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1981 Honda C70

It Goes and It Stops

Classic Velocity

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The Holidays provided some quality wrenching time, and the C70 motor is back together. Valve timing is spot on, and ignition timing set. It fired on the second kick ! And, it idles perfectly. A few throttle adjustments, some inline fuel filters, and the machine is back in business. A trip to a local Japanese salvage yard produces a hard to find fairing, with a few blemishes and a crack along one seam, but it matches the rest of the machine. A new seat cover was found online. It looks almost too nice, but I'll live. This thing now looks and runs like the rider that it is. A few electrical gremlins to sort out yet, and still no electric start, but real progress.