This is a sweet Before & After example!
is nothing great but I thought it might give others the idea that they can enjoy
these old bikes with little investment – I bought this non-running bike pretty
cheap ($200 – probably paid too much), cleaned up and got it running with
minimum cost. I
ride it often (partly with thanks to you and the others on the XL Board for your
is a current photo and a before photo.
I replaced the tank with a $15 one off eBay, added a battery, choke
cable, and mirrors, wiped off some dirt, changed the spark plug, points, and
rear tire, adjusted the valves and cam chain tension, put in some new gas, and
kicked it about 50 strokes before it began to start easily.
Before...(what a shame)
Now the After shot! (nice job!)
A very cool collection indeed.
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