1965 chopper with 78 750 engine.

by digger
(new hampshire)

triumph 350 and 500 models did away with separate transmissions in 1957. 650's in 63. Forward controls are used on all choppers to gain legroom. The 5 speed conversion isn't a bolt in, it requires some thought. I worked at 2 triumph shops, and know a little about this. Please get your facts straight. When using a 5 speed, gear up, as the 1st gear is unusably low. This gives you more 5th gear cruising(lower rpm). Shifting was on the right until 1974 models.

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