Jon’s Motorworks

Jon’s Motorworks Jon’s Motorworks is Mansfield’s new home for motorcycle, ATV, & small engine repair. Our certified technician comes from 25 years of experience in the field.

Operating as usual

Brake fluid or weird alien crystallized goo? You decide.
08/19/2021

Brake fluid or weird alien crystallized goo? You decide.

Brake fluid or weird alien crystallized goo? You decide.

Just re-shoe’d Jamie Schiro’s horse.
06/16/2021

Just re-shoe’d Jamie Schiro’s horse.

Just re-shoe’d Jamie Schiro’s horse.

Working on a 1948 MG TC Today. Adam Landa thanks for suggesting the Derek Weaver I love it!!!!
06/03/2021

Working on a 1948 MG TC Today. Adam Landa thanks for suggesting the Derek Weaver I love it!!!!

Carb upgrade on Josh Howe’s ‘78 CB550. Ain’t she a beaut?
05/29/2021

Carb upgrade on Josh Howe’s ‘78 CB550. Ain’t she a beaut?

$150 barn find! Just rode it for the first time!Addendum: Originally contacted the owner to buy the engine only for $120...
05/28/2021

$150 barn find! Just rode it for the first time!

Addendum: Originally contacted the owner to buy the engine only for $120. When I got there it was complete minus left rear plastic and front end. I offered $150 (what I had left in my wallet) for the whole thing. He thought about it and accepted. Hooked a chain around it with his front end loader and put it in my truck. I also bought a ‘86 TRX200SX off him, will post later about it. So turns out this guy is a collector & is trying to raise some money to finish his ATC250R and Kawasaki Tecate. My buddy Sean donated an ATC110 front end (they had no shocks & no front brake from the factory) but hey it’s free! The front tire that was on it was almost split in two because the dry rot was so bad (that was fun to remove from a split rim). Then I had to seal the split rim and got the new / old ballon tire 22/11-8 to bead up but air escaped thru the dry rot. So I found a tube at Glen’s for $20. Forks are slightly bent I plan to straiten them later, just wanted a rolling chassis right now. On to the engine. Carb smelled like fairly new gas so I put some fuel to it and pull started it. No luck. Cleaned carb & re-tried. No luck. Checked spark, had spark, champion plug gap looked like someone dropped the plug on the ground, swapped a NGK in & re-tried. Didn’t start. Pulled the plug checked compression. 130 PSI on a 40 year old engine. Not bad. We noticed it was pretty noisy when the engine was rotating with the pull start. Pulled the mechanical advance cover and springs and cam pin fell out. One of the mechanical arms wasn’t even attached, it just laid there in the cover. Unfortunately the pin falling out wiped out the cam. I had another complete ATC200 head in the shop. I was able to keep the engine together in the frame and head on and swap out the cam and mechanical advance. Pulled once, nothing. Twice & fired once. Third pull nothing. 4th pull it fired up and idled like it was 1982 and just rolled out of the crate at the dealer! I was so excited I put a little more fuel in the fuel line and rode it three loops in the parking lot before the fuel line ran out of fuel. Pulled it into the shop and changed the oil and adjusted valves. I plan to ride as is. Adjusted rear brake, need to check drive chain and tighten rear hub nuts. Long term goals are to find the left rear plastic and correct ATC200 front end with the proper shocks and drum brake. If money wasn’t an issue I would get new balloons but these aren’t too bad. Hand brake cable is froze and I want to see if a ultra sonic cleaner can free it before I spend money on a cable. Still have the brake pedal working good. Cool things to note it had the Honda line hitch and some of the tools were still in the tool kit. Electrical was untouched. Still had the pull start decomp. The rear end covers & chain cover were all there. (A first for me on 200’s. When I first moved to Ohio I put up an ad on Craigs that I was looking for ATC’s and a guy in Seville, OH gave me an ‘83 200 for free (I think this one is an 83 as well) but his was more complete but engine was completely dismantled. Had a broken shift shaft (he included the new OEM shift shaft and crappy Chinese gasket set. I just put in one of my AOR (Arizona Off Road) engines and have been riding it since.

$150 barn find! Just rode it for the first time!

Addendum: Originally contacted the owner to buy the engine only for $120. When I got there it was complete minus left rear plastic and front end. I offered $150 (what I had left in my wallet) for the whole thing. He thought about it and accepted. Hooked a chain around it with his front end loader and put it in my truck. I also bought a ‘86 TRX200SX off him, will post later about it. So turns out this guy is a collector & is trying to raise some money to finish his ATC250R and Kawasaki Tecate. My buddy Sean donated an ATC110 front end (they had no shocks & no front brake from the factory) but hey it’s free! The front tire that was on it was almost split in two because the dry rot was so bad (that was fun to remove from a split rim). Then I had to seal the split rim and got the new / old ballon tire 22/11-8 to bead up but air escaped thru the dry rot. So I found a tube at Glen’s for $20. Forks are slightly bent I plan to straiten them later, just wanted a rolling chassis right now. On to the engine. Carb smelled like fairly new gas so I put some fuel to it and pull started it. No luck. Cleaned carb & re-tried. No luck. Checked spark, had spark, champion plug gap looked like someone dropped the plug on the ground, swapped a NGK in & re-tried. Didn’t start. Pulled the plug checked compression. 130 PSI on a 40 year old engine. Not bad. We noticed it was pretty noisy when the engine was rotating with the pull start. Pulled the mechanical advance cover and springs and cam pin fell out. One of the mechanical arms wasn’t even attached, it just laid there in the cover. Unfortunately the pin falling out wiped out the cam. I had another complete ATC200 head in the shop. I was able to keep the engine together in the frame and head on and swap out the cam and mechanical advance. Pulled once, nothing. Twice & fired once. Third pull nothing. 4th pull it fired up and idled like it was 1982 and just rolled out of the crate at the dealer! I was so excited I put a little more fuel in the fuel line and rode it three loops in the parking lot before the fuel line ran out of fuel. Pulled it into the shop and changed the oil and adjusted valves. I plan to ride as is. Adjusted rear brake, need to check drive chain and tighten rear hub nuts. Long term goals are to find the left rear plastic and correct ATC200 front end with the proper shocks and drum brake. If money wasn’t an issue I would get new balloons but these aren’t too bad. Hand brake cable is froze and I want to see if a ultra sonic cleaner can free it before I spend money on a cable. Still have the brake pedal working good. Cool things to note it had the Honda line hitch and some of the tools were still in the tool kit. Electrical was untouched. Still had the pull start decomp. The rear end covers & chain cover were all there. (A first for me on 200’s. When I first moved to Ohio I put up an ad on Craigs that I was looking for ATC’s and a guy in Seville, OH gave me an ‘83 200 for free (I think this one is an 83 as well) but his was more complete but engine was completely dismantled. Had a broken shift shaft (he included the new OEM shift shaft and crappy Chinese gasket set. I just put in one of my AOR (Arizona Off Road) engines and have been riding it since.

70 degrees!!!! I must ride NOW!!!! 😂😂😂👍👍👍 it’s all good I can use the business 😅👍😜🤓☃️
04/29/2021

70 degrees!!!! I must ride NOW!!!! 😂😂😂👍👍👍 it’s all good I can use the business 😅👍😜🤓☃️

70 degrees!!!! I must ride NOW!!!! 😂😂😂👍👍👍 it’s all good I can use the business 😅👍😜🤓☃️

Soldered a hole in the float on this 1984 FA50. Original owner and 500 miles on it. 👍😅
04/23/2021

Soldered a hole in the float on this 1984 FA50. Original owner and 500 miles on it. 👍😅

Soldered a hole in the float on this 1984 FA50. Original owner and 500 miles on it. 👍😅

Race day tomorrow @Mansfield Motorcycle club! Hope to see you there!
03/21/2021

Race day tomorrow @Mansfield Motorcycle club! Hope to see you there!

Race day tomorrow @Mansfield Motorcycle club! Hope to see you there!

Going to try the AWESOME CLEANER challenge! 😱😂
03/08/2021

Going to try the AWESOME CLEANER challenge! 😱😂

Going to try the AWESOME CLEANER challenge! 😱😂

We installed Continental Road Attack Q3’s on Brandon’s Kawasaki Versys. He left in 25 degree Ohio weather last week and ...
03/02/2021

We installed Continental Road Attack Q3’s on Brandon’s Kawasaki Versys. He left in 25 degree Ohio weather last week and now is currently in 70 degree Florida weather! 👍 Also he custom made Milwaukee pack out luggage racks. Epic ride.

SLAMMED! 😂😂😂😂😂
02/23/2021

SLAMMED! 😂😂😂😂😂

SLAMMED! 😂😂😂😂😂

Coming Soon.......
02/01/2021

Coming Soon.......

Apparently Steve the mouse is back or has relatives... 🐭🐭🐭
01/19/2021

Apparently Steve the mouse is back or has relatives... 🐭🐭🐭

Terry’s super clean VFR! Thanks for stopping in!!!
01/18/2021

Terry’s super clean VFR! Thanks for stopping in!!!

From my buddy England Michael (he had an XL600R euro model and rode his entire continent on it)
12/02/2020

From my buddy England Michael (he had an XL600R euro model and rode his entire continent on it)

1974 MT250!!! All original, starts first kick. Amazing ride. 2K original miles. Owner John is a super nice guy loves fas...
11/06/2020

1974 MT250!!! All original, starts first kick. Amazing ride. 2K original miles. Owner John is a super nice guy loves fast old bikes also has a really nice Porsche. I just went thru the fuel system. Didn’t take much to get it going. 6v system still works.

It’s been Ez goin with this Ezgo golf cart engine rebuild, crank is out, repaired, two new valves, honed the cylinders, ...
10/24/2020

It’s been Ez goin with this Ezgo golf cart engine rebuild, crank is out, repaired, two new valves, honed the cylinders, and replacing the rod and repairing the crack in the cases. Cause of death: when you buy a Ezgo you can upgrade to a low fuel light and an engine oil light. This cart was the base model with no oil light.... And Kaboom! What could possibly go wrong at 15MPH?! 😂

DOH!!!!!
10/23/2020

DOH!!!!!

Steve is a prepper!!!
09/02/2020

Steve is a prepper!!!

“I think it just needs a carb clean”
08/19/2020

“I think it just needs a carb clean”

Just changed the tracks & control cables on the Bobcat. Lifting that 300lb. rubber floppy track onto the front sprocket ...
08/02/2020

Just changed the tracks & control cables on the Bobcat. Lifting that 300lb. rubber floppy track onto the front sprocket was fun... and at the shop I am working on Payne’s 1979 Vespa (really great shape for it’s age) and you can see Jeremiah Kristi Jeremy Shrimplin’s bike on the lift, won’t be long until we are back on the road!

Don’t forget to get out and actually ride these things! Oh, and watch out for boulders! Woods loop fail.
07/20/2020

Don’t forget to get out and actually ride these things! Oh, and watch out for boulders! Woods loop fail.

FINALLY FOUND A FAT CAT!!!!!
06/25/2020

FINALLY FOUND A FAT CAT!!!!!

Practice at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Supporting Brandon Bishop, we installed some Q4’s on his bike. Race day coming u...
06/08/2020

Practice at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Supporting Brandon Bishop, we installed some Q4’s on his bike. Race day coming up in July & he’s racing for points this year. He’s got a lot of talent and a good head on his shoulders, he will go far!

Mike’s bike got new shoes today
05/11/2020

Mike’s bike got new shoes today

Jon’s Motorworks
05/06/2020

Jon’s Motorworks

1983 ATC200 brought back to life with a Namura piston. Runs like a champ!
05/05/2020

1983 ATC200 brought back to life with a Namura piston. Runs like a champ!

Just picked this up... ‘09 Versys 650. Love that blue!
03/26/2020

Just picked this up... ‘09 Versys 650. Love that blue!

1985 200X restoration in progress...
03/23/2020

1985 200X restoration in progress...

In process - 1983 ATC200 restore 😍
03/22/2020

In process - 1983 ATC200 restore 😍

We work on just about anything down here at JMW!
03/22/2020

We work on just about anything down here at JMW!

1976 Kawasaki KZ750 6K miles!!!! Ain’t she a beaut!!!
03/21/2020

1976 Kawasaki KZ750 6K miles!!!! Ain’t she a beaut!!!

03/04/2020

Jons Motorworks will be opening our doors in April 2020!

Address

Mansfield, OH
44905

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 10am - 4pm
Thursday 10am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 4pm

Telephone

+14197753919

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2.5 x 17 36 spoke aluminum DID rims straight and true, no cracks $150 for the pair for Mad Dog Flat Track
What is the flat track racing scene like in your part of Ohio??
out of all your pictures you don't even have the one and only SRF175SM in your photos!! Need some??
Since you have a Boxer for your logo, here's another one....
BEST OF LUCK WITH THE Shop the bruce
You will want to look into a v***r blaster they are sweet and if there are any people that want to restore any bike new or old this thing makes everything look brand new. Check it out. Wish you the best my friend.