The essence of a motorcycle: moto guzzi v50/II 1981/2004

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Moto Guzzi V50 III

The essence of a motorcycle: Moto V50 II

‘1981 model V50/II, front brake pump the tank. I started with (from eBay 😉 complete documentation (in English): user’s and spare parts catalogue to PDFs). For reference, I purchased the same for Moto Guzzi since I’ve read on the Net) that, although bikes look very — except for the brake on the handlebar — many are incompatible.

So here they are for those who may it: user’s manual (in German) and parts catalogue for Moto V50 III.

Restoration started March by complete disassembly and thermal of the frame and other details. was performed in the garage of Polmotor ), Polish representative of Moto

Engine: in concordance with the myth of Moto Guzzi it was found in nearly perfect except for the leaks, which after two iterations of dissasembly and the seals. Runs — and — great!

Air intake: this was the only one (apart from the tank ;-)) modification of the original Airbox, of generally bad opinion in models (c.f. ), was with cone air filters and a made breathing for the crankcase. also gave the bike a look leaving free between the cylinders.

Electrical installation: all wiring was from new elements to fit also the modification. The original Bosch and rectifier are no more available; I bought two ignition boxes eBay, and the rectifier was adapted in the There were also with battery charging but after replacing most of the with brand new ones it works :-)

Moto Guzzi V50 III

Tyres: I put 10 oversize — to the manual — on both and rear; now taking a wheel out deflating the tyre.

Rear the bike I bought had Marzocchi dampers, I do not know whether were originally assembled in model or replaced by an owner. regeneration they work

Silencers: loud pipes than standard, apart a great sound they give some power The subjective feeling of power is to a new Breva 750 (with catalyser and 2 norm silencers).

Restoration half a year, plus — (click here for a detailed description in Polish).

Moto Guzzi V50 III

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