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Moto Guzzi Le Mans 850

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Moto Le Mans Mk 1 Restoration This shows the 14 month Tear phase of the Moto Guzzi Le Mk 1 from 1978.

It is an 850cc Air V twin — The bike is a rod motor with two valves per The flywheel and Ring Gear approx 7.5kg. It is shaft The bike has linked Brembo brakes, the three calipers are all pot.’

I got hold of the bike 3 years ago taking the first at mid day on the 12th of October 2008.

I was 19 and the bike had spent the last 20 laying untouched in an old shed. dust and going rotten.

It was my old bike and he had got it second hand in 1979 with 1500 on the clock. He was looking for a bike to do long distance touring on, and Guzzis to BMWs due to the better in the wet. he thrashed the bike day of the year for 10 years doing 100,000 miles on the bike, all Europe in rain and shine ever really needing to do work to it.

However eventually the bike up, needing new big end shells and new gear box spring.

As I was just starting at university I needed some transport and having just my test, the guzzi fitted the A bit of a restoration project and a cool

Moto Guzzi Le Mans 850

HOWEVER

This video the brake down phase of the 14 months hard work, the the bike was taken apart the it got, everything that rust was, everything could rot had, and everything was pistons, carbs, calipers. The

The exhaust valves were cracked or chipped, the piston were missing, the big ends ruined, the valve seats and were worn almost away, the valve springs and springs were out of tolerance, the oil leaked, the tires had gone the battery was finished, the fork leaked the cables had all worn, the pipes had gone brittle and the rear dampers were the down pipes, and entire was rotten the breather box, damper, rear indicators, shaft, small end bushes, lines, screen, front mud left rear view horn, HT leads, plugs, fluid, gearbox oil, oil and brake master cylinders, all to be fixed or needed replacing. bits were manufactured EN58J stainless steel by my ‘In House’ ensuring this bike never rusty again, and I got the little

bits which he couldn’t


As the video goes through, you get the to see actually what a bad state the old was in.

As of October 2010 the bike is now together in one piece (minus the rebuild) and almost rebuilt, we hope to have the bike by new year. The starter motor the engine over for the first last weekend, and I sat on it for the first ever this weekend. Guzzi Le Mans Mk 1 Restoration

Moto Guzzi Le Mans 850
Moto Guzzi Le Mans 850

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