My name is Russell

Russell builds a F50 (SOG)

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Suzuki Owners Group, Take One 

Tried to order everything I could think of at once, hopefully more than half of it works / fits. 

List for future reference / if anyone wants to do similar and for myself to order replacement parts. 

  • Por15 tank sealer 
  • NOS leg shield inddicator assemblies 
  • BIG BLOCK! GPX 140cc Motor 
  • MIKUNI - PZ30 30mm Carb 
  • CDI - 8 Pin Race 
  • Wiring Loom - 8 Pin
  • x2 Vesrah brake shoes VB312
  • Clutch, Brake and Throttle cable 
  • Dual Layer Pod 44 x 102 15deg Angled Uni Filter
  • Domino Tommaselli Throttle
  • Petrol tubing neoprene 3/16"i.d. black (m) 
  • Fuel Filter
  • x2 Brake & Clutch leavers 
  • 2008/09 Hayden Paddon poster "signed . . . oh what!  
  • x2 275-17 HF307 Trail tyres 
  • x2 Tubes & Rim Tapes for rusty rim jobs 
  • New side stand 
  • Carb Manifold Intake Rotator Adapter 

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Frame water blasted and ready for re assembly ish. 

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The plan is to try and retain some patina with new running gear in places required.

So far the frame is a fair bit more different than from the Honda CUB family so this might not be the simple bolt in job I expected, hence the grinder on standby. Getting the carb to fit will  the least fun! Que Rotator Adapter

If anyone speaks to the wife . . . all the above only cost a box of beer! 

LETS DO THIS 

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Was going to try make my own rusty zorst also, any pro tips / design ideas? 

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Haha all of that for a box of beers ! Ill take 2

Look forward to seeing if this goes hard for what it is

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Cute Selfie!

 

Man shed at its best.

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Give me all the details on how to mount motor plz

need this for my FR

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No probs may aswell do a little blurb that might be helpful to yourself and others. 

Hang bike from Rafters with strops

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Made front and real axle centers equal height above ground level

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Check plum

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Drill motor casing out slightly to suit 10mm bolts (I normally do this on the 125's Lifan's also) 

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Loop some strops front and back and crank it into position. 

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Just the look I was going for.

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Found foot peg mounting bar with fold up pegs and side stand.

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Found a tube that perfectly sleaves the standard bars giving  22mm Or 7/8", allowing the bar junk to bolt up nicely and throttle spin freely, Feels good! Took a fair bit of head scratching. Was Just about to re fabricate C90 bars to suit.

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Found a guy down in Nelson selling  Honda C50/70 Kickstart Lever 's which used to be difficult to find, they work well because they have an offset hook to clear the exhaust on the downward STROKE. I took a punt buying it at work without chcking the Thumpstar's spline diamater which turns out is the larger 16mm. But the wifes C90 needed a new one anyway so no loss.  Would work fine on the 125cc's I would say.   

Spent agess trying different rear sprokets to match the pitbikes 428 chain, Honda's are slightly different PCD and have a larger centre so tried the AX100's being from the same family and perfect snug fit.  

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Had to give the frame a little trim :badgrin:

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Little experiment. Made a flute . . .  (will wrap it with some muff stuff if it actually does whistle)

the engine end of the tube is capped with the notched plate to keep it centred 

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and put it down a hole 

 

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Might sound rubbish. Will have a go at making a supertrapp if it does 

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side note, these $28 buck touch holder are handy 

 

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Working at chest height is quite handy 

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zorst mount changed to conventional swing arm style 

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peg VS brake leaver VS kick start VS zorst for Blake 

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Wow that was an amusing ride to work! All the out of control wheelies and non soft landings! 

 

 

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