Moto Guzzi Eldorado 850 1972
Reg MCU 353K
Frame no. 054019
engine no. VP 054019
Widely regarded as the finest expression of the “loop frame” large capacity V twins,
The Eldorado is the fastest ,smoothest and best handling of the series .
Benefitting from a strengthend crankcase and 5 speed gearbox, and unique to this bike a 4 leading shoe front brake from the V7 sport model;this machine is ready for anything a prospective purchaser may have in mind.
from the centre piece of an Italian collection to a grand European tour the standard of restoration and workmanship will not let you down.
An original American market Eldorado,living the first part of its life in NYC this bike has been the subject of the most comprehensive and meticulous restoration,incorprating the best of period and modern materials ,n.o.s parts , products and engineering to create to create a concours riders machineinspired by and the equal of the famous “cycle garden “ loop frame restorations.
An outline of the restoration which includes over £9000 of new parts and services not including over 300 hours of labour follows.
Main frame and associated braketry and metalwork powdercoated gloss black.
Chemically stripped ,presssure tested fully triple chrome plated ,epoxy lined,standox painted in period fine metal flake ,hand silk screened logos,hand pinstriped
Stripped painted black or red standox ,pinstripped as above ,
,a set of incredibly rare n.o.s “Bates “ panniers with hand pinstriping. nos chromed racks.
Stripped with every casting vapour blasted to factory finish.
assembled with new ‘Gilardoni" 950cc barrels and pistons
“HMB”41/36mm valves HMB D-8.1 performance camshaft and valve train.
“Ram" clutch and lightened flywheel .
Full assembly dynamically balanced by renowned motorsport company ‘“Andrews Precision”
New u/js and balanced cardan shaft.
Every bearing and seal replaced in gearbox and bevel box.
Literally every nut bolt ,casting,removed,replated.polishedor replaced.
From the spoke nipples to the crankshaft bearings,nothing has been left untouched.
Here we have a bike that far exceeds the Mandello produced machine and yet retains all of the hard to duplicate original details and charm of the original.
A full list of specification and invoices is available to the prospective owner.
Restored to the highest standards with all the right bits by all the right people ,500 fine tuning miles only since completion.
In excess of £12000 in parts and specialist services plus 300 plus workshop hours means this beautiful Moto Guzzi must surely be one of the most desirable available anywhere in the world today.
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