In October 2016 i bought the very sad looking Puch 175 SVS Reg number OVV 54 now in February 2018 i can show the restored bike 99% finished(it needs it’s tool box lid painted) The restoration hasn’t been easy or cheap but i think the end result is very  satisfactory.The next job is to make it run as good as it looks.

ATTENTION, SADLY THE GREAT LITTLE PUCH BELOW HAS BEEN STOLEN FROM LANGTON MATRAVERS,DORSET. ON TUESDAY THE 11TH SEPT A £100 REWARD IS UP FOR GRABS FOR INFO LEADING TO THE RECOVERY OF THIS MACHINE. IF SEEN PLEASE LET ME KNOW berniesmotorrad@gmail.com

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October 2016 ! even i thought it maybe too far gone! but i feel like i brought it back from dead OR WAS IT THE  SKIP!!!

STOLEN IN DORSET September 2018 READ ABOVE!

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Finished in the Austrian home market style.
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Ditto.

STOLEN IN DORSET September 2018 reward offered for recovery of this bike!

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Ditto.
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Dip switch will be change for correct Puch item.
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I am not a perfectionist  !! but i like the original brass lever adjusters and pivot screws !unfortunately modern day ones are in steel.
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When i have finished the tool box cover you will see chaincase side!
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At last it’s finished!!looking good! but it will be put into use I am not fond of Museum bikes.
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This carb right hand side comes into action at half throttle to give the bike a sporting edge!(1959)
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ditto!! next restoration a Triumph/TWN ‘Cornet’

STOLEN IN DORSET september 2018 REWARD OFFERED FOR RECOVERY OF THIS BIKE!!

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Oh! what a lovely pair! Puch 175 SVS and a 1949 Puch 250TF.

It’s now August 2018, with the restored  Puch starting 2nd kick  and a 5 mile run to sort any problems that might show up and adjustments the Puch had been entered for the 100mile West Kent Run,To my surprise the little Puch completed the coarse with no problems and turned out to be one of the most pleasing bikes i have ever ridden in the West Kent Run .

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there is  a smile on my face because the restored Puch is running well!!
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5 Puch’s in one place is this the biggest gathering of Puch’s in the U K ?

Just seen the above video Austrian roads are they empty?? and the picture below CD pics for my wife’s Ukulele Band!!

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Thought i would add the names of dealers,firms who helped with the restoration

All Puch parts from RBO Stockl, Korneburg, Austria

Cellolose paint Colourweld UK.ltd Excellent firm will make your colour in Cellolose!

12 volt electronic systems Powerdynamo, Germany

All Bearings and piston …RBO Stockl, Korneburg, Austria

Fasteners…Steve Jones ! The guy who wore the wooly jokers hat at autojumbles,alas no longer with us! substitute….. Kay fasterners,Wakefield ,Yorkshire

Chroming… Albion Chrome platers ,Partridge Green,West Sussex

and a few bits from German ebay!!

 

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