You have a Series 1A produced February 1967 or thereabouts. The Redditch factory had just closed and the Westwood factory was gearing up to produce entire machines, not just the engines. The YC engines are upgraded from the Series 1 by having a screen on each oil pump, 12V w/coil ignition instead of magneto.... Go to www.ozemate.com/interceptor
, hit the Knowledge Base link, and look for the Interceptor Development papers. The associated web forum [email protected]
is worthwhile too.
There is no C in the 5 numeral frame number. It must be a zero or a 6 mis-stamped. Please tell me which. I am also curious to know the length of the seat pan. When you get into the Development papers you will recognize I wrote them and understand why that is important information. For some reason the bikes I know from that era have all lost their original seats.
You are one lucky guy. A good barn find at a bargain price. Tell me if you would like to double your money!
Next weekend I will be in England at the factory site. A rally put on by former employees. They will be pleased to know another one has turned up. You should come! Rushing to pack right now, or I would write more. Later!