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Old 08-09-2012, 06:56 AM   #5
stainlesscycle
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Joined: Jun 2008
Location: morgantown, wv
Oddometer: 2,080
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Originally Posted by Boatman View Post
It's missing a couple parts,,,,, a lower chain guard and there were shrouds around the carb.

Parts for this particular model are pretty hard to come by so I'm finding out.

My thought is to not do a full restoration,,,, clean it up as much as possible and use it once in a while. Maybe down the road I'll do a restore.

Finally got the engine to run without the choke on all the time. Taken it for a couple test and tune rides,,, braved getting it up to 50 mph!

Working on getting the tank cleaned out at this time.


This thing is a hoot!!!
if you want a real treat, ride it at night with the points cover off - that generator puts out a spectacular light show..

the b8's are tanks. should be indestructible. way under stressed motor...
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