BSA A65 Lightning – 1969
Model: A65 Lightning
Engine Size: 650
Drive Type: Chain
Start Type: Kick Start
Restored 1969 BSA A65 Lightning Motorcycle.
The frame and parts were sandblasted with plastic media.
The frame, brackets, side stand, seat framework, footrests, brake lever, swing arm, headlight brackets, battery tray and the brake cam spindle were powder coated.
The original seat was reupholstered with a seat cover from England.
A new headlight nacelle and rim was fitted.
A new wiring harness was used.
New wheel rims, show chrome quality, were sourced from England.
Stainless steel spokes were used on both front and rear wheel rims.
New front brake springs were used.
The rear brake cover plate was polished.
New bearings were installed in the front and rear axles.
New shock absorbers were fitted.
The original Smiths tacho and speedo were rebuilt by an expert.
The petrol tank and both side covers were stripped to bare metal and repainted.
The original chrome gas tank was polished then painted black down the centre with chrome moulding installed.
The BSA metal emblems were stripped and repainted.
New cylinder barrels, pistons, rings, tappets, valve guides, valves and seats were fitted.
The finned cylinder barrels were painted black.
The cases and the valve cover were polished.
A lovely restored BSA A65 Lightning Motorcycle.
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