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Offline Glynnyboy

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2018, 07:43 PM »
Wow mate looks like they did a top job you must be stoked. Iím really looking forward to this resto youíve really done your homework on the spec. This is the 1st resto of its kind, awesome.
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Offline dwab4

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #26 on: March 13, 2018, 07:49 PM »
Wow mate looks like they did a top job you must be stoked. Iím really looking forward to this resto youíve really done your homework on the spec. This is the 1st resto of its kind, awesome.

Thanks Glynn its only taken 2 years to get this far  ;)
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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #27 on: March 30, 2018, 11:21 AM »
I like how this is shaping up - nice build thread  ;)

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #28 on: April 13, 2018, 10:18 PM »
I've finally found the time to go collect my rapier so here's a few updated pics of the chrome work that I had done  :)

 

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #29 on: April 13, 2018, 10:23 PM »
Very nice .  :4_17_5:

Looking forward to seeing this built up .  fistblump

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #30 on: April 13, 2018, 10:41 PM »
Great build thread, that chrome is beautiful. Looking forward to updates on this  :daumenhoch:

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #31 on: April 14, 2018, 10:55 AM »
That chrome looks lovely.  :daumenhoch:
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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #32 on: April 20, 2018, 09:49 PM »
Just a quick update, started putting it together tonight  :)

 

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #33 on: April 20, 2018, 10:04 PM »
Awesome! love those grips too  :daumenhoch: never seen them in black

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #34 on: April 22, 2018, 10:52 AM »
Looks great so far, what Raleigh decals are you going for?


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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #35 on: April 22, 2018, 03:32 PM »


Looks great so far, what Raleigh decals are you going for?


I'm doing it as close to spec as I can, here's what the decals will look like




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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #36 on: April 22, 2018, 05:42 PM »
Great build thread ... awesome project ... canít wait to see it completed  fistblump
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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #37 on: April 22, 2018, 09:57 PM »
Coming along nicely  :coolsmiley:

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #38 on: April 23, 2018, 09:44 AM »
Are the decals going to be exactly as shown or would you change the blue for black/chrome to compliment the build?

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #39 on: April 23, 2018, 08:37 PM »
Are the decals going to be exactly as shown or would you change the blue for black/chrome to compliment the build?

The decals are staying original spec  ;)

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #40 on: April 24, 2018, 10:18 PM »
I got a little more done tonight  :)



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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #41 on: April 30, 2018, 05:26 PM »
Wonder why UK didn't have the R gusset on them?


Great bike that's going to be  :4_17_5:

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Re: Australian raleigh rapier/pro resto
« Reply #42 on: April 30, 2018, 06:04 PM »
Wonder why UK didn't have the R gusset on them?


Great bike that's going to be  :4_17_5:


The UK did have a R gusset version which is the mk1 pro burner



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