1965 BSA Thunderbolt
Complete Restoration
Owner: Seth H. of Virginia
COMMENTS:  Text to be added soon.  Seth's father purchased this bike in 1969 after returning home from Vietnam.  This total restoration took over 98 hours of labor.  Many pictures & two videos are below.

            CLICK HERE to see a 2 minute video of this BSA running or a 7 minute video of this entire restoration
BEFORE pictures of the BSA
Striping the old paint off the frame reveals damage/cracks that we repaired before repainting
Parts send out for re-chroming
Before                           After
Cleaning the sludge trap from the crankshaft
Honing the cylinders
Ready for the install of new tapered steering head bearings
Welding repair on the chain guard
Welding repair on the gasoline tank
Rebuilding brake hubs

Polishing of the engine primary cover
Randy Cad/Zinc plating various hardware & the side cover emblems
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The original seat custom ordered by the customer's father in the 1970s
Repainting the side cover emblems
2 minute YouTube.com
video showing this BSA running
7 minute YouTube.com
video showing this BSA running & its restoration
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