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hello and welcome to the club, good to see another mt500 going to be on the road i had one until 2001 and got the same bike back again recently and rebuilt it and back on the road, was a hard to start but have got used to it again and is ok , hope you enjoy your bike all the best jim
hello just thought i would tell you how my mt500 project was going i had some trouble with the clutch and decided to take a look and on undoing the rocker shaft pulley securing bolt the head sheared off managed to drill it out heart in mouth will doing this. but all now good checked the springs clut...
thanks for the reply i will probably run it for a while and see how things go it has put my mind at rest about the clutch, if it is a common thing i was wondering if i had done something silly i do not fancy stripping it down again just yet anyway all the best, jim
hello just a quick update on my mt500 rebuild it passed mot on tuesday but i still have some work to do ,the clutch is dragging until hot when the motor was apart i filled very fine ridges of the clutch basket and when put back together worked fine dry seems ok when hot,the front brake is not great ...
hello welcome to the club i did sell my mt500 in 2002 wrong move, but was lucky lucky enough to buy it back in january and i am doing a rebuild at the moment hope yours goes well, all the best jim.
hi, the plastic parts were stripped back to bare using wickes own make paint stripper, does not effect the plastic and was then rubbed down with 240 paper and 600 paper and then brush painted all the best jim