Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle

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Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle

Postby lycanmoon » Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:39 pm

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Hi guys .... Though you might like to see my latest toy LOl ! It's a 2000 reg Indian made Royal Enfield , though its a modern bike they are made to exactly the same plans and specifications as they were in the mid fifties .... these pictures were taken when I first got it , approx 2 & 1/2 months ago , I was tempted to restore it to 100% original , but thought ....NAH ! it needs a 50's American look , at the moment it is stripped down to a frame , engine and wheels .... I've since sourced a Harley Davidson style fish tail exhaust, a Harley air filter and an Indian motorcyle style horn , the single saddle is having a cream coloured seat cover made , I've got higher wider Harley style handlebars for her along with a tombstone rearlight with the no. plate mounted above the light unit, the tank / toolbox / battery box have been stripped of paint ready for a good home re spray next year, colour scheme I haven't decided on yet , ut am thinking of either a metallic copper and cream OR Pastel peppermint green and cream ?? Indian / Harley Motorcycle style and It will be sporting white wall tyre trims .... let me know what you think guys And I will put up a pic of a 750 twin enfield that was sold by the Indian Motorcyle co. in America but badged as an Indian ..... this is the style I am working towards :D
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Re: Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle

Postby lycanmoon » Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:41 pm

This is the style / look that I'm working towards ....
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Re: Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle

Postby Mark » Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:02 am

Have to admit, I had doubts when I read the description of what you'd planned, but it looks really good in the photo. I didn't know that many of those had found their way back to the UK. Lovely looking engine in them. Big and solid - no messing around type style. Bet it sounds good !
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Re: Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle

Postby Paul » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:57 am

Hi I Kev,
I look forward to reading more on this project :D :D
Just :) to Cause a Landslide - Some :superlglue: will be included .....

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Re: Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle

Postby lycanmoon » Thu Dec 12, 2013 3:54 pm

The Indian made enfields are few and far between seen on the roads over here , the blue one above is an original twin from the 50's as sold in America , though mines a single "thumper" I think it will look as good ( well .. I hope so ! Lol ) I have no idea what my bike sounds like as it was bought from a friend as a non runner having been ridden back to his house then stored for nearly 2yrs in his garage as he also has a 350 enfield bullet, a ? 2007 triumph & a mk 3 zephyr to keep him busy ..
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Re: Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle

Postby Mark » Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:06 pm

I'll look forward to seeing the restoration. Please show us how you get on :pray: :pray: :pray: :pray:
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Re: Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle

Postby lycanmoon » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:15 am

Will do Mark :D
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