The AS2C is complete! It looks great, the gallery is also ready for it so don”t hesitate to take a look. Also in this project update; you can see the process of assembling the engine side cover with the oil pump.
The AS2C is just a few parts away from completion now and it”s looking incredible. Hopefully it”ll all be done sometime this week then you’ll have a whole new gallery to look forward to this weekend…
We began to assemble the AS2C right after christmas and it’s coming along nicely, since all the parts are ready it’s quick work. Since this is a scrambler there are a few differences from the regular AS2J, for example: the turn signals are brushed aluminium, not chrome and the rear fender got the reinforcements and cables on the outside to stop them from being damaged when the rear wheel slams against it.
A load of parts that will go on the AS2C once the frame gets back. Each part is brand new, just removed from their original packaging. Even the wheels are brand new out of cold storage in Japan.
The AS2C is now fully disassembled and the frame has been sent of to bassel for a well needed paintjob. What’s remarkable is the state the engine internals are in, just looking at them you wouldn”t know that the bike had been driven at all, it’s quite a contrast between the parts that have been exposed to the world and the ones that have been protected by the casing.
And a restoration tip, this is valid for all two stroke motorcycles, the exhaust mufflers are always filled with oil! When you remove them place them in a container and let them drain, that way you save a lot of cleanup.