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I wanted to say 'Thank you' for your excellent site, it looks great and the magazine articles in particular are a fantastic resource that it is generous of you to share.
Hi all, does anybody know where iI can get a original LM1 riders manual in italian englisch or german language? No copies please, I am looking for the original! Any hints and tips welcome! Ciao, Gert
Who has a Le Mans 1 or 2 for sale?
Please send a mail with photo and price to email@example.com.
Already had a look at www.Mobile.de ?
So I am still looking for coments about a frame and engine number begining with a 7 NOT a 1 Both numbers match, both start with a clear 7 and I am the orginal owner of this 1978/850 LeMans. Anyone know anything about this anomaly?????
I know its an old thread but my mk1 lemans frame no starts with a (VE) 7 not a 1, Mike Lacey dating officer of the Moto Guzzi Club GB could not throw much light on this other than guessing a worker stamping the frame picked up a 7 instead of a 1 but I have since heard of a Canadian MK1 frame no starting with a 7 but got no answer to my enquiry.
Hello George, if your LeMans is registered in the United States, it's registered using the engine number and not frame number that Moto Guzzi stamped on the head stock.
For instance, my 76' LeMans is registered in California as 70*** which is a variation of the number stamped on the engine which is 070***.
Partially obscured by the registration plate riveted to the head stock is the factory stamped frame number VE11***.
Why the U.S. importer used engine numbers instead of frame numbers for DMV registration is a debated issue even today.
Hope this helps.
There is a Mk1 currently for sale here in Australia and it looks ok. It has engine no. VF 071947. I will try and add a link, I hope it works.
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Hi I have a 1978 lemans mk1 series 2. The bike needs retiring as the previous restoration was not done very well. I am looking for photographs under the tank and behind the side panels etc etc to help with installing the new loom and making sure relays, rectifiers etc are all installed in the right locations. Any help / links to photos etc would be much appreciated
Here's a start.
Side panels: https://vdcon.nl/files/pdf/pdffile613153_867616.pdf
And here you can find a lot more: https://vdcon.nl/technical/manuals/manual-850-le-mans
Thanks, note I am re wiring the bike ( not retiring it ! - Google auto spell malfunction)
I have all the manuals an am looking for photographs under the tank, behind the side panels and under the seat. This is to help me see where all the relays, volt packs and wiring should be 😊