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Old 20/01/2018, 07:04 PM
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Default Good old Villiers Services

So what is the chance of getting the rear light for the enduro and a front brake plate, both NOS,
obviously shops soiled but fantastic. Thanks to Gary for picking them up for me.
I also got the rear mudguard hoop which is missing, Duncan of Parkwood products has made some.





I have brake shoes but need the brake cam if anyone has a spare
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Old 21/01/2018, 03:33 PM
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Default Moorland blue flake

In the Cycle news review (April 18th, 1972 Page 31) of the Griffon Enduro 250 the writer talks about the tank colour -

'a very foxy metal flake called moorland blue'

So what is moorland blue flake?

Is this an American version, a bit of blue, a bit of black and a handful or 2 of flake

As these were produced by Jeckel industries were the tanks UK produced and finished or sprayed in the states?

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Old 21/01/2018, 04:19 PM
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Default Moorland blue flake

Greeves did produce the metalflake tanks on site. They weren't popular with the guys in the GRP shop. They took too long and it was difficult to get even dispersion of the flakes in the gel coat.

I did get some of the flakes from the factory in a jam jar, I've no idea where they went. I got a guy to make some tanks and panels for me but he didn't like doing them either.

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Old 21/01/2018, 09:13 PM
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Thanks druid, interesting info, you better start looking in your shed for the metal flake
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Old 07/02/2018, 05:53 PM
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I have just got the missing engine guards (thanks Kenny) which are a hammered grey/silver colour. Obviously it is Moorland hammer grey/silver but does anyone know a good match for the original colour? I am unsure whether any of the home market Griffons had a hammered finish paint.


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