Grey Flash 2751

The history and restoration of a Vincent HRD Grey Flash

The Grey Flash features an extensively drilled and lightened headstock casting. The Works must have deemed this appearance a little unsightly so an alloy cover plate was devised to cover up the holes and provide a place for the mercury crest transfer. I’m convinced this is original to the bike; accurately constructing a similar part …

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Last night Bert sent through some images that I’ve been eagerly awaiting… We know that 2751 left The Works with special finishes because the Record Card states: “Girdraulic anodized” and “dull chrome” as the finish for the petrol tank. However, we were not sure which other parts would have been finished thus and it was …

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There has been a delay due to: (i) waiting on parts, (ii) the c-virus, and resulting lockdown, and (iii) to a medical emergency that resulted in ace spannerman Bert nearly losing his hand after a malevolent pathogen came out of nowhere and took hold… His full recovery will take some time but he’s now getting …

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The original FT3 that we obtained from Franc and Greg, down in Australia, has been drilled. David Dunfey kindly supplied additional data which enabled us to drill with confidence. He also furnished us with photos of the original FT3 from his GF. Once the lockdown has lifted and businesses are up ‘n’ running again, this …

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