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Offline kamilb1998

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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #30 on: 01, October, 2012 - 17:56:45 »
A bit of an update;

The kickstart oil seal arrived on Saturday along with a bottle of oil so I got it changed - no more leaks! :D I got the new footpegs in the post this morning and it looks like I've made a mistake - they catch on the exhaust and the bolt holes don't line up. SO it looks like they'll have to go back and I'll be getting some from somewhere else.

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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #31 on: 02, October, 2012 - 19:29:26 »
The tyres arrived today and I got them fitted when I got home. When I had the rear wheel off I also wire brushed, primered, painted & undersealed the rear inner wheel arch. Judging by the amount of mud I removed, it looks like it was previously an all-weather bike.

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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #32 on: 03, October, 2012 - 22:19:25 »
Nothing major done today, but I managed to track down a (UK supplied) replacement for the snapped seat hinge pivot bolt at £7.99 which arrived today.



It also now looks like the welding will be put back another couple of weeks as the Sinclair needs a new battery - at £40 - to keep me mobile over winter.

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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #33 on: 08, October, 2012 - 17:02:19 »
I finally received the V5 in the post this morning. It took so long as the first time I sent the application off they got back to me two weeks later saying that they had lost the cheque and therefore I had to apply again. Three weeks later I got a letter telling me that they are dealing with my request but they had spelled my name incorrectly, after calling them to correct this I was told it would have to be re-submitted and therefore will be another 2-3 weeks late.


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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #34 on: 08, October, 2012 - 19:39:03 »
WOW! the time delays have been drastically shortened.

6 years ago when I applied for my UK pension it took them over 3 months just to send the application forms, :-\  after another 3 months I was informed they had not received anything, :o so I must reapply. This of course took around another 3 months. >:(  All in all it took 51 weeks before the first payment was made. >:(  >:(

Standard copy book replies "We are understaffed and overworked". After 8 months I was down to my last penny so I had to apply for assistance, and the German athourities thought I was joking.
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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #35 on: 28, August, 2013 - 17:01:58 »
She was finished a few weeks back but I finally got round to collecting her today. Fully welded up and painted, with a new rear panel fitted. Looks pretty good, I think.  :D






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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #36 on: 28, August, 2013 - 17:39:02 »
Very nice job  :)  It looks fantastic mate  8)

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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #37 on: 30, August, 2013 - 21:21:59 »
great looking bike there

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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #38 on: 30, August, 2013 - 21:23:47 »
Well done it looks great ......

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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #39 on: 30, August, 2013 - 22:59:33 »
Thanks chaps, I'm pretty pleased with it  ;D Just a shame it's another 18 months until I'm able to ride it on the road..

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Re: My 'new' Honda Cub
« Reply #40 on: 31, August, 2013 - 08:59:03 »
Its frustrating isnt it