Project I know what I said but.........

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Project I know what I said but.........

Post by reverse cylinder jim » Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:38 am

Hi all

So a few forum members might be laughing right now as they recall me at Cadwell saying that I was done with 400's and I won't have another blah blah etc etc.
Well that was the plan until I heard about an nc30 project just down the road from me and I said to myself I'm just off for a look nothing else.........which ended in me buying the bloody thing!

Yes it's horrible and if I'm honest I'm not really sure which direction I'm off in yet but fingers crossed it will be coming to Cadwell next year!

Pics to follow once I've properly assessed the mess I've bought!

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Post by NGneer » Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:42 am

LOL - "my name is Jim and I have an addiction"

Watching :popcorn:

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Post by Drunkn Munky » Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:39 pm

Was never gonna take long was it lol

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Post by CMSMJ1 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:15 am

Great work lad.
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Post by Timon » Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:12 am

Its an illness with no cure

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Re: Project I know what I said but.........

Post by VicNew » Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:13 pm

I think we're all victims of that illness !
Look forward to seeing what you're up to chum

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Post by reverse cylinder jim » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:20 pm

Cheers guys

So eventually got a few hours to tinker and on closer inspection this Nc has the usual issues.

First up was to give it a thorough de-greasing and removed chain as it was knackered. I then removed front sprocket cover ( panels were already off the bike ) and found the front sprocket bolt was loose and unwound to the point that the only thing holding it in place was the speedo drive!
On inspection it's running 14/44 gearing, I could be wrong but that is about right for Cadwell and not commuting which is strange as everything else is standard, even the exhaust.

Next up I removed the rear half of the exhaust as the connecting collors were non existent. I then took this work and tig welded some stainless collors on. That's about it for now but hopefully will get more tinker time in shortly.


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