Did a few more steps the last days. Finally I put the cylinder head back on the engine. Procrastinated quite a bit with that. I was not sure if I took care of the orientation of the piston rings, so
Cylinder and head in a fresh black. It was not that easy to buy the VHT paint in Europe.
Getting the head prepared for glass particle blasting.
As I mentioned before I bought two bikes to start with. So I got two XS750 engines to choose from. One of them wasn’t running for more then a decade and the other one was pretty much at the end
The freshly honed cylinder is back as well. Now it got to sit around and wait for a while. Would like to focus on the fork and wheels now, in order to have a rolling chassis soon.
As I bought two bikes, I got two engines to choose of. One bike was built in 1977 and one in 1978. The plan is in the end to have one running engine and a some spare parts. The 77 engine