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FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia #713592
11/02/17 3:45 pm
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1968 TR6C matching numbers, purchased this summer, it was a project that started in 2007 and was slowly built. Engine internals all rebuilt, frame painted, original dunlop rims retained as were the mufflers, headpipes are new, front end rebuilt, brand new 930 carb. New wiring harness. Recently purchased paint from Don Hutchinson and other parts for the tank like badges and trim from Skinners as well as another headlight bucket. Starts first kick, fresh and crisp running. New tires. It does leak oil, no news there......$7900 not much to make this a real sharp looking bike.

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Re: FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia [Re: goodtry] #713593
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Re: FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia [Re: goodtry] #713594
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Re: FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia [Re: goodtry] #713617
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More info from Previous owner.


1968 Triumph 650 TR6C

Frame: new swing arm bushings. Tapered bearings in neck. New fenders, seat

Existing 49 year old chrome: Front and rear rims, hand levers, kick lever, shift lever, headlight, mufflers, tank badges, fuel cap.

Wheels: New sealed bearings, new brake shoes, new Dunlop tires and new tubes.

Cables: Clutch, gas, air, front brake, speedometer, all new.

Speedometer and drive new. Gas valves new, all rubber cushions new, battery new, oil cap new.

Front Forks: New bushings, seals, gators, hardware. new handle bars

Electrics: New wiring harness, points, condensers, stator, switches, bulbs, coils, rectifier. Old key switch, horn, zener diode.

Transmission: New bearings, clutch wheel and clutch disc, shift springs, detent spring and plunger. new front and rear sprocket, Diamond rear chain, Reynolds primary chain.

Engine: New seals and gaskets, sludge tube & cap, pistons, rings, rod bearings, wrist bushings, crank bearings.

Old cams, followers, bushings, push rods, rockers, adjusters.

Notes: No kill switch, skid pan, steering damper. Bored .040. crank turned .010. Leaks a little oil from crank. Started 10 years ago.

Re: FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia [Re: goodtry] #713632
11/02/17 7:43 pm
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Very informative spec sheet, and great photos.

You asking price might have been better received at the START of the riding season, rather than right near the END!


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Re: FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia [Re: goodtry] #713635
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Already had some interest, being told they're in need of a quick and easy Winter project. This would be like a one week project for the right person. Thanks for the reply.

Re: FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia [Re: goodtry] #721185
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Re: FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia [Re: goodtry] #725825
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Re: FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia [Re: goodtry] #725834
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beautiful bike, beautiful shop. maybe you will do better this spring, but as much as i love the bike, its too pricey for me anyway.

Re: FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia [Re: goodtry] #725922
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Thank you. Going to begin selling off maybe 8-10 bikes this year. My father loved the old british bikes as he raced back in the 60's. He had a particular love for the Goldstar. He passed last month, but we really spent alot of time together and one of the reasons were these bikes. I did go crazy but it was worth it in the end. I'll try to post them here first.

Re: FS: 1968 TR6C - Georgia [Re: goodtry] #725928
02/17/18 7:33 pm
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Sorry for the loss of your Dad, by the looks of the shop and the love of bikes I'm sure there's a lot of great memories


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