Grey Flash 2751

The history and restoration of a Vincent HRD Grey Flash

The brake drums fitted to the bike had been incorrectly painted grey. Stripping off the grey paint was a laborious process; between the fins being particularly time consuming. The drums are probably the first parts of this restoration that are finished and ready to fit. Once dry, they will be stored away until re-assembly.

Peter Johnson always keeps an eye on this blog and is kind enough to share his recollections with me by email. Peter’s comments on the clutch: “The original clutch was used at first… Sadly, the splined hub was soft, and kept sinking onto the output shaft… Went to see an old man who had an …

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