Suzuki RE5 – 1975 Restored Motorcycle

Suzuki RE5 – 1975

Year: 1975
Make: Suzuki
Model: RE5
Colour: Red
Engine Size: 500
Start Type: Combo
Drive Type: Chain

Restored 1975 Suzuki RE5 Motorcycle.

This bike was fully restored.

It was taken completely down to bare metal, all the aluminium was polished and all the seals were replaced.

The petrol tank was sealed and re-painted

New tyres were fitted.

The CDI was re-built with new capacitors.

The brake callipers were rebuilt.

All of the chrome was re-plated.

The seat was recovered.

New rubbers.

The rare instrument binnacle was refurbished.

All of the electrical items were stripped, checked and replaced if needed.

A really unusual Suzuki Rotary Engined Classic Restored to a high standard.

Barn-Find Classic Motorcycles

The new Buzz phrase in the Classic Motorcycle world is "Barn Find".

A "Barn Find" bike is a classic motorcycle that is discovered abandoned, usually in a derelict condition. The term comes from its tendency to be discovered in rarely frequented places such as barns.

Many of the buyers of barn finds tend to be motorcycle collectors and they offer to buy the motorcycle so as to clean it, fix it, and in many cases fully restore it. Barn find classic motorcycles are a popular purchase both in unrestored and fully restored conditions and have reached high prices at motorcycle auctions worldwide.

A genuine "Barn Find" is the fantasy find of many a classic motorcycle collector!

Want to Sell your Bike?

If you want to sell your motorcycle but are struggling to find a buyer then there's now a whole selection of companies who will buy your bike quickly and easily.

Surprisingly the prices offered are generally better than you may think. Just complete the details online and you'll receive an instant price for selling your bike. Just be sure to describe the bikes condition accurately as deductions will be made for any undeclared damage.

There's many "sell my bike" websites out there such as "We Buy Any Bike", "Motorbike Factory", "We Want Your Motorbike", "Bike Buyer", "Instant Bike Buyer", "Money4Motorbikes", "Cash For Your Wheels", "Cash Bike Buyer" so be sure to shop around to get the very best price.

Motorcycle Workshop Manuals (To Download)

A Workshop Manual is an important tool for any Motorcycle Restoration and you can now download them quickly and easily for a minimal cost. If you're restoring a leading Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki or Yamaha Motorcycle you'll find most manuals available for immediate download.

Honda Motorcycle Manuals

Kawasaki Motorcycle Manuals

Suzuki Motorcycle Manuals

Yamaha Motorcycle Manuals

There's also loads of other makes of bike covered. Take a look ...

All Motorbike Workshop Manuals

Motorcycle Chrome Plating

Even if your Motorcycles chromed parts are deeply pitted a great result can be obtained from an automotive chrome plating specialist. Even dents can be filled or removed.

First the plater will sand at various grits to cut away unwanted, rust, pits and scratches. The depth of the initial sand will depend on the material and its thickness. A heavy coat of copper plate is often used to fill the pits followed by a light polish to flatten the surface. If pitting is severe the chroming specialist can fill them with silver soldier or braze welds. These repairs are then gently linished to return a flat smooth surface.

Most motorcycle chrome plating utilises triple plating comprising copper, nickel then chrome plating. The copper makes a good base coat for conductivity, the nickel is the shiny silver and the chrome plating gives the nickel a lovely luster and protection.

Spare Parts for Japanese Motorcycles

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CMS supports over 30,000 models from 1959 onwards They offer over 2.9m products that are all available online and deliver into 60 countries worldwide.

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Over 250,000 Kawasaki Motorcycle Parts

Over 350,000 Suzuki Motorcycle Parts

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Plus, CMS offer a wide range of Tuning and Styling Parts for your Motorcycle.

The team at Bikes Restored have been using CMS for years and can highly recommend their service and quality.

Visit the CMS Website and take a look.

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Norton Dominator 99 – 1960 Restored Motorcycle

Norton Dominator 99 – 1960

Year: 1960
Manufacturer: Norton
Model: Dominator 99
Engine Size: 600
Colour: Black and Grey
Gears: Four-speed manual
Drive Type: Chain
Start Type: Kick start

Restored 1960 Norton Dominator 99 Motorcycle.

This Norton has been restored to match it’s original factory specifications.

The frame and swinging arm were powder coated and all cycle parts repainted to the original specification.

Both the engine and the gearbox were overhauled and all of the worn parts were replaced with new.

New parts fitted to the bike are as follows:-

Engine bearings.
Valves and guides.
Unleaded valve seats.
Valve springs.
All chains.
Oil Pump overhaul.
Gearbox bearings.
Gearbox sprocket.
Exhaust port helicoils.
Exhaust pipes.
Silencers & clamps.
Ignition coil.
Plugs, points and leads.
Wiring loom.
Reserve fuel tap.
Headstock bearings.
Fork badges.
Fork stanchions.
Fork bushes.
Reconditioned speedo.
All control cables.
Footrest rubbers.
Kickstart & gearlever rubbers.
Brake shoes.
Tank badge rubbers.
Avon tyres.
Rim tapes.
Security bolt.
Seat cover.

A thorough and complete restoration of this 1960 Norton Dominator Motorcycle.

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Harley-Davidson Sportster – 1960 Restored Motorcycle

Harley-Davidson Sportster – 1960

Year: 1960
Engine Size: 883
Make: Harley-Davidson
Model: Sportster
Drive Type: Chain
Start Type: Kick

Restored 1960 Harley Davidson XLCH Sportster.

This motorcycle has the original frame, engine and sheet metal.

It retains the original hubs and rims with Buchannan bead blasted SS spokes and has Pirelli MT 60 tires that resemble the Grasshoppers.

All of the bearings, bushings and chains were replaced.

The motor – gearbox was completely rebuilt.

The original cases with original serial numbers and matching belly numbers were welded sparingly where a primary failure had occurred.

It currently has a Bendix carburettor mounted because it starts so much easier with the accelerator pump.

The magneto was refreshed professionally.

The harness is a high quality reproduction.

The following parts are NOS Harley-Davidson:
Head light,
Tail light,
Light switch and knob,
Spark plug cables,
Handle bars levers switches,
Exhaust pipe,
Connecting rod assembly.
.020 pistons,
Voltage regulator,
Fuse holder.

The muffler is original and was re chromed.

The fuel tank is the correct 2 outlet type and the fenders are original and correct.

The seat mounted is a leather Corbin Gentry reproduction .

The grips are very nice reproductions. .

A fantastic Harley-Davidson restored to a very high standard.

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Kawasaki H1 Mach 111 – 1969 Restored Motorcycle

Kawasaki H1 Mach 111 – 1969

Year: 1969
Manufacturer: Kawasaki
Model: H1 Mach 111
Engine Size: 500
Colour: White
Gears: Five-speed manual
Start Type: Kick start
Drive Type: Chain

Restored 1969 Kawasaki H1 Mach 111 Motorcycle.

The engine was taken apart, bead-blasted and reassembled including a rebuilt crank.

The transmission was rebuilt.

New cables and gauges reading zero miles.

New wheel rims, tyres and stainless steel spokes.

The original exhaust pipes, clamps and headers were boiled-clean and then re-chromed.

New grab bar and seat with gold piping.

The petrol tank was boiled, the inside coated and then painted to the correct Mid-Night White factory paint.

New logo’s and petrol cap.

Pet-cock rebuilt with new gaskets.

New handlebars, grips and controls.

The frame was repainted.

All of the metal surfaces were polished.

A great restored Kawasaki Mach 111 Motorcycle.

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Suzuki AP50 -1976 Restored Motorcycle

Suzuki AP50 -1976

Year: 1976
Manufacturer: Suzuki
Model: AP50
Engine Size: 49
Gears: Five-speed manual
Colour: Red
Start Type: Kick start
Drive Type: Chain

Restored 1976 Suzuki AP50 Motorcycle.

The engine was stripped and checked.

A new old stock cylinder head was sourced and fitted.

New piston rings were fitted.

The wheels were rebuilt with new rims and spokes

The paintwork was carried out to a very high standard.

The frame was powder coated.

New front and rear mudguards were fitted.

A new exhaust was added.

The finish on the engine casings was carried out to a high standard.

The fork bottoms and the chain guard were re-chromed.

Bringing back memories of the late 1970′s, what a great Suzuki AP50!

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