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 Post subject: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:02 pm 
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here she is.just need the chrome trim for the bottom edge of the tank.
the white and blue strip is painted on no stickers was used.


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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:58 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:11 pm 
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Congrats on the sweet T500.

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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:00 am 
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Lovely resto. Nice bike. Well done!


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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:58 pm 
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thanks.heres a couple with the chrome trim.
it has a brushed finish so its not a shiny chrome.
it was intended for a old mini door but its 10 mm wide.


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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:38 pm 
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Location: Greendale Vic, Australia
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That's epic mate... Beautiful job.


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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:47 am 
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Suzuki 2-Strokes: T500R (now), T500M (40 yrs ago)
Beautiful. Thank you for taking in another of these fine bikes. It now has a good home.


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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:37 pm 
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some of you may remember this.
I imported it from the states and this is what it use to look like.
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just gave her a good clean up.
spray painted the frame,rusted bolt etc replaced with s/st inc the cheese screws and a repaint on tank/panels.
didn't bother counting how after 600 uk pounds.lol

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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:55 pm 
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Is that a chain oiler hiding by the rear wheel ? How does that work?


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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:15 am 
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yes. loobman chain oiler.dont like it.bottle to big.
so going to make my own later

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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:19 pm 
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Location: Galveston County, Tx.
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johnakay wrote:
here she is.just need the chrome trim for the bottom edge of the tank.
the white and blue strip is painted on no stickers was used.


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Good on you John :up: Beautiful. Must be very fulfilling to own a T500 once again. I'm very happy for you. :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:54 am 
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this is my 5th.lol
my last one was restored in 2004 and sold in 2006?
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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:40 pm 
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Beautiful!


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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:50 am 
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]the seals were gone so sent it off to Peter O'dell.
he stripped and found bits missing not to mention that it need a rebore.
it has seized up at some point.
oil pump leaking to even though it had new seals fitted.
just need finishing off now


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 Post subject: Re: T500K RESTO
PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:08 pm 
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Suzuki 2-Strokes: TS100, T200, GT250, T500, GT500, GT550, GT750, GS750
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