Joe Norton Specification

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Joe Norton

Specification

1973

Norton

REV
B

April 7
, 2012

1.

Performance Objective & Build Guidelines

a.

Daily rider built with focus on reliability and maintainability.

b.

Bike

will be built to Condition
3
per the VJMEC restoration guidelines.
This
bike will be build to
be a reasonably priced
patina restoration with an eye toward a full café build at a later date.

c.

Generally stock appearance and controls

d.

Reliability, maintainability and safety upgrades where appropriate.

2.

Base bike

a.

1973

Commando Roadster


b.

Matching motor, frame and gearbox numbers

c.

VIN #
301623

3.

General Observations

a.

Bike is very complete with many good parts. No major parts are missing.


b.

Currently a Condition
5

machine that requires a nut and bolt restoration.

c.

VJEMC Prici
ng Guidelines

(2009)

i.

Condition 5

$4000

4.

Motor
: No major rebuilding at this time.

a.

Compression check

b.

Adjust valves

c.

Machine tach drive housing for modern seal

d.

Verify integrity of exhaust port threads

e.

Remove timing side cover and adjust timing chain and
replace all seals.

5.

Primary & clutch

a.

Disassembly, clean and inspect

b.

Add extra steel plate for ease of clutch pull

6.

Gearbox

a.

Replace
front
sprocket

(if necessary)
& chain

b.

Machine case for modern seals in kick starter and shifter

7.

Isolastics

a.

Rebuild per stock

b.

Replace parts as required

8.

Exhaust

a.

New
750 headers
, exhaust nuts

and
pattern Dunstall
mufflers

9.

Wheels

a.

Replace single row bearings, inspect/repack double row bearings

b.

Disassemble and
relace with SS spokes.

c.

Polish hubs to condition 3

d.

New steel rims

e.

Dunlop

tires

10.

Brakes

a.

Rear:
Disassemble, clean and replace shoes if necessary.

b.

Front:
CBE “Stock Plus” configuration

i.

Yamaha 13mm master cylinder and lever

ii.

Rebuild caliper with new pistons (if necessary) and seals

iii.

Install stainless steel brake line

iv.

Drill and
powder coat disc.

11.

Controls

a.

Honda switch cluster on left

i.

Directionals, hi/low beams, horn

b.

Honda style kill switch on right

i.

On/off

c.

Yamaha clutch level

d.

Replace
cables as required

e.

Stock foot controls

12.

Tank & Seat

a.

Use as is (new paint on tank…see below)

13.

Carbure
tion & Air Intake

a.

2 into 1 Mikuni with K&N filter

b.

New petcocks and fuel lines

14.

Electrical

a.

Replace main harness

b.

New battery

& hold downs

c.

Solid State

rectifier

d.

Electronic ignition

e.

New hi tension leads and plugs

f.

Stock coils

15.

Lubrication

a.

Replace oil lines

b.

Add
anti sump check valve

16.

Frame and

cycle parts

a.

Replace foot rubbers

b.

Check swing arm play and install Woodbury collars if necessary

17.

Suspension

a.

Install Emgo rear shocks

b.

New fork tubes, seals and
slimline

gaiters

18.

Gauges

a.

Verify operation

19.

Paint and Finishes

a.

Generally clean the bike as work progresses; but not full disassembly

b.

Touch up black and silver parts

c.

Cleaning/
Polishing

i.

Condition
2

polish aluminum parts
; ie clean and hand polish lightly

d.

Gloss black

paint with pins
tripes on tank, side covers
by

Vintage Vendor

20.

Run in

a.

Bike will be run by CBE personnel for 50 miles for settling and tuning

b.

Retorque of head and oil change

c.

Customer is
required to ride the bike for 100

miles at CBE before delivery

21.

Commercial Terms

a.

Cus
tomer budget is not to exceed $9000
.

a.

Billable labor
:

i.

Senior Mechanic: $75/hr

ii.

Junior Mechanic: $45/hr

iii.

Customer Labor: $20/hr

b.

All parts, materials and subcontract services will be done through CBE unless otherwise agreed to

i.

30% on su
bcontract labor

ii.

No s
tate tax on materials

c.

Officially, t
here is no warranty stated or implied. However, CBE has a reputation of standing
behind its work and we appreciate the opportunity to correct any defects in materials or
workmanship in a fair and equitable fashion.

i.

Customer is responsible for returning
bike to CBE for any rework

d.

Payments

i.

Downpayment

1.

Formal Assessment: $300

2.

Balance of Downpayment

for restoration work
: $700

3.

Total: $1000

ii.

Progress Payments

1.

Installment payments of $
1000 to
15
00 in advance of next phase of work being
done

2.

Final $1
00 due at

delivery

iii.

Invoicing & records

1.

All shop records will be kept up to date for parts, labor and subc
on
tract labor
costs.

e.

Registration and Insurance

i.

Owner is responsible for registration
and insurance for road testing.

ii.

CBE insurance will cover the bike while at
CBE for restoration and.