I've been out of town on business so I haven't had much time to spend with the speedster lately.
I did manage to pull the motor last Friday, clean up the engine compartment a bit, paint the tin and start the reassembly. Photos below.
There was a good puddle of goo (oil? Trans oil?) in the bell housing there. I'm slightly alarmed as I don't know why it would have been there.
Engine tin's painted and the carbs starting to be mocked up for final assembly. The oil filler housing was always chrome (I'm not a fan) - I just found out it was chrome after starting to clean up the motor a bit.
The trans issue has me a bit bugged, but there was no sighs of dripping or oozing anyplace. The clutch looked good. I will address it when I replace the trans with something more geared for highway speeds.
That's how she sits for now. I return home on tomorrow. I'm hoping to button it up a bit more before I fly out again on Sunday.
Slowly but surely,