1980 Newport II

Robert Spine /
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I have a 1980 Puch Newport II that has been hiding in my basement for the past 15+ years. Prior to that it was owned by my wife’s cousin (the original owner) and has always been garage kept. It is in excellent cosmetic condition. I decided to take a serious look at getting it running only to find that apparently the piston is frozen in the cylinder. I cannot get the crank pedals to budge when I squeeze the clutch lever. I have pulled the plug and squirted PB Blaster into the cylinder and will give that a couple more days of trying before I go any further. I have downloaded the factory shop manual and I am pretty competent with mechanical and electrical repairs. I have been reading the forums but would appreciate any tips you might have for me in attempting to get this freed up. I am in north west NJ if any of you are local.

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  1980 Newport IITopic by: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/13/19 06:24PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Moped Lar (OFMC) Moped Lar (OFMC) 01/13/19 07:17PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/13/19 07:34PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Moped Lar (OFMC) Moped Lar (OFMC) 01/14/19 10:13AM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/16/19 05:54PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/14/19 06:26PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 01/14/19 07:01PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Chris * Chris * 01/14/19 07:59PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/19/19 09:32AM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: P D P D 01/19/19 11:21AM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/30/19 06:46PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Seth B Seth B 01/30/19 07:12PM
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  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 01/31/19 11:45AM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Moped Lar (OFMC) Moped Lar (OFMC) 01/31/19 12:20PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Don Ohio Don Ohio 01/30/19 10:58PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 01/31/19 04:00PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Brad William Brad William 02/08/19 11:25PM
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  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 04/01/19 05:44PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Seth B Seth B 04/01/19 06:39PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 04/01/19 08:08PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Robert Spine Robert Spine 04/01/19 09:27PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: pat splat pat splat 04/01/19 08:56PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Mike Boyd Mike Boyd 04/01/19 10:29PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: Les B. Les B. 04/03/19 07:45PM
  Re: 1980 Newport IIRe: nash brunelle nash brunelle 04/06/19 01:26AM

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