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Bantam / Re: d14 bushman 1970
« on: 07 November, 2017, 19:43:00 »
 :D good picture! this is like mine, i will need to see if i have the correct length associated nuts and bolts!! need to check eBay, see if i can buy that type of air filter, and i know i can buy the air pipe from carb, thanks again!

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Bantam / Re: d14 bushman 1970
« on: 02 November, 2017, 17:15:09 »
Thank you for the reply julian, it is not that model of air filter i seem to have (unless i have been given the wrong set up) i have an inner side panel on the air filter side....... as if the air filter goes between the inner and outer side panel like a sandwich!

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Bantam / d14 bushman 1970
« on: 30 October, 2017, 20:56:53 »
i am currently bolting back together a bushman, to send pictures to apply for original registration! Im struggling to figure how the side panels, and inners panels fit together, i have looked at many pictures online to no avail. mine has an inner battery side panel and one for an air filter as if it is within the inner bracket and side panel...... think i might be missing some brackets to piece them together! i will post pics soon, if it helps!! it is also missing the rubber air tube from carb to "airbox" thanks in advance if anyone has a breakdown, my workshop manual does'nt seem to show it. :o :( >:(

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Which BSA do you ride? / Re: New member! BSA Bantam Bushman
« on: 30 October, 2017, 20:49:51 »
i have started putting the bike back together, so i can get photos to send, i will post a photo or two once i have done it!! :D ;)

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Which BSA do you ride? / Re: New member! BSA Bantam Bushman
« on: 23 October, 2017, 16:31:24 »
its not, the bikes last owner was changed in 1972 on the original document, dvla have no record of it, so i need to go through the process i think!

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Which BSA do you ride? / Re: New member! BSA Bantam Bushman
« on: 12 October, 2017, 20:58:24 »
Thank you for your reply,, yes, i looked into it, it seems a bit of work involved to get a v5c for the original registration, i have to take pictures of the bike, get them signed by a civil servant of sort, send them, the original registration docs with a fee to the club, then i think they contact DVLA? I may place the engine into the bike just for the photos.
i have decided to get the bike a new set of WIDE trail tyres, and get the engine running, replacing all the old electrics, keep the rest pretty much original, (original patina)!! :P The frame has been properly painted, although the previous owner seems to have cut off the rear mudguard brackets, that are usually located at the rear section under the seat.

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Which BSA do you ride? / New member! BSA Bantam Bushman
« on: 09 October, 2017, 19:08:36 »
 :) hi everyone, new to this forum, i have recently acquired a bantam bushman 175 (1970). Still in two minds wether to restore or leave as is, i have the original document from Bothwell st Glasgow, still yet to apply for full v5c. I came across it from a friend who had it in his garage for over 20 years. It originally was purchased new from Victor Devine Glasgow. Most of the bike is in boxes at the moment, although mostly everything looks original!

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