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Finally got the photos off my phone

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The start of the strip down
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That’s a cool looking bobber right there

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Not stripping much more

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Got rid of the two tone red with 2 pack black

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If anyone is interested I’ll keep updating

Cheers
Rick
 

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We always like to see this stuff
 

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Yeah I like to see stuff like this, although neither myself or any of my mates have ever owned a Guzzi we are planning to visit the factory while we are in Italy.
 

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A buddy of mine that was out of biking for a while bought one of these in black about 8 years ago. He was too scared to drive it home so asked if I would come with him and drive it home for him when he bought. YEP!

Great fun bike to drive and it only took about 3 hours for me to recover the feeling in my hands.
 

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Got one of those polishing kit, off Ebay, and a tub ofstainless cleaner and this is the result


This isn’t all of it

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What is the correct chrome to bike ratio??


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Not sure all the effort I put into the rocker cover wasworth it, but I have to do the other one now

Bits will be going back on soon


I may have an indicator for a Tengai Pilgrim ( sound like John Wayne)

Let’s see a picture of your Tengai





 

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this Gootsi is going to be a cracker when it's finished....I am not a fan of Italian bikes but you are rebuilding a beauty!
 

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Keep 'em coming, please ! Always had a soft spot for Guzzis but only ever owned one. That was a new V Reg. V50II on which I achieved my IAM pass. Me and Mrs T did a lot of touring abroad with it. I fitted a Sprint Spada fairing which colour matched perfectly with the Silver/Blue. Little Guzzi coped with everything the Swiss Alps could throw at it. We were lighter then! Only had one fault; starter lead corroded (looked like Gorgonzola cheese). 10 minute fix. Ah yes, Timeless charm and a lovely exhaust burble..... Good luck with the farkling. I like the black too. Les
 

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Hi
Got a bit more done over the weekend

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Got the rear end back together, the front wheel is in just for balance, it will be coming off again
It looks bigger than I remember. Looking good though.


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Preparing the rear mudguard. I'm not looking forward to spraying the tank (Gulp)
 

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looking good at the moment will keep watching this project can't beat tarting something up
 

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While waiting for some Bars to arrive I decided to make astart on the luggage rack

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I pickedup 2 Hepco Becker panniers off Ebay very cheaply. One of them has a bit of roadrash, but you can hardly see it


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The cheapest rack I have seen was £180, for a bitof bent chrome pipe???




Luckily I had 4 bit of flat bar left over from another job

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It may look a bit agricultural at the moment


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Still a bit of work, getting rid of the sharp edges, brackets etc, and probably powder coating.







 
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