From:Dave Hennessey e-mail:dave-A-toyhouse.org
Subject:RE: Grandmother's old 62' Scat, low miles..need tech help.. Date:Sat Nov 22 09:34:47 2014
Response to:20013
Shawn,

You gotta cut a deal with your F-I-L - you'll clean it up again, and he can ride it any time he wants - but it sleeps in YOUR shop, not that dusty old barn!

Check over in the Parts section, a number of sources there. Duane Taylor, J&M Collectibles for parts; and Mutt Hallam for engine work/advice - are the first ones off my tongue.

You're not too far from the San Francisco boys - John Dutra and Gene Underwood - they have similar model bikes. And Dean Hummer is only a couple hours away.

You're fortunate to have an original bike, well-preserved - except for the dust. A few hours replacing the head gasket (and carb gasket while you're at it) should get it Hummin' again soon.

I'll bet you'll be at Dixon next summer!


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And now, 16 years later, it sits, dusty and neglected again.