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Singles / C15 update
« on: 03 October, 2017, 13:03:51 »
Hi guys (can that term be applied to girls these days ?)
Bike running pretty well now.
Tickover is acceptable
Ratio was a great help.
Now looking for a twin whats the equivalent book to R.R.
Again thanks for all the help over the last months.
Regards
           Tim

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Singles / C15 oil
« on: 25 September, 2017, 13:10:12 »
Now engine has run a few hundred miles thinking about oil change.
So probably use 20/50 again ?
Also
I think I read in Rupert Ratio gear box oil recommend 90s grade
Anyone used this.
Regards
          Tim

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Singles / C15 Rebuild Update
« on: 21 September, 2017, 06:11:08 »
Getting out and about in the intermittent good weather.
Starting is first or second kick usually.
However tickover is a problem with the throttle slide not quite returning to the stop.
Only happens when shutting down slowly.
Wondering whether polishing slide/body would help.
As usual comment appreciated
Regards
            Tim

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Singles / Flashing indicators
« on: 24 August, 2017, 08:39:58 »
Anyone with experience of fitting (NO DAMAGING) flashers to a 6v C15 ?

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Singles / C15 Tickover
« on: 21 August, 2017, 02:54:58 »
Out for a ride of about 15 miles today, GREAT!
One small problem when bike is leaning over it stalls
Fine in the upright position.
Thought about raising the level in the float chamber ??
Any ideas much obliged as usual.
PS Anyone near Staffordshire for short ride out.
     Or chinwagg and a cup a ??
Regards
           Tim

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Singles / C15 timing
« on: 05 August, 2017, 06:34:28 »
After much help and advice from members thanks again I am getting there with the carb. settings.
Decided to recheck ignition timing.
The adjusting plate is in fully advanced position BUT spark still needs advancing.
I am guessing distributor needs reposition on crank.
Can this be done without removing the gearbox outer cover.
Regards
           Tim

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Singles / Fuel tap problem
« on: 05 August, 2017, 06:22:04 »
As some of you will remember I am in the process of finishing my SS80.
Fuel has been in the tank some time now and petrol leaking from the tap only at the moment when
Tap is off.
I am guessing that the unused brass tap which came with the parts is not ethanol resistant ?
Can anyone confirm the thread sizes.
Thanks
          Tim

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Singles / C15 Hub
« on: 30 March, 2017, 21:09:32 »
Hi people
Me again thanks for all the replies.
The cracked hub is still waiting for repair.
I managed to get a good spare so will use that one.
Now my rim is not good enough to spend on a rebuild so any thought on what type of new
rim. Stainless or chrome . What about the width, I always think a wider back wheel looks well.
I have the spokes which are unmarked, worth using ?
Anyone recommend a wheel builder near Stoke on Trent ?
Regards
           Tim

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Singles / Wheel hubs
« on: 26 March, 2017, 17:51:34 »
Hi chaps/chapesses
Some of you may remember my woes.
At the moment I am trying to solve a cracked rear wheel hub.
The existing hub is I think cast iron.
However I found one advertised as alloy could this be a later type and can it be used instead
of the cast one??
Any comments appreciated as usual.
Regards
          Tim

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The Star and Garter / Tyres
« on: 16 March, 2017, 04:43:09 »
Hello people
Having to rebuild a C15 wheel and considering fitting a new tyre.
Existing is Avon (square looking profile)
Any advice on which to fit would be great.
Is it important to renew both at the same time.
Regards
            Tim

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Singles / Help please
« on: 14 March, 2017, 15:26:58 »
Can anyone tell me what material the wheel hub is on 1965 BSA 15.
Some of you will know I have a cracked one.
Regards
          Tim

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Singles / More C15 woes.
« on: 13 March, 2017, 05:14:31 »
Arther thanks for info. On stop light switch.
Found the switch to be faulty after all.
Looking at fitting a new generic type (came with the bits)
MORE IMPORTANT
Just about to fit rear wheel received a body blow.
Small crack about 1 inch long on the hub. (Bugger)
Desperate to finish the bike.
What do you reckon ??
MOT FAILURE ?
Can it be repaired ?
Regards
            Tim

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Singles / More C15 Woes
« on: 03 March, 2017, 12:12:24 »
High people
Included a picture of my stoplight switch.
Any idea where and how it works.
Number on switch is 31827B1174
The switch is normally closed ???
Regards
            Tim

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Singles / Rectifier
« on: 28 February, 2017, 11:31:41 »
As some of you know I am wiring a C15 SS.
I have a rectifier,came with the bits,it's a square alloy looking block centre drilled,4 connections.
Any idea how it is connected !
Also what about location the harness points to near the toolbox.
Regards
            Tim

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Singles / Horns
« on: 26 February, 2017, 16:14:25 »
Hello BSA people !
Can anyone recommend a 6 volt horn suitable for a C15 ?
Regards
            Tim

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