Alpha Classic Motorcycles

Specialists in 70s, 80s & 90s Japanese Classic Motorcycles

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Tel:  01278 238090 / 075 161 88848

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We have a personal and flexible approach that you don’t find at any main dealers. It's our aim to get you back on the road as soon as possible.  We provide complete motorcycle servicing for all makes and models be they Japanese or European.

 

Our Ultra Sonic carb cleaning service cannot be rivalled.   Post your carbs to us. We’ll strip, clean and reassemble them and post back to you.  It's not just carbs that need Sonic cleaning - give us a call or drop by if you have any questions about the services we offer.  We’re happy to help with any enquiry

 

Motorcycle MOT's

Ultra Sonic Cleaning

Engine Rebuilds

Restorations

Tyre Changing

Vapour Blasting

De-Rusting

Servicing

Repairs

Sales

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Services

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ETHANOL & ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL

 

Two of the 50 or so chemicals to be found in modern pump petrol.

 

Ethanol is a fuel with a high octane rating - 113 instead of the low 90's petrol can offer.  Isopropyl Alcohol is added to prevent fuel icing.

 

All looks good so far, but there's a catch ....

 

They are both water soluble meaning they absorb water from the atmosphere, then dump it in your fuel tank and carbs.

 

It is impossible to clean every little drilling and airway inside a carb by hand ... it doesn't work.

 

ULTRA SONIC CLEANING IS THE ONLY VIABLE OPTION

 

Our service includes a full strip, sonic clean and rebuild to standard settings.  We will also repair your carbs if necessary and set your float height and mixture screw before returning to you with an information leaflet about re-fitting your carbs.

Kawasaki ZZR 1100 con rod after a blow up.

 

Remember to change your oil !!

This made us laugh .... A homemade earth on a customer's Z1000.

 

Not the best job we've seen !

Z1000 A2 rear brake caliper.

We could have grown our own potatos in the sludge.

 

Nothing like clean brake fluid.

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1976 Honda 400 / 4 carbs.  Not been run for 6 years.  Absolutely filthy inside and out.

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400/4 carbs. After a sonic clean and a rebuild with new jets the bike now runs well for a very happy owner...

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Genuine S3 400 in for some rechroming and investigation into bad running and strange engine noise. Top end coming off on Monday morning

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S3 400 all ready to go after a complete engine rebuild. The bad running problem turned out to be a melted engine due to poorly set  up carbs and timing. Rebore, rebuilt crank, new pistons etc. You really do have to know these bikes to get them right.

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Specialist Suzuki GT 2 stroke engine building.

This is one we have just completed for a Austrian customer. It will be on it's way back to Vienna in the new year.