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Well done....I discovered the fork legs on the Honda are handed and different lengths, by 9mm. Ordered a leftside leg only to find it was too long, supplier insisted it was a left leg...so stripped out the rightside to find it was a leftside.....like the one I'd ordered...:/
Carry on Beachy.
So, trying to tune the carbs to make it run better. It's very much trial and error as I have zero experience in dialing in carbs to expansion pipes. However, it would run like it was bogging down, like it was rich and overfuelling....ful throttle would have it go slower!! But, feathering the...
Thanks, I based it on what a comp bike would look like, so function over form, clean but not too showy, no overly polished alloy here, understated decals...the grey frame is a nod towards comp bikes, but the blue suede is a showy touch I couldn't resist.
Headlamp cowl is Honda CD175.
So, post MOT fettling including:
I had an issue with the number plates, I sticky padded a legal plate to the already sticky padded smaller one.....one roadtest later and both had removed themselves from the bike. Haha...I only noticed the morning of the MOT...arrghh...I ran it up the road and...
Yay, UK MOT has passed. My local bike shop is very handy and John knows his stuff. I'm pleased he gave the build a thumb's up :)
Raise the angle of the rear brake pedal so it clearances the Micron when depressed.
Slight weep on l/s fork seal
No chain guard
So, a clean bill of...
I consider myself very fortunate to have a selection of mates with various skills at my disposal so to speak. I wish I had and could use a lathe and really must fire up my MIG more often, get some practice. Still, progress is progress Beachy. :)
This is the latest guise...a few purposely selected decals, but to stick to my rule.....all decals have the product fitted, or the service or the retailer....authentic. Stickers for the sake of stickers is something I find off tbh.