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Hi all

Are any of you knowledgable about classic benellis? I have been thinking about finding something for a restoration project and I am now 100% a Benelli convert! I havent done one before and it will be a learning experience for me, so I would ideally like something that will be relatively easy to work on, with at least a decent chance of spares and with a reasonable reputation for reliability.
So far I quite like the look of the old tornado and have seen them on ebay a couple of times. Any knowledge about them?
The 900sei looks nice as well but wonder if it could be a bit more ambitious.

Any advice greatly appreciated so I don't bite off more than I can chew!

Cheers

Col
 

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I like your style Borat. I bought a 900 SEI last year but It didn't need a lot doing to it as it had less than 500 mile on the clock since new. See :- http://www.benelliforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1619

I replaced some of the rubber hoses which had perished and fitted a new air filter box which was cracked and it's now like new:)

The best guy by far for Benelli parts from the de Tomaso era (70's) is Detlef Burian. He has a warehouse full of original or pattern parts for most of the bikes. Most of the site is in Germarn but you can usually find your way around it OK.

Note - Click on the 'Benelli Teileshop' link in the left hand menu, then select the bike you are looking for parts for.
Here is a link to his website:- http://www.benelliparts.de/index.php

Let us all know if you manage to pick up something Borat:clap:
 

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Wow! That is one nice looking example Laurence! Have to say seeing it like that makes me want one more, although I suspect that engine isnt the easiest to work on! Hmmm...
 
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