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by Phil 850
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Basket Cases
Replies: 2200
Views: 796479

Re: Basket Cases

Thanks for the suggestions outforfun, but I have never bent a kickstart shaft but need to repair what someone else has managed to damage.
Unfortunately some people have very little mechanical sympathy :cry:

Phil
by Phil 850
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Basket Cases
Replies: 2200
Views: 796479

Re: Basket Cases

Greg
Thanks for the info. What type of chainsaw was the decompressor off.
It should certainly improve the life of the kickstart shaft (and my right leg)

Phil
by Phil 850
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Basket Cases
Replies: 2200
Views: 796479

Re: Basket Cases

Hi Kurt Yes, I realise the issues with a welded shaft. I’m constantly using option 2, but will probably end up with option 3 unless my luck changes. I did order a lot of parts from a Spanish supplier including a kick start shaft as they had it advertised on their web site. But they unfortunately cou...
by Phil 850
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Basket Cases
Replies: 2200
Views: 796479

Re: Basket Cases

Hi Everyone, Phil you are correct. The end of the shaft has been machined down where the spline was. Someone has been at it well before it came into my hands. Your previous picture: 6EF1B3FE-8AD3-4F88-A3D8-5B220C76E74C.jpeg 53E33D0F-3DD6-4066-AB4A-60A68375D2EC.jpeg Chippy Thanks for the info. Do yo...
by Phil 850
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Basket Cases
Replies: 2200
Views: 796479

Re: Basket Cases

Hi Everyone, Cota 123, I found what I believe is 123 parts, but no fork caps.. 89483D6D-382D-43D7-9AEB-42FD3AB5D4BD.jpeg Chippy Interestingly, That kick start shaft has a machined end where the spline should be. I need one for my 172 as the spline on mine is bent and twisted. Apparently the 123 and...
by Phil 850
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Cota 172 Restoration
Replies: 95
Views: 84904

Re: Cota 172 Restoration

I have trued up the wheels but how do I know if all the spokes are the right tension :o
by Phil 850
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Cota 172 Restoration
Replies: 95
Views: 84904

Re: Cota 172 Restoration

Had some time today so I assembled my wheels. Laced up the hub similar to the original photo. 011824F8-45EE-4912-A665-0BCB664E6A84.jpeg Layed the rim over the top and installed the nipples following the photo. 9C7F1C2D-FB6A-4037-AC61-870F85E4DA20.jpeg Laced up the rear wheel. 1932AD8B-F6E0-4ACF-81D7...
by Phil 850
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Cota 172 Restoration
Replies: 95
Views: 84904

Re: Cota 172 Restoration

Looks like I have some work to do over Christmas reassembling my wheels with new stainless steel spokes.
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by Phil 850
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Cota 172 Restoration
Replies: 95
Views: 84904

Re: Cota 172 Restoration

Well I started cleaning the hubs and somehow they finished up like this.
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I have ordered new stainless steel spokes and should have them before Christmas so I will have some interesting work ahead.
by Phil 850
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: HELP, Honda TLR200 year?
Replies: 4
Views: 1752

Re: HELP, Honda TLR200 year?

Full or historic rego.
Phil

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