Monthly Archives: July 2010

Getting into rubber !

One of the (many) problems you run into with trying to restore older equipment is sourcing the soft rubber and plastic components. While some items such as plastic panels and trim can be repaired, if they are too sun bleached/perished … Continue reading

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1973 GT750 Rebuild – Wheels and Tires

The front wheel I wanted to use on the 1973 GT750 project had good chrome, but a big flat spot on one side of it, so I was faced with either living with it or changing it out. I hadn’t … Continue reading

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1973 GT750 Rebuild – Carburettors

Next on the list for the 1973 GT750 project, was to get a set of usable carburettors. I had bits for five and a half carb’s, but they are ‘handed’ in the sense that the left side carb has a … Continue reading

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GT750 – Boyer Bransden Ignition Round 3

After pranging my orange 1976 Buffalo, as is typical with accidents and these bikes the points cover was mangled, and as sometimes happens the points plate itself was damaged. I don’t have a problem running points – they are reliable, … Continue reading

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