Remember this when wielding "Grinder and paint makes me the wielder I an't".
Is it a hold down for the gas tank or seat?
How about spark?
You can try warming the end of the hose with a hair dryer or use hot water to make it softer. Using open flame is a no no. The tee in carb dose...
Do not over torque your new bolt or you will be in the same boat again. Torque value is on the filter cover above the bolt.
No it will not fit. Partzila is a great resource for part crossover. If you click the part it will list all other bikes that part will fit.
From dirt bike experience, it is no fun to ride till you get your boot lace caught in the chain.
What fun is that? Fire=fun.
It may be just water. Water is a biproduct of combustion. Take a tissue and soak up the mystery fluid and try to light it with a match. You will...
I may have ignition switch with key but it is missing the pin for steering lock. I will check my horde in the morning. PM if you're interested....
What parts are you looking for? Have you tried NCK salvage in Woodstock ont.? Welcome to the forum.
Also check the swingarm bushings.
The best way to keep an air cooled engine cool is to keep moving. If the air temperature cooler than the engine the engine will disappate heat.
I like how you stuck with metric bolts. You have an eye for details .