Restorations

Suzuki GT250 Part 5

Having spent a couple of hours cleaning up the wheel hubs I came in for a cup of Nescafe’s finest and had a quick look on ebay to see if anything new had been listed. Sure enough a minty looking…

 

Suzuki GT250 – Part 3

The box of brake components I blagged on ebay came the other day so I set about checking out exactly what I had, I was rather chuffed. There were enough parts to build 3 good front calipers and 2 master…

 

Suzuki GT250 Part 2 – Surprise Surprise!

I took the knackered old battery out of the bike t’other day and discovered why I had such a big fat reliable spark. Behind the battery was a Newtronic Systems electronic ignition controller – hence no points to corrode and…

 

Suzuki GT250 Part One – Introduction

Round these parts they have a saying – he needs to give his head a wobble. It’s used at times when somebody has either done something really daft or hasn’t done something that they really should have done. I think,…

 

Junkyard Dog 25 – Wooden tit be loverly

After much pondering regarding the seat arrangement I concluded that a wooden base rather than a metal base would be more practical. It’s a lot easier to fasten material to wood rather than metal with staples being the obvious choice….

 

Make or Break? Suzuki GSX-R750L Slingshot

Each week Scottie will tempt you with one of his handpicked used bike gems. He don’t just read the Bikes For Sale ads, he buys em! ‘What’s the story morning glory?’ Freshly purchased blind, and over that ‘well known’ auction…