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The Star and Garter / Re: Cleaning rusty metal
« on: 26 May, 2022, 15:35:35 »
thanks spaceman point taken might make something up and have trial run,Roy

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The Star and Garter / Cleaning rusty metal
« on: 26 May, 2022, 14:52:22 »
Hi all, I want to clean some rusty metal using the battery charger method but the metal is attached to some brass will this method harm the brass, thanks Roy

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The Star and Garter / Puncture repair kits
« on: 15 May, 2022, 20:07:59 »
Hi all, having to buy two expensive tubeless tyres for my modern bike in two years due to punctures I was lucky I noticed them back home next day, I cant remember seeing any adverts in the MCN or OBM for get you home repair kits I know they are available from Ebay but does any one know if they have been banned from the media for some reason.Thanks Roy

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The Star and Garter / Ride out
« on: 24 April, 2022, 20:37:02 »
We had a ride out today unfortunately not on my BSA but my Suzuki to Holmfirth and followed what seemed to be a BSA group they looked and sounded awesome, wonder if they where a local club. Roy :D

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Twins / Re: indicators on A10
« on: 14 April, 2022, 16:33:52 »
Yes all wired up and with the relay under the side panel of my A65 the buzzer was very loud but out on the road I could not hear it due to the exhaust note but I am able to see the front indicators but I have forgot in the past so I might fabricate a light between speedo and rev counter I don't think it should be called an idiot light if it works. Roy

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The Star and Garter / Talking pictures
« on: 12 April, 2022, 11:07:00 »
On Talking Pictures channel 82 on Tuesday 19 April at 7-30 to 7-40 am 1950 Birmingham and the road patrol bikes set off from the BSA factory on their annual road patrol, might be worth setting the tv recorder up might jog some memories. Roy

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Twins / Re: Sump oil drainage?
« on: 06 April, 2022, 14:34:13 »
Thanks Dave I know a guy that can do that, Roy

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Twins / Re: Sump oil drainage?
« on: 06 April, 2022, 13:26:14 »
Is there a sump plate with a drain plug available for an A65 that uses the original mounting studs I seem to think 2 of my studs may have been helicoiled in and don't want to upset things,Roy

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Twins / Re: indicators on A10
« on: 01 April, 2022, 19:51:21 »
Ok I have purchased a 12v flasher relay with a good loud beeper and fitted it but can any one tell me what the letters represent on the terminals they are B on one terminal and L on the other thanks Roy

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Twins / Re: indicators on A10
« on: 23 March, 2022, 17:10:16 »
bikerbob I have been toying with the idea of fitting a warning light not knowing of a relay that made a noise can you recommend one and where from thanks Roy

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Twins / Re: Suspected short
« on: 16 March, 2022, 13:27:20 »
Thanks for the suggestions new horn and battery sorted the problems, the new horn does not have +or-on the terminals but the terminals are insulated from the horn body can the brown/blue and brown/black wires go to any terminal when mounted on the frame. Roy

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Twins / Re: Suspected short
« on: 13 March, 2022, 19:55:31 »
Thanks spaceman never had it explained to me what volts,amps,ohms,resistance  had to do with the flow of electricity I was under the impression that showing 12+volts every thing was ok. Roy

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Twins / Re: Suspected short
« on: 13 March, 2022, 18:16:03 »
Hi all still not able to work on my problem yet but if the horn is duff would pressing the push button act like a kill switch and if I took the head light bulb out of its holder and put the probes from a voltmeter in place with the engine stood would it read 12v plus and is there another way to test a battery other than leaving the lights on still open for suggestions thanks Roy

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Twins / Re: Suspected short
« on: 10 March, 2022, 19:53:39 »
Thanks for your replies and suggestions but wont be able to check them out till a few days time, Roy

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Twins / Suspected short
« on: 10 March, 2022, 14:33:26 »
Hi all whilst out on my 1966 A65L I had to  touch the horn button the sound was just a faint pip and the engine seam to stop for a split second, further down the road I tried it again and the same happened the bike was running great, back home for some reason I put the lights on and they just glowed checked the battery and this was showing 12.6v the horn and dip switch are a couple of years old, any idea where to start looking thanks Roy  ???

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