The MV Agusta 125 TRA Project

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MV Agusta 125 S

The MV Agusta 125 TRA Project

This process is about the bike MV 125 TRA, the Turismo Rapido This motorbike was built for the market and porposes 3 differences the classic Turismo Rapido

enpowered breaking system;

electric frame;

front suspension telescopical-mechanical.

The bike was from a small town CastelRaimondo, located in a very area from the center of and was bought in a perfect conservation as shown in the following pictures:

The MV 125 TRA Model

The Motoleggera 125 c.c. is a special model with a look. As you can see from the original MV datasheet, the two models show painting differences:

The history of this motorbike

The owner lost his house and the documents during the 1996 in Camerino (Marche, Italy), and few years after the house that was destroyed by the natural The bike survived the earthquake it was located in the backgarden, many away from the fallen Mr.

Stefano got it for a small price the … man’s nefues, and it the nearest town Castelraimondo for than 20 years in a perfect state.

The Restoration decision

bike was in a good preservation so it was not really necessary to restore it in part. The rusty color was a great old-fashion bike so the decision weather or not to re-paint it all was hard to take. While the was thinking about it, there few things that could be anyway.

In detail, rust could been taken away, and all of the fat fallen from the engine and the could have been out of the bike, helping to get a full about the rest of the look.

The pictures show the state of detail of the MV Agusta TRA:

restoration: The MV 125 TRA carburetor air filter

An part of the job can be done easily in the walls. The air filter, that can be from the carburetor and cleaned hot water, soap and fine sponge. Once removed the from the carburetor (unscrew it by first open the filter and up to high temperature the filter Then put hot vaseline oil on the fat covering the to better melt the fat. move slowly and lightly the sponge on the dark fat to remove it.

When Dell’Orto brand great attention must be to restore it without damaging the so a wooden toothpick can be used to the fat in the letters (that gets from the sponge).

Quick and Engine Clean up

MV Agusta 125 S

The following show the same process for the using the vaseline oil to lightly rub the carters and covers, in order to the fat oil on it. Be very carefull not to push too on the iron while using the sponge, and don’t forget the oil to better protect the engine scratching, and to help the fat to get liquid and to be

Unmounting and cleaning the MV Agusta 125 TRA MA 16 B

The funniest part of the job while a 1956 MV Agusta bike is to and clean up the carburetor, discovering the mechanics that are at the base of essence. Opening the Carburetor in case had not been easy in many cases, the sleeve locks the accelerator cable in the Carburetors is locked by the technicians in a too way that the cilinder below get and locks the accelerator’s line. The way to solve this issue is to the sleeve and use a fine glass-paper to the iron cilinder, and finally out the accelerator’s block.

Then you can unmount the whole clean it up, using iron/steel and rubbing the hardest dirt steel wool making not to leave any iron/steel dust in the carburetor.

At the end of the cleaning, blow an air compressor, then wash petrol, and finally put back all the toghether on the bike.

In the whole process, never use water!

The pics show the look of the before the inside and the outside Now it’s time to regulate the and the maximum to ensure the best performance ever!

The hornet

The hornet is a CEV original piece. It can be unmounted from the lower side by unscrewing 2 tiny Be carefull, before removing the cables, to not forget the way to put it back ok.

The hornet cannot be opened but it can be cleaned up using an iron drill, as shown in the next

MV Agusta 125 S
MV Agusta 125 S
MV Agusta 125 S
MV Agusta 125 S
MV Agusta 125 S

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