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by johnr
Sat May 13, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Bigger 3TA?
Replies: 6
Views: 637

Re: Bigger 3TA?

im sure its doable but think i will leave it as it is. the little triumph motor does seem quite sweet and smooth like it is, i cant see how any tuning is going to improve it for the way i will ride it. i just wondered if there was an off the shelf mod for it, but its probably going to be a lot of wo...
by johnr
Tue May 09, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Bigger 3TA?
Replies: 6
Views: 637

Re: Bigger 3TA?

just out of casual intereest, ive got a t100a, is there any big bor conversions for this motor?
by johnr
Tue May 09, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Cleaning tanks
Replies: 9
Views: 1729

Re: Cleaning tanks

well not neceessarily. any water wont be diluted by the fuel you put in. water will just sit at thee bottom of the tank under thee fueluntil it either gets dragged through the carbs or else it rusts away the inside of thee tank and lets itself out. unfortunately, with modern ethanol fuels, water vap...
by johnr
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Cleaning tanks
Replies: 9
Views: 1729

Re: Cleaning tanks

just drop in one of them microfibre cloths or even a jaycloth or bit of old toweling. once youve removed the bulk of it, a couple of hours sat in a sunny conservatory will dry it fully. if its already off, check that the little drain pipe from the filler cap recess is clear or else it will fill with...
by johnr
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: In the shed
Topic: bsa c15 very tight budget build!!
Replies: 173
Views: 26442

Re: bsa c15 very tight budget build!!

aye, it still runs (although it still jumps out of gear, new camplate ready for fitting when ive time) the lad who was looking after it repainted the guards a much nicer shade of green and did a couple of welded repars to cracks in the tinware. generally, its come home nicer than it went out. but, t...
by johnr
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Comments box
Topic: Magneto Rebuilders Good & bad
Replies: 2
Views: 8060

Re: Magneto Rebuilders Good & bad

whilst its slightly removed from actual rebuilders, its well over a decade since i sent my troublesome m21 bsa magneto to kirby rowbotham to have its guts removed and a boyer electronic ignition unit installed. i dont think ive ever had to remove the cover to check it since. it really is fit and for...
by johnr
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Sidecar chassis plans
Replies: 6
Views: 812

Re: Sidecar chassis plans

well thats a problem, but never say never. if you know anyone who is coming across to england on the ferry, i am pretty close to heysham terminal, and my work takes me frequently to liverpool, so thats 2 of the 4 main ferry terminals to ireland that i could take it to if you wanted it.
by johnr
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Sidecar chassis plans
Replies: 6
Views: 812

Re: Sidecar chassis plans

ive got a panther sidecar chassis that i am going to sell, its the one with the adjustable camber that you can alter the bikes lean in/out by pulling a lever. very clever idea, but ive just bought a rigid chassis to fit to my rigid bsa.
by johnr
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Cheap 5ta crank
Replies: 5
Views: 455

Re: Cheap 5ta crank

take him a bottle of wine instead. he will probably appreciate it more.
by johnr
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: In the shed
Topic: bsa c15 very tight budget build!!
Replies: 173
Views: 26442

Re: bsa c15 very tight budget build!!

well, 3 years on from the last post, i thought id just add an update. ive still got this bike. it sat in the back of the shed till last year. then a bloke at our local greenpeace group expressed an interest in it, but being young, he didnt have any brass. i wasnt really interested in selling it, so ...

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