Grey Flash 2751

The history and restoration of a Vincent HRD Grey Flash

The special Grey Flash pattern chainguard was not present on the bike so one need to be manufactured. A genuine, and somewhat battered, Comet item was procured from eBay, by myself, some years previously. Using period shots, Bert set to work cutting it and brazing on a bracket. The finished chainguard is now ready to …

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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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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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