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Old 12-28-2012, 05:17 PM   #3
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Location: Maryland ==> originally from Long Island
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Originally Posted by khale View Post

My father restored a 1977 Husqvarna 250WR that I gave him as a present earlier this year. This was the first time it was started since the restoration began (I had it running in 2011 and played in the dirt a little), so it took a little bit to get it going. The restoration took about a year. He timed the bike, tuned the carbs, NGK B8ES plug and I believe he is using Klotz bean oil. Still needs a little more tuning. He zinc plated some of the bolts and parts, and used stainless steel in other spots. This is a 100% restore all the way down to the factory stickers.
I think he did a pretty good job

Congratulations to your dad on a job well done! It really does look great!
Why don't you post the restoration photos? I would love to see them and am sure others would too.
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