1976 Triumph Bonneville T140V - restored

1976 Triumph Bonneville

Triumph Bonneville 1976 technical specifications

Condition: Used
Item location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Make: Triumph
Model: Bonneville
SubModel: T140V
Year: 1976
Mileage: 6,000
VIN: T140VJKN63393
Color: Red
Engine size: 750
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Here is a beautifully restored example of a collectible anddesirable British Twin – the 1976 Triumph Bonneville T140V. A twin 750cc, -speed left-side gear footshift with dual disk brakes, .S. model. The 1976 model is widely considered to represent the best era of the classic Bonneville’s longhistory, egarding dependability, ngine power and comfort.

This motorcycle has beenprofessionallyrestored and thoroughly gone over by renowned classic Brit bike motorcycle mechanic Rex Floyd, ho owns Brit Bike Repair, ocated in Franklinton, .C. The bike had a total engine rebuild in 2015, o include new pistons & rings, nd the sludge trap cleaned to“as-new” condition. There are no oil leaks, o smoke, nd the Bonneville is ready to ride. Motor sounds and runs excellent, nd gear transmission shifts smoothly through all 5 gears.

Matching frame &engine numbers; clean title (no salvage, lood, ccident or theft history) & currently registered & tagged with the North Carolina DMV. Location of the motorcycle is near Raleigh, .C. This motorcycle has always been stored inside in a climate controlled environment.

Seller requests a $500 deposit by the winning buyer is required within 48 hours of auction close, nd remainder of payment is due within 7 days, n cash or by PayPal. Contact Steve at (919) 245-2326 for inquiries:

Description of Restoration:

  • total engine rebuild with new 020 pistons & rings onfresh bore
  • newvalue & guides
  • sludge trap cleaned; as-newcondition
  • original & professionally re-chromed handlebars, eadlight,grab rail and front & rear fenders
  • polished front & rear brake hubs; front & rear
  • new brake rotors & pads; front & rear
  • new Dunlop tires - front & rear; correct period
  • new Excelraised edge aluminum rims & stainless steel spokes, ront & rear
  • new exhaust headers and mufflers, eautifully chromed
  • braided stainless steel brake lines, ront & rear
  • twin 30mm Amal MkII carburetors, ebuilt with no play in slides
  • new lithium Shorai battery
  • Boyer electronic system & solid statecharging system
  • chrome polished front fork lowers, ith new rubber fork gaiters
  • original braided wiring harness
  • polished handlebar controls that work correctly
  • nice tank badges; correct period
  • newmirror (left side); correct period
  • nice condition &recoveredseat, ith no rust on seat pan
  • new rear chain & sprocket
  • new speedometer & tachometer cables
  • immaculate paint on tank with period correct Cherokee Red & Cold White paintscheme, nbsp;with hand-painted gold pinstripe
  • Workshop Manual for Triumph Twins is included
  • No turn signals (but can be added to the existing wiring harness connections)
Factory Description of the 1976 Triumph Bonneville T140V:

Engine Type: Air cooled, verhead valve, ertical twin

Displacement: 744cc / 45.0 cubic inch

Bore & Stroke: 76mm x 82mm / 2.99” x 3.23”

Compression: 8.6:1

Carburetors: twin Amal MKII concentrics R930/9, 0mm

Ignition: Boyer solid state ignition, ew Shorai lithium battery

Engine Output: 49 bhp @ 6200 rpm

Primary Drive: 3/8” triplex x 84 links

Primary Sprockets: Engine 29T X Clutch 58T

Clutch: Multi-plate, et

Gearbox: 5-speed constant mesh, eft foot shift


1st Gear: 12.25:1

2nd Gear: 8.63:1

3rd Gear: 6:58:1

4th Gear: 5.59:1

Final Drive Sprockets: Engine 29T X Clutch 58T

Frame Type: All welded, il bearing large tube backbone

Front Suspension: telescopic fork, ydraulic damping 2-way

Rear Suspension: swing arm, Girling dampers

Front Brake: 10” disk, -piston hydraulic caliper

Rear Brake: 10” disk, -piston hydraulic caliper

Front Tire: 3.25” x 19” Dunlop, ibbed

Rear Tire: 4.00’ x 19” Dunlop, niversal

Fuel Capacity: 3.0 gallons (U.S. model)

Wheelbase: 54.5" / 140.3 cm

Seat Height: 32.5”

Ground Clearance: 5”

Weight: 387 lbs.

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