1971 750 Commando Special


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1971 Norton Commando Special

Sorted Commando. Done 3,800 miles since a complete going over. Other than the obvious, the work below was done in no particular order. Its fast and fun to ride. I am selling it because my back hurts. I am going to focus my energy on my other Commando Mk3.


Crank separated and cleaned.

Re-ground and balanced crank. Rebuild with new hardware.

Standard Con Rods.<used original

Hepolite Pistons.


Webcam 12A Camshaft. Radiused followers (Comstock).

Cylinder head 1.5 over valves, lightened rockers, new exhaust thread inserts (All work by Jim Comstock).

Lightened pushrods.

cNw crankcase breather modification.

cNw exhaust nuts.

Britt Euro Exhausts sound great.

Amal Premier 32 mm carbs 32×30 inlet manifolds. Tuned to 6000ft. (will need adjusting if bike is ridden at a lower altitude.

K&N airfilter.

See photos for other details.


New mainshaft and layshft, all new gears. All new except cases and covers.

cNw seal modification on outer cover.

Upgraded bearings.

Hydraulic clutch mod.

S/S double adjuster gearbox top bolt.

RGM folding kickstart for easier starting.


cNw Belt Drive kit.

3 phase alternator/ new rotor.

21 tooth counter sprocket.

Frame/ Brakes/ Paint:

cNw oil tank modification.

cNw head steady.

All new bearings.

Norton steering damper.

Standard rear mudguard/ fender powder coated black. It got a little bit scratched on the top.

Norvil mudguard/ fender (have original too, coated black).

cNw front brake kit.

Ferrodo rear brake pads (don’t squeak).

Roadster seat is fitted along with roadster bars. Price includes the flat bars (from cNw) and the corbin seat along with shorter brake hose as seen in the photo.

Frame powder coated.

Tank and side panels painted by Brent Budgor.

Strengthening brace added between front frame downtubes.

Mk3 vernier Isolastic mounts.

Avon RR tires.

19″ rims/ Akront rims, S/S spokes. All new bearings.

IKON rear shocks.

All new fork bushing, “Forks by Frank” fork tubes. Progressive fork springs.

S/S fork top nuts.

Hydraulic clutch.


Digital tacho and speedo- No cables.

3 phase alternator and regulator.

Lithium battery.

+ earth/ ground.

Custom signals.

cNw dual coil kit.

Fuse block mounted on battery bracket.

Modern high powered headlight.

Pazon ignition, recently took out Trispark.

cNw handlebar switch clusters.

Seat warmer and heated grips: Of course not- just kidding