I thought for fathers day I'd drag this thing out of my shop, clean it up, make it run, make the brakes work, shine it up, and present it to my Dad for Fathers Day. I know it's only two weeks away, but I think I can get it all done since it's in half way decent shape. The hardest part is the clear windscreen which is custom and currently has a large chunk missing. If anyone knows of a fabber in the Portland local area hit me up. This is not mission critical but if I can get it done I'd like to. Dad says he knows someone that can do it, so it may have to wait. He has expressed interest in doing this in the past, but doesn't currently have the space to do it. I'm thinking if I can get it done, it would probably make his day and maybe inspire him to go buy another bike and do some riding again. Regardless, this piece of history deserves to be brought back to life. He used to race at PIR in the late 70's early 80's, and was racing at SIR when Mt St Helens blew. He was one of the last people over the Toutle river bridge before they closed it. I'll have to check the plaques, but I know he consistently place in the top three in the class he ran which I believe was 500cc Singles. More details will come. It's a 1970 something Honda XL 250 with a Powroll bore, stroke and camshaft. I believe it's punched out to somewhere around 380cc. He hand made on a lathe the front and rear hubs to run disc brakes. Hand made the fiberglass fairing, seat, gas tank, and pretty much every other part except the frame and motor. Truly a work of art!! Progress tonight so far.... You thought FMF invented the PowerBomb header? Think again. Dad was using that design in the 70's, and here's proof. Pay attention to the race number.... Carb slide Inside of the carb bowl.....never seen one quite so black before. So tonight I'm going to source a carb kit. Tomorrow night is to tear down both brake systems and source rebuild kits for those also. After that, it should be cake to make it rideable again. If anyone has any advice about old fiberglass gas tanks, I'm all ears.