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AME BMX Grip Restoration

Posted by Matthew Poster on

While I'm machining the parts I need to finish the Hutch Pro Racer restoration I thought I'd clean up an old dirty pair of grips I found at a swap meet. Here are the before pics: From here I filled up a mixing bowl with some Oxyclean and warm water. I wasn't sure how well using just the Oxyclean would work, but the gunk started coming off nicely. I was surprised at how well, so I kept scrubbing and rinsing. Here are the final results: There was still a little yellowing and minor dirt but, I these will be great...

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New BASIC Flight Crank Hardware Is In!

Posted by Matthew Poster on

We just received our new polished stainless steel hardware. These kits fit old / new school Redline Flight cranks. Please pay close attention to the pictures to see if this kit will work with your cranks. Use it to freshen up your old cranks and get rid of the old rusty hardware. Get some here:  

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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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New BASIC Bar Ends Are In!

Posted by Matthew Poster on

We just received our new bar ends and they are awesome. Currently offered in the Old School BMX colors of Red, Blue, Gold, Black and Silver. The design also matches our stem caps. Keep your bars safe and looking good with our tear drop machined aluminum bar end caps. Fits most 7/8" (22mm) O.D. steel and aluminum handlebars. What you get is the following: 1 pr. of bar ends with hardware Get yours here:  

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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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