Royal Enfield Continental GT – 1966
Manufacturer: Royal Enfield
Model: Continental GT
Date of 1st Registration: 02/08/1966
Gears: Four-speed manual
Start Type: Kick start
Engine Size: 249 cc
Drive Type: Chain
Beautifully restored 1966 Royal Enfield Continental GT.
It has been fully rebuilt its had a rebore with new piston and rings and the crank has been reground with new bearings. The engine was built with a fresh 5 speed cluster.
The engine was also fitted with a brand new Amal concentric carb.
All of the paintwork was carried out the restorer in two pack paint throughout.
The tank was lined with a ethanol proof liner.
It has had a new wiring loom and a 12 volt regulator rectifier.
Also fitted with a new Boyer Bransdon electronic ignition system.
It has had new Akront Morad alloy rims with new stainless steel spokes built onto the original polished hubs. This was carried out by a professional wheel builder. It has new front springs fitted in the original fork legs and brand new Hagon rear shocks. Also brand new tyres and tubes.
Summary of parts
New Alloy Rims, Spokes & Tyres
New Hagon rear shocks & front springs
All new cables & chains
New Amal Concentric carb with cables
New handle bars & grips
New bacon slicers on front wheel
New rev counter drive
New levers – clutch & brake
New fork gaiters
New exhaust – complete – BSA Goldstar silencer
New foot rubbers – kickstart, gears, brake, footpegs
New ammeter in headlight
New complete headlight
New battery & cover
New wiring loom
New fly screen
Taking three years to restore this bike is a fine example finished to a very high standard.