Kuwahara BMX

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Thanks for the reply hamppea, the frame has round tubes but the forks are oval. I have put it back in storage so unable to get the BB pic but I did take these pics at the time.
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Thanks for the reply hamppea, the frame has round tubes but the forks are oval. I have put it back in storage so unable to get the BB pic but I did take these pics at the time.
Then it's the Surivivor.
That's a Tange fork. Had the same one.
Take pics of the dropouts in the future for ID.

Kuwahara Stamped Frame Serial Numbers
Tange Made Tubing welded by Kuwahara
Found on KZ, Laserlite, Survivor, and Nova models
1980 – 1985

Stamped: K1A0001 (underside of bottom bracket)
K = Kuwahara / 1 = 1981 / A = Month / 0001 = Unit # produced of the month

Ex. K4C0560 = The 560th frame made by Kuwahara in March of 1984
Tange Made Fork Serial Numbers
Found on KE-1, KZ, Laserlite, Surivivor, Nova, KYZ, E.T., KM-1 and 24 models
1979 – 1985

Stamped: Tange OA (on steerer tube)
Tange / 0 = 1980 / A = Month

Ex. Tange 3C = Tange made fork in March of 1983
Ex. Tange 9I = Tange made fork in September of 1979

*Tange Made forks were welded and stamped by Tange
 
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Oct 18, 2006
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Sunny Vale, Canada
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Then it's the Surivivor.
That's a Tange fork. Had the same one.
Take pics of the dropouts in the future for ID.

Kuwahara Stamped Frame Serial Numbers
Tange Made Tubing welded by Kuwahara
Found on KZ, Laserlite, Survivor, and Nova models
1980 – 1985

Stamped: K1A0001 (underside of bottom bracket)
K = Kuwahara / 1 = 1981 / A = Month / 0001 = Unit # produced of the month

Ex. K4C0560 = The 560th frame made by Kuwahara in March of 1984
Tange Made Fork Serial Numbers
Found on KE-1, KZ, Laserlite, Surivivor, Nova, KYZ, E.T., KM-1 and 24 models
1979 – 1985

Stamped: Tange OA (on steerer tube)
Tange / 0 = 1980 / A = Month

Ex. Tange 3C = Tange made fork in March of 1983
Ex. Tange 9I = Tange made fork in September of 1979

*Tange Made forks were welded and stamped by Tange
Thanks,I do remember the dropouts they had three extra graduated holes and the "K".
Sounds like it has some non original parts,any idea on fair market value as a whole or is it better to part it out?