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Lostboys Restoration
« on: October 29, 2020, 06:11:33 pm »
Restoration progress October 2020
Rear shocks dismantled and overhauled, sprayed and re-assembled with home made jig and press.
Seat base requires repair mainly welding.
New seat cover and foam ordered from R K Leighton, England.
Waiting for parts from chromer since May 2020.
Wiring loom fitment next action to complete before re-assembling clutch, generator and primary housing.
Should be on the road next spring.
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Re: Lostboys Restoration
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2020, 07:11:31 pm »
Ready for fitment after respray !!!
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Re: Lostboys Restoration
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2020, 10:51:04 pm »
Looking good Lostboy, don't rush it....seems like we are going to need plenty to keep ourselves occupied this winter  :(
Not a criticism, and doesn't really matter, but the minimum oil level transfer looks a bit low :-\
Good to see you have the nearly always missing tank strips.  :)
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Re: Lostboys Restoration
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2020, 11:25:06 am »
Well spotted Graham with the oil level sticker.
It's now been moved upwards.
Yes, we will have plenty of time this winter to work on our projects.
I've got my parts for chroming/polishing since May 2020 at the local company, but the lock downs preventing the process of them.
And I can't go 2 miles to the other county to pick them up ( not that they are ready yet ).
In regards of the rear shocks, I've decided to strip them and refurbish rather than buying a new one online/supplier.
The pressed in bushes on either end were replaced with new alternative bushes found on Ebay ( for a Quad ).
If anyone need the reference numbers please PM me.
These bushes are easy to fit and as good or better than the original ones.
Reiner
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