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by 36Cycles
Sat Aug 06, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Value of Montesa Cota
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Value of Montesa Cota

Hi All, I am looking at selling my little Montesa Cota123 but need some advice on its value. I am hoping you folk can help out. I have also listed in classifieds on this site, it will be sad to see the little fella go but at the same time it's better for an enthusiast to have it, than it gathering d...
by 36Cycles
Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:06 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's
Replies: 19
Views: 7894

Re: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's

Noticed that my bike doesn't have chain tubes or a tensioner,would like to fit tensioner anyone had experience with a good type or best location for fitment.
by 36Cycles
Mon Aug 24, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's
Replies: 19
Views: 7894

Re: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's

Cheers, thanks for the simple explanation. Higher Number=Colder Spark Plug type is good for riding on the road or more constant use/longer durations which requires better resistance to temperature. Running long durations on lower value numbers/hot plugs would cause excessive heat. Not intending to r...
by 36Cycles
Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:22 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's
Replies: 19
Views: 7894

Re: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's

Oil Quantity sorted, now I'm getting my head around what is the best Spark Plug to use! Bike came with NGK B9ES Manual States Champion N4, NGK equivalent is B7ES Would there be a reason that someone would change the type of Spark Plug to reflect a different climate, Australian or maybe changed for d...
by 36Cycles
Mon Aug 24, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's
Replies: 19
Views: 7894

Re: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's

I have just had additional confirmation from Jared Bates from South West Montesa;
The correct amount is 900 cc. (30.5 ounces) clutch and gearbox are combined on this model.
by 36Cycles
Sun Aug 23, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's
Replies: 19
Views: 7894

Re: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's

1982 COTA123/200 Quantities
by 36Cycles
Sun Aug 23, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's
Replies: 19
Views: 7894

Re: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's

Information from 29MarkT on Trials Central; Oil Quantity 900ml's 1982 Cota123/200 share same bottom ends. Air Filter Same as 200, which now have a European Link for. Fuel Ratio 3-4% Next Jobs; Oil Change, and fit Genuine Montesa Bash Plate, scored 3 of these in an eBay Auction Clean out Carby Repair...
by 36Cycles
Sun Aug 23, 2015 11:14 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's
Replies: 19
Views: 7894

Re: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's

Thanks to the heaps of awesome people out there offering heaps of great information, still trying to get the bottom of this Oil Quantity issue with some certainty. I have learnt that some Montesa Cota's had two seperate places for oil, and some have a combined, I am reasonably comfortable that mine ...
by 36Cycles
Sat Aug 22, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's
Replies: 19
Views: 7894

Re: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's

Pics of the bike as promised
by 36Cycles
Sat Aug 22, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's
Replies: 19
Views: 7894

Re: Montesa Cota123 Early 80's

Have included some pics, I can only locate one Oil Fill Point, but I am an Electrician not a Mechanic.

Will try and track down King Scorpion.

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