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by wilko
Sun Aug 16, 2009 2:59 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Matchless G12 CSR
Replies: 9
Views: 499

Re: Matchless G12 CSR

They are prone to headgasket blowing if they haven't been re-torqued at least three times.Dont overtorque the 5/16 through studs or they will pull out of the cases.Yours may or may not have the bigger 3/8th studs.An oil pressure guage threads directly into the end of your oil filter tunnel but you m...
by wilko
Tue Jun 23, 2009 3:08 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: BSA M21 Clunky Forks
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Re: BSA M21 Clunky Forks

It's called shuttle valve damping.
by wilko
Thu Jun 18, 2009 4:20 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Mechanical noise - T100 rocker box
Replies: 10
Views: 501

Re: Mechanical noise - T100 rocker box

I have come across rockers just connecting with the rocker box on 650 twins so we had to grind away a bit of clearance. I'm only talking about a few thou here .
by wilko
Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:44 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Smiths Chronometrc Spares
Replies: 6
Views: 464

Re: Smiths Chronometrc Spares

I wish someone would produce these springsteel fingers because that is what is usually broken in a lot of my repairs. At the moment i'm stealing them from a hoard of Bantam speedos.
by wilko
Sat Jun 06, 2009 4:43 am
Forum: In the shed
Topic: Norton ES2 - Love em or hate em?
Replies: 38
Views: 1858

Re: Norton ES2 - Love em or hate em?

Oops i forgot to downsize!1 I.m ducking for cover! Here's a another downsized one. Image

/Rockedit: Filesize is still too big !
by wilko
Sat Jun 06, 2009 4:29 am
Forum: In the shed
Topic: Norton ES2 - Love em or hate em?
Replies: 38
Views: 1858

Re: Norton ES2 - Love em or hate em?

Well i loved mine back in the seventies. I used to ride it flatout on long trips at 78 mph when valve bounce set in!!

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by wilko
Thu May 28, 2009 12:43 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: stuck pistons, good idea !
Replies: 14
Views: 813

Re: stuck pistons, good idea !

Don't listen to them Dudley, it's a brilliant idea. They're only jealous because they don't have the equipment. I'll put that into my Funk'n Wagnall!!
by wilko
Sat May 23, 2009 4:49 am
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: BSA C12
Replies: 3
Views: 358

Re: BSA C12

Get a machinist to shave 60 thou off the head and that will put a dog behind its heels! Made mine go like stink!
by wilko
Mon May 18, 2009 4:39 am
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: how about showing us your best classic bike pictures
Replies: 16
Views: 1137

Re: how about showing us your best classic bike pictures

About to go to a classic bike meet!!
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/Rockedited: No more than 600x450 and 100Kb Please !
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by wilko
Mon May 18, 2009 4:24 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Oil question
Replies: 13
Views: 848

Re: Oil question

Wetsumping!!