Old School Chopper Vintage Triumph Trw 500cc Clear Title Springer Invaders on ns1.2040-motos
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Old school Triumph chopper. Vintage bike, not a reproduction. Originally built in the 70's
* For those of you who have seen this bike on here before advertised with no title... I finally got a title for it. Its MN issue, clear and ready to go. Has current registration through Feb of 2014.
1962 Triumph frame. (titled as a '62)
Engine is a 500cc TRW military unit. 1957 model year. Remanufactured Canadian army surplus engine. First started about 2 and a half years ago. Has about 100 miles on it now.
4-speed transmission. Leaks a little oil. but its an old triumph and its a chopper so that's to be expected.
Nice, vintage, Invader wheels. old school tires. No weather cracking. Almost like new.
Super Cool triangular headlights!
Vintage Amal carb
The metallic green color (called money) doesn't show well in the pics... there is more sparkle to it in person. Fresh paint job 3 years ago.
Runs and drives nice. Surprisingly comfortable.
Front end recently cleaned, adjusted and lubed. Great in town cruiser ( not sure I would take it out on the interstate... )
Starts on the first kick if you do it right.
Charging system is hooked up and working. 6 volt, positive ground electrical system.
Cool bike!!! There is not another one like it out there. Gets tons of attention out on the road.
100% period correct 70's chopper with the exception of the modern ignition switch, brake light switch, and sealed battery. Other than that its all genuine old school awesomeness!
I would recommend getting the pipes chromed to make it look even cooler. Other than that ride it and enjoy it as is.
Please feel free to ask questions. I'll try to answer the best I can.
I have some room to store it for a while if the buyer is unable to pick it up right away. I do ask that payment is taken care of first however.
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