It has been a while since my last post, nearly 1 year. I promised to come back with an update, so here goes, and sorry for the wait. Kicked the engine over 50+ times before I managed to start it. Rode the bike for a rather short trip, but it was impossible to get it […]
I finally came around to install the engine. Equipped with a jack it all went pretty smooth. Next up will be the foot step bar and the kick stand, so that this little bike should be able to stand all by itself.
A bit of polishing worked wonders on this old engine case. All you need is; a drilling machine, polishing pads, Alu-Magic and (quite) a bit of patience. In this case I used Never-Dull as well, in order to add the final touch. Before and after pictures down below, hopefully you’ll be able to see the […]
I finally received the engine, as well as a nicely restored carburator to go along with it. A lot of new original parts were used for the restoration; cylinder, oilpump, kick start shaft, points and condenser, clutch discs and more. The engine block has only been partly polished though, so there’s still a bit of […]
When I started building this bike from the ground up, I decided that the only thing, that I would not (could not?) build or restore, was an original engine to go along with it. My expertise in this area was simply non existing, but I can definetely assure you, that it will be a part […]