How Ja­son did the work

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SEPT ’15 – Blind date

This is what you get when you buy a bike blind. Still, it was mostly com­plete…

OCT ’15 – Strip show

Stripped and ready for blast­ing/ coat­ing. What could go wrong?

NOV ’16 – Rev out

No they’re not the wrong way round. Re­verse cylin­der twin re­built with help of The Tun­ing Works.

MARCH ’17 – Panel beater

Chi­nese body­work is a tem­po­rary fix. Orig­i­nals are still await­ing a re­paint.

NOV ’16 – Get my coat

Cylinders re­quired an ex­ter­nal aquablast and a fresh new coat­ing of Nikasil in­side.

DEC ’16 – Orig­i­nal ma­te­rial

Tank re­spray by grey im­port ex­perts Fast Line in Pre­ston.

JAN ’16 – Lug bugs

Repo­si­tioned frame lugs sug­gested a pre­vi­ous life in sin­gles rac­ing.

JAN ’17 – Curse of the carbs

Carb set-up was one of Ja­son’s big­gest and long­est run­ning prob­lems.

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