LI Series 3
beautiful 125LI was brought to me for complete restoration.
The bike had
been stored in a garage for several years and many of the body
and moving parts had deteriorated and became bound together by
rust and luck of lubrication. The engine was also seized and the
electrical wiring was so brittle that it was coming apart when
arms pivot bushed had stuck to the pins so badly that it was
impossible to pull them out of the housing without damaging the
forks and compromising the safety of the scooter.
end there was no other solution but to
the entire forks and replaced them
pair from a Serveta.
some pictures of the dismantling process. In the centre
pic. we can see a crack in the frame around the area where
the stand is mounted.
Here is the engine after hydroblasting........
.......and being reassembled using a GP200 crankshaft,
a piston/barrel/head kit for a GP150 and an electronic ignition kit
And here is the reassembly of the whole scooter
as she comes back to life bit by bit