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Old January 20th, 2008, 4:37 AM   #1
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Default Rebuilding of a 94 Team Yo Eddy!

Hey guys...

It took me more than 1 1/2 years coming so far. This is my childhood dream!

Bought this 1 1/2 year ago. Horrible outer condition!





My biggest issue - decals & paint-job! Thanks a bomb Rody for the decals!!! But where the hell finding somebody who could do my fav paint-job - Chameleon Metallica!?! But the key to happiness has been so close. My dad owns a varnish company and his best application engineer has huge skills reprising nonstandard paint-jobs.

And after seeing the result and some discussions with my dad we're thinking of reprising as much Fat Colors as possible - better said the diverse base, clear and metallic coats! So far Team Violet already done. And therefore I've searched the web for the fat catalogs and got all except the 91, 93 & 97! Maybe some of you could do me a huge favour and give me a mail with the pdf-files of those catalogs!! Thanks in advance!

Today, the decals are going to be sticked on the frame! Cross your fingers!

You can find more pics here!

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Old January 20th, 2008, 8:07 AM   #2
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looks GREAT. and the fact that you and your dad are working together on this makes it special.
chameleon is my fave color.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 11:23 AM   #3
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Thanks Colker!

After 4h of hard work - the result! Quite good!

More pics...


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Old January 29th, 2008, 12:33 PM   #4
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Intermediate result!

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Old January 29th, 2008, 7:55 PM   #5
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Default Rebuilding of a 94 Team Yo Eddy

Chris, nice job! my 93 catalog lists 4 colors, Leslie's Purple, Black, Metallic Teal, and Kandy Wild Cherry. I'm sure there were others but that's all were listed. As far as the paint goes my understanding is that they were base coat/clear coat colors and they came from "House of Kolor", this was from the guys at the factory when I got a jar of touch up for my 91 Yo.

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Chris, nice job! my 93 catalog lists 4 colors, Leslie's Purple, Black, Metallic Teal, and Kandy Wild Cherry. I'm sure there were others but that's all were listed. As far as the paint goes my understanding is that they were base coat/clear coat colors and they came from "House of Kolor", this was from the guys at the factory when I got a jar of touch up for my 91 Yo.

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Hey Karl,

thanks for this information! It's like a puzzle getting it all together!!


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Old February 5th, 2008, 7:46 PM   #8
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THAT PAINT CLOSE UP IS BEEEEE-U-TA-FULLLLL! nice job. Might want to think green tires to lighten the look up. Top notch man TOP notch.
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Old February 13th, 2008, 6:08 PM   #9
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Kris,

She's looking HOT.

Nice job on the paint and build.

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Old February 15th, 2008, 7:53 AM   #10
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Thanks Rody!

Well...your decals are just amazing!!!

You got my last e-mail from 01/23?!?

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Old August 18th, 2008, 3:42 PM   #11
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Guys,

update-time!


After smashing my first Yo Eddy! fork
...I recently bought a Big One Inch!!! Replaced the stem - now a Ringl
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Old August 20th, 2008, 11:38 AM   #12
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Kris,

You know better than to drop a pic like that and not give up the details of the story

So, what was the forks demise?

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