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SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi all I have just started a restoration of a Sinclair C5 for one of the members .. C5 2 by chas, on Flickr untitled.pngU60 by chas, on Flickr U56 by chas, on Flickr U38 by chas, on Flickr U42 by chas, on Flickr U45 by chas, on Flickr U46 by chas, on Flickr U47 by chas, on Flickr That's it for today Chas \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 10/12/2013 21:04:09

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

USA2 by chas, on Flickr USA3 by chas, on Flickr USA4 by chas, on Flickr USA5 by chas, on Flickr USA6 by chas, on Flickr USA by chas, on Flickr
posted on: 11/12/2013 08:58:01

dave posted:

Who's the lucky member ?
posted on: 11/12/2013 16:13:46

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave the clue is in the posting Bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ :-({|=
posted on: 11/12/2013 16:18:39

dave posted:

How much to have that shipped lol spotted it: is it having extras on it ?
posted on: 11/12/2013 16:42:42

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dave you will have to wait and see .Bye Chas \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 11/12/2013 18:34:58

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok now the clean up starts .... Bye Chas
posted on: 11/12/2013 18:36:21

Dan posted:

Looks like you've got a bit of a job sorting that one out.  Where did that one come from, a forest??
posted on: 11/12/2013 18:52:14

dave posted:

he will have it looking like new in less than a week
posted on: 11/12/2013 19:07:24

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dan the items came today thanks they are great ...Will pm you later Regarding the C5 yes it may have come from a forest (Nottingham ..Robin Hood)
posted on: 11/12/2013 19:08:39

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi all here starts the clean up ....Body started now the frame ...
posted on: 12/12/2013 21:42:05

C5mick posted:

Chas Frame looks pretty good already. Mick
posted on: 12/12/2013 23:43:50

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks Mick this restoration is a bit slow due to Christmas and that there is no rush with it I can take my time with it Bye Chas
posted on: 13/12/2013 08:33:21

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi all here are the wheels cleaned and with new inner tubes + tyres ...
posted on: 13/12/2013 17:04:52

Dan posted:

Nice wheels Have you got a stash of the 16" schwalbe tyres Chas, they're quite hard to find nowadays...
posted on: 13/12/2013 17:57:59

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Yes I do have a few enough to keep me going for a while Also thanks for the info Bye Chas \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 13/12/2013 18:20:25

Doc Holliday posted:

very nice can´t wait to throw my plaster cast away end of next week Doc
posted on: 14/12/2013 04:15:48

dave posted:

Hey mate saw some vim in pound stretcherfor under 80 p
posted on: 14/12/2013 18:14:21

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi thanks Dave I will check our poundstre for the vim Bye Chas
posted on: 14/12/2013 18:29:50

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi first of all Happy Christmas to all of our members and hope to see some of you next year at some of the C5 get togethers .. Just as you will see I have been a little busy over the last fey days ...
posted on: 15/12/2013 16:07:01

Dan posted:

Excellent work Chas, everything looks nice and new
posted on: 15/12/2013 17:33:53

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks Dan it should look great. when it's finished but it's still some way of yet \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 15/12/2013 17:59:57

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

I think I will have a go at the motor in the morning ..As it's in a mess but I have spares so it's no problem ...will post photos .. Chas
posted on: 15/12/2013 19:27:45

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi left the motor so did a little building ..
posted on: 16/12/2013 21:38:16

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Did a little more today ........ IMGP3882 by chaS, on Flickr IMGP3883 by chaS, on Flickr IMGP3884 by chas, on Flickr
posted on: 17/12/2013 17:45:34

Doc Holliday posted:

Hi Chas, do you just cleaned the frame or sanded and paint it? my frame looks like the one on the first page, . . . anyway exellent work Doc
posted on: 18/12/2013 16:51:23

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Doc all the items I restore I clean the dirt of first then get the rust off then spray . I do have some parts sandblasted first then primed and sprayed with about 6 coats of paint Bye Chas
posted on: 18/12/2013 17:01:57

Dan posted:

I'm quite envious Chas that you're allowed to restore your C5's indoors

PS I got the motor today its going to be great to replace the old one finally.  I got the relay too, I'll make that up at some point later in the week.
posted on: 18/12/2013 18:19:42

dave posted:

New motor ? Is it a 24 v ?
posted on: 19/12/2013 08:30:33

Dan posted:

[quote=dave;2197]New motor ? Is it a 24 v ?[/quote]

12V Dave. It will be put on my regular use c5
posted on: 19/12/2013 18:32:17

dave posted:

I'm lucky to get c5 parts in the house lol I've a c5 if you want to restore chas ? And have you got any tyres forsale ?
posted on: 21/12/2013 18:14:43

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave you mean you have a c5 you want me to restore for you Sorry no tyres for sale I have been in contact with all suppliers and there will no more 16" tyres schwalbes also contacted schwalbe And they said they will not be making anymore Bye Chas
posted on: 21/12/2013 19:00:51

dave posted:

Yes I've a 5 that u can restore chas if the price is right ? Did you find the vim in pound stretcher
posted on: 30/12/2013 21:33:27

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dave regarding the restoration of your C5 ....At the moment I am in the middle of restoring one and have 2 more to do so it will some time before I could look at yours ..But if you send some photos of it that would be great .. Also regarding the cost that will depend on what condition it is in and what you what doing to it . Bye Chas
posted on: 03/01/2014 08:32:12

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi just had a another go at cleaning the body again looking good but still more work to do on it .... IMGP3898 by chas, on Flickr IMGP3899 by charles, on Flickr IMGP3900 by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 03/01/2014 08:45:22

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Started the wiring yesterday and found out that there where some wires missing and the connectors where not in very clean so decided to remove it and replace it with a new harness ..The first two photos on top is of the damage harness 3-USA8-002 by charles, on Flickr As you can see drilled holes for the indicators .. 1-USA8 by charlessnarski, on Flickr As you can see the wiring is finished but now needs checking out ... 2-USA8-001 by charlessnarski, on Flickr Just fitted the Mud flaps and the Horn ..to be checked 4-1-IMGP3925 by charlessnarski, on Flickr
posted on: 05/01/2014 15:23:26

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi just checked out the indicators and and fitted the hazard warning kit and as you can see they are working great also connected up the horn (now working ) Bye Chas 1-IMG_0364 by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 07/01/2014 18:33:43

Dan posted:

Hi Chas,

The indicators that you fit to your restorations, do you use LED bulbs or the originals? I use LED's in mine but they aint that great
posted on: 07/01/2014 20:07:09

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dan I only use original bulbs for the indicators But I do use LED bulbs in the front / back lights bye Chas
posted on: 07/01/2014 20:24:22

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Just fitted the LED bulbs in the front and back Bye Chas
posted on: 07/01/2014 20:26:44

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi all just done a little work on the C5 restoration ....Frame fitted + handle bar + brakes as you will see .. 1-IMGP3927 by charles, on Flickr 2-IMGP3928 by charles, on Flickr 4-IMGP3930 by charles, on Flickr 5-IMGP3931 by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 08/01/2014 18:17:38

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

A little more done ...Control box fitted and checked Pod checked all working ...back light fitted + Pedles and chain fitted ...The next thing is the motor and the boot ... 1-IMGP3933 by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 09/01/2014 17:30:33

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

\:d/ \:d/ \:d/ At last had some time to restore the motor and it has come up great ,just needs greasing and putting back together .... \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ 1-IMGP3943 by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 10/01/2014 18:04:30

dave posted:

one lucky owner hey chas what do you use to clean the motor casing armature and how do you keep the bush to stay in ? I've 1that keeps popppppppin out
posted on: 10/01/2014 19:15:24

kamztrad posted:

Wow Chas, that looks simply stunning, don't know how you do it mate, superb !! Motor looks better than new.
posted on: 10/01/2014 23:14:18

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks I try my best I restore them the way I would like them to be done Bye Chas
posted on: 11/01/2014 15:21:04

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi another hour spent on the C5 ... 1-IMGP3946 by charles, on Flickr Here is the boot cleaned up lock fitted + plastic sleeves fitted on the boot inner sides 2-IMGP3949 by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 12/01/2014 16:02:45

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi now fitted the front indicators and wing mirrors .Not be long now . Mirror brackets supplied by Dan .... 1-IMGP3957 by charles, on Flickr 3-IMGP3958 by charles, on Flickr 2-IMGP3959 by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 21/01/2014 19:17:28