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manxie

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #30 on: August 03, 2019, 10:26:55 AM »
Sadly not much has happened recently.  :( but it is going back together slowly. It`s on it`s wheels, paint done, new seat cover arrived last week. Wont be ready for the Manx like I was hoping but hey ho. I`m going to have to get the old MZ tested soon, as nothing on the road at the moment. Thanks for asking Michael.
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manxie

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #31 on: August 03, 2019, 10:28:51 AM »
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1980 Yamaha XT250
1978 Bultaco Sherpa project (not started)
1968 Kawasaki F3 175 Bushwhacker (project in progress)

manxie

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #32 on: August 03, 2019, 10:38:15 AM »
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1978 Bultaco Sherpa project (not started)
1968 Kawasaki F3 175 Bushwhacker (project in progress)

CrazyFrog

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #33 on: August 03, 2019, 12:58:09 PM »
Love the MZ Steve. I has an ES in the early eighties, a smashing little bike!
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Moto63

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #34 on: August 03, 2019, 01:45:14 PM »
Personally I prefer the XT, never ridden an MZ tho so maybe I should watch my tongue 👅... XT starting to look good tho Steve. 👍👍

manxie

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #35 on: November 29, 2019, 08:56:22 PM »
"XT250 - first steps" was posted just over a year ago. After a load of hard work by my mate, and lots of sleepless nights hunting for some genuine missing parts, a shed load of ££££  :( it`s now 99% done.  ;D

"XT250 - Final Steps"

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2012 RE 500 Bullet
1971 MZ ES250/2 TROPHY
1980 Yamaha XT250
1978 Bultaco Sherpa project (not started)
1968 Kawasaki F3 175 Bushwhacker (project in progress)

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #36 on: November 29, 2019, 11:29:36 PM »
Aye Steve, appears to have come together very nicely, hope you get a chance to take it for a canter.

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #37 on: November 30, 2019, 09:46:27 AM »
That looks very nice indeed.
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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #38 on: November 30, 2019, 10:09:54 AM »
Well done on the resto - great job and a lovely bike!  ;D

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #39 on: November 30, 2019, 03:47:30 PM »
Yes Steve can I just echo the the same words, brilliant job. Looks the bizz, bet it's a cracking little ride. Well done👍
Oh and can I also congratulate you on your wonderful collection of paint rollers.. very nice 😉🤘
Cheers, Michael

manxie

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #40 on: November 30, 2019, 05:34:25 PM »
Thanks for the kind words fellas.

Next step is the Manx test but hopefully all will be good there?

Michael, the bike is in my mates fibreglass supplies shop hence the background rollers  ;) I will pass on your congratulations  ;D
2012 RE 500 Bullet
1971 MZ ES250/2 TROPHY
1980 Yamaha XT250
1978 Bultaco Sherpa project (not started)
1968 Kawasaki F3 175 Bushwhacker (project in progress)

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #41 on: December 03, 2019, 07:05:56 AM »
Very nice job indeed. Seems a shame to go and get it all muddy now!
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manxie

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #42 on: December 17, 2019, 07:26:49 PM »
Thanks for the kind words fella`s. It is in for it`s test on Thursday, fingers crossed all will be OK?  ???

After the hassle and expense of this restoration, and a massive thanks to my mate for all his hard work helping me out, I swore I`d never do another.  :-\ He then tells me he has a 1968 Kawasaki 175 F3 Bushwhacker project for sale  :-\ :-\

Noooooooo, I did  :o :o :o ::) :-\ :-\
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2012 RE 500 Bullet
1971 MZ ES250/2 TROPHY
1980 Yamaha XT250
1978 Bultaco Sherpa project (not started)
1968 Kawasaki F3 175 Bushwhacker (project in progress)

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #43 on: December 18, 2019, 12:19:20 AM »
Like this one on a friend of mines blog?  :-\

auldkawasanstuff_blog

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manxie

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Re: XT250 - first steps
« Reply #44 on: December 18, 2019, 02:34:20 PM »
Like this one on a friend of mines blog?  :-\

auldkawasanstuff_blog

My regards, Bill
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Similar Bill. Nice little machine of you`re friends. 10 speed? I suppose the Bushwhacker I`ve got is an 8 speed? (two rear sprockets)

It should look something like this when done?

2012 RE 500 Bullet
1971 MZ ES250/2 TROPHY
1980 Yamaha XT250
1978 Bultaco Sherpa project (not started)
1968 Kawasaki F3 175 Bushwhacker (project in progress)