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Offline Scoozi My Guzzi

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81 Lemans III Custom Café
« on: November 23, 2022, 12:40:08 PM »
Hello Forum, friends, about 16 years ago my son and I turned a basket case 850 T into a lovely café racer. Drawing on those fond memories, last weekend my son purchased a 1981 Lemans III that has been heavily customized to café standards. He bought it in Brussels Belgium, with no history other than we understand it was sold new in the Netherlands, then in a private collection for a long time. It is quite a distinctive build, so I wonder if anyone on this forum has seen it or knows anything about it. Thanks for checking it out.








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Re: 81 Lemans III Custom Café
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2022, 06:07:00 PM »
Sorry.....cant help, but just wanted to say it sure is pretty!!!

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Re: 81 Lemans III Custom Café
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2022, 06:29:47 PM »
What a machine!
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Re: 81 Lemans III Custom Café
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2022, 11:51:40 AM »
'Tis a beauty indeed.   :thumb:
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Re: 81 Lemans III Custom Café
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Re: 81 Lemans III Custom Café
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2022, 11:56:20 AM »
Thats a gorgeous Guzzi. The gold wheels just set it off! :thumb:
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Re: 81 Lemans III Custom Café
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2022, 12:54:51 AM »
It's a very pretty machine with some nice details. There are hundreds of Guzzi's that have received a similar treatment. you may want to look at the engine #to see if it has a VF prefix.
1997 Daytona RS
1991 Cal III Big Valve Hotrod
1987 LeMans SE Dave's Cycle Racer
1984 LeMans III
19?? Sidlow Guzzi
1974 850-T Sport
1969 A-series Ambassador
1996 Triumph Daytona 1200
1982 Alfa Romeo GTV6 Balocco SE 3.0

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Re: 81 Lemans III Custom Café
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2022, 09:46:10 AM »
What would the VF prefix signify?

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Re: 81 Lemans III Custom Café
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2022, 04:23:41 PM »
VF signifies it's a LeMans3 motor. Things often get changes on customs. The fella who sold me my lemans 3 wanted to do a 1100 motor swap.
1997 Daytona RS
1991 Cal III Big Valve Hotrod
1987 LeMans SE Dave's Cycle Racer
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1974 850-T Sport
1969 A-series Ambassador
1996 Triumph Daytona 1200
1982 Alfa Romeo GTV6 Balocco SE 3.0

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