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Re: Honda SS125

#16 Post by Stu » Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:59 pm

learningtofly wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:53 pm
Bianco2564 wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:29 pm
learningtofly wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:50 pm
That looks fantastic - can’t wait to see the end result.
Turns out my eldest daughters partners daughters partner is a paint sprayer, he did it as a favour so is a top job.
:scratch:
yeah I thought the same

Had to read it twice :lol: :lol:
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Re: Honda SS125

#17 Post by Bianco2564 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:29 pm

Stu wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:59 pm
learningtofly wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:53 pm
Bianco2564 wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:29 pm


Turns out my eldest daughters partners daughters partner is a paint sprayer, he did it as a favour so is a top job.
:scratch:
yeah I thought the same

Had to read it twice :lol: :lol:
My eldest daughter is not married to her partner.
He has a daughter from a previous relationship.
So they are not related in anyway otherwise it would have been my daughters step daughters partner.

Or I could have said my eldest grandsons half sisters partner. :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: Honda SS125

#18 Post by learningtofly » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:47 pm

Bianco2564 wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:29 pm
Stu wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:59 pm
learningtofly wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:53 pm


:scratch:
yeah I thought the same

Had to read it twice :lol: :lol:
My eldest daughter is not married to her partner.
He has a daughter from a previous relationship.
So they are not related in anyway otherwise it would have been my daughters step daughters partner.

Or I could have said my eldest grandsons half sisters partner. :thumb: :thumb:
Thanks for the clarification. Most, errr... helpful :shock:

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Re: Honda SS125

#19 Post by mikestrivens » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:48 pm

Easier and minimal confusion by just saying “friend”
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Re: Honda SS125

#20 Post by Stu » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:56 pm

Bianco2564 wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:29 pm
Stu wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:59 pm
learningtofly wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:53 pm


:scratch:
yeah I thought the same

Had to read it twice :lol: :lol:
My eldest daughter is not married to her partner.
He has a daughter from a previous relationship.
So they are not related in anyway otherwise it would have been my daughters step daughters partner.

Or I could have said my eldest grandsons half sisters partner. :thumb: :thumb:
I figured it out

Just at first read I was like WTF! :lol:
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Re: Honda SS125

#21 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:09 pm

He did a nice job. Looking forward to seeing the end result. Love the bulbous indicators sticking out of the side of the headlamp.
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Re: Honda SS125

#22 Post by Bianco2564 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:21 am

learningtofly wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:47 pm
Bianco2564 wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:29 pm
Stu wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:59 pm


yeah I thought the same

Had to read it twice :lol: :lol:
My eldest daughter is not married to her partner.
He has a daughter from a previous relationship.
So they are not related in anyway otherwise it would have been my daughters step daughters partner.

Or I could have said my eldest grandsons half sisters partner. :thumb: :thumb:
Thanks for the clarification. Most, errr... helpful :shock:
If I said my youngest grandsons cousins nieces mums partner, would that be any clearer? :lol:
The above is strictly correct, my eldest grandson was an uncle at 3 years old, there are quite big age differences among some of my family.

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Re: Honda SS125

#23 Post by Bianco2564 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:46 pm

Made a clutch cover gasket, New one is only available in a bottom end kit at around £30. :(
This one cost me £2 and an hour of time.
Went up into the loft and found the workshop manuals, found the clutch plates are ok on thickness but the springs are way below the minimum height and need replacing.
This is going to take a bit of sorting as they are discontinued, will need to measure them up and do some searching for similar from Honda's of that age
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Re: Honda SS125

#24 Post by Bianco2564 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:06 pm

Few more parts arrived today,all courtesy of Ebay.
After a bit of Google searching I found some Royal Enfield clutch springs that are the right length,ID and number of coils.
Wire thickness is 0.2mm down so for £6 will give them a go.
2 spark plugs delivered for less than £3.
Set of replica side panel stickers for just over a fiver.
How much easier does the internet make restoring a bike.
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Re: Honda SS125

#25 Post by geofferz » Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:36 am

Bianco2564 wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:46 pm
Made a clutch cover gasket, New one is only available in a bottom end kit at around £30. :(
This one cost me £2 and an hour of time.
Went up into the loft and found the workshop manuals, found the clutch plates are ok on thickness but the springs are way below the minimum height and need replacing.
This is going to take a bit of sorting as they are discontinued, will need to measure them up and do some searching for similar from Honda's of that age
On my phone that looked like a screenshot of the deathstar for a second
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Re: Honda SS125

#26 Post by Bianco2564 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:03 am

geofferz wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:36 am
Bianco2564 wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:46 pm
Made a clutch cover gasket, New one is only available in a bottom end kit at around £30. :(
This one cost me £2 and an hour of time.
Went up into the loft and found the workshop manuals, found the clutch plates are ok on thickness but the springs are way below the minimum height and need replacing.
This is going to take a bit of sorting as they are discontinued, will need to measure them up and do some searching for similar from Honda's of that age
On my phone that looked like a screenshot of the deathstar for a second
Haha, yes I can see what you mean,sparkly kitchen worktop looks like the galaxy. :D

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Re: Honda SS125

#27 Post by Topper » Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:43 pm

Keep those pictures coming and keep us up to date with progress :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: Honda SS125

#28 Post by linuxrob » Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:45 pm

You are making good progress there. Will be starting a refub thread on my Z500 soon.
Though i was the only one to photograph a try of bolts!

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Re: Honda SS125

#29 Post by Bianco2564 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:32 pm

linuxrob wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:45 pm
You are making good progress there. Will be starting a refub thread on my Z500 soon.
Though i was the only one to photograph a try of bolts!

Rob B
Thanks.
Look forward to seeing the Z thread.
Yeah tray of bolts deserved a mention in the ever useful Chinese takeaway tray

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Re: Honda SS125

#30 Post by Bianco2564 » Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:22 pm

More parts arrived yesterday from David Silver, £20 doesn't go too far.
Centre stand spring and bump stop rubber ,torque arm spring,brake arm spring and pivot pin,yoke nut and a couple of stickers.
Made some progress this week,swingarm,centre stand,yokes,chain guard and mudguard bolted on.
Hoped to get some done today but had to fix my car which took longer than planned, but got a ride on the R1 to Dav to collect some bits from GSF and Halfords.
Trusty Workmate makes an ideal stand to build the frame on until I get some wheels on it.

When I came out of Halfords there was a bloke and his lad admiring the Yamaha,got chatting he said he used to have an R6 and now a Firestorm; anyone on here?
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