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Old 21/09/2017, 09:20 PM
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Hi everybody, new to the club and am seeking any information to do with my newly aquired TE24 Greeves. First registered 04/04/1963. Origional reg no:
8540 PJ. On an HPI check previous colour was black. Origional plate was taken off in 2001 now on an age related plate. I do know that it was despatched to Commerfords from Greeves.
Any info would be apreciated.
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Old 21/09/2017, 09:48 PM
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Was on eBay in July http://www.greeves-riders.org.uk/for...ghlight=8540PJ
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Old 22/09/2017, 11:06 AM
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Typical Comerfords plate! My TES is xxxx PH, apparently they asked for this type of plate or shorter pnes. This bike was one of a batch of 4 TE's delivered.
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Old 22/09/2017, 09:00 PM
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Hi, thanks for your reply. Am I to take it that my bike was one of four sold to Comerfords? Is there any way that I can find out if it was ridden as part of the Comerfords ISDT team and if so who the rider would have been?
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The "Comerfords ISDT Team" used the previous year model Challenger for several members of the British Trophy Team, with a 4th bike ridden as the "spare parts" bike. Various other bikes were modified by Comerfords and/or their staff for others to ride, one particular bike being SOO 56D as ridden by Mary Driver.
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hi i am trying to find imformation about an essex twin with a simular reg nr 9195PJ that i owend in the late sixty's. can anyone help me?
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Old 30/10/2017, 06:42 PM
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hi i am trying to find imformation about an essex twin with a simular reg nr 9195PJ that i owend in the late sixty's. can anyone help me?
Its on SORN
Vehicle make: GREEVES SPORT TWIN
Date of first registration: April 1963
Year of manufacture: 1963
Cylinder capacity (cc): 250 cc
CO₂Emissions: Not available
Fuel type: PETROL
Export marker: No
Vehicle status: SORN in place
Vehicle colour: BLACK
Vehicle type approval: Not available
Wheelplan: 2-WHEEL
Revenue weight: Not available

Last MoT tested 20/10/14 at
HOGWOOD GARAGE LIMITED
UNIT F WELLER DRIVE
HOGWOOD IND ESTATE
WOKINGHAM
RG40 4QZ tel 0118 9736020

You could phone them to see if they know the owner. I dont have it on my survivors list (but have added it) Looks like it is with an elderly owner who has stopped riding. The last owner change was on July 2014

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Old 31/10/2017, 06:27 PM
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Its on SORN
Vehicle make: GREEVES SPORT TWIN
Date of first registration: April 1963
Year of manufacture: 1963
Cylinder capacity (cc): 250 cc
CO₂Emissions: Not available
Fuel type: PETROL
Export marker: No
Vehicle status: SORN in place
Vehicle colour: BLACK
Vehicle type approval: Not available
Wheelplan: 2-WHEEL
Revenue weight: Not available

Last MoT tested 20/10/14 at
HOGWOOD GARAGE LIMITED
UNIT F WELLER DRIVE
HOGWOOD IND ESTATE
WOKINGHAM
RG40 4QZ tel 0118 9736020

You could phone them to see if they know the owner. I dont have it on my survivors list (but have added it) Looks like it is with an elderly owner who has stopped riding. The last owner change was on July 2014
Many thanks for the info, i've seen the 2 photos on your link do you know when they were taken,before or after it was restored?
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Old 31/10/2017, 08:41 PM
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Larry. Its a 25DCX 'Sportsman' NOT a 25DD Essex. The pics were up loaded by me in Feb 2015 first pic was obviously taken earlier and the second one after restoration had started. It was not being restored as a DCX as lots of bits were missing. I do know who owner is and will send you a PM with his contact details.
The pic below shows it partly restored in 2015, the tank is off a lightweight AJS
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Old 03/11/2017, 09:00 PM
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Did you get in touch with owner Larry? or having seen the pics have you not bothered as it looks like the bike has vastly changed since your ownership. Some things are sometimes best left as memories.
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