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The Star and Garter / Re: boyer bransden ignition
« on: 25 September, 2017, 19:09:39 »
Thanks guys loose wire connection was the trouble but not obvious, Roy

The Star and Garter / boyer bransden ignition
« on: 25 September, 2017, 10:33:23 »
Hi how can I check my boyer bransden ignition is working ok in situ had to lift engine to change oil feed o rings so removed coils to get at engine mounting  bolts now engine running rough,thanks Roy

Twins / Re: A7 ST petrol tank - best options to flush
« on: 20 September, 2017, 09:34:49 »
hi ethanol has been mentioned again is it already in our petrol and has anyone had problems? Roy ???

The Star and Garter / Re: BSA Open day Mkt Harborough
« on: 14 June, 2017, 10:35:40 »
hi TT John I have a 10min dvd of the openday if you would like a copy and if you don't mind  emailing your address I will send it to you ,

The Star and Garter / Re: anti wet sumping valve
« on: 12 May, 2017, 12:17:59 »
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Twins / Re: A10 gearbox problem
« on: 04 May, 2017, 11:32:17 »
Hi Trev just read your problem when your bike is on the centre stand is the engine running? could it be your chain is too tight when the bike is not on the stand putting pressure on the gear box internals just a thought but might help Roy

Twins / Re: A65L engine rebuild
« on: 26 April, 2017, 11:55:04 »
hi all got my engine back after the rebuild the engineer said the timing side bush was fine and didn't require changing and that work had been done previous to me getting it and wasn't in a bad state how many miles will it take to run in the new pistons and rings, thanks Roy

Twins / Re: A65L engin and frame number
« on: 16 March, 2017, 00:40:37 »
Thanks for the information Julian will have a look at the web page, Roy

Twins / A65L engin and frame number
« on: 15 March, 2017, 14:55:14 »
Hi before I get in touch with the dating officer can anyone help my log book says my A65L is 1966 and my engine number is A65L146** which it is and my frame number which I cannot find is the same I have been told that it is actually a 1970, can someone shed some light please

Twins / Re: carb jet confusion
« on: 10 March, 2017, 11:47:22 »
Thanks guys for the information will go down the spitfire route, but why all the variations? Roy

Twins / carb jet confusion
« on: 09 March, 2017, 12:01:07 »
 hi I have a imported 1966 lightning can anyone tell me the correct size jets and needle position for the concentric carbs numbers  932 R300 and 932 L301 I have been told the engine is running rich and why are there so many variations on the same engines through out the years. thanks Roy

The Star and Garter / Word of mouth
« on: 19 February, 2017, 10:34:38 »
Hi can anyone tell me of a engine builder in Nottinghamshire or on its borders, I have heard of one guy who charges 450 plus parts and any machining required is this the norm never had one rebuilt before thanks Roy 

Twins / A65L engine rebuild
« on: 07 February, 2017, 11:37:24 »
Hi I am thinking of rebuilding my A65L engine with limited budget  the SRM way seems very expensive is there anything wrong with the engine as when it came out of the factory theres talk about the timing side bush being rubbish is there bikes out there with engines rebuilt with factory spec internals and running ok I would like to hear from you. Thanks Old miner

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