TW First Moped Build
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Clutch Lever & Throttle
Exhaust Pipe & Drive Sprocket
Fully Assembled Motor - Ready For Tear-Down
Getting Ready to Go Black
CDI Ignition Cover Painted
Clutch Cover Painted
Intake Manifold Masked & Ready For Paint
My “Paint Booth”
Motor With Covers Taken Off (Drive Side)
Motor With Covers Taken Off (Clutch Side)
Head Taken Off
New Plug Wires - $2.00 @ Yard Sale
Bosch Plug Wire
Plug Wire Cut & Ready to Install
Install Plug Wire Here
Plug Wire Installed! Looks Nice.
Takes This Kind of Plug Now
Engine Covers, Head & Motor Mounts Painted
Closeup of Head
Engine Body Painted
New Gasket Pressure Traced from Head
Need to Cut a Couple More Holes, But Looks Good.
Engine being re-assembled - I have purchased all new nuts, bolts & studs.
Intake/Head Assembly. Looking Good!
Torque Wrench - Doing it right.
Standard Conduit Clamp
Fits Just Right
With a Little Bending...
No-slip Rubber Stuff
So as not to scratch the paint.
Holds the tank from slipping around and vibrating too much too!
Mounted, Looking Good!
ooooo... Tail Light!
Speedometer Mounted and functional.
Beautiful, isn't she!?
Trying her out a bit. You can't help but feel cool on this thing.
Clutch lever & Grip Mounted and cabled
Throttle mounted & Cabled.
I love the red stripe on the seat. It really ties the bike together.
Fuel Peckock & Filter Mounted
Mirrors mounted up and tested
My new motto
Look at that headlight shine!
It works too!
She's really taking shape
Viva La Pub-Crawler
New reinforced double kick stand gets the rear wheel off the ground
Folds out of the way just by rolling forward like a motorcycle
Look at that! Motor is mounted, exhaust put on. Only thing left is the chain which is one link too short and rubs on the fender :( ... it's always something.
Custom front motor mount with mechanical isolator.
Custom rear motor mount with dual mechanical isolators.
I had to re-bend the coaster brake lever and fabricate a custom linkage so that the drive sprocket bolts would clear it.
Aluminum sheet metal stock for new custom head gasket (was missing from factory)
Here in lies the problem. The piston was impacting the cylinder head because of the missing gasket.
Wow! What a fit.
Here it is, one custom head gasket.
Old School Sepia Look