Classic Cars for Sale and Wanted on Car and Classic Private/Dealer, Vintage/Veteran Used Cars.

Post Motorcycles Free Advert Edit Motorcycles Free Advert



Click here to list ALL Makes

1966 Matchless G12 For Sale

1966 Matchless G12 For Sale
1966 Matchless G12 For Sale (picture 1 of 6)
1966 Matchless G12 For Sale (picture 2 of 6)
1966 Matchless G12 For Sale (picture 3 of 6)
1966 Matchless G12 For Sale (picture 4 of 6)
1966 Matchless G12 For Sale (picture 5 of 6)
1966 Matchless G12 For Sale (picture 6 of 6)
This is a near all original condition, Matchless G12 that has been owned by me for 28 years. As with all the late AMC machines it is fitted with Norton Roadholder forks and their full width hubs, the rear being QD.

Currently MoT to April 2018.

When I purchased, the machine had been laid-up in a leaky shed for 15 or so years previously. I then dismantled and rebuilt the engine and gearbox, dismantled and rebuilt the front forks, renewed the wheel rims and replaced the rotted silencers.

The remaining bright-work was re-chromed. The only disappointment is that the chrome on the new rims is now starting to show some flaking.

During the engine re-build, the piston rings and bearing shells were replaced, all of which are standard. Any other minor items were also replaced at this time.

The gearbox did not require any replacement items.

The paintwork, with the exception of the rear brake plate, is the original factory enamel that has withstood the elements remarkably well. The original seat cover has had a small split repaired.

Slight improvements I made during ownership is the provision of a halogen headlight, the twin leading shoe front brake, full flow spin-off oil filter, an anti-sumping valve that incorporates a ignition on/off switch, and the rear rack.

The battery is a new modern sealed unit type and the front tyre has just been replaced.

It is an easy starting, steady, and comfortable machine that I have enjoyed over the years, but as part of my machine collection reduction, it now has to go.

I doubt that there are many virtually original condition machines in existence so here is an opportunity to obtain something a little different.
Price: £5300 As stated
Advert Type: For Sale
Category: Motorcycles
Make: Matchless
Model (alt): G12
Year: 1966
Country: UK
Region: Berkshire
Town: Reading
Telephone: 07043 240322  070 charges / info
Status: Private
E-mail: Contact Advertiser via Email
Listing Date: 17-Jul-2017
Ref: C857144
  This advert viewed 2639 times Login to edit this advert

Matchless Trials (1961)

Matchless Trials G80 CS Rep. 500cc single good condition, unraced. competition & dual seats, new alloy tank, 12 volt electrics(alternator) oil filter, decompressor, good chromework,road gears trials tyres, .....

  • £5800
  • 06-Jul-2017
  • Lincolnshire
  • Private
Matchless G15 Pair of Front Mudguard Stays 03-1653/1655 (1964)

Matchless G15 Pair of NEW Black Front Mudguard Stays 03-1653/1655 UK Manufactured

  • £34
  • 23-May-2017
  • West Midlands
  • Trade
1960 G80 500cc

1960 G80 500CC Matchless total rebuild in fantastick condition Mot till sept 2016 ready to ride £5995

  • £5995
  • 07-Jul-2017
  • Sussex
  • Trade
Classic 1961 Matchless G2 / 250cc single 4-stroke

Classic 1961 Matchless G2 250cc, single 4-stroke. Full professional respray on tanks/side panels, front & rear mudguards late 2015 - £495.00. New graphics £35.00. Seat recovered late 2015 - £175.00. .....

  • £2450
  • 15-Jun-2017
  • Scotland
  • Private
Matchless G2, 1961, 250cc

Very nice condition, original transferable registration valued in excess of £1500.

  • £3500
  • 24-May-2017
  • Gloucestershire
  • Trade
Matchess G5 350cc motorcycle. (1960)

Hi, have decided to sell my 1960 matchless G5 350cc was completly restored when i purchased it, it has a new battery and carburetter and throttle cable. its in exellent condition probably one of the best .....

  • £4250
  • 26-Jun-2017
  • Kent
  • Private
MATCHLESS G80 CS 1966 14 800 EUR

Arrival at the store of a 1966 Matchless G80 CS. A powerful english scrambler in 500cc, which has become rare on the market. A machine as agile on dirty and stony paths as on our country roads. Very .....

  • £12780
  • 24-May-2017
  • France
  • Trade
1961 Matchless G5 350cc

Matchless 350cc (1961) Original very rare Very powerful and solid bike , full logbook and full service history come with manual book. - Excellent condition bike with good panels no scratches .....

  • £3000
  • 26-May-2017
  • Private