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Singles / Re: C15 Head Gasket Advice
« on: 06 February, 2017, 13:15:03 »
 I have a spare solid copper gasket that came off of a C15, your quite welcome to it for the price of the p+p, the other trick with these is to put a thicker gasket under the barrel, or double up.


Singles / Re: B31 crankshaft/ cushdrive woes
« on: 06 February, 2017, 13:10:53 »
Have been through the old parts books.

The B31 used the same drive side mainshaft from 1946 until 1957 when it changed for the alternator engines.  Part 65 1128 for the shaft and nut 65 2520 until 1955 when it changed number.

So the thread would be 3/4 inch x 20 tpi cycle for both cush drive nuts.

I dont recognise a 22 tpi thread. A cycle thread would be 20 tpi or 26 tpi.

22 tpi is fairly close to a 1 mm pitch metric? And 18 mm is close to 11/16?

Colbrew, Whitworth did a different size on their threads, some of those were 22TPI, most likely that's what you have, if I remember correctly I had to purchase a tap, I think it was for a military M20 axle. HTH


The Star and Garter / Re: Theme for this years open day
« on: 03 February, 2017, 21:12:44 »
That would be good, if you had a twin I suppose you could get a hole in one ::)

Twins / Re: Steering Lock
« on: 03 February, 2017, 08:58:40 »
Angle grinder? ;D


Twins / Re: BSA A10 twin leading shoe brake
« on: 03 February, 2017, 08:57:31 »
I don't know why everyone raves about twin leading shoe brakes, I have found using both this also the single sided brake 8" drum as on the early GF and GS the most efficient ie, better that a TLS, I think a lot of problems with braking are to do with the distortion of the drum when a new rim is fitted, if its not laced properly.
My 2p for what its worth.

The Star and Garter / Re: A Warm Glow
« on: 03 February, 2017, 08:46:16 »
Hello Dean
I will be going 've already booked the accommodation, I will be taking my van with the bike as my other half cannot travel all that way on the pillion but we are only 25 miles from the port of Dover so its not too bad for us.


Which BSA do you ride? / BSA C15 another one of mine
« on: 02 February, 2017, 14:24:23 »
This is another one of mine 1960 C15

Which BSA do you ride? / My Trio on the lawn
« on: 02 February, 2017, 14:18:16 »
This is three of my bikes The A10 A7 and a B33, being new to adding photo's I thought I had better try.

Regards TTJohn

Pre War / Re: Pre war single - What is it?
« on: 31 January, 2017, 11:45:06 »
Julian. You could be correct with the bike but I think the photo was taken somewhere around 1948-50 judging by the dress, the pirates were a speedway team initially formed at Poole in 1948 and when you think of it, we all rode old bikes then, anyone who had a new bike must have been quite well off. HTH.


The Star and Garter / Theme for this years open day
« on: 30 January, 2017, 10:49:25 »
Is there a theme for this years open day? I know its a little early for me to be asking this but I would thing that there should be something in place, I believe that BB and B are organising it this year, the event date and entertainment are both booked, should the organisers require any more help please feel free to contact me and I'll do all I can but you only have three months left.


The Star and Garter / Re: New forum
« on: 30 January, 2017, 10:26:17 »
Well done Rob, looks like you have a winner here.


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