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1972 Norton Commando Cafe Racer For Sale

Ground up cafe racer Commando build.
Started out as a low mileage 1972 Combat engined Commando.
Has matching numbers. No modifications have been made to the frame.
Engine has been stripped and modified to enhance reliability.
Crankcases have been modified to the later 850 type breather.
Main bearings replaced with the "Superblend type"
New shells fitted(std)
Camshaft replaced with standard camshaft from Andover (p/n 061084)
Followers reground to correct profile.
Compression plate fitted to reduce compression and restore correct rocker geometry.
Rebored to + 0.020 with JCC pistons.
New valves and springs.
Seats recut.
New cam and primary chains.
Gearbox rebuilt with new bearings.
Electronic ignition with modern twin spark coil.
New carburettors.
Rolling chassis overhauled inc
Pair fork stanchions,seals bushes and damper valves.
Wheels rebuilt with new rims,spokes and tyres.
New brake pads and shoes.
New master cylinder and clutch lever.
New clocks ,headlight and switches.
Complete new bespoke wiring loom with soldered earths, high quality shrink wrap and japanese bullet connectors.
New alternator stator and combined rectifier /regulator.
Norvil rearsets.
Complete new exhaust system and bracketry.
New shock absorbers,chain and sprockets.
Tab2Classics tank and seat.
The bike has had a short shakedown run which showed slight fluctuation in the front brake.
The disc will be changed this week for a new cast iron disc.
The engine will require running in.
Selling as need the money for other projects.
Bike is tax and mot exempt.
Price £12000 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Motorcycles
Make Norton
Model Commando
Year 1972
Country UK
Region Gloucestershire
Town Forest of Dean
Status Private
Date 29-Aug-2019
Ref C1009094
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