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Offline 2 Stroke Jamoke

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Re: Rg500
« Reply #30 on: July 12, 2021, 03:07:09 PM »
Very true Andrew

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Re: Rg500
« Reply #31 on: July 20, 2021, 08:40:53 PM »
motosapien has had and currently owns a few gammas. Talk with him. He may have some parts or connections for them.

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Re: Rg500
« Reply #32 on: July 20, 2021, 09:36:04 PM »
Love the body work! Looks awesome! :bacon: :nana: (Somehow I missed those photos whn I was traveling.)
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Re: Rg500
« Reply #33 on: February 04, 2022, 12:15:28 PM »
I got my parts back from Ed Toomey, the cylinders look so good and the cranks are like a work of art

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Re: Rg500
« Reply #34 on: February 04, 2022, 02:09:35 PM »
Oooh lala.

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Re: Rg500
« Reply #35 on: February 04, 2022, 09:42:12 PM »
It always kills me; we pay these craftsmen to assembly beautiful crankshafts, port cylinders, etc, then bolt them all together where they can't be seen. Maybe that's why my projects take so long to assemble?
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Re: Rg500
« Reply #36 on: February 05, 2022, 08:31:14 AM »
Ian- will that rare beautiful Gamma be at the Gap in 3 months? If so, can’t wait to see it!  :olaf:
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Re: Rg500
« Reply #37 on: February 05, 2022, 01:40:30 PM »
I'm planning on coming Evans! Can't wait to see you guys!

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Re: Rg500
« Reply #38 on: February 05, 2022, 01:51:22 PM »
I got my parts back from Ed Toomey...
:taz: Nice!!
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Re: Rg500
« Reply #39 on: February 06, 2022, 06:51:06 PM »
https://www.facebook.com/231396217396046/posts/1191751288027196/

A post from the man himself! I actually got to meet Ed in person and check out his shop. Some real dreambikes in there boys let me tell ya! A few tz250s of various years (like jewelry) more rzs than I have ever seen in one place and a treasure trove of parts and machinery. Ed Toomey is a class act and was very welcoming, I hung out for an hour or two and it was a blast!
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Re: Rg500
« Reply #40 on: February 06, 2022, 09:20:49 PM »
Looking good.

He has my bike since 3 years, hope he will finish it someday.

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Re: Rg500
« Reply #41 on: February 07, 2022, 08:28:27 AM »
yeah i saw his posts about the headwork. nice stuff for sure.  :olaf:

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Re: Rg500
« Reply #42 on: February 09, 2022, 09:37:58 PM »
Well my dream bike is off the lift after a long slumber and it's looking great! It started first kick no joke(after some priming) it sounds very deep and crisp. Test ride tomorrow!

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Re: Rg500
« Reply #43 on: February 10, 2022, 12:05:22 AM »
Did you do a leak down test?

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Re: Rg500
« Reply #44 on: February 11, 2022, 09:53:52 AM »
The bike ride beautifully on my first ride, I just barely touched the power, safe to say it's got alot. I have some semi synthetic oil in for the first tank then I'm going full synthetic. Any break in tips?