The Restoration of a KMZ K750

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The Restoration of a KMZ K750 - Update

Post by jrvb » Mon Apr 25, 2016 12:18 pm

25th April 2016

Update on the strip down of my KMZ K750

For all those who are interested in how my restoration is coming along, here's the link to the website that I'm putting together that shows everything I'm doing to the KMZ K750. There's lots of info / photos & videos on there, but there's still loads more things to do.

I will also be posting photos & info on here of the restoration, as I have done n the past.

http://dnepr750cc1967.weebly.com/

Cheers Jeff
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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by planeflyer21 » Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:18 am

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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by jrvb » Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:28 am

Had a bit of time earlier this morning, so put it to good use cleaning a few bits up on the KMZ. Put the inner front shocks in soak ( I find petrol or paraffin is the best to break down all that old oil and gunk in the shafts ). I also took the sump late off, which is currently in me degreaser, then it will be vapour blasted.

Noticed the oil pump mesh had an hole in it, so that will need replacing, just going to clean the pump out thoroughly and put it back on the bike when I do the rebuild, if it turns out it's not working to good, I'll just whip it back off and put a new one on. Also removed the oil nut for the dipstick plus the plug bolt oil pump drive shaft nut - which as a crack at least half way around it - so that's another thing to be put on the steadily growing list of replacement parts.

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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by markhas » Tue Apr 26, 2016 5:40 pm

A little J-B weld an it will buff right out.
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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by jrvb » Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:36 am

I could also weld it as I've got a mig welder, but welding cast iron is not the best of metals ( dirty metal - full of impurities ). Besides there only pennies to buy a new one.

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Oil Pump Conection: Question

Post by jrvb » Wed Apr 27, 2016 3:39 pm

Ok, just removed the oil pump and gave it a bit of a clean. If you look at the photos, you will see a centre piece , which is about one inch long with two eyes in it, the left eye holds it on to the main shaft that goes up it to the engine, and the other one of the right, fits onto the oil pump fitting, which you can see sicking out.

So my question is, does this just shove on as seen in the photo, or should it be permanently connected to the pump, just like the other end.

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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by Dniprovod » Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:48 pm

You have a great project, Jeff!

Do you plan to make the bike 100% authentic or will you use some new parts (e.g. electronic ignition, enlarged oil tray or whatever the bottom part of the engine is called correctly)?

P.S. I live in Ukraine and we have lots of such bikes for sale, as well as their spare parts, so if you need help finding some parts, let me know and I'll try to help (no commission from my side, I just love KMZ bikes).
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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by jrvb » Sat Apr 30, 2016 3:00 pm

Hi Alex, how's things.

Well I’m definitely going to be replacing the gearbox on the bike with one that as reverse on it, as there’s a member on here Dneprlover, who just happens lives only a few miles from me, that has a few reverse gearbox’s so I will be getting one off him when the time is right.

I will also be fitting a new 12v dynamo to the bike plus a new wiring loom which will be controlled by a new device called an m-Unit.

I was going to replace the old points system with a new electronic ignition, but I’m starting to think I will continue using the points & regulator setup as I’m much more familiar with them, than I am with electronic ignitions.

As for everything else on the bike and tub, it will be remaining as bog standard.

If I think you might be able to help me with some parts though Alex, I will be in touch,

Cheers Jeff
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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by Lmo » Mon May 02, 2016 11:51 am

Hi Jeff, I'm sending you a PM here in a minute.
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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by jrvb » Thu Nov 03, 2016 2:56 pm

Hi dneprlover, jrvb here

I was wondering if you still have any of those reverse gearboxes you mentioned earlier in these threads, if so I would be interested in one please. It's for my 1967 KMZ K750. If you have one, please let us know will you, and I will call down and pick one up of you, or you can drop it off, whichever you prefer.

Located in Little Hulton - M389WR

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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by dneprlover » Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:57 am

Found you
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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by jrvb » Fri Nov 04, 2016 6:29 am

That would be great, just send us a text and I will send you my full address if that's ok. Cheers Jeff
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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by jrvb » Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:24 am

Only just seen your message, and I'm just nipping to Preston to pick up some parts. Been in all morning, you should have text me - easier. You let me know when you want to come over again. Anytime you want, it's no problem for me. Cheers Jeff 07891432595
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Re: The Restoration of a KMZ K750

Post by dneprlover » Tue Nov 08, 2016 11:20 am

Will try again
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