Gregory Bender

Rear drive / bevel box rebuilds

Moto Guzzi V700, V7 Special, Ambassador, 850 GT, 850 GT California, Eldorado, and 850 California Police models

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First off, regardless of what you want to do to your rear drive, read both of Pete Roper's articles (hosted at the Guzzi Power website). Better yet, read through them a few times to get a really good understanding of what these boxes are designed to do and how to repair them.

Now, I'll try to provide some insight from a first-timer's perspective. This information is only intended to supplement Pete's articles.

Items you will want to replace, regardless

Items you may want to replace, depending on condition

Special tools that are very helpful if not required

Things I learned the first time around