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Welcome to the Dunstall Owners Club Official Website, We hope to bring you the lastest developments on the future of Dunstall and it’s past achievements over the years by Paul Dunstall and his team.

Paul Dunstall set the world of cafe racers on fire by forging his own path which many tried to follow with his visionary laterial thinking of the goals he set himself and by recruiting only the best experts of their day to design and produce the stunning range of products to collected today.

Paul’s team were like the who’s who of the motorcycling world;

Ken Ford. Chief Engineer and progressed to General Manager, developing much of the race products from sketch to reality and running the UK division while paul was in America keeping his finger firmly on the pulse of latest motorcycle developments in the USA.

Doug Mitchenhall One of the famous brothers of the Avon fairings company. Doug designed and produced all the bodywork for Dunstall from 1973 onwards as well as pioneering new methods grp manufacture still used today such as multiple gelcoat colours in same mould.

Eddie Robinson, designeer of the Norton 810 barrells, twin disc forks and the race spine type frame.

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Yet another Sheene Dunstall appears

How many more will come out of the woodwork,

The two Dunstall F1 bikes were raced by Steve Manship and Bob Smith, Sheene took both bikes out in practice and opted to race Bob’s bike leaving Bob without a ride, This was a one of ride and not built for Sheene. The bike was all red without a lower fairing, plastered with Dunstall power stickers and a Power silencer. Mike Hailwood also had a one off race, The Sheene colours were added later on both bikes. The bikes were sold by Suzuki GB at the end of 1979.

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Dry stored for many years then recommissioned by me in Spring 2013.

Then fully restored from the frame upwards in winter 2013.
Fibreglass bodywork and seat are original, with original paintwork which is way too nice to be resprayed.

Everything else was stripped and rebuilt.

All bills to prove, plus photo’s of rebuild.

Frame and all black work was powder coated.

All alloy polished.

Engine stripped and rebuilt by M.E. Motors, including crank by S.E.P …..new crank seals etc and re-bored to first overbore with new Wiseco pistons/rings fitted.

Carbs overhauled.

Brakes overhauled.

Everything overhauled.

Everything working including gear indicator.

Lots of stainless including both wheels rebuilt.

Great fun to ride, nice power band at 5500 revs and fitted with Piper 3-1 exhaust which sounds awesome.

Mileage since restoration is about 11.5k …..total mileage is 32.5k and I have MoT’s going back to mid 80’s to prove.

Original seat is starting to split and will need recovering at some point but is still perfectly serviceable.

Bike has been on the road all year round, every year since 2013 restoration and still scrubs up very well………you might be able to find a bit of dirt here and there and if you do then it comes free with the bike.

Has won at several ride to shows and could win again if that’s your thing.

All the photo’s are recent, taken at time of listing.

Be aware that the bike still has a winter coating of acf50 and wd40 so will shine up even better when it is degreased which I shall do in the coming days.

Recent new BT45 tyres fitted and balanced.

Registered as an Historic vehicle so free road tax and bike is MoT exempt but has current one for peace of mind ( expires March 2020 ).

You are welcome to view the bike, no obligation to buy and you get a free cuppa (bring sun glasses and flares, you will think that you are back in 1977 looking at a one year old bike ha ha ha).

Cash on collection within 7 days, no cheques, no electronic bank transfer, no paypal.

If you can not pay, in cash, within 7 days then please do not bid.

Advertised elsewhere so auction may end early if sold.

Just a note for the hard core mob.

I have no idea if the dunstall kit was fitted by Paul Dunstall himself or joe bloggs in a bike dealership and I don’t really care, so no need to ask.

The V5 quotes the make as suzuki but the section for type/model is blank whatever that means.

The bike has been restored to be exactly how I would have had it back in the day with stainless cap head screws/ bolts and other none standard parts and that’s the way I like it.

No offence intended.

Dunstall Norton 750 For Sale On Ebay USA

dunstall norton 750

1968 Dunstall Norton 750 for sale on Ebay currently at $17.9999

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1968 Norton

Mike Hailwood  in 1979 racing the Dunstall Suzuki GS 1000 in a one off ride at Mallory Park,, finished 10th due to brake problems, 3 Suzuki GS1000  race bikes were delivered from the USA in  Superbike race spec but here in the UK F1 rules allowed  race frames, Other riders included,, Bob Smith, Dudley Cramond, Steve Manship and Barry Sheene.  Steve Parish and Tom Herron should have been the fultime racers but Steve was drafted in the GP squad and Tom was killed at the North West 200 before the season got under way.

Photo copyright  motorcycle weekly/classic achives

mike

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750 Commando On Ebay

Up for sale we have a excellent restoration project for some lucky punter out there in Feebay land
Matching engine and frame numbers on this 1969 750cc Commando. which is fitted with genuine Dunstall fairing and seat unit sadly the tank did not come wit the bike when I bought it. The engine also has the dunstall style finned rocker covers so I think the new owner would be wise to do some research and see if this is a genuine Dunstall or a bike with after market body kit. either way this bike is a great core for anyone wanting to restore a Norton commando.
The old girl was purchased in Oregon last year and shipped back by myself in November along with a few more in the container, the engine kicks over fine and is not seized although a full restoration would always require a full tear down if you are wise.
The pics say it all well worth restoring .
comes with NOVA document and will require a £25 dating cert from the Norton owners club to register in the UK, this is quite simple once the bike is MOTd and insured.
for the eagle eyed out there the fairing is loosely installed using genuine Norton poly prop rope LOL fitted just for pics.
any questions ask, have faith
happy to ship anywhere, you organise and you pay.
happy bidding
dunebay

Dunstall Triumph T120 On Ebay

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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1967-Dunstall-Triumph-T120/163137664309?hash=item25fbc33535:g:0TMAAOSw4xxbP5qH

1967 Dunstall Triumph T120. A very rare and genuine Dunstall Bonneville first registered to PAUL DUNSTALL in 1967. I have the original green log book with Paul Dunstall name and address and signature. As you would expect matching engine and frame numbers. I have never seen another so possibly the only one registered as a Dunstall Triumph.
The engine has been completely stripped, sludge trap cleaned, all new oil seals including forks, new big end shells, re-bored, new pistons, new valves, new valve guides and valve stem seals. All receipts to prove.
The Dunstall tank has been properly sealed against ethanol, new gel battery under the Dunstall seat.
Re-wired, new switches, solid state regulator/rectifier. Dunstall swept backs and silencers, sounds wonderful. Dunstall rearsets, alloy rims, twin leading shoe front brake, chromed oil tank and side panel as was Dunstall way, rare Ian Kennedy alloy top yoke. I have covered over 300 miles to date but this will increase as long as the weather holds out. I am a retired 70 year old Engineer who enjoys restoring classic motorcycles, I don’t ride a lot these days but enjoy my hobby of restoring motorcycles. I am open to offers and will consider a classic bike or project in part exchange.

decibel 1991

issue 4 of our club magazine Decibell dated 1991

An old edition of our club magazine Decibel produced on an old Amiga 500 back in 1991, orders taken for a factory visit of the Norton Rotary set up.

 

Our club magazine will finally return soon as a digital edition,, please send your details of bikes, sales and wants etc to us now for inclusion of the first edition to devastator@tiscali.co.uk  subject decibel

The Dunstall Owners Club will produce our own club magazine which will be available to download in the coming months.

 

We need stories of YOUR bikes, , parts wanted and for sale,  photos of Dunstall’s at shows, tips on how to repair,  engine or frame mods etc,,,

Send to devastatoruk@hotmail.com marked Dunstall magazine or Decibell

EXCELSIOR-HENDERSON BRAND SOLD

EXCELSIOR-HENDERSON BRAND SOLD

Ownership of the Excelsior-Henderson Brand was sold at the MECUM motorcycle auction. 

LOT S173  LAS VEGAS MOTORCYCLE AUCTION

JAN 23-27 2018 for the closing bid of $1.900,000

Many classic bikes were also old at the auction Further details from Henderson brand

 

 

 

 

 

Fantastic news reel from Movietone, pity it is not so long but good quality for the year

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