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Hutch Pro Racer - BMX Rebuild and Restore 04

Posted by Matthew Poster on

After rebuilding the wheels, I got started re-finishing the frame, fork and handlebars. I begin by gathering all the necessary cleaners, brushes and tools: Coffee!, Yes, a lot of coffee! Elbow grease, (not shown) Razor blades, for decal removal GoofOff, sticky residue clean-up Simple Green, dirt and grime remover Aluminum Foil, rust remover Flitz, Chrome Polish Frame Saver, to protect the inside! The decals were wrong and jacked up too much to keep. I ordered new ones directly from Hutch so i was sure to have the complete set. These will be applied down below. Because I could not find any...

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Hutch Pro Racer - BMX Rebuild and Restore 03

Posted by Matthew Poster on

After the bike tear down I decided to re-build the wheelset. Un-lacing the old spokes and hubs was pretty straight forward and I choose to do this instead of just cutting them loose, so I could save the spokes and hubs for a later project. Here is a picture and list of the tools I used to take the wheels apart and re-build them: Spoke Wrench Park Trueing Stand BOSCH Cordless Drill Modified Flat Screwdriver Bit Spoke Tensiometer Dishing Tool The parts I choose were: Original ACS Z rims Refurbished Philwood Hubset 16mm Long Red Anodized Nipples 187mm Long 14/15ga....

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Hutch Pro Racer - BMX Rebuild and Restore 02

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Hutch Pro Racer - BMX Re-build and restore series.

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Hutch Pro Racer - BMX Re-Build and Restore 01

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Hutch Pro Racer - BMX Re-build and restore series.

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