Hi Guys ,
Thx for the compliments . Here is another pic of the left side of the bike . I was (ovber the past week) trying to remove the front wheel to change the tire (which BTW was so old that it actually looked like the original ......tons of tread ....but was completely cracked on the sidewalls !!) .
I had a bitch of a time removing the front alxe (again years there !!) and the pinch bolt stripped . I called upon over 25 years of experience
and over the weekend used some heat (from a torch ) and good ol' elbow grease
with a hammer & a drift . I also was able to rethread my bolt thx to my trusty Canadian Tire tap & die set which was in mint unused condition till I just used it ! And I polished up the front rim with some paste on all the shiny aluminum ribs
, etc.. So now all I need to do is get my tire mounted (yeah ...where I bought it ....as I am getting to f-in old to struggle anymore with tire levers and using the drillpress to break the bead....especially on a sportbike tire !! )
I may get the front fender and rear tail resprayed . The sidecovers and tank are in pretty nice shape , though not perfect ...nice for A 28 year old bike . A good fluid change is in order for the bike this week (oil & brake fluid) . I will post some more pics as it goes on .
BTW , if someone can give me a trick how to post better quality pic attachmnets please do tell me how . I am finding right now that I have to reduce my pics in PAINT to 75% /75% with the skew ...... More later ........