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PostSubject: Diversion, progress so far.   Diversion, progress so far. Icon_minitimeTue Dec 23, 2014 7:04 pm

Most of the parts removed so far have been degreased and cleaned, will be doing the same to the engine/frame next, I'll be ordering new exhaust system as the original lets it down a bit due to rust, I'll be rebuilding the forks and cleaning and balancing the carbs, new plugs, air filter, oil filter and oil change then its time for reassembly.



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It looks a tidy bike for it's age John  Diversion, progress so far. 3498837457
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Wow what a great condition it seems to be in, looks like you going to get seriously busy with that. Diversion, progress so far. 3498837457
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PostSubject: Re: Diversion, progress so far.   Diversion, progress so far. Icon_minitimeTue Dec 23, 2014 10:25 pm

lgd John .... I must admit to being rather envious of you having time to get 'stuck into' your project like that. I don't seem to have much time myself at the moment due to 'work pressures' .... but it is helping the 'bike fund' so it ain't all bad.
The Divvie is a sound machine & it looks like you've got a good 'un there !
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Looks like you have the best excuse for just 'popping to the shed dear' I've seen for a while  Diversion, progress so far. 3498837457
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aarrhhhh the built proof divvy engine lol
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PostSubject: Re: Diversion, progress so far.   Diversion, progress so far. Icon_minitimeWed Jan 14, 2015 6:35 pm

Just putting to finishing touches to the Diversion, I'll be posting photos in the next couple of days  bliss
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Oh no that I look forward to. Diversion, progress so far. 3498837457
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PostSubject: Re: Diversion, progress so far.   Diversion, progress so far. Icon_minitimeFri Jan 16, 2015 12:21 pm

Some pics of finished bike, spent around 45-50 hours on the project, budget went out the window when I decided to replace exhaust cans. Total cost including purchasing the bike is £1075.
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Looks good John, perhaps too good to use in the winter eh???
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Hope your proud of that john, could EASILY pass as brand new from those photos, nice example.
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wow  Very very nice!! it looks immaculate  Diversion, progress so far. 2170595768
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An extremely good looking example, you must be please. Money well spent.
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As others have said one nice bike,well worth the time and money spent. Diversion, progress so far. 3492671266
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That is one great bike there John, money well spent all round  Diversion, progress so far. 184121345
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