I didn’t take many pictures of the build as I went beyond the initial motor and frame, but she is together and ready to go home. The 88cc motor rips pretty good. Since this motor was seized up and not running when I went into it, I wasn’t sure how it would run. Couldn’t get it running for the longest time due to a couple issues. Always go back to your basics, and that usually leads back to the points …

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The holidays sort of killed me on parts delivery, but was able to make a few things happen with what did show up! Since the cylinder and head were essentially junk, we upgraded to a 88cc big bore kit 🙂 New piston, rings, complete cylinder head with race cam, and larger 20mm carb to feed it all. Putting the head together. Cam and rocker arms installed and ready to go on the motor. And installing the piston rings. And then …

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Thought I was done with these, but people keep wanting them, so we keep building them, lol. A buddy of mine wanted to buy my orange bike, which I just don’t know if it will ever be for sale, so we decided to do the next best thing, build another one for him 🙂 Luckily we had 1 more spare chassis laying around, along with a spare motor, so I started putting things together. This is how this little bike …

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These have been back burner projects, but over the last month I was able to get the little white 70 finished for Valerie. This is a 72HK1 that I backdated to a 3 speed semi auto (still shift, but no clutch lever to use) to make it easier for Val to ride. The motor is actually the original motor off the orange CT70. Everything came out great! It is really a fun little bike to ride! Powdercoated frame white, along …

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Finally got the frame back from Probuilt. He had to cut the neck off the old frame and weld on a new section due to the damage. Then he cleaned everything up and got her painted black! In the meantime we found out the story of this old bike, and turns out it use to belong to a customer of mine from Imagine Auto. Small world! Frame on the stand and the rear swing arm attached. I updated the steering …

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Remember this old girl? Well it has been a slow rebuild while I have had time. When I stripped the paint off the frame our painter took a look at the frame and we found it was extremely bent…..like run head on into a tree bent! That presented a bit of a problem! Here you can see the dent at the neck of the frame. It is far worse in person! With the frame as is, you would always feel …

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Wes picked up this little bike a few months ago to start his own restomod project. He is going Cafe Racer theme with this one, so it should be pretty cool! This is probably one of the roughest bikes we have torn down so far. Everything was rusted together quite badly. It all cleaned up nicely in the bead blaster though, and the current state is looking great. This bike has lived a rough life. I believe this bike’s engine …

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Since the Honey Badger is having custom pistons made we are at a standstill on that project, so after seeing the orange bike, Mike brought his 1978 CT70 that he has had since new by for a refresh! This bike has about 3500 miles on it, so it is well used! His kids grew up on it, so it has it’s share of dents and bent handle bars etc, but in true Mike fashion, everything has been well cared for …

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With the orange CT70 out of the way, we found another beat up example to get running for Valerie. This example is a 1972 CT70HK1. The H models came with the 4 speed manual engine, but well, that is out of here. Wes was able to get that engine up and running after a little carb work, so it will be set aside for another project. To help with the learning process of being on a bike, we decided to …

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