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1971 Triumph Trident 3635 original miles

1971 Triumph Trident

Price: US $6,100.00
Item location: Portland, Maine, United States
Make: Triumph
Model: Trident
SubModel: T150
Year: 1971
Mileage: 3,635
VIN: NE00306T150T
Color: Black
Engine size: 750
Vehicle Title: Clear
Description

1971 TRIUMPH 750 TRIPLE, NE OWNER since new, ntil two years ago when I bought the bike. Have put two miles on bike testing it.
3635 MILES. These are original miles. NOT 'miles since a restoration'. This bike is original.
Bike was running when I put in storage two years ago. This bike would be phenomenal for one of three things, ither: 1. Great base for a museum piece. 2. A transformed machine. If someone wanted a solid base to build a killer modified Triumph, riginal but with performance parts, hey'd want to start with a foundation such as this. 3. A wicked fun ride.
Matching serial numbers on engine and frame.
BIKE HAS BEEN WELL CARED FOR SINCE NEW.
ORIGINAL PAINT, REAT PATINA.
BIKE HAS BEEN STORED INDOORS FOR 40 YEARS AS A STATIC DISPLAY.
Has been running, ut not since two years ago. Driven 2 miles since purchased. I have four other bikes, vintage Triumphs and a Norton.
Dunlop k81 Roadmasters, 10h19
Here is the recent work done by 'Old Fred' at Street Cycle in Falmouth Maine:
CARBS CLEANED, EPLACED CARB BOWLS, LOATS, EEDLES, LL MAIN JET HOLDERS, ITH JETS, NTAKE BOOTS.REPLACED FUEL LINE AND FILTERS.REPLACED PETCOCKS.CHANGED ENGINE OIL AND FILTER.CHECKED/ REPLACED AIR FILTER.CHECKED ALL CABLES. CLUTCH AND CHOKE CABLES NEEDED REPLACEMENT.REPLACED BATTERY.REPLACED POINT COVER GASKET, UMP GASKET, LUTCH COVER GASKET.REPLACED SIDE STAND SPRING.REMOVED VALVE COVER, OOSENED VALVES TO GIVE THEM CLEARANCE.
ALSO INSTRUCTED MECHANIC TO:CHECK ALL NUTS AND BOLTS ARE TIGHTENEDGREASE WHAT NEEDS LUBRICATIONPRIME LOWER END TO CYCLE NEW OIL.
Since bike is almost 46 years old, ew owner may consider replacing head gasket and transmission oil seals.
I BOUGHT THE BIKE FOR $5700. I HAVE SINCE PUT $2000 INTO IT.
Have Shop manual.
Here are the original specs for the bike:

1971 Triumph Trident?

http://www.classic-british-motorcycles.com/1971-triumph-trident.html

THE 1971 TRIUMPH TRIDENT EVOLVES
After 2 model years since it’s introduction in1969, he novelTrident triplecontinued to evolve slowly, oth mechanically and stylistically. On the styling front, he restyled 1971 Triumph Trident benefited from all the new cycle gear introduced on the also newand it’s stablemate, he1971 TR6.TriumphandBSAhad just spent a pile of cash redesigning the big 650 Twins, nd all this shiny new hardware naturally percolated down (or up, epending upon how you look at it) to theTrident. Just as the1970 Triumph Tridentbore a strong family resemblance to the1970 Bonneville, his new 1971 Triumph Trident also looked very much like the1971 BonnevilleandTR6twins.
STYLING THE 1971 TRIUMPH TRIDENT
Most obvious right off are the conical brake hubs front and rear. While these hubs look exotic, nd happen to be among my personal favorite, rom a purely esthetic point of view, hey never stopped as well as the 8-inch full-width TLS (Twin Leading Shoe) front brake and 7-inch SLS (Single Leading Shoe) rear brake they replaced. Those brakes came straight off the1968-to-1970 Triumph Bonnevillethat were used on the1969and1970 Tridents, nd they did a good job of hauling down the heavier, ore powerfulTridentandBSA Rocket 3. Unfortunately, he same cannot be said for the conical hubs that arrived in 1971. But they looked good, nd sometimes that’s good enough. The 1971 Triumph Trident also received the new front forks with exposed stanchions and aluminum sliders, nd those slender tapered megaphone mufflers from the1971 Triumph Bonneville. A new tank, eat, enders, ead & tail lights, nd miscellaneous cycle gear, lso from theTriumphtwins completed the package. In fact, he only piece of “eye candy” (ie: bodywork) on the whole bike that didn’t come straight from the twins are the side covers. And as you can see, he end result was a handsome motorcycle by anyone’s standards.MECHANICAL CHANGES ON THE 1971 TRIUMPH TRIDENTThe full raft of1971 Bonneville/TR6/BSA A65cycle gear and hardware were applied to the T150 Trident andBSA Rocket 3and this necessitated a long list of engineering changes and upgrades, ome major, ome incredibly small, ut required nonetheless. The new front forks reduced the Triumph Triple’s wheelbase by a full inch, own to 57 inches. The stylish new side covers had “Trident” transfers (decals) rather than screw-on emblems as before, nd no longer covered the air cleaners. The new flat “pancake” headlight had its own rotary switch plus warning lights turn signal indicators, long with the main ignition/light switch. Grab rail, ender mounts, eadlight mounts, verything was changed. And after they were all done, hey big Triumph triple had lost 8 pounds. Warranty claims resulting from reliability issues (ie: engines blowing up when you ran the crap out of them) triggered a mild detuning of the engine including changing the carburetor slides from 3 to 3-1/2, nd a drop in compression ratio to 9:1.
1971 TRIUMPH TRIDENT UNLIKED AT HOMEWhen they did leak out into the British home market, any Brits disliked them because of their poor fuel economy and small fuel tank, long with their sparse fenders (mudguards in British-speak) and weak brakes. Oh well, he whole re-styling effort was intended for the all-important U.S. market anyway. And again, t succeeded in that department. The 1971 Triumph Trident is a looker.

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T150

4-stroke, ir-cooled

traverse inline 3-cylinder

741cc / 45ci

67mm X 70mm

9.0:1

58hp @ 7,250rpm

Ponts & Coils

12 volts DC

.014-.016" / .35-.40mm

12 degrees / 24 degrees

2,200rpm

3-Amal 26mm Concentrics

Amal Mk I

150

106

STD

2

triple-row chain

single-plate dry, iaphram

4-speed constant mesh

right foot

1-down, -up

1.00:1

1.26:1

1.71:1

2.47:1

5.26:1

6.64:1

9.00:1

13.00:1

18 teeth

57in / 144.78cm

86in / 218.44cm

33in / 81.28cm

43.5in / 100.49cm

6.5in / 16.51cm

32in / 81.28cm

460 lbs / 208.0 kg

180 lbs / 81.72 kg

dry sump

telescopic, ydraulic

swing arm, dampers

8-inch TLS drum, onical

7-inch SLS drum, onical

3.25 X 19"

Dunlop TT100

4.10 X 19"

Dunlop TT100

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