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Brining a T80 back to life in Ireland.

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The end product

Post  laurpat on Sun 23 Sep - 9:21



And when home - a better view. Powder coating is the way forward














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Re: Brining a T80 back to life in Ireland.

Post  Admin drgaz on Sun 23 Sep - 18:46

Thats a great little T80 you did a great job Smile well done! Thanks for the all the pictures you pinned up nice one cheers Gaz
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A bike to be proud of.

Post  josh v on Mon 22 Oct - 5:57

You have done a beautifull job on the bike. You should be proud owning such a lovely bike.
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Re: Brining a T80 back to life in Ireland.

Post  laurpat on Wed 24 Oct - 2:32

josh v wrote:You have done a beautifull job on the bike. You should be proud owning such a lovely bike.
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Josh,

Thanks for the comments - Thinking about putting her up for sale...

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Re: Brining a T80 back to life in Ireland.

Post  JohnW on Wed 24 Oct - 3:30

A nice job but why did you paint side toolbox & battery covers white?

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Re: Brining a T80 back to life in Ireland.

Post  josh v on Wed 24 Oct - 4:09

don't you like it John?
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Re: Brining a T80 back to life in Ireland.

Post  JohnW on Wed 24 Oct - 5:28

No problem but I though laurpat was going to do it as original with new decals. I must admit that they do look a bit odd & as the originals are self colour I wonder if the paint will adhere to the plastic. May flake off after a bit.

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Post  josh v on Wed 24 Oct - 6:00

I agree with you john. I also think it looks odd. but i like it and i am thinking of doing it on my bike.
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Re: Brining a T80 back to life in Ireland.

Post  laurpat on Wed 24 Oct - 6:03

JohnW wrote:No problem but I though laurpat was going to do it as original with new decals. I must admit that they do look a bit odd & as the originals are self colour I wonder if the paint will adhere to the plastic. May flake off after a bit.

John,

I have to agree with you - I'm on the fence witht he white - I've a second set in the orginal colour so I think they'll be the prefered. Over this side of the water it's something that happens to all the honda cubs - Thought I'd give it a try - I've used plastic flex primer so it should hold for a bit - P

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Re: Brining a T80 back to life in Ireland.

Post  3hundredspartans on Wed 24 Oct - 10:24

Great job, but can I ask how did you pull apart the black plastic frame off the dash clock? I've tried to remove my one to get at the fuel gauge but it is glued solid.

Cheers, Frank.

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Re: Brining a T80 back to life in Ireland.

Post  laurpat on Tue 30 Oct - 11:16

3hundredspartans wrote:Great job, but can I ask how did you pull apart the black plastic frame off the dash clock? I've tried to remove my one to get at the fuel gauge but it is glued solid.

Cheers, Frank.

I was lucky enough - the cover came of easy enough.

I used a little T-cut to clean it up

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