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by johnr
Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:38 am
Forum: McNuts Special Bantam Advice Centre
Topic: Back on the bikes
Replies: 7
Views: 1839

Re: Back on the bikes

and whatever we dont like, we all do like our bantams!
by johnr
Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:35 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Quick distributor question
Replies: 18
Views: 1874

Re: Quick distributor question

i spoke to odgie at the weekend about this, and he pointed out something that id never realised. ive a distributor on my t100a, and he said the best way to improve it and make the timing easier to set up is to move to a wasted spark setup. essentially instead of a single coil and a distributor with ...
by johnr
Fri Nov 14, 2014 5:08 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: BSA c15 wiring problem
Replies: 8
Views: 819

Re: BSA c15 wiring problem

good little thing the c15. ive got one with a triumph piston in it which boosts the compression and capacity. its now somewhere round 270cc and picks its feet up like no c15 roadbike has a right to!
by johnr
Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Triumph Twenty-One engine advice sought
Replies: 36
Views: 3732

Re: Triumph Twenty-One engine advice sought

try tri-supply, ive dealt with the guy a few times, very pleasant and helpful on the phone and an encyclopedic knowlege of triumph part numbers! im sure his number will pop up if you google him.
by johnr
Wed Oct 08, 2014 7:28 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Can you guys help please
Replies: 9
Views: 1240

Re: Can you guys help please

you might want to look out for an indian enfield, theyre cheap and plentyful and a bit bigger than a bantam!
by johnr
Wed Oct 08, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Can you guys help please
Replies: 9
Views: 1240

Re: Can you guys help please

or a c15, at 6 foot 5 you would swamp a bantam d1. im only 6 foot, but my bantam felt tiny.
by johnr
Wed Oct 01, 2014 10:50 pm
Forum: Directory
Topic: triumph parts sources
Replies: 26
Views: 7757

Re: triumph parts sources

ive used tri-supply a few tmes. the guy has an encyclopedic knowlege of the marque, and spent a while talking me through what i needed to fix my 61 t100a, not trying to sell me stuff, but just going through the details of the small parts i needed. he wouldnt sell me stuff first of all, he said i sho...
by johnr
Wed Oct 01, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Hello! Old lady (80) seeks reunion with old Dominator (99)
Replies: 7
Views: 1050

Re: Hello! Old lady (80) seeks reunion with old Dominator (9

you can also keep an eye on the motor insurance dateabase by googling 'ask mid' this will tell you if the bike is insured even if its not taxed or mot'd, handy if someone has it insured but its not on the road.
by johnr
Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: SEDIMENT IN T140 CARBS
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: SEDIMENT IN T140 CARBS

has your tank been treated with a tank liner? i wonder if its being eaten away by the ethanol content in modern fuel?
by johnr
Mon Aug 25, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: How on earth!
Replies: 10
Views: 1232

Re: How on earth!

when you say the coil is snug what do you mean? my coil is under the seat. the distributor clips are easy enough to access, you can lift the distributor out and move it round a bit if you cant get at the clips. post pics if you can.