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Old 7th August 2016, 09:25   #91
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Inspired from this thread, I have successfully restored my dad's 1983 Rajdoot Super D, all works done by me except painting and electroplating. It was standing still for almost 10 years, and with an hour's work of cleaning electrical and petrol supply, I could start the bike. Pictures included.
Good job. The front suspension is from an RX, I suppose. Why don't you try and source the original Earles type suspension
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Good job. The front suspension is from an RX, I suppose. Why don't you try and source the original Earles type suspension
Thank you for your kind words.
No, the suspension is of this bike only. There were couple of models came with RD 350 front suspension. Escorts India even has no idea how many models of Rajdoot they introduced during early 80's (123,124 etc). This particular model was not electronic like the Excel-T, or didn't have a circular tail lamp and small side covers like the Super D, but had this suspension and circular headlamp with an external Speedometer, exactly same as that of RD 350 with maximum reading of 120 KMPH (Picture attached). This bike came home in 1983, and my dad is the one and only person using it until recently. The only modification he did was, chopped of the side covers in the lower part a bit to access the greasing points easily.
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Inspired from this thread, I have successfully restored my dad's 1983 Rajdoot Super D, all works done by me except painting and electroplating. It was standing still for almost 10 years, and with an hour's work of cleaning electrical and petrol supply, I could start the bike. Pictures included.
Very very happy for you glomus123 , a job well done so far. Its beautiful.
Regards

I have decided to do a full engine build up video with the spares I have saved for future purpose. So hang on guys for an incredible video with all nitty-gritty.

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Just made a slot in the choke lever assembly. As said earlier i am going to modify my carburetor to enable handlebar mounted choke lever system.
With the cable placed so far from the choke plunger, the plunger wont open up fully upon depressing the cable operated choke lever near the handle bar. Buy a Spaco choke lever, spring, and its top cover of an Auto rickshaw. All the above should cost you not more than Rs30. Remove this lever and the choke piston and drop the newly bought parts straight inside. And you are done.
Better carry the old lever + choke piston to the shop. Tell him you want to convert this to cable operation.
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Yesterday someone asked me about what does the different sections of part number denote?

I think it is a common question that comes in everybody's mind.

Explanation is commingled right from the catalogue.

Let us consider Part no 111.05.04.03

111 denotes the model here its "Rajdoot"

05 denotes the "assembly" here it is 'wheel complete rear'

04 denotes "Sub Assembly" here it is 'wheel hub cover'

03 denotes a "part in sub assembly" here it is 'cam expander'

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Keep up the great work

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Thanks for your appreciation.
These amazing bikes were rugged to the core....

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Got some more spare parts (Missing) for demonstrative video of engine buildup.
1. Genuine WFM/OLD model kick shaft
2. Kick return spring
3. New Mikuni/Mikcarb carburettors Cup, this facilitates easy cleaning of it as one doesn't needs to separate cup from manifold.
4. Carburetors manifold nipple bolts
5. Steering stem nut
6. Kick shaft washer, Gear shaft lock & dog lock
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Some more spares
1. Petrol cock
2. Break light switch
3. Starting coil( licensed manufacturing by jumbo company)
4. Brake and clutch lever, gifted by the dealer. Also not goes in my model but can come handy in emergency.
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Here is the video on what my electrician did wrong. Also full master switch setup and working.
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In the First picture, red Brackets shows the contacts that allow current to flow. The position of the switch here is at position 1(Ref. previous post)

In the second pic Red Brackets shows the contacts that allow current to flow. The position of the switch here is at position 2.

In the third picture inside and outside view of the master switch is displayed for better understanding..

In last picture it shows the contacts are being denoted as red bracket.
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Just got the unused, old stock & original WFM type cylinder that was used in rajdoot till 1974.

These are real heavy stuff and lasted lifelong. Mine old one has done 60k km and now needs boring to recieve 1st oversize piston.

However during transit it upper heat sink plate broke off. If someone can provide me that I shall be highly obliged.
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Just got this genuine Rajdoot 1.8519 size wheel rims manufactured by Mandap Rims for size 319 tyres. The Nickle Chrome coating is awesome.


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A close look of inscribed information on Mandap the rims.
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Got these items for engine buildup video.
1. Genuine VM connecting rod - bush type
(However I suspect if ever Rajdoot used this manufacturers connecting rods in its crank )
2. Main Shaft 14 teeth genuine
3. 22 teeth slide gear genuine
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