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Classic, Vintage & Veteran For Coventry and Meriden Models. Anything pre-Hinckley goes.

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Old 11-03-2012, 07:56 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Thanks for the input. That makes sense it was cut and put back on. I just did not know why. That might explain why the distances between the hinges are 'just' a bit off. The welding is ugly but looks solid. The bike came with another rear hoop that had been cut from some other bike. If that is a normal enough angle then fine.
If that other loop looks good I might like to have it, mine is pretty crappy.
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It looks perfect as I recall. Give me a bit and I will go out and bring it in the house to double check.
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I don't know if it helps but here are some photos of mine (1971 T120 high frame).

I don't know how original mine is but it may help show how the rear guard brace is mounted.







NB mine does have a weld on the right rail just behind the shock mount. I don't know if this was a repair made at some point or was just how they made the frame.
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