Triumph Bonneville T140D – 1979
Engine Size: 750
Drive Type: Chain
Start Type: Kick Start
Restored 1979 Triumph Bonneville T140D Motorcycle.
The engine and transmission were disassembled and vapour blasted.
The top end was rebuilt including new valves, springs and guides.
New .020 oversized pistons at 8.5:1 compression were fitted together with all bearings, bushings and seals.
Steel inserts were installed in the spark plug holes.
The transmission components were inspected and found to be in perfect condition.
An inline oil filter was installed.
The carburettors were rebuilt.
The gas tank and side covers were sent out and professionally repainted to match the original black and gold scheme.
New badges were installed.
The frame, swing arm and triple trees were powder coated using the correct gloss black.
Re-chroming was done on both fenders, kick starter, gear lever, tail light mount, grab rail and many other small items.
The seat was replaced.
A compete NOS 2:1 exhaust system was installed.
Every possible rubber item that could age was replaced with NOS parts.
All fasteners were replaced with stainless steel.
Both brakes were completely rebuilt with new rotors, master cylinders, new hoses, new calliper seals and NOS brake pads.
A new old stock wiring harness was used and the handlebar switches were disassembled and rebuilt.
The alternator stator was replaced with a high output item.
The diode and rectifier was replaced.
The coils and plug wires were replaced.
All of the lenses were replaced with NOS Lucas items.
The primary chain, clutch friction plates, clutch chain wheel, chain tensioner and clutch rod were replaced with new.
The rear suspension was disassembled, cleaned and rebuilt.
A beautiful restored Triumph Bonneville Motorcycle.