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    01-21-2021, 01:15 PM
    Italianbike replied to a thread 125 2c Restoration in Classics
    Ashton-under-lyne side.
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    01-20-2021, 12:56 PM
    So do you paint cars and bikes then Eric?
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    01-19-2021, 01:56 AM
    The tank was sprayed by a car sprayer and the original Benelli tank had hand done pinstripes on it! They are a line of red and black above and below...
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    01-18-2021, 04:51 PM
    Italianbike replied to a thread 125 2c Restoration in Classics
    Hi Eric. The carbs are the same and the downpipes also fit both engines. Do your exhausts have the slots in them near the ends? They are the...
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    01-18-2021, 12:20 PM
    Italianbike replied to a thread 125 2c Restoration in Classics
    Hi Eric. Which engine are you going to use? The alloy barrel and cast iron barrel crankcases are different, so are not interchangeable. The...
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    01-18-2021, 10:25 AM
    I picked up the newly sprayed tank and side panels today, I need to get the pinstripes done by a sign writer! I am pleased with the colour itís Daf...
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    01-18-2021, 10:16 AM
    R Powell replied to a thread 125 2c Restoration in Classics
    Early 125 2c have small iron barrels and later 125 2c have large fin alloy barrels!
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    01-16-2021, 04:36 PM
    Italianbike replied to a thread 125 2c Restoration in Classics
    No problem. Dudley Martin who owned Speedscene moved to Holmfirth when they closed the shop. Used to sell spares from there before retiring. That...
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    01-16-2021, 09:40 AM
    Italianbike replied to a thread 125 2c Restoration in Classics
    Hi Eric. I also have a 1974 Benelli 125 2c. Bought it over 40 years ago. Trying to keep mine standard but the engine blew up ages ago, so has one...
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    01-16-2021, 08:45 AM
    Have managed to grab a few hours on the reassemble of the Benelli I have refitted the headstock, swinging arm and stand so it feels like I am...
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    01-14-2021, 08:38 AM
    R Powell replied to a thread Unleaded fuel in Classics
    This is the fuel catalyst I use but the choice is yours.
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    01-14-2021, 02:03 AM
    R Powell replied to a thread Unleaded fuel in Classics
    Hi you need lead replacement and you can have the head converted. The seem to run ok on with lead replacement additive I even use the Tank insert...
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    01-13-2021, 09:33 AM
    R Powell replied to a thread 2c head light. in Classics
    My Benelli 250 2c has a Cev headlight, but I have fitted a new reflector that accepts h4 halogen lamps. This clips in the original chrome surround, I...
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    01-10-2021, 02:09 AM
    This is the frame and other parts that I got back from the powder coaters. I had the frame coated in gloss and other parts in satin black. Hoping to...
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    01-01-2021, 03:01 PM
    If you join the Benellimotobiclubgb they will be able to date your machine and itís a great club to be in!
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    12-29-2020, 08:16 AM
    Thanks. It's just that there are several options for the bike over the years.
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    12-28-2020, 03:02 AM
    I think the plates are old and have deteriorated, my 2c had sat a long while and the clutch constantly got stuck and took a lot of freeing off. I...
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    12-27-2020, 06:20 PM
    Hi. Do you have any photos? I am interested, if they are the correct ones for my bike. Thanks.
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    12-27-2020, 03:22 AM
    Hi my wiring loom was shot when I took it off! no wonder the lights struggled to work. I am an electrician by trade and am going to make a new loom...
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    12-26-2020, 03:29 AM
    Hi All, just a quick update on the restoration I picked up the frame and parts from powder Coaters prior to testing positive to coronavirus! The tank...
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    12-24-2020, 10:29 AM
    I would like to wish all our members throughout the world a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year ! These are difficult times and we need to look...
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About R Powell
Name:
Richard Powell
Biography:
Have owned Benellis since 1981 currently I have 5. 125 enduro,250 2c, 254 Quattro and 2 900 sei's
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Aylesbury
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Bikes,bikes,bikes
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Electrician

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1981 Benelli Sei 900
1989 Benelli Sei 900
1976 Benelli 125 Enduro
1981 Benelli 250 2c
1976 Benelli 250 Quattro
1992 Ducati. 907 ie

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