Freshly unboxed. Bit of corrosion from the marine environment.
Uh oh. Where's the breather? This can't be good.
What's this orange crap? Not rust. It looks like it was sprayed on deliberately.
Always good advice according to modernvespa.com.
Who wants to talk about the felt ring?
The top end is in really good shape. It appears someone filled it with gearbox oil before it sat. All nice and clean. The barrel looks freshly honed to me(crosshatched). What say ye?
Split. Now we see where the SF fog has leaked into the transmission via the missing breather.
Seals and crank bearings look good, but will probably be replaced.
Bottom end has issues. Rear axle bearing is toast.
Nylon lock nuts? Seriously?
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