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Triumph 350/500 Unit Construction Twins Bible: 1957-1974

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Triumph 350/500 Unit Construction Twins Bible: 1957-1974

By Peter Henshaw
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Paperback • 25x20.7cm • 160 pages • 225 pictures

ISBN: 978-1-845849-03-0


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Features

• The complete history of the Triumph 350/500
• How and why each model was introduced
• Triumph 350/500 competition successes
• Transformation from touring 3TA to race-winning Daytona 500
• How to date your Triumph 350/500
• A guide to factory records and production
• What to look for when buying a Triumph 350/500
• Useful contacts – clubs, parts suppliers, restorers
• Useful mods and upgrades for keeping a Triumph 350/500 on the road
• The most comprehensive book to date devoted to the Triumph 350/500s

Description

A year-by-year guide to the Triumph 350/500cc unit construction twins, complete with all the variations. A full technical description is given, as well as advice on buying and living with a Triumph 350 or 500.

Synopsis

Want to be an expert on Triumph’s 350 and 500 unit-construction twins? Here is everything everything you need to know about these classic machines.
Alongside the headline-grabbing bikes – the Bonneville and Trident – Triumph built a whole series of smaller 350/500cc machines, with all the style of their bigger brothers, but lighter in weight, easier to ride and now cheaper to buy. The Triumph 350/500s played a key role in the company's success through the 1960s, in North America as well as the UK. The range included everything from the original 350cc 3TA, a mild mannered tourer, to the final Daytona Tiger 500 (a modified version of which won the Daytona 500 race in 1967), and the TR5T trail bike.
This comprehensive book covers the complete history of these bikes, with details of model variants, advice on buying and living with a Triumph 350/500, technical specifications, and a list of useful contacts.

Additional Information

Period Covered: 1957-1974
Models Covered: 1957-66 Twenty-one/3TA
1959-66 5TA Speed Twin
1963-68 T90 Tiger 90
1960-61 T100A Tiger 100
1962-65 T100SS Tiger 100
1966 T100 Tiger 100
1967-70 T100S Tiger 100
1967-70 T100T Daytona
1971-74 T100R Daytona
1974 T100D Daytona Series 2
1961 TR5A/R & A/C
1962-65 T100S/R & S/C
1966-72 T100C
1973-74 TR5T Trophy Trail/Adventurer
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Everything you need to know about Triumph’s classic baby twins - the most comprehensive book on the subject to date.
This book is based on 10 years research by an acknowledged expert on this particular model.
Technical changes and specs, plus practical advice on buying secondhand models. Detailed production figures and an insight into Triumph's production methods.

   

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