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1975 Triumph Trident T160

1975 Triumph Trident T-160 Price: $12,500 OBO

- I am the original owner
- Includes original sales receipt from John Esler Triumph, Grand Rapids, MI
- Includes original Owner's Manual and tool kit; also have the Haynes manual for Trident (printed in England in 1975), sales brochure
- Besides me, only 4 mechanics have put a wrench to her: John Esler's shop guy, Harold Werth in Plainfield, IL., The Insane Bike Collector in Leander, TX; Brid Caveney who corrected work by Austin Moto (HIGHLY recommend Brid for all Triumph/BSA work!)
- Castrol GTX for first few years, then Mobile 1 ever since
- Original paint - tank showing a little fading; OEM paint on tank is 3 coats pearl white, 2 coats purple and 2 coats clear lacquer - New owner can explore buffing it if desired.
- Had the chain guard powder coated in original black due to damage from battery vent line discharge years ago
- Brakes completely rebuilt in 2017 - masters, wheel cylinders, pads and rear brake line
- Really should replace the front brake line (original rubber)
- Neutral détente pins replaced in 2017
- Speedometer rebuilt by Nisonger Instruments (NY) in 2009 (18,500 miles certified at that time, now has 19,3xx miles on it)
- Replaced rear shocks with Hagon gas type in 2009 (exact visual match to originals)
- Replaced fuel lines in 2008 - have crimping die tool purchased from Baxter cycle
- Replaced seat foam with custom matching original shape Supercell from Sargent Cycle (in their FL shop) in 2008 – original seat cover retained
- Replaced front fork end caps with solid billet machined aircraft aluminum
- Replaced engine sump plate with solid billet machined plate with a removable threaded plug
- Replaced headlight bulb with a halogen bulb
- Installed 16 Amp stator and Tympanium voltage regulator/rectifier kit in 2007; kept Zener diode in place for original look, have the original electrical assembly
- Fork seals replaced/new oil in 2007
- Installed a Boyer electronic ignition kit in 1989 (H.Werth); have the original assembly plate, points and capacitor
- Installed a T-150 air filter on for better breathing - carbs have been re-jetted for this low-restriction assembly in 1989 (H. Werth); have original air box and filter
- Rear sprocket replaced in 1980 timeframe due to faulty OEM chain; current chain is a sealed RK O-ring type installed in 2010
- Some time ago (?) replaced original black horn with chromed horn seen in pictures; also had the starter motor cover plate chromed; all the engine parts that look chrome are actually original polished aluminum
- This is a very special bike in excellent original vintage condition - there are not many like this in the world ----
- Video of cold start on first kick (after tickling the Amals..):