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1971 Norton Seeley Cafe' Racer

  • 1971 Norton Seeley Cafe' Racer
  • 1971 Norton Seeley Cafe' Racer
  • 1971 Norton Seeley Cafe' Racer
  • 1971 Norton Seeley Cafe' Racer
Price : USD22,500 (Fixed)
Date : July 31, 2018
Condition : Used
Year : 1971
Model : Norton Seeley Cafe' Racer
Bike Type : Café Racer
Mileage : 50
Engine Size : 750
VIN : 00000000000000001
Shipping to : Worldwide
Location : Birmingham, Alabama, United States

1971 NORTON-SEELEY Café Racer Retired CEO downsizing personal motorcycle collection. The motorcycle offered here is NOT STREET LEGAL. This bike has been “out of circulation” for the past 40 years as part of a personal collection. The bike is powered by a 750 Norton Commando engine (performance modifications listed below) which has never been broken-in. Chassis is by Colin Seeley, renown frame designer from England. This is the Seeley Mk 3 frame. The engine is used as a stressed-member of the frame and has no downtubes. It is made of SIF bronze, hand brazed, Reynolds 531 chrome- moly tubing. One glance tells you this is not a production unit sold to the public. The frame, including bushings and bearings, weighs 25 pounds. Enlarge the photos and look closely at the frame welds. Each is a hand polished work of art. Every surface invites scrutiny to fully appreciate its beauty. Polished Amal Carbs with velocity stacks draw fuel from the handmade aluminum tank and feed the high performance 750 Commando engine. Dry weight is approximately 300lbs being pushed by 65-70 HP—an excellent power to weight ratio. In 1969, four of the top ten bikes in the Isle of Man TT Race, used Seeley frames. This remarkable piece of racing history is suitable for display in a museum, the centerpiece of a personal collection, or race in the  AHRMA class. It has been beautifully preserved. This machine is the predecessor of today’s commercially offered sports/café bikes. It is mechanically sound and cosmetically stunning. The engine pulls like a locomotive and emits a thunderous noise through its open megaphones. Observers are often bewildered and overwhelmed by the exhaust note and brutish engine. This motorcycle has never been safety-wired. Engine has never been broken-in  since speed mods were made. Brake rotors show no scoring from use. ENGINE MODIFICATIONS: Boyer Electronic Ignition S&W Valve Springs Bosch Coils Russell Stainless Braided Lines Superblend Roller Main Bearings Amal Velocity Stacks–works type Rockers, Shot peened, Lightened, Magnafluxed Compression Ratio 10.5:1 Balanced Crank, Rods, Pistons Main Jets #230 Standard diameter valves—3 angle seats Camshaft specs—-Intake open 41 degrees, close 69 degrees                                   Exhaust open 59 degrees, close 39 degrees                                   Valve lift .398     This motorcycle does not have a title as it is not street legal.  Buyer will be given a notarized bill of sale. I have sold dozens of my collectible motorcycles to satisfied eBay buyers.  Located in Birmingham, Alabama. Buy with confidence.

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