PROJECT TETANUS

Here you can write about your restoration highs and lows and hopefully final success
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Alan H wrote: Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:45 pm
rodent wrote: Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:48 pm he's claimed he's going to get it squared away....Thanks.
Mustov been for an Ariel square four instead of a Suzy triple perhaps. :roll:
Cudda been an RG500 :roll:
There rubbish them Jap bikes lad they won't last five minutes! you want to get yourself a nice Royal Enfield!
A quote from my old dad 8-)

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I may start putting gauges back together this weekend. I have ordered a new glass lense for my temp gauge as the three spares I have all have scratches, I was hoping to see it this week but probably won't :(
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I bought some gear from a gentleman a while ago from Europe that I opened today........and another day that I'm disappointed with the product :(

I will admit that I am partially to blame as my wife say's that my "expectations of people" are too great :(
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I'm not a gauge restorers ar*ehole, just an ar*ehole :D I could have easily paid someone to do the job but I try to do what I can in my own garage.

If I'm doing it, this is as good as it gets.

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Looks pretty damn good to me. I've always avoided restoring gauges
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canaletto5 wrote: Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:03 am Looks pretty damn good to me. I've always avoided restoring gauges
Do yourself a favour Kev and avoid it as long as you can :( And thanks :)

Even though the job 5hit me to tears, It's why we do what we do to bring these victims of abuse back to life :roll:
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Next project, either carbs or wheels......or maybe the seat (need to get my hands on a stainless strip though) :?:
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Gauges look a treat 8-)
There rubbish them Jap bikes lad they won't last five minutes! you want to get yourself a nice Royal Enfield!
A quote from my old dad 8-)

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^^^Thanks Paul :)
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Re-spoked both the wheels today, only done the nipples up finger tight and will get back to them in fortnight and tighten. The rims are from Suzuki(made in Thailand) and are very close to perfect laterally and round 8-) Though the chrome is average, it fits with the theme of Suzuki's chrome of that era :lol:

I have some new gloss sleeving turning up this week after a four week wait on postage :( So I'll get back into the gauges next weekend and redo the wiring so I can get those finished.

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