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1976 Triumph Bonneville T140V

Greetings. In case you know of someone wanting to purchase a restored Brit bike in excellent condition, I am selling my beautifully restored example of a collectible and desirable British Twin – the 1976 Triumph Bonneville T140V. A twin 750cc, 5-speed left-side gear foot shift with dual disk brakes, U.S. model. The 1976 model is considered to represent the best era of the classic Bonneville’s long history, regarding dependability, engine power and comfort.

My motorcycle has been professionally restored and thoroughly gone over by renowned classic Brit bike motorcycle mechanic Rex Floyd, who owns Brit Bike Repair, located in Franklinton, N.C. The bike had a total engine rebuild completed in late 2015, to include new pistons & rings, and the sludge trap cleaned to “as-new” condition. There are no oil leaks, no smoke, and the Bonneville is ready to ride. Motor sounds and runs excellent, and gear transmission shifts smoothly through all 5 gears.

Matching frame & engine numbers; clean title (no salvage, flood, accident or theft history) & currently registered & tagged with the North Carolina DMV. Location of the motorcycle is near Raleigh, N.C. This motorcycle has always been stored inside in a climate controlled environment.

Contact Steve Brantley at (919) 245-2326 or (919) 428-4320 for inquiries.
Asking U.S. $6,900.00

Description of Restoration:

total engine rebuild with new 020 pistons & rings on fresh bore
new value & guides
sludge trap cleaned; as-new condition
original & professionally re-chromed handlebars, headlight, grab rail and front & rear fenders
polished front & rear brake hubs; front & rear
new brake rotors & pads; front & rear
new Dunlop tires - front & rear; correct period
new Excel raised edge aluminum rims & stainless steel spokes, front & rear
new exhaust headers and mufflers, beautifully chromed
braided stainless steel brake lines, front & rear
twin 30mm Amal MkII carburetors, rebuilt with no play in slides
new lithium Shorai battery
Boyer electronic system & solid state charging system
chrome polished front fork lowers, with new rubber fork gaiters
original braided wiring harness
polished handlebar controls that work correctly
nice tank badges; correct period
new mirror (left side); correct period
nice condition & recovered seat, with no rust on seat pan
new rear chain & sprocket
new speedometer & tachometer cables
immaculate paint on tank with period correct Cherokee Red & Cold White paint scheme, with hand-painted gold pinstripe
Workshop Manual for Triumph Twins is included
No turn signals (but can be added to the existing wiring harness connections)

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