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by scrivo
Sun Nov 04, 2012 1:11 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Montesa 242 piston+rings
Replies: 2
Views: 2717

Re: Montesa 242 piston+rings

There are a couple of places that have them listed http://solomontesa.com/tienda/product_info.php?cPath=52&products_id=529&osCsid=a2d8cbce4e83671eb7f09878bca245b0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I have dealt with this site in th epast they are very slow and postage is ecpensiv...
by scrivo
Fri Jun 29, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Fork bottles
Replies: 11
Views: 3797

Re: Fork bottles

I spent a lot of time trying to figure out the best clear coat for alloy parts, and came up with this. I have purchased the product (expensive) but not yet used. It can be applied by brush and will dry smooth (apparently). It will apparently not yellow, and sets extrememly hard. http://www.ppcco.co...
by scrivo
Wed May 23, 2012 10:09 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: TY175 Muffler
Replies: 3
Views: 2490

Re: TY175 Muffler

Problem solved a Sammy Miller muffler on its way
by scrivo
Wed May 23, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Detailed questions for TY175 part 2
Replies: 7
Views: 3737

Re: Detailed questions for TY175 part 2

Tioli wrote:First female prime minister, what can I say?

You could say sorry and invite us all around to hold a burning and cleansing ritual :twisted:
by scrivo
Wed May 23, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: TY175 Muffler
Replies: 3
Views: 2490

TY175 Muffler

Looking for a TY175 rear muffler for a mate to complete his TY175. He hopes to get it ready for his maiden Twin Shock event in June. Can anyone help. It appears that the WES mufflers are unavailable at present.
by scrivo
Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: 81 Montesa Cota 200 Repair and Restoration
Replies: 2
Views: 3314

Re: 81 Montesa Cota 200 Repair and Restoration

Last thing first :lol: the slot in the steering head is indeed a steering lock. Originally the bike had full lights and road gear. If it is not locked and you don't have a key then you don't have a problem :D The kick start problem. These engines have a weakness with their kick start system. The gea...
by scrivo
Thu Jun 30, 2011 1:52 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: TY175 Front Fork parts
Replies: 3
Views: 2688

Re: TY175 Front Fork parts

The parts arrived yesterday Greg. Thanks very much they are already in the bike and restoration is almost complete as a year 12 automotive major project.
by scrivo
Thu Jun 30, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Cota for sale?
Replies: 9
Views: 4887

Re: Cota for sale?

Yes the original kick start mechanism was designed for the 123 and also used in the 125 MX bikes and H, H6 & H7 125 enduro bikes. They all used the same basic engine design. The gears were OK for the Cota 123 although still sometimes failed. The 172 had a serious problem and the gear train was r...
by scrivo
Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Cota for sale?
Replies: 9
Views: 4887

Re: Cota for sale?

The 242 for sale on EBAY was a series 1 from late '83/84 the '84/85 model has the red plastic fuel tank. The '84/85 model was in the latest VMX mag. Some bloke in NSW has one :D Recently Sandiford's in the UK has 242 kick starts on EBAY and they did not sell so search the UK EBAY and they may be bac...
by scrivo
Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: TY175 Front Fork parts
Replies: 3
Views: 2688

TY175 Front Fork parts

Hi Everyone,
I am looking for a set of (only one actually) top out springs for a TY175 front forks. Rebuilding a set for a friend's bike and one top out spring was missing! Does anyone have a wrecked set of forks or can I buy them somewhere?

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