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Classic Motorcycle Mechanics - June 2017


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66  WORKSHOP NEWS

New metal bits and old kit tested

68  Q&A
Mark Haycock and you with tips!

70  YAMAHA TZR250
Part two of Charlie’s resto-racer.

74  SUZUKI DR600
Paul Berryman and a cam-chain
masterclass.

80  PROJECT RUNT
Scott Redmond quieten downs
his Suzuki GSX-R1000 K1.

82  DUCATI 996
Jim Lindsay is nearly done!

86 CHANGING COOLANT HOSES
Steve Cooper shows us how.

92  YAMAHA DT175 MX
Ralph Ferrand is on with part
nine: timing!

97  HONDA C70 CUB
Niall Mackenzie cannibalises
one to build another!

110  SUZUKI X7
Steve Cooper’s buyer’s guide on
the legendary learner!

114  HONDA CB400 FOUR
Ralph Ferrand sorts the forks in
part two of this project.

127  MAKE OR BREAK REVISITED!
How prices have changed over
the last five years.

06 ARCHIVE
1982 World 500 MX champ
Brad Lackey.

08 1979 KAWASAKI KH250
Quick Spin on a 70s legend!

12 NEWS
We bust the ton on Facebook
and new Tamiya kits!

18 CALENDAR
June is Mackenzie month!

20 FEEDBACK
Praise, moans and blabber!

22 SHOW US YOURS
Now with added nostalgia:
‘The Way We Were!’

26 RICKMAN MOTORCYCLES
The best of British!

30 HONDA C72
Steve Cooper rides a classic

38 HONDA NS400R
A triple treat!

46 READER RESTO!
15-year-old Jack Watts
restores a motocrosser!

50 READER RESTO!
Jerry Thurston recommissions
a Honda Cub!

56 UNIT 5
Scott Redmond visits a
Romford bike importer.

61 READER RESTO!
Dave Watkins on why
he’s repainted his RG400
Suzuki.

64 RETRO REBOOT
What if Triumph remade
the Daytona for today?

130 NEXT MONTH
Kawasaki’s Z1000, best
bikes of 1982 and an
RG500 special from Stan!