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Drive shaft

I finally got the rear wheel nut undone, luckily no damage, it was just seriously over tightened. Next off was the final drive housing followed by the drive shaft and universal joint. I am now ready to drop the lump, … Continue reading

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Front end

Removed most of the controls from the front end as well as everything electrical. I got rather stuck at this point as I could not get the rear wheel nut off! The engine was nearly ready to come out bar … Continue reading

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Loom semi removed

I set about removing the rest of the electrical components and the loom from the frame, in the following picture you can see the loom still connected into the headlight. The next bits off were the remaining pipework. I did … Continue reading

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More bits removed

The footpegs and brackets have been removed, along with the rear panel, I then removed the carbs and have put them to one side for cleaning later. The next job was draining the engine and final drive oil, which was … Continue reading

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The first bits off

I started by removing the seat, tank, airbox and side panels. Next up was the radiator and some of the pipe work to try and gave a bit of space to get the exhaust off. After a bit of faffing … Continue reading

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And so it begins

I have been looking for a project for a while, and on Wednesday this week along came this 1995 Honda NTV650S. I hit the first problem straight away when I couldnt get her into the garden, I ended up leaving her … Continue reading

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Site Updates

Ok so I’ve been working away on the server that hosts this website, mostly behind the scenes, and its nearing completion. The server is based on a desktop install of Ubuntu, this is because it also acts as my media … Continue reading

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Welcome

This is the new and improved web presence of Matt Leonard, as of this post I’m currently still writing bits so please bear with me. I hope to populate the site with news about myself and some of the technical … Continue reading

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