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by johnr
Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Dilemma
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Re: Dilemma

the k's are a fab bike, but theyre top heavy, mine was unfaired and was fine for me to move about, but i shudder to think how much mass the big lt fairing adds above the waterline. only problem i can see with them is that they dont really fetch good money. my k100 was original down to the exhaust an...
by johnr
Mon Dec 01, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Quick distributor question
Replies: 18
Views: 1925

Re: Quick distributor question

my distributor has one set of points in it therefore the cylinders can only fire at the same time. had i two sets of points, then it would as you say be possible to get different timing for each set of points. but with one set of points, (and a distributor on the back of the engine behind the r/h cy...
by johnr
Sun Nov 23, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Quick distributor question
Replies: 18
Views: 1925

Re: Quick distributor question

pete, im at a loss as to how i can get different timing on each cylinder with a wasted spark. ive only got one set of points so the cylinders will both fire at the same time in the cranks rotation.
by johnr
Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:38 am
Forum: McNuts Special Bantam Advice Centre
Topic: Back on the bikes
Replies: 7
Views: 1943

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: 1925

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: 858

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: 3863

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: 1286

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: 1286

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: 8024

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...