Looks pretty much like I’ve finished all the super dirty jobs, with the preparation of the front calibers. It’s very satisfying to see almost 40 years old doggy components in a new shine.
Finally I am becoming the feeling that there might be light at the end of the tunnel. Slowly everything is getting there. The rear brakes are waiting for break fluid now. Then I got to do the front beaks. One
but at least in the right direction
at least most of it
Using the kitchen oven for baking VHT paint doesn’t sound too healthy to me. So I had to find an other solution. My first thought was to get an adjustable heat gun and warm the pieces up with that. Worked
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.
I made this little clutch holding tool, after searching the internet for solutions to get the clutch out of the engine. Not exactly happy with it. I should have used some more of those metal plates. The single one has left
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