Even at a bargain, too afraid to buy a used motorcycle. Or too apprenhensive to open these boxes of old parts in your garage to turn them back into a riding motorcycle? Or falling in love with a vintage motorcycle but scared that you could not make it run properly? What you need is just a little bit of hard work…and a coach in the form of this book to teach you how to restore original parts, use new technology to improve engine performance, refresh old paint and chrome, upgrade suspension to improve handling, create a reliable and collectable ride.
How to Restore Your Motorcycle, second edition, demystifies motorcycle restoration in a logical step-by-step manner. With vivid color photos and illustrations, this book helps you turn that collection of parts into a classic motorcycle you will be proud to own and ride.
This book covers a vast array of classic motorcycles, from a Honda Benly to a Vincent Rapide, and includes information on Japanese, British, American, German, and Italian bikes. All major mechanical and electrical systems are covered, with special attention paid to challenging systems like those from Lucas. Modern systems common to more recent collectible machines–fuel injection, electronic ignition, more advanced suspension systems–are covered as well. This book also covers practical subjects like setting up a workshop, buying a used motorcycle, research, and deciding what to restore or what to leave in original condition. This book will become one of the best tools in your garage or shop. 192-page. $19.80. How To Restore Your Motorcycle.