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Old 30-04-2018
metaltriumph metaltriumph is offline
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I still need to get a new piston - but in the meantime the cylinder got scrubbed and degreased and the clutch cover got scrubbed and painted with VHT aluminium

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Old 07-05-2018
metaltriumph metaltriumph is offline
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still waiting on the piston but thought i would do a mockup.

still need to
- clean up the badly carboned power valve parts
- fit front and rear brakes
- clean and restore radiators
- buy a battery and headlight
- clean up plastics
- install indicators and lights
- clean up wiring loom
- rig up a speedo and ignition switch
- etc etc etc

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Old 1 Week Ago
metaltriumph metaltriumph is offline
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So i have a +1 piston, rings, etc all ready to go. The cylinder has been rebored to suit.

However i noticed my power valve setup is a bit screwy. It appears like the centre valve of one of the sides has the wrong curve/shape...

it is not just simply a case of the PO swapping out the LHS for the RHS - as the outer radius is correct - its just the curve of the mouth that is backwards. Weird. It cant be that big of a deal, the bike was running previously. It is impossible to find these parts. I have a spare set but as you can guess, the required centre-valve with the floating pin is absolutely munched.

One side has a roll pin installed hard, the other seems to want one that floats? I have the "floating" roll pin here, ill have to work out how it is supposed to be seated in there without getting loose and killing the cyclinder.

Slow progress and finicky.

However, I also found a pretty good match with an 1993 RMX250 headlight

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