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Too high, in my opinion. It's missing quite a few bits and who knows what kind of work it needs.



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Hi,

"HG" is July 1972, number looks about right for the date.

Can't enlarge any of the images enough to tell if the engine has the '70-on large-diameter crankcase breather. :(

Many of the cycle parts are earlier, could be all '68 - front brake is pre-'69, no idea what the front fender or fork shrouds are from, headlamp shell and rear lamp ally mounting are '68-'70 so rear fender likely the same, rear shocks are pre-'69 style (one hopes not original ...).

Lot of work and parts just to make it a runner ...

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It doesn't have the access plugs in the rocker boxes, these should be present on a 1972 model. With so many parts from earlier models fitted it might be worth confirming the engine/frame numbers and taking it from there. Does seem like a high asking price for something which is a long way off being ridden.
 

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The ad does state 'Looking for offers', $2000 is probably shooting for the moon as you need to put a price when you post.
 

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If you verify the engine frame numbers and they match , also the engine belly numbers match, engine not locked up and trans functional not stolen and you really want it ,make an offer of 800.00
 

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I paid a grand for my 66 tbird, 3k for my 73 Bonneville I got about 1500.00 into my Current project not counting my labor and the expertise of the Great People here..
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If it was close to me (which its not) my absolute top offer would be about $250.

The bike is a 68 (not 71 or 72) with a VIN of H63311. There was never a 72 500 twin with a VIN of HG63311 a 72 HG VIN would have been a 650 twin Starting with 30870. If there is a G in the VIN on this bike the VIN has been played with.

The ad lists the bike as parts bike (In other words NO Title.) and I doubt the parts there are in very good condition.


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Hi K,

a 72 HG VIN would have been a 650 twin Starting with 30870.
According to Bonnie, HG30870 was the first '72 T120R, built in calendar July 1971?

However, I'm thinking of HG63311 built in calendar July 1972 . Bear in mind Triumph In America has the last '72 T100R (shipped to the US?) as GG59646. Otoh, @raz1777 has posted about his '72 T120RV HG61715 (1972 Bonnie in original condition For Sale, post #54) bought new from John Healy's shop. So, given '73 production didn't start 'til calendar August 1972, I thought a very late '72 T100R numbered HG63311 wasn't beyond the bounds of possibility?

Otoh2, given the number of possible '68 parts visible in the pictures of that bike, I like your explanation too. (y)

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Good Afternoon (here) Stuart

I'm not at home and taking info off the Vintage Bike Magazine which is from Triumph in America.

With all respect to the books mentioned I have found errors in both and will look at some information I have at home.

The bike is a 68 look at the bolts at the top of the shock and the bolts retaining the rear fender that style was bolt was not used in 71 or 72.

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What number would you put on it, GP?
If I was selling, it would have been $1,250 and I would have let them talk me down to $1,000.

If I was buying, I'd want it for $750.

I can say the above because I've sold all my basket cases and rolling projects as of over a year ago; not doing that any more.
 

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Hi K,


According to Bonnie, HG30870 was the first '72 T120R, built in calendar July 1971?

However, I'm thinking of HG63311 built in calendar July 1972 . Bear in mind Triumph In America has the last '72 T100R (shipped to the US?) as GG59646. Otoh, @raz1777 has posted about his '72 T120RV HG61715 (1972 Bonnie in original condition For Sale, post #54) bought new from John Healy's shop. So, given '73 production didn't start 'til calendar August 1972, I thought a very late '72 T100R numbered HG63311 wasn't beyond the bounds of possibility?

Otoh2, given the number of possible '68 parts visible in the pictures of that bike, I like your explanation too. (y)

Hth.

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Yup HG30870 built July 1971 as 1972 model and the last 650 built as 1971 model was HG30869. Take a look at the VIN number section of www.vintagebikemagazine.com and note the flow of the VIN numbers makes it a wee bit easier.

Regarding HG61715 built July I972. Yes that would make possible that HG63311 Could have been a T100 as I believe there may have been a few T100's built after HG60000.
However as I believe the last 1972 HG VIN number used was 62063 I doubt there was a 1973 T100 HG63311.

The VIN number for a 68 T90/T100 ran from H57084 -H65573. All the bits on the bike are 68 bits ( grey gauges, smooth roll pleat seat cover, rear fender, taillight, nuts, bolts, front brakes, etc. It's a 68
Gotta run the Misses has spoken.

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GPZ, I have a 90% complete and original ‘67 Bonny , matching numbers, engine is together and turns over. Rough chrome. What is something like that worth ? I know you would want to see it, but just roughly a price range , because I have no idea. I have had many offers on the engine but since I have the whole bike I don’t want to break it up., Thanks in advance.
 

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GPZ, I have a 90% complete and original ‘67 Bonny , matching numbers, engine is together and turns over. Rough chrome. What is something like that worth ? I know you would want to see it, but just roughly a price range , because I have no idea. I have had many offers on the engine but since I have the whole bike I don’t want to break it up., Thanks in advance.
Resist separating engine from matching chassis! Of course it's yours and you can do as you like, but TRY to resist.

If it were mine, I'd want $2K MINIMUM for it. It would be worth a heck of a lot more if you would do a basic "make-run" so it could be sold as a runner rather than a roller.

Absolutely, some decent photos would go a long way to a more accurate appraisal; still, the non-running engine is the biggest obstacle in your particular case.

If I were still into buy/sell/trade, I would probably be half way to your house by now. '67 Bonnies are highly desirable.
 
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