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Offline SupeRDel

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Its scrap
« on: May 16, 2018, 09:56:09 PM »
Was chatting to my son in law over xmas and he mentioned that when he was a kid him and brother had a little bike they rode around the fields.

He knew it was red and was not sure where it was.

Well tonight they found it buried in a shed at his dads. I got a message that its in a mess and just fit for scrap but will bring it over to let me look at at it.

Well now in my garage.





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Re: Its scrap
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2018, 10:06:05 PM »
I love that. Are you going to restore it?

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Re: Its scrap
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2018, 10:17:16 PM »
That's the intention.

He thought it was chuck away - I said its certainly not that.

I said I would work on it but said it will stay in family.

I love me little bikes - have been toying with idea to buy a little Honda Grom - can the Z50 be registered for road use?
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Re: Its scrap
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2018, 01:37:02 AM »
Nice, those were fun! Even for fully grown kids!  ;D
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Re: Its scrap
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2018, 11:11:35 AM »
Not a popular comment, BUT Hondas have a fantastic build quality. looks like a cub engine.

I'm sure it will look good when restored.
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Re: Its scrap
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2018, 06:20:29 PM »
That's the intention.

He thought it was chuck away - I said its certainly not that.

I said I would work on it but said it will stay in family.

I love me little bikes - have been toying with idea to buy a little Honda Grom - can the Z50 be registered for road use?


Yes it can be registered for the road, let me know if you want that done.
I would take a guess and say thats a 1979/80 but without the numbers I cant be sure...
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Re: Its scrap
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2018, 10:02:29 PM »
Hi

Looks like its a Honda Z50R.
It is defo restorable but the parts can be costly!

I recently finished restoring a Honda ST70 monkey bike, it stands me at more than £3k but I'd be lucky to get that.

Try David Silver Spares and Shirebikes.co.uk for parts.

If I can post any pictures I will.
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Re: Its scrap
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2018, 08:22:29 PM »
Davis silver has a museum - not been, but hope to go this year.
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