1959 Triumph 6T Thunderbird
No Longer For Sale 01/09/2012
1959 Triumph 6T (Thunderbird). Matching Numbers.
Much recent work, 50 miles since completion.
Wheel rims excellent, new spokes, new wheel bearings, new brakes. New Avon tires.
New fork tubes, new fork bushings, new fork seals and steering race bearings.
Engine has new main and rod bearings (std.), rebored with new Hepolite pistons, proper 7:1 CR, .020
New valves and guides. New valve springs. NOS distributor. NOS stator. New correct Monobloc carb. Proper Thunderbird cams with silencing ramps (set valves to .010”)
All tranny bearings, bushes and seals new. New quadrant plungers and springs. New clutch basket, plates and rollers. Slickshift disabled. New primary chain. New drive chain.
Original wiring harness, rectifier and switches. Everything works, battery charges
New seat cover, professional installation. Cosmetically good, color is NOT correct for the year (1957/58 color)
Inside of gas tank is in good original (not coated) condition. Original Chronometric speedo shows 30974 miles.
I can arrange shipping.
I'll consider offers over $7000 from individuals who have the means and/or ability to look after this 50+ year old bike properly. Dog breeders are fussy about who gets their pet, so am I.