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“John Gleed tracks down one of the famous little two strokes and starts his rebuild.
Probably one of the most popular motorcycles of all time, the Bantam was introduced as a 125cc in 1948. The capacity was increased first to 148cc and then to 175cc.
By the time it went out of production over 200,000 had been built.
The subject of our strip and rebuild is a D7 175cc unit. All three-speed units are virtually identical and any minor differences will be pointed out as we go along…”