Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.


Messages - Bess

Pages: 1 ... 12 13 [14] 15
196
Twins / Re: A65 Oil pump diffences
« on: 03 March, 2017, 16:42:19 »
Sorry, when I wrote older I ment the 70's pump....

197
Twins / Re: A65 Oil pump diffences
« on: 03 March, 2017, 16:38:46 »
Thanks TTJOHN.

I am not to sure about the O ring as its not listed on any parts list. Interestingly it's the older pump that has the counterbore, not the 70's possibly OIF model which has the bulkier castings around the stud holes. :(

198
Twins / A65 Oil pump diffences
« on: 03 March, 2017, 16:17:52 »

I putting together a couple of A65's and have checked assembled 2 oil pumps. A 1960's the other 1970's, the 60's pump has a counterbore in the non return valve ball location.

Please see attachment

My research has found the valve spring is the same for all years so I guess the counterbore has little effect on the pump function.

Is there anything I need to be aware of due to this difference?

Thanks for looking.

199
The Star and Garter / Re: TRike
« on: 03 March, 2017, 11:36:04 »
Hi Mike,
              I agree, I suggest you start today or you might forget what you were contemplating.... ;)

200
Twins / Re: A65 Side Stand
« on: 01 March, 2017, 19:29:20 »
Sorry just noticed it is out of stock

202
Twins / Re: A65 Piston advice
« on: 01 March, 2017, 15:08:09 »
They recommended the pistons they use on their rebuilds.

Inside of the piston casting is the name AERCO, the rings are stamped AE and on the box "BSA piston and genuine Hepolite made in England piston".

Found this on the web  https://www.enginepartsuk.net/ae

 Best wishes...

203
Twins / Re: A65 Piston advice
« on: 01 March, 2017, 10:03:40 »
Thanks for the info guys. Went with what SRM recommended in the end....

204
Singles / Re: Rectifier
« on: 01 March, 2017, 10:00:24 »
Your welcome, hope all goes well....

205
Singles / Re: Rectifier
« on: 28 February, 2017, 17:23:22 »
Hi,
    As the connection from the alternator is ac, connecting either way is okay.

206
The Star and Garter / Re: Spark plugs
« on: 27 February, 2017, 20:57:00 »
No c is conventional, c is copper plus design.

207
Singles / Re: Horns
« on: 27 February, 2017, 10:58:57 »
I've used these with great success

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5-x-In-line-Mini-Blade-Fuse-Holder-Waterproof-Splash-30A-12v-12volt-Car-Bike-/111036599737?hash=item19da4c0db9:m:mWQGopKNhmEaDyJwLAYDXlQ

Glass fuses tend to easily break, the blade fuse is readily available and easily carried on a bike.

208
Singles / Re: Horns
« on: 26 February, 2017, 20:41:58 »

209
Twins / A65 Piston advice
« on: 19 February, 2017, 18:15:01 »
I'm at a point where I need to buy new pistons for our latest A65 projects, I have a Lightning my son a Thunderbolt. I have read plenty of horror stories of what to and what not to buy. What make should I buy and would fitting 7:1 ratios be a better option for less vibration etc. ?

210
Twins / Re: Lubricants
« on: 16 February, 2017, 09:13:02 »
Here is a good article regarding lub:-
     http://www.realclassic.co.uk/techfiles/oil030319.html


Pages: 1 ... 12 13 [14] 15