New bike, most unrational trade ever.

Discussion in '2 smokers' started by LasseNC, May 22, 2011.

  1. knary

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  2. ricochetrider

    ricochetrider MotoMojo

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    sweet bike. what year, early 70s? looks SO 1973.

    a friend (in England) has had more than a few MZs over the years. i would think parts are much more accessible there rather than here in the U.S., where i have seen VERY few MZs.
    lookin good.
  3. Hawk Medicine

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    Well, everybody needs a helping hand sooner or later and I'm glad that you could be there for that Little MZ. I know for a fact that my "SO" would never allow that thing stay in our garage for more than a weekend!

    It's great to be able to follow along on your latest adventure! Thanks!:D
  4. Hawk Medicine

    Hawk Medicine Coyote's Brother

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    Well, everybody needs a helping hand sooner or later and I'm glad that you could be there for that Little MZ. I know for a fact that my "SO" would never allow that thing stay in our garage for more than a weekend but it's looking good!

    It's great to be able to follow along on your latest adventure! Thanks!:D
  5. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    Can I get this moved to 2 smokers?
  6. oldhippie1

    oldhippie1 Been here awhile

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    The MZ is absolutely awsome! I love it. I've always liked Jawa's too but unfortunately sold my 250 California years ago. If you know of an MZ like this one in the USA for a reasonable price please send me a PM. Thanks Phil
  7. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    Unfortunately I cannot help with anything MZ related in the US.

    Yesterday I took delivery of a rubberpiece, which mounts betweeen the rear mudguard and the taillight, a piece that I've been missing for a long time. That and a new battery, 12v and in the same size as the old 6v, which is then fits neatly in the original batterycarrier.

    Also painted the rear wheelspacer, but it will need some more coatings. When thats done, the rearwheel will be correctly mounted and I will finally have a rollable chassis. Rollable, because my centerstand is still at the coaters, so I'm not taking it off the stand.
  8. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    I spent around 700$ on engineparts earlier this week, which should see me through an engine rebuild. Going over to a mates later this evening with all the parts. I'll bring the camera :)
  9. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    Wowowowow, this has been an awesome night in the cellar!

    She's now a roller and the engine is on its way, wuhu!

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  10. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    Better picstures :)

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  11. PSchrauber

    PSchrauber Been here awhile

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    A real baroque angel, :clap
    do you leave the looking like an impact of a laser gun on the left side of the front lamp mask?
  12. LasseNC

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    PO had made the bike run with blinkers, so he has drilled holes in the shell. I just welded it up, a repaint is planned at some point :)
  13. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    The engine is still not done, so I've done small stuff like fitting the throttle mechanism and other misc. stuff. Soon though, soon!
  14. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    News from the front! Great progress with the engine, though a problem has a risen!

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    This gearwheel carries the clutch and is also the primary wheel to the gearbox.
    It needs to be shimmed to have 0,05mm. of play, but as you can see on the picture, the washer that is going to be laid over the gear here, will create 0,0mm. tolerance, as the gearwheel with shim (lies beneath the gear) is taller than the "step" on the crankshaft.

    MZs have had various sizes gears and the needlebearings that it rolls on.

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    Here is another gear, but this is way too small, creating a play of ~2mm.

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    The two gears. So the question now, how the F do I get the correct gear? Oh yeah, different ratioes are also in play here.
  15. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    This might explain it a bit better.

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    1. Shim
    2. Needlebearing
    3. Washer
    4. Springwasher

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    The odd clutch assembly.
  16. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    Visiting an MZ dude this thurs! He has a huge selection of spares, so I will be picking up several sets of gears and see what I can get to work for me.

    Along with over small oddities I will be pretty close to take off :)
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    LasseNC XSessive!

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    This is what you have been waiting for! Well... Maybe not, but here it is :)

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    I have a new problem though, 3 collars on the spoke nipples broken. The wheel has driven 0km. so they will need to be redone :/
  18. rangtangtang

    rangtangtang Been here awhile

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    Quite possibly the ugliest motorbike I have ever seen.

    I want one.
  19. LasseNC

    LasseNC XSessive!

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    Inspection tomorrow, and I still need to wheels build and make it run properly, this is going to be tight!
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    LasseNC XSessive!

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    Passed the inspection today!
    God I am happy. Had problems with slow throttle response and poor starting.

    I then purchased a new Bing. Changed jets to recommended settings, a now its a first-kick starter etc.

    Need to run and shorten some cables, but other than that it feels pretty solid.

    Pics will come!

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