromed but since the seat stays were both cracked it was necessary. I don't have any before pics or close ups of the stem. I can try to remember to take a couple the next time I am at his place.

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#20 2019-11-14 8:21am

DansHaros
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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

The stem could be a Pro Neck, I honestly don't remember. The bars are Kastan though.

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#21 2019-11-14 8:26am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

DansHaros wrote:

The stem could be a Pro Neck, I honestly don't remember. The bars are Kastan though.

Looks like a Profile to me. Just such a cool bike.


Being an adult is the dumbest thing I've ever done.

A Redline, the fastest way between two points.

Give A Shift! Save the manual.

Try being smarter than what you are working with.

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#22 2019-11-14 8:31am

DansHaros
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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Your right, it is a Profile stem! Thanks.

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#23 2019-11-14 9:18am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

I'm a HUGE Kastan fan and this is a FINE example.


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#24 2019-11-14 10:12am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

BMXJunkie wrote:

I'm a HUGE Kastan fan and this is a FINE example.

Same here. I have got to get my 95 built. I just love black and chrome and this is my favorite Kastan yet. IMO, it's a perfect build.


Being an adult is the dumbest thing I've ever done.

A Redline, the fastest way between two points.

Give A Shift! Save the manual.

Try being smarter than what you are working with.

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#25 2019-11-14 10:16am

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Re: Kastan Brought Back To Life!

Clean!


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