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Tue, 19 Sep 2023 16:58:51 +0000

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Tue, 19 Sep 2023 16:58:51 +0000 quote
Sooooo this past weekend I went up to Ogden Ut to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of my club. One of the folk that attended was the young lady I sold my smallframe to about 15 years ago. Well she wants it gone and who am I to say no to rescuing a fun little bike! Edith has had a tough life it seems. Evidently storage was outside and maintenance was lacking. She fired 3rd kick and was still decently fast......until the idle started to climb rapidly. Figure seals.

She started life as a 1980 (I think) 90 and that was built to ASRA racing. That never happened but she was a hoot on the street until her carb would fall off almost every ride.

If I remember correctly when I built her all those years ago:

ET3 125 engine 4 speed tastyness
Malossi 133 (?) top end
PM exhaust
Some kind of carb

So now I need a plan to bring her back. Technology has advanced sooooo much and was wondering what ya'll thought.

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 17:04:43 +0000

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Tue, 19 Sep 2023 17:04:43 +0000 quote
I'd keep it old school and rock it as is, but that's me.
Tue, 19 Sep 2023 17:43:32 +0000

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Tue, 19 Sep 2023 17:43:32 +0000 quote
sdjohn wrote:
I'd keep it old school and rock it as is, but that's me.
Agreed. it already looks like it's going fast while it's standing still.
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Tue, 19 Sep 2023 17:48:55 +0000

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Tue, 19 Sep 2023 17:48:55 +0000 quote
sdjohn wrote:
I'd keep it old school and rock it as is, but that's me.
Definitely a possibility, but with allllllllll the rust and broken plastic parts, a full teardown is gunna have to happen. I mean, the red lens on the taillight looks like if you breathe hard next to it, it'll fall apart!
Tue, 19 Sep 2023 17:57:41 +0000

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Tue, 19 Sep 2023 17:57:41 +0000 quote
the picture implied better, but you did describe it....

yeah but you can still rock the old school engine build so long as it's not waterlogged.
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Thu, 21 Sep 2023 22:58:07 +0000

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Thu, 21 Sep 2023 22:58:07 +0000 quote
sdjohn wrote:
the picture implied better, but you did describe it....

yeah but you can still rock the old school engine build so long as it's not waterlogged.
I definitely think I'll keep the same attitude she has now. Just some upgrades as far suspension, engine, and electronics. I mean I do love a toggle switch for on/off but a nifty high speed ignition may be in the cards. Oh and I think I want some sort of in the legshield storage too.

Who knows what direction this bike will go, but I think it'll be a fun project to do again.
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 08:01:27 +0000

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Fri, 22 Sep 2023 08:01:27 +0000 quote
Treat the rust, seal the rust, service engine, put on some decent tyres (or tires in the US), tart up the fixtures and fittings, shocks etc and keep that old skool patina. I like it, can we have some colour photos?
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Fri, 22 Sep 2023 14:19:11 +0000

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Fri, 22 Sep 2023 14:19:11 +0000 quote
ferriswolf wrote:
Treat the rust, seal the rust, service engine, put on some decent tyres (or tires in the US), tart up the fixtures and fittings, shocks etc and keep that old skool patina. I like it, can we have some colour photos?
I'll get some color pics up here shortly.

Oh definitely tires and engine check out! I'm on the fence about how nice or not nice to make her. I do think I'll probably keep her a bit ratty appearance though. Kinda a fast beater.
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 17:39:05 +0000

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Fri, 22 Sep 2023 17:39:05 +0000 quote
GrandpaNate wrote:
I'll get some color pics up here shortly.

Oh definitely tires and engine check out! I'm on the fence about how nice or not nice to make her. I do think I'll probably keep her a bit ratty appearance though. Kinda a fast beater.
It's earned the knocks and scrapes , gives it character
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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 00:13:31 +0000

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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 00:13:31 +0000 quote
So evidently I can't post multiple images in one post so I might put a couple up.



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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 00:14:13 +0000

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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 00:14:13 +0000 quote
The pipe



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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 00:15:12 +0000

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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 00:15:12 +0000 quote
Knackered forkā€¦or at least just ugly



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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 00:15:54 +0000 quote
Engine



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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 00:16:31 +0000 quote
The mess under the seat



Sat, 23 Sep 2023 02:40:10 +0000

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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 02:40:10 +0000 quote
I like it!
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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 03:32:20 +0000 quote
Little bit of noise

https://youtube.com/shorts/SgXy5n5EFvI?si=uk8t0mWcMv46LTW7
Sat, 23 Sep 2023 06:37:53 +0000

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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 06:37:53 +0000 quote
GrandpaNate wrote:
Cool scooter. Jetting is shocking, even if stone cold.
Sat, 23 Sep 2023 08:53:37 +0000

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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 08:53:37 +0000 quote
It looks great , character
Sat, 23 Sep 2023 14:14:42 +0000

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Sat, 23 Sep 2023 14:14:42 +0000 quote
Jack221 wrote:
Cool scooter. Jetting is shocking, even if stone cold.
How can you do that, just from a sound clip, I'm in awe oh mighty one.
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Sun, 24 Sep 2023 00:20:47 +0000 quote
GrandpaNate wrote:
So evidently I can't post multiple images in one post so I might put a couple up.
I have that issue on my iPhone 10, haven't tried it with my 12.
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