Top posting users this month
JohnW
 

Top posting users this week
JohnW
 

Who is online?
In total there are 2 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests

None

[ View the whole list ]


Most users ever online was 29 on Mon 29 May - 18:54
Latest topics
» 2 T80s for sale
Today at 15:41 by JohnW

» T80 engine for sale in Willenhall
Sat 8 Dec - 11:46 by JohnW

» Raptor engine
Wed 28 Nov - 10:41 by guignard

» Only revving with choke on
Tue 27 Nov - 20:02 by guignard

» T80 Engine wanted
Sun 25 Nov - 20:29 by guignard

» T80 H317CMF
Mon 19 Nov - 20:08 by JohnW

» T80 G168TFL
Mon 19 Nov - 19:55 by JohnW

» T80 on Gumtree reg E604AWF
Sun 18 Nov - 11:42 by JohnW

» New Super Cub
Thu 8 Nov - 13:47 by JohnW


hopefully this works !!

Go down

hopefully this works !!

Post  adygolding on Tue 11 Feb - 11:35

here goes guys when I first picked it up !



A bit rusted through, handlebars shot, time for the strip down.






adygolding

Posts : 16
Join date : 2013-09-11

View user profile

Back to top Go down

more pics

Post  adygolding on Tue 11 Feb - 12:11

bare metal, frame was pretty good, just a little bit on rear mudguard



sealed underneath completely with stone chip and etch primer and high build primer







swingarm


adygolding

Posts : 16
Join date : 2013-09-11

View user profile

Back to top Go down

going back together

Post  adygolding on Tue 11 Feb - 12:16

swingarm and shocks



engine/ carb cleaned degreased and painted, new oil change and air filter change too




adygolding

Posts : 16
Join date : 2013-09-11

View user profile

Back to top Go down

top coat and lacquer

Post  adygolding on Tue 11 Feb - 12:30

rubbed down ready for top coat



top coat



tank







engine, seat and front wheels back on


adygolding

Posts : 16
Join date : 2013-09-11

View user profile

Back to top Go down

left to do !

Post  adygolding on Tue 11 Feb - 12:38

Ok guys here where help is required :

Things needed :

1. A good handlebar, surface rust is ok, going to be sprayed.
2. A set of wheels, have to be near enough mint, mine have surface rust that has eaten into chrome
3. headlight surround, chrome, mine has chrome flaking off.
4. exhaust, probably going to buy brand new
5. a mint legshield and front white panel, there is a bike reflector screwed onto mine !
6. decals for side panels, sourcing off a printer guy on facebook for 20 quid .


Probably looking at spending £550 in total at the end but should end up looking as good as i can get new, it was never about the cost but about the enjoyment in rebuilding a bike that probably ended up scrapped in a year or 2 !

adygolding

Posts : 16
Join date : 2013-09-11

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: hopefully this works !!

Post  JohnW on Tue 11 Feb - 14:00

Nice job, you were lucky that the frame did not have any serious rust, did you strip the paint yourself or have it blasted & rust treated (as with car bodies). Do you intend riding it when its complete?

JohnW

Posts : 1190
Join date : 2011-10-29

View user profile

Back to top Go down

hi

Post  adygolding on Tue 11 Feb - 14:06

Hi John, yeah hoping to ride back and fore work in the summer and popping to the shops, only in dry weather !

I stripped the paint myself, well some guys in work, we have some alcohol baths which will strip right back to bare metal which helps, didnt require much prep work and looking forward to riding it even though I dont even ride my other bikes, this is getting back to basics which what riding should be all about

adygolding

Posts : 16
Join date : 2013-09-11

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: hopefully this works !!

Post  Frank1e on Sat 15 Mar - 22:31

Well done ! super bike worth the effort !

Frank1e

Posts : 51
Join date : 2014-03-14

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: hopefully this works !!

Post  Admin drgaz on Sat 15 Mar - 22:43

Outstanding well done and thanks for sharing all of that with us great stuff nice job. :d\\'-\\': 
avatar
Admin drgaz
Admin

Posts : 529
Join date : 2011-03-23
Age : 59
Location : Leicestershire

View user profile http://www.minigallery.co.uk/Anne_Twist/      http://bazzarpixie

Back to top Go down

Re: hopefully this works !!

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum