I just picked this up on Fleabay for a good price ( I thought at the time).
I plan to turn it into a road racer but in a flat track style. I plan shorter ( maybe CB500F) forks and disc, a bit of work in the engine but keeping it to 250cc to stay in the 250 class, and some nice cosmetics.
The more I look into it though, the worse it gets, but hey what's life without a challenge. The crank bearings are wrecked and they aren't available, the cam "bearings" are the same but at least it didn't smoke when I fired it up.
It will be a long term project, but watch this space for updates.
The engine is painted...badly. A trip to the soda blasters is coming up soon.
The can bearings have seen better days. A Megacycle cam with needle rollers is the only solution.