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SilentUnicorn
03-07-2010, 06:03 PM
Check it out- Was delivered today.

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TRMark
03-07-2010, 06:24 PM
OK, quit teasing us and tell us more. Additional pictures would be nice also.

drooartz
03-07-2010, 09:58 PM
Very nice! Definitely need more pictures. :smile:

SilentUnicorn
03-08-2010, 07:32 AM
Hang on fellas- i will post some more pics in a bit. She is a 78 Bonneville 750. I purchased it from a guy in Bangor Me. Talk about a motivated seller! He delivered it. Bangor is about a 7 hour tour - one way.

Bike needs the kicker return spring replaced and I want to go back to the original mufflers.I also noted that the rear brake line looks original so i will be replacing that as well. other than that...it is real purtty.

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drooartz
03-08-2010, 09:43 AM
A good find, and delivery to boot! Nicely done.

AngliaGT
03-08-2010, 02:17 PM
That's my bike!Same color,same year!
I came accross an old road test & an ad for it.
I can send you a copy if you'd like.Just send
me a PM.
I also have a factory parts & shop manual.

- Doug

SilentUnicorn
03-08-2010, 04:43 PM
Here are some more pictures, tomorrow when the sun comes out i will try for som better ones...
http://s815.photobucket.com/albums/zz79/SilentUnicorn/Triumph%2078%20Bonneville/

mark

drooartz
03-08-2010, 06:45 PM
Very nice. Only thing I'd do is pop on a flatter set of bars (personal preference) once the mechanicals/safety are sorted. Then go ride it. A lot! <<GRAEMLIN_URL>>/grin.gif

SilentUnicorn
03-08-2010, 07:28 PM
I need a center stand- so i figured ebay would have one cheap...HAHA 100 bux! geezz

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198686d
03-09-2010, 03:56 PM
Gee whiz, Mark......it even has "...red hair and black leather..." What a bike.

ride on,

dave in University City, MO

TRMark
03-09-2010, 09:56 PM
Mine is 78 T140E. It came with some very noisy peashooter mufflers. I replaced them with EMGO Dunstall Reverse Cone Replicas. Much quieter and I like really like the look.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2732/4417801675_8d124616d1.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4052/4417801163_a2aa1cd7a3.jpg

markinmtns
03-23-2010, 02:35 PM
Hey guy's, new member here. nice bikes. I've got a 79' T-140E myself red with a black flash. I'll post pics. when I figure out how to. "Said James, in my opinion.. there's nothing in this world.. beat's a 52' Vincent and a redheaded girl." by Richard Thompson. Oh yeah, Great song!

SilentUnicorn
03-23-2010, 03:26 PM
Welcome to the Zoo markinmtns!

post a pic when you get a chance.

I took mine for a quick test ride last weekend. I had to do a couple of things to ease my mind. Put on a more stock looking exhaust, replaced the rubber brake lines, new rear master cyl, new fuel lines, changed all the fluids, checked all the nuts and bolts and fixed the horn. so far i am very pleased.

mark

AngliaGT
03-24-2010, 12:39 AM
Mark,

Forgot to mention - if the tires are questionable-
read that you don't know how old they are - replace
them!This is one of the most important things to do
on an older bike.
I'd hate to see something bad happen to your bike.

- Doug

PAUL161
03-24-2010, 04:57 AM
Fastest ride I ever had on the back end of a motorcycle, notice I said back end, was a T-110 in 1958. I let my buddy ride it and he was a little on the crazy side. So was I for getting on it with him! <span style="font-weight: bold">Boy that was a nice machine!</span> :devilgrin:
Looked like this only black and chrome. Yeah, if had it now, I'd probably kill my self on it!
http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz87/PJ161/Odd%20Stuff/t110.jpg