Page 8 1986 GasGas Halley restoration
So, this is how she is looking at the moment. After all of that grinding and steel cutting making the exhaust, my workshop was in a right mess, so getting it swept out was the priority.
The other side.
The cylinder head was loose, missing bolts and the engine was seized. I didn't know if it was a piston or bearing seize, so it was time to dig in.
The lower 14mm bolts came off without to much trouble and looking down the steel liner bore it was in good shape with no scores. I then started to pull the head up and she came up with out any trouble.
My first glimpse of the aged piston. It was coated in what can only be described as oily mud.
If fact everything in the area of the crank was covered in the same thick gooey mess that bore no relation to carbon.
You can see the piston clearly here.