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Offline Jock

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Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« on: August 26, 2009, 12:12:11 AM »
I am about to restore this '348 trail' with my father in law  :D  













We are looking for ANY parts that anyone may have available for the bike.
If anyone has some bits lying around that they would part with, please contact me via pm or email me at info@yamahait.com.au.

Unfortunately there are only a few of these bikes in Australia but you gotta start somewhere!

Much appreciated.

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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2009, 01:28:38 AM »
Some more pics of the Cota for the Montesa fans...  ;)






















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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2009, 08:17:48 AM »
This is not exactly the same model (just looking at the rear shox) but you might appreciate the read.

That's a great resto prospect, it looks like you have nearly all the bits including what I imagine would be the hard to get and often removed bits. Fully scrubbed I reckon it will be a real unique attention grabber and concourse 'trophy stealing' head turner.


Where have you got the bike stashed - the background doesn't look like Sydney - Coff's or further north?


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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2009, 05:51:00 PM »
Hey Jock good find never seen that model before where did you find it?

Make sure the Amal carb is perfect working order before you ride the bike any distance. They look simple enough but can cause a lot of grief if they are set anything less than spot on. Had problems with my Frontera and my old Alpina, Peter Schone at Bultaco Parts Australia can help here, and could also help with other Monty bits.

www.users.bigpond.com/bultaco.oz

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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2014, 12:37:12 AM »
Here's a couple of pics of the bike finished.

Came up nice!

Real nice....

Cheers

Jock

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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2014, 01:08:48 AM »
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Here's a couple of pics of the bike finished.

Came up nice!

Very, very, very nice.

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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2014, 10:48:42 AM »
Absolutely stunning bike!

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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2014, 11:08:01 AM »

Great result Jock  :)


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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2014, 10:36:42 PM »
I had to source parts from Spain, USA and the UK.

The bike has a great history and to see it finished and with full NSW rego is a real buzz.

Father in law is a happy man.

Cheers

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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2014, 11:39:55 AM »

Beautiful bike and great job, Jock.  Love those Cotas, both trail and trial.

Are those Hagons good to mount up-side-down?

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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2014, 12:26:24 PM »

Top effort men! Fantastically turned out resto.



Are those Hagons good to mount up-side-down?


Well at least one adjuster won't get hot and will get lube from the chain...they won't get as much dirt fling from the tyre.....there's gotta be more reasons to put 'em on like that... :D :D



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Re: Montesa Cota 348 Restoration
« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2014, 01:48:01 PM »

Are those Hagons good to mount up-side-down?


Well spotted!

I better ask the old fella if there was any rhyme or reason to the upside down Hagon!

He may have been going for the USD rear suspension, I hear it's way better than conventional setup.

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