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Okay, thanks. I saw that thread, but wondered if there was a particular brand match that everyone used/knew about.


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Ive found a seat in Greece!! through a network of phone calls i received a message last night from a Greek gentleman who has a seat so i bought it and that will/ should be the last piece. Sticker kit was good quality but didn't have the large red stickers so i assume these areas where painted red originally. Thankfully my sticker friend can wrap those areas with red vinyl so i will look as original as can be.
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Ive found a seat in Greece!! through a network of phone calls i received a message last night from a Greek gentleman who has a seat so i bought it and that will/ should be the last piece. Sticker kit was good quality but didn't have the large red stickers so i assume these areas where painted red originally. Thankfully my sticker friend can wrap those areas with red vinyl so i will look as original as can be. View attachment 164640
Was it Kostas Batalas? He's pretty active on the various groups and seems to have pretty much everything :)
 

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A little colour makes such a big difference to the look of the bike you must be feeling pretty chuffed with yourself (y)
 

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I would give it 8 out of 10 for a full refurbishment so I'm pleased with that. As with anything it evolved as i went and ended up spending a lot more than i originally planned but well worth it as i intend to use it regularly. Just got seat to fit and brakes to bleed/ fix up and fix headlights as currently only side lights are working.
 

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Since my last post its been mot'd and I've done around a 100miles to test it, its lovely to ride and feels great. Ive got a minor oil leak coming from where the oil cooler pipes go into the engine so ordered some o rings to sort that out. Once I've sorted the nigles ill be using it weekly. The stickers are coming along, one more visit from the sticker man wshould do it.
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... The teeth are worn on the shaft so has to be done., appears to have been caused by an aftermarket sprocket that has had to much chatter. I will be using genuine parts which cost an arm and a leg but from my experience its a false economy to use pattern parts.
... was it the Italian aftermarket sprocket or the one called "Stefner" (the French guy)? ... 🙃
I perfectly agree with you on the genuine parts. They have a superior quality.
BTW, was the bike an Italian import? The stickers on your hand mud guards are about an company belonging to the Eni oil company
Wonderful work. These bikes still look grand after 30 years...
 
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