Re: Who has done a full restoration?

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I am currently restoring two Mobylettes, a 1961 AU85 (pictured) and a 1965 AU88. I just started both restos.

The AU85 I found in my backyard. The AU88 I purchased from a student in Paris. Both machines are complete.

How much time depends on what you need to do to the vehicle. I am doing only what is needed, I am not tearing down the engines, etc. unless absolutely necessary.

Your top expenses will probably be as follows:

Spares: try to buy a complete machine that has all the orginal parts. Paying and shipping for individual missing parts adds up.

Work done by others: don't be intimidated, try to do as much as possible yourself, just go slow on the tear-down and use a lot of liquid wrench (and time) so you don't break things.

Re-chroming is also hugely expensive.

Jump into it, you will learn a lot.

T.O.

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