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Old 03-02-2015, 06:07 PM   #1
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1946 Sunbeam S7 Motorcycle

1946 Sunbeam S7
Engine and trans is 1997 BMW boxer oil head
still have the original transmission available
The engine uses a dynatek ignition that runs off TDC on the crank
Two mikuni 42mm carbs
The front fenders off a Harley and some of the tins have been
modified to fit the engine
The problem is the engine spins opposite of the final
drive so it go's backwards
The solution would be to get the final drive gear cut opposite or just
find a BMW wheel and modified it to fit

I want to sell it to fund the purchase and conversion of a bus
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Old 03-02-2015, 09:00 PM   #2
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Looks like a beauty. Good luck.
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Old 03-03-2015, 05:52 AM   #3
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Thanks I hope someone else thinks so. They aren't making new ones of these.
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Old 03-03-2015, 06:23 AM   #4
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that is no longer a sunbeam. its a custom.
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Old 03-03-2015, 11:55 AM   #5
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Still titled as a Sunbeam. Engine doesn't change the make. But yes I did have to customize it.
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Old 03-03-2015, 02:16 PM   #6
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it was titled off the original engine numbers. it would be illegal in most states.
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Old 03-03-2015, 02:49 PM   #7
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Well Claydball if you want it I'll sell it to you and keep the drive train. Then it would be a sunbeam motorcycle with the trans. In Pa it's legal.
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it was titled off the original engine numbers. it would be illegal in most states.
C'mon, now... Let the guy try to sell his bike in peace. Its certainly legal, and there are tons of bikes out there with different engines. Harleys come to mind...
Just because you don't like the bike doesn't mean you should knock it.
I could take that bike's title to the tag office and walk out with it legally titled if I bought it.
Its not like the guy is saying "100% original Sunbeam for sale".

FWIW I think that bike is cooler than anything that motor ever came in from the factory.
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Old 03-03-2015, 04:57 PM   #9
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Dirt boy, what type of Bus you thinking about?

Nice bike, this site is more "laid back" with finances as a whole...

Welcome and don't get upset if it doesn't sell here,
Best thing for you is to get it out as much as you can, in as many avenues as possible

Hell I want a 1000HP monster truck on 72 IN Rice and Cane tires......;) just to drive to the Beer store
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Dirt boy, what type of Bus you thinking about?

Nice bike, this site is more "laid back" with finances as a whole...

Welcome and don't get upset if it doesn't sell here,
Best thing for you is to get it out as much as you can, in as many avenues as possible

Hell I want a 1000HP monster truck on 72 IN Rice and Cane tires......;) just to drive to the Beer store
Yeah I just through it up you never know. I'm looking for a full size bus I like the tc2000 or the All Americans. But I like anything for the right price. And of course I'd like to find one with a Cummins. I know the engine pretty well.
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