Garaged 1974 Honda Kick 'N Go

Honda Motorcycles & ATV vehicle added by HondaHeritage, Sunday 13th Mar, 2016

  1. HondaHeritage Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    I've had my eye on one of these for a long time , childish mmm maybe but it will fit nicely amongst my growing collection
    and yes yet another thing to restore
    but does anyone know what it is ? and is it of any real interest ?
    did anyone have one as a kid ?

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  2. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    That's on my wish list too, looking forward to see the restore of this beauty.:jumpup: I know what they are called. :Whistle:
     
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  3. jimjams Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    looks like it's based on the Morgan 3-wheeler ....including chain drive
     
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  4. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Looks cool !

    What's it called ?
     
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    it maybe a little cooler than you think :Grin:

    `1st clue there were three variants made
     
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  7. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    Did you have one when you were younger @tviracing ?
     
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  8. HondaHeritage Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    no i didnt i was at the age of playing with mopeds when these were released :Grin: strange though how it seem im getting more childish the older i get:Smile:

    well done jimjam slice of bread and butter heading your way:Smile:

    another bit of honda,s heritage unknown to this forum :happycrying:

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  9. jimjams Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    mmmm nice, got my own jam of course

    Is the other end of that chain connected to a spring ?
     
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  10. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Slim these are on there way to you for the rebuild and resto. Now I need to get hold one for me.

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    correct

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    i believe so the model i have is the first honda kick n go developed in 1974 in 1975 honda made a two wheeled scooter styled kick n go slightly larger to take an adults weight called the kick n go 2 and finally in 1976 they made a slightly larger version of the 1974 model again to take the adults weight called the kick n go senior am i an anorak or what !! :happycrying:
     
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  14. HondaHeritage Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    okay it,s a kid toy BUT it is a honda :Grin:
    so on the strenght of that it warrants my attention
    so here it is stripped down completely waiting for restoration

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  15. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    ok this little project has been put on the back burner for a while so its time to reactivate its restoration
    as some of you know I've organized two honda stands at the end of the month at crystal palace (see events section)
    the kick n go will be part of the display so i need to get cracking
    here some picture of the latest up dates on work in progress

    the 3 frame section I've now painted and are awaiting new stickers
    most of the metalware has be cleaned up/restored I've just the 3 wheel to finish ,handle bar grips,chain ,brake cable and kick rubbers to go
    im also waiting on the front axle brake lever and kick pedal to return from the chromers


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    i know............. its only a childs toy ......but remember .............its a HONDA

    more to follow very shortly !!!
     
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  18. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    And that's what counts!