Grey Flash 2751

The history and restoration of a Vincent HRD Grey Flash

Throughout its long racing career 2751 suffered many incidents that left their mark on the surviving original components. The magnesium gearbox casing bears “witness” marks from where primary chain slackness had been adjusted to the point where the casing was pushed up against the G50/2 pivot bearing plate. Once a new primary chain had been …

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This component is of a special configuration to accommodate the Albion racing gearbox and thus unique to the Grey Flash. This modification was performed in antiquity but for what purpose we’re not sure.There is an argument that it was done for purposes of lightening though we think it may have been undertaken to enable easier …

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