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Old 20th March 2015, 00:14   #16
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Nice!!

By the way, was the Fury the first bike in India to get alloy wheels?
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Old 20th March 2015, 07:20   #17
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Arun, no words my friend. That is one beautiful bike and an amazing restoration. To my 1980's eyes, your Fury looks more beautiful than any of the small capacity bikes we can buy in India today. Cheers! Ride safe!

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This is the story of my 1987 Enfield Fury DX175 restoration.
Amazing restoration
For some reason, seeing it reminded me of my high-school days !

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By the way, was the Fury the first bike in India to get alloy wheels ?
I think all the Zundapp bikes Enfield launched here, the Silver-Plus, the Explorer, & the Fury, came with alloy wheels.
I think the Fury's claim to fame was it's disk brake.
Also remember some Auto-Mag's review describing the Fury's gearbox as a 'box full of neutrals'
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Congrats Arun on a superb restoration. Wish you many miles of enjoyment. Cheers
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Old 20th March 2015, 10:16   #20
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Thanks for correcting me. Its a 1988 model infact. I just checked the RC. The date of registration is 6-5-1988. May be Enfield India launched the bike in the Southern states first and then would've went ahead with an All-India launch.
That is correct. I had an early 88 model and I had a GrandPrix version too!
Talk about being a sucker for punishment!!!
Both bikes gave me lot of grief!
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Thanks Viju and all others. I will put a new video on Youtube for sure. Will post the link here. Give me a couple of days.

We did remove the entire engine from the chassis and replaced the engine mounting front bracket and also the put on the new rubber engine mounts. Replaced the front sprocket too. Voila. The vibrations are gone. Its butter smooth now. Yes, its bit different than the other regular Yamaha/Suzuki/Kawasaki 2-strokes in terms of gear box. You'll find a lot of false neutrals in between changing gears. But, for an experienced rider, its a dream to ride. A bit to ride them on bumper to bumper traffic. That's all. There is enough power to out accelerate the whole RX series of bikes on road .

Also did the fitness re-test today. Junior Motor vehicle Inspectors were totally clueless on this bike. They told me that everything seems okay but they only cant pass it. They told me to wait until their senior officer arrives [he was doing the road tests of driving license candidates]. He arrived after 3 long hours. I knew that officer since my last Jawa restoration. He saw it, smiled and said "Aahh.. an Enfield Fury". He checked and confirmed both the Chassis & engine numbers infront of me. Asked me a couple of questions regarding how it got it etc. That was the fitness test.

Here are couple of new pics taken at my home. I relocated the front number plate too.
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Arun I have always been a fan of your posts. The bike is restored beautifully. I know of a Furry in my home town Reg number PBI 420. the bike is not for sale sadly, and unfortunately the owner of the bike has passed away. One thing that I have always been surprised with is the procedure of getting a fitness certificate and that you have to get the bikes checked physically. Here up north I have never faced this problem.

Once again a beauty you have there. Please see if you can make a small video and post it up here.
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Old 24th March 2015, 19:20   #23
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Hi all,

Please watch My Enfield Fury DX175 video in Youtube. Thank You


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Nice bike Arun. Just picked up one myself. This is the only bike that impressed me outside of the Jawa family.
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I really liked this bike. A friend owned it in Early 90s.

With my limited knowledge the bike is
175cc
40bhp
5 gears with 4 neutral
Allow wheels with disc brakes.

I rode as pillion few times. The Bike was ahead of its time.

Friends bike broke and part was not available. He got it lathe but didn't work for long. Decade later bike was sold for mere 5000.
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With my limited knowledge the bike is
175cc
40bhp
5 gears with 4 neutral
Allow wheels with disc brakes.
The bike is
163 cc
17 bhp
5 gears. 1 down and 4 up, with the neutral between 1st and 2nd
Alloy wheels with disc brakes (first for India)

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We had an Explorer and the Zundapp Fury was its big brother. As much as I would have liked to buy, my Dad would have none of it. So in came an Indo-Jap bike. But I believe Fury had its share of issues, and has to be maintained carefully. Great thread!
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