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Cool honda z50 monkey restoration!!!!!!!

Finally got my hands on a monkey bike ended up getting one from the states
im not restoring it back to original as that would cost me a fortune so gonna use some tasty aftermarket parts as there is amazing amount of stuff out there for them online. Has headlight and taillight lense and few bits missing but nothing to worry about as basically all I need is frame and engine
So today I set about getting it started. Flused the tank cleaned the carb and fresh oil and a new plug.
So after blowtorching cuppla strange looking american ants under the seat I must have gave her bout ten kicks and up she fired and idled perfect. Took it for a quick spin and haven't smiled as much on a bike since I had a supermoto
Gonna start stripping it during the week and parts are already arriving in post so more pics to follow

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We had a z50 about 20 years ago. Lovely machine and sorry we ever sold it. Best of luck with the resto
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Had a quick spin on one of those last year just before the owner rode it from
Malin to Mizen in one day.Some yoke
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they are the business ill get one eventually
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Love them little things, best of luck with it.
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http://www.google.ie/imgres?imgurl=h...art=17&ndsp=23

TZR125 powered monkey
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Full twin high level system and new footpegs


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Hahahahahah, Thats brilliant! That guy is a menace to society!

Best of luck with the project and keep the updates (pics) coming!
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Bogman is really getting the hang of that Tiger...
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Re: honda z50 monkey restoration!!!!!!!

lunatic, mustve been on some chemical enhancement and i dont mean the bike!!!



great vid tho.
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New wheels and tyres arrived gonna register the bike before I strip it down to powder coat frame

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Wheels and tyres look great!
Tyres look like pilot roads?
What's next on the plan?
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Wheels and tyres look great!
Tyres look like pilot roads?
What's next on the plan?
Tyres are a unknown brand cant remember name
Swingarm and shocks on the way and a set of gold usd forks. Gonna be getting a big bore kit too
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Looking forward to seeing the progress.
Are you keeping the brakes standard?
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Are you keeping the brakes standard?
Ill be upgrading to disc up front and ill stay with drum on the rear
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It'll be like a Harley... but faster
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Still have this sitting there not touched since last pic taken they are starting to fetch good money in the states at auction
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Still have this sitting there not touched since last pic taken they are starting to fetch good money in the states at auction
Jesus man, the grass doesn't grow under your feet. Ta very much for these regular updates on the project.

Are we to gather your rebuild pace is being set by your lack of faith in our literacy skills then?
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