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  1. ikb

    Montesa Cota 242


    • FOR SALE
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    1984 Cota 242 in excellent condition ready to Trial. Renovated in 2015 and has done around a dozen trials since. The bike has many original parts and has been in southern trials so the frame is dent free, it has the preferred plastic tank so no petrol worries. Powder coated frame with lowered foot rests Re built engine, all bearings including con rod and big end All bolts and screws replaced Falcon shocks, these work really well, best I've had. New chain and sprockets Good Michelin tyres front and back Oiginal rims are in excellent condition for the year The bike performs as it should, all gears select correctly and the kickstart gears are in good order all in all a competitive twin shock. The bike is registered in my name currently SORN. Selling due to it not being used as I am riding Pre 65 at the moment. The only fault is the right hand fork leg has been cracked and professionallay welded. More photos available if required

    1,750.00 GBP

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    Montesa 242 tank

    Mine has an eccentric steel boss where the front bolt goes through allowing some adjustment.
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    Montesa Cota 242 (39M)

    I have one somewhere as I have dropped the foot pegs on mine so I am using one I made. I will have a look tomorrow. See pics below of before and after
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    Bantam Yam Clutch Conversion

    Actuator pictures
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    Bantam Yam Clutch Conversion

    I fitted one and it's really good, clears fully and has reasonable feel. The clutch i fitted was a second hand ybr 125 clutch but I have dumped the bantam actuator and made my own cam type unit which may help with the feel!? Ian
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    Crankcase Paint

    Don't use PJ1.... I used it on my Cota 200 3 years ago and it was great so I used it this year on my 242 but I think the formula has changed as it is not petrol resistant any more! A small splash of petrol just dissolved it, I thought this WA because it had not cured as the engine had not run much but after two days of running it looked a mess so I had to repaint. I was able to wash off the paint with petrol as if it was a kids water colour! I have now used VHT case paint it's better to apply and is petrol proof but not rock proof!
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    Montesa Cota 200 Carb

    I have had a new mikuni but now use a Dellorto which is just a bit sharper same jets as a Gas gas 125!
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    Montesa 200 Cota Kickstart

    It's just a 5 minute job anyway.....you just line it up so it engages in the right place! But hard to explain
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    2015 300 Fork Air Gap

    http://www.formula-italy.com/en/support-moto-manuals All you need to know here
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    Cota 242 Gearing

    Hi, My 242 is nearly finished and I was wondering what the best gearing is? It's the early version with the low primary gearing so when new would have 10 front and 38 back sprockets, when I got it it was 9 - 38 but I only rode it for a few minutes. I would rather not have a 9 on the front so maybe 10-40 or 42? Anyone out there with recommendations. Ian
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    Cota200 Gearing.

    I use 10 - 42 and it works well I can use 1st and 2nd in most sections and hardly use the clutch. It's also quite a bit lower geared than modern bikes so it may just seem slower to me
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    2014 300St Airbox

    Ant idea which way the rubber reducing ring should go? I guess the alignment mark at the top facing away from the carb!
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    Trials Season Uk

    And without travelling more than 50 miles
  14. Next step is to put some flags in to define where you turn! Start with them about where you were going on the video then start making them tighter. Ian
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    200 Cota Chain Slipper

    I think those tensioners were after market ones as I had 2 new 200's in the olden days...... We can talk about it in the rain tomorrow