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The 505 is alive Before and after


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1968 R 60US in its original factory color Granada Red. The before photos show what I started with, no matching serial # engine. Thanks to a some connections the original but bare engine block was located and the project began in earnest. Yes that is an early non choke air filter housing, it is what I had for the project, the correct non choke one is on another bike on display and they will be switched soon. I had to make a number of corrections on the frame during the rescue / restoration due to a previous owner making a mess.


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Nice work! Not sure what the "505" is related to... Anyway, here's more of the back story: