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Seem quiet  in here ,[ projects,] so ,  I "ll run this resto  thru the winter months,   Aquired DT400  [ 501- model,,] with the assistance of my manchunian friend Drewps,  :rolleyes:,   its a bit rough,  but has N.O.V.A,  number,  engine was solid ,thru water ingress, ,  but av  rebuilt it with new crank [rod& bearing]

Grampian eng,[Liverpool]  great service,,  barrel is away being rebored too ,, just send it away , they supply piston ,, ,,,

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Nice. Wish I had the space you do john, I have to leave one on the drive to work on any others.

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What's the plan with this one then?

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Well paul, was gonna make a modified DT, but,    a  friend wants it built exactly like mine,  so its  being built to order, , he had one in 1978.

So ,  may put my paintwork on his , and  change mine,, :rolleyes: heres my wrist pin  remover ,

 

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Sounds like a plan. Ahh the joys of allthread! I changed all my swingarm bearings and bushes like that

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Water ingress , solid crank,,

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jesus thats nasty looking inside.

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Motor rebuilt, , on .50 bore now, need more cold days .= shed time,  worked right till Xmas eve,  

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looking good there John

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Its   looking like a bike again , , Wiring next, some dork cut the plug of [ 6 pin], when removing the lights,   I doubt snips were lying handy, coz unplugging the plug musta been hard work eh,<_<

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epic build, electrics are a pain, but its neccessary evil.

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Love the bike on the poster! And your bike looks lovely as well!

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4 hours ago, Sacha said:

Love the bike on the poster! And your bike looks lovely as well!

 

digs hole and tries to get out of it :eusa_dance:

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5 hours ago, Sacha said:

Love the bike on the poster! And your bike looks lovely as well!

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How vigilant sash" :rolleyes: XT500,  ,Well thay were both supposed to be black,:eusa_shhh:, but I never made myself clear, [ to the painter]  So,  today I"v  swapped the Yeller on to mine, B)

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Great Job Bud, well done

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The rear fender was a mess, [cracked]  so took it to Rodney , [ he was at squires this year on Lc]  hes brazed it up then I flattened it with Flapper disc,  the n filled dips, 

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after 10  fills and rubdowns,

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