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PostSubject: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 2:31 pm

here she is moto guzzi v50 3 1980 sat in a garage for 14 years started then the starter motor gave up .moto guzzi v50 80 build W5YuBx5E-U4Y4sVUSnmgW3urbmDvqtkz7Yw-3ofRT8xW=w171-h227-p-nomoto guzzi v50 80 build 20131030_175831


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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 3:11 pm

Looks like you have a good start there. It appears that most of the pieces are there from this angle. As long as the motor turns over you should be good.
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 3:29 pm

time for some cleaning and stripping moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131030_205039moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131102_123804
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 3:45 pm

more cleaning and turned the bars upside some ,, first mod moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131102_095619
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engine out and everything stripped off moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131102_123750
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 3:48 pm

looked for a seat to match the tank , think this should work with a few modsmoto guzzi v50 80 build 20131106_204445moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131106_204209
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 3:51 pm

stripped the tank to bare metal then hammerited the underneath and top coated and petrol resistant lacquer the tank not to bad for the middle of winter moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131114_192108moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131209_143148
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bits back from powder coating moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131214_115153moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131206_091520moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131206_091613
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 3:55 pm

headlamp back together and the front forks moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131221_120230moto guzzi v50 80 build 20131221_130405
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 3:56 pm

bevel box stripped, new seals and gaskets ,, moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140101_094622
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 3:57 pm

front end getting there was going to do front callipers facing forward spot the mistake bought the taper bearing kit its ridiculously smooth .moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140104_134228
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 3:59 pm

moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140114_174553messed about with the tank and seat .. yup think thats what im going for
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bevel box back together moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140125_122154
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engine back in and rear shocks on moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140215_133352moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140215_133417
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 4:05 pm

fitted the exhausts on and snapped a stud in the head so head off and found a valve wasn't great every cloud and all thatmoto guzzi v50 80 build 20140225_174818moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140326_183149moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140326_183205
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 4:07 pm

awaiting valves and gaskets so got the rear light in moto guzzi v50 80 build QVQPyLrYqYidbd40k8nJEr2TPUSVgHDIf0yIyW1x4tB6=w649-h865-nomoto guzzi v50 80 build 20140326_183642
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyFri Apr 04, 2014 4:12 pm

had a friend machine my dash idea also took the old illuminated dials from the old dash should look ok moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140403_184232
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptySat Apr 05, 2014 1:10 am

dash fitted some grips and mirrors might do the dash black but i think i have enough .moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140404_180736
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptySat Apr 05, 2014 1:12 am

headlamps going to go down a bit but love the mirrors moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140404_180715
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptySat Apr 05, 2014 12:14 pm

good day today. friend came round , lots done enging back together new valves and seals all round moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140405_140955moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140405_141238
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptySat Apr 05, 2014 12:17 pm

carbs back together moto guzzi v50 80 build Vxt1pTRYq_lMqIWzcUp8oQvionOzoY-Ssks4pcqChkaG=w1153-h865-nodidn't know there not handed , looking good with the filters on .
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptySat Apr 05, 2014 12:19 pm

zaust fitted in place making up some hangers and undertray during the week . taking shape !moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140405_181113
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptySun Apr 06, 2014 12:31 am

Looking VERY nice! I like the way you've got the rear seat pod to mirror the lines of the rear of the tank. You and Fig ought to hook up and swap notes.
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptySun Apr 06, 2014 1:28 am

many thanks , its been my main focus point i havent seen to many of these with a seat that matches the tank, hopefully it will be a bit unique .i have been through some big ups and down with this almost at the selling it point , but i think were on the home stretch .fingers crossed
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PostSubject: Re: moto guzzi v50 80 build   moto guzzi v50 80 build EmptyMon Apr 07, 2014 2:13 pm

well another day another 4 hours on the guzzi braided brake lines and some sore fingers made the mistake of not taping the ends on one  ouchie and a slight miss calculation on copper seals ho hum off to ebay we go .moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140407_204327moto guzzi v50 80 build 20140407_204307
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