Thought I'd might as well start my own thread on this bike and stop Hi-jacking everyone else's . It's an 02 125.I paid $2000.00 AUD for it. I only wish we got bikes as cheap as you lot across the pond. Mind you 2Kis still too much even for here. Basically. Everything on the bike was rooted . I always re-build my SH bikes from the ground up even if It's just for peace of mind anyway so no real biggy . Here's what it looked like when I got it. This is also after a good couple of hours scrubbing. Rippa! . Anyway. I wasn't planning on starting a thread so haven't taken many pics along the way sorry. I stripped the bike back to nothing and took my engine to "2T Performance" a local engine builder that has not long started his business. I like to support new local business so thought I'd give him a go . I sanded and spayed the frame using pressure packs myself but Once It's finished I'll get my Mate, an Industrial painter to Blast it and do it again. The paint I put on it just Isn't going to hold up for long so might as well get it done properly now. He did the swing arm. Doesn't charge me anything to do it either. First off I cleaned up all the rear suspension. Linkage, shock etc. the local bike shop fitted all new bearings and bushes etc in the linkage, swing arm and shock. I also sanded and polished the rear shock body by hand. Took skin off my finger tips doing this. Pretty happy with the finish though and no paint or anno to rub off when I ride it. The rubbing will actually polish it up more . After a bit of work. Had the spring re-coated in Red as well. I did give it a bit of a polish and only by hand and with Braso Had no metal Polish at the time.