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Holes No More – Part 2

A few photos of the finished repair job. After trimming the corner I rebuilt with a knife and removing nubs sticking through the holes to the inside with a sharp putty knife, I used my little right-angle sander with a … Continue reading

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Holes no more

The plastic welding kit I ordered arrived early this week and I made a little time this evening to give it a try. In short, it works exactly as advertised. Once the iron is up to operating temperature, it melts … Continue reading

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Airbox agonizing

Despite my best efforts to find another, there just doesn’t seem to be an airbox/battery box any better than the one I already have. Mine has perhaps two dozen non-original holes drilled into it. I really don’t understand what the … Continue reading

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One thing a day…

I’m trying to do one thing a day. Some days it just doesn’t happen. Monday I had a few minutes before I went in from the shop for the night, so I removed the Acerbis fender extender from the old … Continue reading

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One more thing I needed…

Sold a worn out Dellorto MA 18 carburetor and a dead Dyna III ignition on eBay and they paid for this: I chose the gold side plates for a little added “bling” and to hopefully prevent them from rusting. Seems … Continue reading

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More “new” parts

Finally “pulled the trigger” on the pair of side panels DC Plastics sells. They’re listing for the earlier 604, so the mount points will have to be fudged slightly, but that’s no biggie. Not the greatest quality, but they’re better … Continue reading

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New fenders!

Just arrived yesterday directly from Acerbis. Nost front and Baja rear. Sold some more surplus stuff on eBay, so I’ll be ordering some more parts this coming week.

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