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Is this cone nut in proper condition?

Update: It's been over a year since I posted the question and I rode ~1000km on that bike. I had no problems with the hub. The cone looks better now, and performs well. I believe there were just some ...
Robert's user avatar
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What is this chrome BMX?

Bog-standard BMX, probably Chinese, likely from a department store. The brake is a touch fancy but nothing else is remarkable.
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Restore rusted chrome forks?

I think your two options are (if you want to do this properly) Paint will not properly adhere to the chrome, so, sand or grind of the chrome, rust etc, fill pits and irregularities, sand to proper ...
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Crank Sugino Impel peeled off

I had that on a Campagnolo C-Record crank. The satin-anodized finish was worn where the previous owner's shoe rubbed it. As far as I know the only real solution is to remove the entire anodized ...
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Is this cone nut in proper condition?

I would try to remove it with very fine wet and dry (800-1200). (put cone in drill, sand off as it spins) However I expect it is just a poor flashing of zinc or cadmium (both soft, shouldn't be ...
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Suggestions for removal of old chrome?

In the end I had success using a grinding wheel and a 100mm / 4" grinder to remove all the slightly loose chrome. The good chrome under the grips simply wouldn't move, so ended up being ground off by ...
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Suggestions for removal of old chrome?

The second comment above is correct. This is something that needs to be done in a shop that plates chrome. This is often done for old car parts. I've never done it, so I don't know what it costs. It ...
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Can you identify my Haro BMX?

A better photo would help, but it does look a lot like https://www.bmx-catalogue.com/haro/mid-school/1997/group-1-zi.html Check out the rear trackends for similarities, as well as the chainring and ...
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What is this chrome BMX?

Rear wheel is also way too far forward, possibly the chain is elongated or even just too long given the mount of droop. Can't really see, but the front rim looks more worn than the rear, suggesting ...
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