The bike was completely disassembled by the previous owner so I was given a box full of bits including some new parts that had been bought but never installed.
I decided to rebuild the motor
and sell it to help finance the project. Most parts were servicable and
the parts which would be typically replaced had already been purchased
and were included in the boxes. The only real reason I could see to
rebuild the motor was to replace the piston rings which were way out of
tolerance, but I guess the previous owner just disassembled everything
out of curiosity.
The rebuilding of the motor
was fun and it helped fill in some blanks on the small frame engine rebuild
page. When complete it fired up on the third kick. I drained the
oil and shipped it out to the new owner for just under $50 via the US
The complete engine included the following: