The somewhat black AS2J we got a while back is in very bad shape and it lacks proper paperwork. We”re going to harvest it for parts instead!
The seat has been damaged sometime in the past, but repaired very creatively with a lot of duct tape and a plastic bag from ICA…
The wiring was too damaged to save, so instead we saved some time and just cut the wires, makes removing the electrical system a lot easier.
It’s a funny thing, lately all the motorcycles we disassemble have damages to the engine block, most commonly damage just above the drive sprocket from where the chain has hit it! A funny thing is that not only are the cylinder heads from an AS3, the piston on the right is turned the wrong way! A restoration top tip, the arrow on the piston should face the exhaust, there are different size cut-outs at the bottom of the piston and if turned the wrong way it will hurt performance.
When removing the engine, you should have someone around to help, we were two when removing it but even then we hit a snag and almost broke a few fingers when the engine got stuck and dropped from the frame.