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Online Don G

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V700 Swing arm
« on: December 11, 2018, 08:59:57 AM »
I am putting together an early V700 from a basket case, frame # 1961. What is up with this aluminum plug? Looks like a factory installation.



and a view from the inside:



This anomaly is on the bottom side of the swing arm.  DonG

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Re: V700 Swing arm
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2018, 10:31:57 AM »
Probally a trial for a factory vent, similar to BMW at the time.most of the 700,ambo,eldo had that boss for a few years.
Your serial number looks familiar.
Did you acquire this bike in Cornwall Ontario?

If yes ask me how i know.
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« Last Edit: December 11, 2018, 10:33:51 AM by TOMB »
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1972 AMBASSADOR 169000 MILES
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1973 V7 SPORT 25000 MILES
1973 ELDO 300000+ MILES
1980 CX100 50 MILES
1976 CONVERT-56000  MILES AND BUILDING
1976 HONDA CB400F 27 MILES AND BUILDING SOLD

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Re: V700 Swing arm
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2018, 10:56:40 AM »
My 700's have the casting but no cap, and they are not drilled through.
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Re: V700 Swing arm
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2018, 11:09:36 AM »
TomB: I believe this bike came from North Dakota, previous owner bought a pair of V700's from a cycle shop there a number of years ago.  DonG

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Re: V700 Swing arm
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2018, 11:23:53 AM »
I was thinking that this was a vent system that didn't pan out, so they turned the tube 180* so the mistake was at the bottom and out of view.  DonG

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Re: V700 Swing arm
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2018, 02:15:59 PM »
DON G

The reason I asked is because I sold a V700 to Barry Cox in Cornwall about 15years ago. Serial # was low -- I think the serial  # was 1061.

Enjoy your project 

Barry s number is 613 938 9625 He may be able to assist you.

 I usually ask him if the Canadian's are insulating the Border this year . He says yes but it never happens.

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1972 AMBASSADOR 169000 MILES
1978 G5 170000 MILES
1973 V7 SPORT 25000 MILES
1973 ELDO 300000+ MILES
1980 CX100 50 MILES
1976 CONVERT-56000  MILES AND BUILDING
1976 HONDA CB400F 27 MILES AND BUILDING SOLD

MGNOC # 2723

 

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