COMMENTS: This Triumph received a complete & total restoration including repair work on the electrical system and center stand, replace steering lock & keys, complete engine rebuild with cleaning of the sludge trap in bottom end, new piston rings, seals, gaskets, stainless steel engine bolt kit, and connecting rod bearings. The gasoline tank interior was cleaned & sealed. Many, many parts were replaced such as tires, drive chain, wheel rims & spokes, fork tubes, petcocks/fuel valves, kick start pinion & ratchet, replace speedometer drive & 2 new Amal carburetors installed. Upgrades included AGM sealed, 12 volt battery, install of oil filter system with Oil cooler, Sparx 3 phase 200 watt alternator to run Halogen bulb, tapered steering head bearings, turn signals & mirrors added, air valve system was obtained & reinstalled. After disassembly, the frame was stripped & painted, polish engine covers & handlebar controls polished, new cross over type exhaust system, new shocks, replace seat cover, complete paint work with correct colors and striping, all new cables & rebuilt speedometer & tachometer. This 100% restoration is ready for any professionally judge show in the sky-high setting of Utah. This restoration took almost 100 hours & 1 year.
Email from the customer dated Sept 28, 2010: "Got my bike today ('72 Bonny) and OMG, it is beautiful. I knew you two were good, but it exceeding my expectations,and anyone who knows me can tell you, that is nearly impossible to do. But you did. I cannot thank you enough. Truly! It's a work of art. I definitely want you two to do my beloved 1980 Sportster (AMF). THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! Well, you guys are amazing. IF YOU EVER NEED A REFERENCE, HAVE THEM CALL ME!!!!! I'll be in touch."
1.5 minute video demonstrating how to change the oil filter on this Bonneville
2 minute video of this bike and its "twin" - a 1972 T120R
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Before: Steering head bearings
Randy lacing a spoke wheel rim
Complete (top & bottom end) Engine Rebuilding
Oil cooler installation with custom brackets/hardware
Painted on stripes, not decals
While this restoration was underway, a previous Customer brought in his