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Old 19th April 2010, 09:05   #16
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The wait was worth it. Its beautiful in metalic blue and it has a fancy number too, may be you should add some vintage logos on the tank.
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Old 19th April 2010, 10:40   #17
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The bike looks good, and I would have appreciated it much more if you would have done this to a 1990's bull- I would have never done this kind of mod to a 1950's bull - but then, that is just me.
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Old 19th April 2010, 11:08   #18
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Army Bullet (circa 1950) Restored !-100_2131.jpg

Army Bullet (circa 1950) Restored !-100_2132.jpg

Army Bullet (circa 1950) Restored !-100_2151.jpg

Army Bullet (circa 1950) Restored !-100_2149.jpg

Some more !!
All the Credit Goes to
Mr. Gurlal Bhatti (Bobby) , Owner, Maple Car Care ,Jalandhar (Everything was build by him from scratch )
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Old 19th April 2010, 17:47   #19
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Rahul,
Any pics of before restoration?

As we can see there is a complete engine overhaul, were the chassis intact?
Please list out the part replaced & work carried out.
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Old 20th April 2010, 02:05   #20
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Honestly, this has to be the best looking bullet of all in here. Great job my friend. You just gifted me a new wallpapers ;-)
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Old 20th April 2010, 02:57   #21
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Rahul, check out Royal Enfield Zone - Monograms and Stickers for Royal Enfield Bullet, Electra, Machismo, Thunderbird, Standard :: Royal Enfield Zone, New Delhi, India . Though not original oldie, their vintage-model fuel tank and rear monograms are pretty good. I'm using them on my Bull!!!
And change the tail light man, get the original Bull's!!!
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Old 20th April 2010, 14:46   #22
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The bike looks good, and I would have appreciated it much more if you would have done this to a 1990's bull- I would have never done this kind of mod to a 1950's bull - but then, that is just me.
nice job on the bike dude... a good clean Bull is always a pleasure to look at.

However, having said that, I have a hunch you need to dig up the roots of your bike. Unless someone has painstakingly changed the chassis, the mounts, the engine and the gear-assembly...along with the tyres, the drive, etc. (whats left, then?)... your bike, as experthand says, might just be from the early 90's.

In the olden days, the army had handwritten chits to identify bike makes, and 1988 can easily be mistaken for 1958... the kind of mistake you would not put past a low level clerk in the scrap disposal unit.

So look up the details once more, cuz it might make a good deal of difference to the price you can quote for this beauty if you were to sell it.
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Old 20th April 2010, 18:15   #23
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sorry to spoil the party, but i am in agreement with JUSTROYAL.

This is definitely NOT a 1950s bike.
Please check with the seller/mechanic and ask for refund if they have charged a bomb saying that the bike is stock 50s except a few nuts and bolts. Not sure what the papers say, if there are any.
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Old 20th April 2010, 19:21   #24
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I will hold back my comments till your Honda CB 100R comes!
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Old 20th April 2010, 19:43   #25
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Authentic 50's Royal Enfield or not, the bike is a looker.
It may not have the appeal of a Classic Original RE but this is one really Hot Looking Bull!

Great Work Rahul!
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Old 20th April 2010, 20:17   #26
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Well although it is a very good looking bike it appears to date post 1976 at least.
The lack of an oil pressure relief valve puts it post 1973, the rest appears later; wheels, rear mudguard brackets , swinging arm, toolboxes etc. In fact, all the stuff that is now so sought after aint there. It still looks good but it aint old.
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Old 20th April 2010, 21:22   #27
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great job 22!
I Feel proud to own the legendary CI engine which thumped 6 decades ago as well. Would love to ride your ride on a trip to jalandhar!

BTW, here in malwa side, we call the bullet 'Kalla Katta'
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Old 20th April 2010, 22:45   #28
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Nice looking bike, irrespective of it being a 50's model or an 80/90's one. I'd much rather opt for a jet black color, if I were you. The blue looks good,but it looses most of its character.
Good job,none-the-less.
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Old 21st April 2010, 11:27   #29
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Ford made his point when he said "I don't care what color it is as long as it is black"

Holds good for Model T and the Bull alike.

About the bike, the missing relief valves are the dead giveaway. Same for the chassis that puts it past '65.

Having said all this, the Cast Iron engine in a well cleaned and washed body is something that is a treat to my eyes anytime
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Old 21st April 2010, 16:09   #30
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Hi Rahul ,

Great work in restoring the bike , its a STUNNER!!

Can you please post what was the cost incurred & the Bike specifications & any modifications that has happened while restoring it ?

Finally sharing maintenance tips for this bike from your end will be a world of good

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