Almost

The blue AS3 is off the bench! I would almost go as far as to say it’s completed but there’s a few things still missing: some original fuel lines that are coming next week, a new rear fender that’s on it”a way too and the wiring in the headlight. A tip when restoring AS3s (AS1s […]

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Fresh

The AS3 is almost done now, just missing a few parts. A special in this update is the progression of attaching the Yamaha logo to the engine covers. The trick to getting them perfectly level is lining up the tiny notches on the logo and the cover, a lot of people think that the notches […]

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NOS

The AS3 is coming along nicely, the engine is assembled, except the carburetors. In this update you can see the easiest way to get the foot rest in place: put them in boiling water for a few seconds to soften them up, drip some washing-up liquid in them to make them slide on easier and […]

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Getting started

Yesterday work started on rebuildning the blue AS3, for one day of semi concentrated work it has come quite far already.? This update is a bit different than other updates, you can see how to mount the stand as easily as possible (without using a ton of force and special tools), you can see how […]

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Oil

The blue AS3 is almost fully disassembled, the outside is as expected very dirty, but the inside is a completely different story! The pistons can’t possibly have driven more than a few miles, they’re still as clean as when they came out of the box.

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