Published 15/07/2011 00:13:26 from Argentina, 27199 visits.
Matchless 500 model 1949. Patented. Sole owner. When found, 40 years ago that it was outdated, therefore retains its originality of concrete. The bike was restored 100% safeguarding his painting, his chrome and its original oxide. Many of the repairs carried out on the bike were not necessary, but as one too demanding became a really fine job. The bike was completed to restore approximately 6 months ago and has 150 km. from March that his speedometer works. Engine: cylinder, valve guides change, top new valves. Reforms spring scissors model 48 by placing the new Springs giving more hits than the 49 48. cilíndrorectificado, bolt and new ring, piston, crankshaft repaired with original roller. Bench bearings were adapted Japanese which was really a precise work. Change box: made all the hubs, as well as also changed the new bearing in the clutch direct and adapt a roadblock to prevent the loss of oil from the side of the pinion. In addition to orings shift lever and the kick. Clutch: repaired, but not much made him that it was practically new. Japanese clutch chain. Magneto: was in perfect condition, the only thing that was changed were the bearings. Carburetor: in very good condition. Fork: he restored changing hubs and fábricando the new springs.
Table: tank of fuel (treatise on internal poxy), repaired the original running in optimal conditions nafta canillas. Fenders: they lijaron sheet. Painted of antirust and then was proteó. The same procedure was used in the interior of the wheels. Japanese transmission chain. And many many more things that I don't remember but I tell them I was assembling it for 3 years. To give you an idea of the State of the bike, which still retains its acrylic back English marks Luca. The best restored bike is that it is not restored.
Price: USD 10500 (Euros 8656 | Pesos Arg. 184800)