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1969 BSA Rocket 3 MK1
(Featured 3rd May 2014)

Make: BSA
Model: Rocket 3
Year: 1969

Sellers original description:

Full ground up restoration with thousands of pounds and many hours spent - virtually every wear part replaced or reconditioned, this bike is essentially as new. I can provide a complete list of work done and parts fitted if required - its too long to list here. However in brief:- Engine has been re-bored, crank reground, new crankcase main bearings. Head has new valves - guides - springs. New Gearbox bearings. New Clutch plate, drive rubbers, primary chain and tensioner plate. Sensible engine upgrades have been done including mushroom headed tappet screws with lash caps, seals on inlet valve, opened out Crankcase and Oil Pump feed holes (aka T160). Original Amal's reconditioned by Alverstoke. Frame has new headstock bearings plus complete NOS front forks, new rear shocks. Wheels have been rebuilt with st/st rims and spokes, hubs fitted with sealed bearings, new brake shoes matched to skimmed hubs. New final drive sprockets and chain, battery and tyres. Re-wired with NOS wiring loom plus upgrades such as electronic ignition (Boyer) and solid state regulator/rectifier. Original speedo and tacho rebuilt by Gaggs. Taxed (historic vehicle) and MOT till Sept 2014.


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