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Little update on the stretched neos – it goes!

first time I’ve been able to work on the scoot for a while, was just trying to see sorta where I got up to and check it still runs etc, which it does \o/.

I remembered to drain the carb this time and she fired right up.

This is how she’s looking – sorry for the terrible pic. New phone, camera sucks.

very stretched yamaha neos scooter

I feel like the lines of it are actually coming together nicely this time. Tapering the vertical bars inwards made all the difference so was worth the hassle i think.

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I’m a one-person operation who sits somewhere on the scale between artist/engineer, mad scientist and vehicle/engine hoarder. I’m passionate about my projects (some would say obsessive) and am primarily building these things just so that they exist.

I currently work from my small home workshop building and modifying my various vehicles and machines. In the past that’s mostly been Mk2 VW golfs but I’m currently also very much enjoying tuning and modifying the Yamaha YZF-R125 as well as Yamaha NEOS/Jog-type scooters along the “fatty/stretched” lines seen in the Honda Ruckus scene (see my build thread here). Ultimately though, anything with wheels (preferably fast-ish) is fair game. If it goes sideways too then so much the better 😉

My main area of interest has traditionally been old VWs, particularly Volkswagen’s Mk2 Golf Syncro, though at the moment I’m loving tuning the bikes.

I run the biggest/only forum dedicated to VW syncros and over the last 15 years or so have done extensive restoration and modifications to my own syncro, as well as numerous other Mk2 golfs I’ve owned along the way.

My main medium is steel, and I do Welding (MIG & TIG), sheet metal working (hammer & dollies etc), some paint & airbrush stuff, and am getting into doing little bit of light machining too.

Whilst I’m open to custom requests this isn’t really about that. It’s more about building something I find interesting and cool.