> Amanda B. Wrote:
> Those G3 side panels are like looking for a needle in a haystack, and
> when they do pop up, they’re not cheap. I’ve had people offer me enough
> money over the years for my original matching pair that I could have
> gone and bought another moped, probably another shitty moped, but a
> moped none the less. I would budget between $100-$200 for those panels
> alone if you can ever find them.
I'm willing to pay that but if I don't track down a sit in the next two weeks they're getting skipped for this build. I need to get the body and frame to the paint shop.
> Eeeeehhh, I wish I coulda rebuilt my g3 for only $500! I’m too
> embarrassed to say how much money I’ve thrown at mine, but just remember
> the blissful feeling of riding a working moped is PRICELESS.
It's become clear that $500 is not nearly enough. New budget is 2k. I'm going to sell my ninja 650 to fund this project :)
> You mean the odometer only has 273. I hate to be the one to let you know
> your new moped has been lying to you, but it’s extremely easy to ride it
> for a seven thousand miles and it will still say 273.
I very much doubt it has any more. It's clearly been sitting in a garage for 40 years. I suspect it had close to 0 until very recently actually. It has a brand new carb so someone got it running.
> Also, the Sachs G3 spare parts list PDF book is a necessity. You can
> find it free online. Has diagrams of how the entire thing fits together
> and such. I end up referencing it just about every I wrench and keep a
> spare printed copy in my moped tool bag I keep on my pizza rack.
Got it, very helpful. Also have wiring diagrams and a D engine book. Anyone have any other docs?