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1Back to top Go down    Model Builder Looking For Clues on Thu Mar 17, 2016 12:31 am

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I also love bikes. Always have. I grew up on mini bikes, then dirt bikes then a brand new out of the crate Honda VF500F in '86. I put lots of time into that bike. I sold it with 60K miles on it and miss it.

I build plastic kits along with other model building hobbies that I enjoy and came across the restoration of a K100 that had a lot of pictures that I have been wanting for my Tamiya 1/12 scale K100 kit. I love the bike and remember the first time I saw one long ago.

A 900SS kit is also on the shelf next to it. Right now I have dug out a kit I had started but never completed as I had no luck with the clear coat over my paint and it got shelved. Its the Paris-Dakar R80 GS winner. Waiting for new decals for it for it is going to be scuffed down and repainted.

The Honda NSR250 was my last build. 15 years ago. I just took out my first kit to work on after all that time to think about it and it will be the K100 and I am excited about it.




    

2Back to top Go down    Re: Model Builder Looking For Clues on Thu Mar 17, 2016 2:41 am

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Welcome, gluefinger.

I also have one of those kits, but so far spend my bike time on the real ones. Looking forward to putting it together, though.

Lots of knowledge here, but I'm not sure how you'll go getting more speed and smoother running on the Tamiya K100.RazzWink

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1985 K100RT Red. VIN 0028991K100RT ENG 104EA248523386
1985 K100RT Blue. VIN 0029036K100RT ENG 104EA25852071
1990 K100LT Black. VIN WB105060310190452
1984 K100RT White. VIN. 0023022K100RT ENG 104EA32848523
    

3Back to top Go down    Re: Model Builder Looking For Clues on Thu Mar 17, 2016 3:24 am

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Welcome to the forum. Using a name like that could end up sticking.
I also have one of the Tamiya K100 Models but have been searching for a Kawasaki 1/6 Z1300 A1 for some time but cant find one for anything close to a reasonable price.


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If everything seems under control then you aint goin fast enough:- Mario Andretti
Bikes 1986 K100RT, 1993 K1100 LT, 1994 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 & 1976 SR 500 Yamaha for now
    

4Back to top Go down    Re: Model Builder Looking For Clues on Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:26 am

Dai

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Last time I looked for a K100 Tamiya kit they were well beyond the price I was willing to pay. Having seen your box, I'm starting to reassess that decision!


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'83 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec
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'78 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, '79 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,'93 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California,
'03 Suzuki Blandit GSF600SK3 (NFS any more because wifey has claimed it)
    

5Back to top Go down    Re: Model Builder Looking For Clues on Thu Mar 17, 2016 9:27 am

indian036

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Dai wrote: Last time I looked for a K100 Tamiya kit they were well beyond the price I was willing to pay. Having seen your box, I'm starting to reassess that decision!
Mine cost $A50 on eBay. Compared to comparable currently available models, not too bad.

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1985 K100RT Red. VIN 0028991K100RT ENG 104EA248523386
1985 K100RT Blue. VIN 0029036K100RT ENG 104EA25852071
1990 K100LT Black. VIN WB105060310190452
1984 K100RT White. VIN. 0023022K100RT ENG 104EA32848523
    

6Back to top Go down    Re: Model Builder Looking For Clues on Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:50 pm

Dai

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Necropost.... got one unopened today for 25. Not too shabby and a lot cheaper than some I'd seen.


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'83 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec
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'78 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, '79 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,'93 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California,
'03 Suzuki Blandit GSF600SK3 (NFS any more because wifey has claimed it)
    

7Back to top Go down    Re: Model Builder Looking For Clues on Sun Sep 25, 2016 4:52 pm

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RicK G wrote:Welcome to the forum. Using a name like that could end up sticking.
I also have one of the Tamiya K100 Models but have been searching for a Kawasaki 1/6 Z1300 A1 for some time but cant find one for anything close to a reasonable price.
Go to http://modelkits123.com.au/. He has one. Also a few K100 !/12th scale.


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8Back to top Go down    Re: Model Builder Looking For Clues on Sun Sep 25, 2016 8:10 pm

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I have asked the price but like always with the Z1300 I will probably have to sell my first born, just as well he is a waste of space. Laughing


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Bikes 1986 K100RT, 1993 K1100 LT, 1994 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 & 1976 SR 500 Yamaha for now
    

9Back to top Go down    Re: Model Builder Looking For Clues on Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:28 am

larrikin

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You'll find his prices very good. I've been dealing with him for over 20 years.


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88 BMW K100RS

It increases my paranoia
Like lookin' at my mirror and seein' a police car
    

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