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Offline RayK

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Chibi Deluxe 1970 Model
« on: December 13, 2014, 10:53:58 PM »
Finally done and dusted

Note: Decals/Stickers Australian delivered model - see tank and different sticker on seat base - different to US model. Also Magneto cover plate has 'Tas Motor' instead of Bridgestone.

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« Last Edit: December 13, 2014, 10:57:11 PM by RayK »
BS 175DT x 2, BS 50 Sport, BS 90 Mountain x 3, BS 90 Deluxe, BS 90 Sport x2, Chibi, BS 60 Sport, BS 90 Trail x 2.

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Re: Chibi Deluxe 1970 Model
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2014, 07:09:58 AM »
Well done Ray!  Looks great!  If you hadn't mentioned the stickers I'm not sure I would have noticed they aren't Rockford models.  Steve
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Re: Chibi Deluxe 1970 Model
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2014, 09:53:06 AM »
I really like the pic of the reflection of your knee in the polished side cover!
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Re: Chibi Deluxe 1970 Model
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2014, 07:15:24 PM »
very nice job on the chibi!!! looks great, nice workmanship.love that tangerine paint!

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Re: Chibi Deluxe 1970 Model
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2014, 08:10:38 PM »
Thanks guys for your kind comments.

I sprayed the bike using Acrylic with Acrylic clear on top. All done at home outdoors - no wind that day - using a home compressor and gun. I have used auto enamel in the past - cheaper than acrylic, but very messy and prone to runs.  The Acrylic is pretty 'idiot proof' and dries fast. I am quite happy with the results.

Thanks
Ray

pre resto pdf attached
« Last Edit: December 15, 2014, 08:16:27 PM by RayK »
BS 175DT x 2, BS 50 Sport, BS 90 Mountain x 3, BS 90 Deluxe, BS 90 Sport x2, Chibi, BS 60 Sport, BS 90 Trail x 2.

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Re: Chibi Deluxe 1970 Model
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2014, 09:52:47 PM »
 Hey Ray    The Chiby Looks Great   Didn't Know About The Different Cover Or Stickers    I Got 3 Chiby One Restored & 2Runers For The Grand Kids They Drive Them All The Time   Great Starter Bike     They Learn How To Use A Clutch And Shifter  Even Got A Pile Of Parts     GENE    If You Want To Go Fast Put In A 90 Sport Motor With 4 Speeds & Hang On

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Re: Chibi Deluxe 1970 Model
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2014, 09:14:43 AM »
Ray - looks awesome. Great work by you as usual.
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