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  1. winchestergoose

    winchestergoose Old Hand

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    I have found this 1949 LE Velocette Mk 1 ready for restoration. DSC_0005.JPG
     
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    Roger S Crazy Canuck Administrator

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    There's nothing fancy about that rig, is there.
     
  3. winchestergoose

    winchestergoose Old Hand

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    All metal ,no plastic..........horizontally opposed ,water cooled twin cylinder ,shaft drive ,quite a desirable item and not that common down under.
     
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    The police used these when I was a kid. Silent running, you never heard them coming.
    Nice to see a whole one.
     
  5. winchestergoose

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    We called them ''Dog Killers''.
     
  6. David Payne

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    Are you going to restore it?
     
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    Love it! Don't know why.
     
  8. winchestergoose

    winchestergoose Old Hand

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    Yes David I will restore it ...............the choice is a full restoration ,show room standard or an ''Oily Rag'' restoration.
    The experts favour an OIly Rag version ...at the very least I will repaint it in the same grey ............it's a winter project.
     
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    So does "oily rag" restoration mean a complete dismantle and rebuild/repaint, or somthing similar to a realy good service and repaint?
     
  10. winchestergoose

    winchestergoose Old Hand

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    Probably the latter David ...............Getting it going will be the first task, then possibly a paint job.
     
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    Difficult to tell on the picture but it looks like a good place to start with in the getting it going stakes is to connect the spark plug.
     

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