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    Montesa Cota 247

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  1. All sorted, drilled and tapped some threads in the existing bolts
  2. Thanks Reggie Spent ages looking for that!
  3. Just got hold of a secondhand long range tank and seat kit for my Beta Rev3 250 (2008), looks like it was removed from a bike and been sold separately as it had the brackets but not the bolt kit. Does anyone know where I can get an upper shock bolt and airbox bolt that has been drilled and tapped to receive the screws that hold the seat on? Ideally a part number for the filing kit etc. Obviously my other option is to get them drilled and tapped on a lathe (can't imagine drilling and tapping with shed tools will work). Thanks
  4. Hi I used Made In Metal motorcycles to make mine
  5. This is the eBay item number 322197427943 and hopefully this link http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bosi-Offroad-Flexible-Rear-Mudguard-Kit-Beta-Evo-2013-2016-Three-Colours-/322197427943?epid=5004522978&hash=item4b047696e7:g:5NUAAOSwZVlXjexL
  6. I think it's my link, I'm on a campsite using an phone do anything is possible! Try a search under world wide on eBay for beta Evo mudguard. Or go to www.johnleemotorcycles.co.uk
  7. They are UK eBay? Maybe they'll ship to the USA? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/322197427943 Or www.johnleemotorcycles.co.uk
  8. I'm a novice and got back into trials a year ago on an old Cota 247, made dreadful progress learning new skills (spent more time tinkering with it). I'm now using a 2008 Beta Rev3 250 with a slow throttle and it's absolutely ace, great power, handles well and confidence inspiring.
  9. I started with a Cota 247 which has been retired for now and I'm learning again with a Beta rev3 250. I changed the throttle to a slow action one and it's been great to learn on
  10. Fraser i can thoroughly recommend the Penkridge club, its very beginner friendly. The white routes are great for practice and the 50/50 is a good challenge to us wobblers!
  11. A bit of update, I spent a few months getting the 1972 Montesa Cota 247 running and did a few white route club trials and practices. Big and heavy but great when running well. Now needs a bottom end rebuild and cosmetics for the rest of the bike, so I breathed and bought a Beta Rev3 250, it's a 2008 model. Obviously the difference in bikes is amazing and my riding has improved a bit! Thanks all for the advice and to Oni Nou who suggested a Beta
  12. What I like is the cash refund they put in the parcel if the online p&p was too high. They put a few pound coins in with parts
  13. Worth a chat with Michael at Surrey Cycles This was his advice to me for my bike, may be different for yours: "The 1972 Montesa Cota 247 with a left hand carburetter would have used the 627/413. This would have used a 150 main jet, 40 pilot jet, 106 needle jet and 2.5 throttle valve" Pilot jet adjustable is very important for pick up etc.
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