2004 KDX 220R Rebuild Thread

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Re: 2004 KDX 220R Rebuild Thread

Post by KDX Connor » 09:38 am May 01 2021

After ALOT of elbow grease, all the frame rust has been sanded off to the best of my ability and the frame has been washed. So I guess it's time to paint whenever the weather allows. My only question is I washed it with soapy water, a rag, and the garden hose. Do you guys think I should give it a blast with our pressure washer or is that overkill?


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Re: 2004 KDX 220R Rebuild Thread

Post by TwistedRoot » 10:08 am May 01 2021

Just did the same job and I would say it looks great. Before I primed it I used Simple Green and a scotch brite pad and finished with some soapy water just to make sure it was super clean. Post some pics when you git r done!

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Re: 2004 KDX 220R Rebuild Thread

Post by KDXGarage » 12:29 pm May 01 2021

Man! Looks great. Here is your final step. (tack cloth, for example, check out the link below, buy a couple)

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Bondo-Tack-C ... P/16494381
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Re: 2004 KDX 220R Rebuild Thread

Post by Slick_Nick » 08:12 am May 02 2021

You can't ever go wrong with a pressure washer in my opinion.
'00 KDX 220R

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Re: 2004 KDX 220R Rebuild Thread

Post by KDXGarage » 09:06 am May 02 2021

Blow the air out of all the holes with an air compressor.

Consider some J. P. Weigel "Frame Saver". It can be found online or maybe at a local bicycle shop.
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Re: 2004 KDX 220R Rebuild Thread

Post by KDX Connor » 10:52 am May 03 2021

Thanks guys! Yeah I'm probably gonna give it a blast with the pressure washer just to be safe. Also, when I was washing it I cleaned out all the bolt holes with a soapy wire brush and water just to be safe again.

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