Project Hodaka Dirt Squirt

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Project Hodaka Dirt Squirt

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Well, got a bit bored today and decided I needed a new project bike......
Dud arhh!
Enter two Hodaka projects. :-?
1973 and 1974 models.
Let the games begin :D

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Not a dirt squirt ! Jeeesh !

At least you could have got a Wombat.

Kept it a little more Oz flavoured.

Then again, how did the yanks at the time know what a wombat was anyway.

P.S. Has SHMBO seen them in the shed yet? Or has it been more like " Move along dear, nothing to see here ".
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RED ZED wrote:Not a dirt squirt ! Jeeesh !
Yes! A Dirt Squirt :D
And yes! SWMBO came along for the ride. :D

Not sure why this has arrived in the shed really....I guess 'cos it was there to be had.
I have been rather surprised at the amount of people who have never even heard of this great marque......damn heathens all of 'em :lol:
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So,
On with the show this is iiittt................... as a great rabbit and equally great duck used to sing.

This is ground zero then:
Two rather well used motorcycles,

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Along with quite a few bibs 'n bobs
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Both exhausts are in excellent shape other than the number 2 pipe which seems to have had a performance modification :hmmm:
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Both bikes have Compliance plates which surprised me a bit
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Seems doable :pray:
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I think this little project might be relatively simple...which fits with me to a tee :lol:
Biggest challenges I'd think are the tank, which is (was :cry: ) chromed steel along with fork lowers which are (were :cry: ) also chromed steel :doh:

Apparently we had a Hodaka dealer in Tassie way back then!

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Comes with lights! And has a Compliance plate, so hopefully the little beast can be registered.
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No idea if they had indicators. :think:
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Hmmmm, actually not a Compliance plate just a factory Hodaka plate that they all have. :cry:
Have to try and find out if they are able to be registered. Won't be much use otherwise?
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