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Old 10-31-2010, 02:53 PM   #1
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1965 Vintage Royal Enfield Scrambler Project

My second project, yay !!

I was lucky enough to find another enfield standing in the corner of some obscure shop here in New Delhi. This time it was a 1965. I have been eyeing another bike for sometime but couldn't get anything as old as this. After much bargaining later, I bought this Vintage Royal Enfield. Though at a very steep price because it was made originally in Redditch and quite possibly the only 1965 available here. Bank account is flat but me is happy, Yessir !!








And this is what I have in mind for this :





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Old 10-31-2010, 03:05 PM   #2
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You sir ... are a glutton for punishment.

But you've got my attention. I salute you.

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Old 10-31-2010, 03:33 PM   #3
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That first photo is pure art. I'd like a shirt with that on the back or a calender of the build.
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Old 10-31-2010, 03:40 PM   #4
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Chanderjeet

Nice project

Whats the numbers on the engine and frame?

I could be wrong but IMO it don't look like a British Enfield due to the triangles bolted to the gearbox should be shorter.
I think 70s or 80s Indian made plus the switches, trafficators, when did they come into being?
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Old 10-31-2010, 04:54 PM   #5
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Congrats! looking forward to another build thread!
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Old 10-31-2010, 05:35 PM   #6
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Good luck Chanders, looks like you've got your work cutout for you. looking forward to seeing the progress.
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Old 10-31-2010, 06:54 PM   #7
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Old 10-31-2010, 08:05 PM   #8
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Chanderjeet

Nice project

Whats the numbers on the engine and frame?

I could be wrong but IMO it don't look like a British Enfield due to the triangles bolted to the gearbox should be shorter.
I think 70s or 80s Indian made plus the switches, trafficators, when did they come into being?

You are right, most of the stuff is fairly *new. The bike had been used well by its last owner who after like 2 decades of onwership starting putting on all sorts of unmatched / aftermarket parts.Will get the engine and chassis # soon. Thanks everyone else.


And yes, by trials I meant like a offroader and not the trials where they jump rocks and pipes.
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Old 11-01-2010, 03:15 AM   #9
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Go on, go the full Oberdan Bezzi sketch look:



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Old 11-02-2010, 05:33 PM   #10
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Go on, go the full Oberdan Bezzi sketch look:



Those wondering what an Oberdan beezzi designed Enfield looks like..



Actually sort of tastefully retro.
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Old 11-01-2010, 08:59 AM   #11
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And yes, by trials I meant like a offroader and not the trials where they jump rocks and pipes.
Too bad...it might make a nice classic trials project bike too!

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Old 11-02-2010, 07:24 AM   #12
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You've got some work on your hands there Chanderjeet. Good luck with it.

Beautiful photographs again. The pictures you post are stunning.
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Old 11-12-2010, 06:25 AM   #13
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Chanderjeet

Nice project

Whats the numbers on the engine and frame?
G2/60978
E1/22978
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Old 11-02-2010, 11:34 AM   #14
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You sir ... are a glutton for punishment.

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Old 11-02-2010, 12:57 PM   #15
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Chanderjeet, what filter did you use on that first pic?
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