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Messages - royblackburn1@btinternet.

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Twins / Re: carburation
« on: 17 September, 2018, 01:12:02 »
Thanks for the reply using two carbs. Roy

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Twins / carburation
« on: 16 September, 2018, 11:48:00 »
Hi all I am running a rebuilt A65L engine when the engine was stripped down the engineer told me the conditions of the pistons shown it had been running rich, now its running I checked the new plugs and the electrode is a grey/light brown colour is this ok plugs are NGK B8ES concentric carb with 106 needle and jet needle is in middle groove.thanks Roy

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Twins / Re: 1966 a65L stanchion identification
« on: 23 August, 2018, 14:09:34 »
thanks JulianS the reason for the question is they are pitted and are going to be replaced but in my Haynes manual and Draganflys diagram they don't show any holes at the bottom, don't want to buy the wrong ones ,thanks Roy

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Twins / 1966 a65L stanchion identification
« on: 23 August, 2018, 13:13:35 »
hi all, I have a 1966 A65L and never been happy with front fork damping on stripping them down I found that the bottom of each stanchion are four drilled holes are these stanchion for the shuttle valve legs the inner parts are for normal legs, can anyone help with identification please, Roy

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The Star and Garter / Re: oil feed/return O rings
« on: 12 June, 2018, 17:03:12 »
thanks guys

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The Star and Garter / Re: oil feed/return O rings
« on: 12 June, 2018, 13:39:13 »
Information please are the two O rings for a 1966 a65L oil feed/return two branch manifold the same size as the later three branch manifold,thanks Roy

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The Star and Garter / Re: oil feed/return O rings
« on: 10 June, 2018, 17:41:48 »
Thanks guys for the information, Bess got intouch with Easton seals the receptionist said they only deal in bulk sales I thought two was bulk anyway sent an email see what the out come is,Roy

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The Star and Garter / Re: oil feed/return O rings
« on: 07 June, 2018, 19:35:42 »
thanks Colin will give him a try Roy

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The Star and Garter / Re: oil feed/return O rings
« on: 06 June, 2018, 19:55:32 »
Thanks A10 JWO only ones I can see on ebay in the USA  Steadfast cycles same part number did you use these thanks Roy

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The Star and Garter / oil feed/return O rings
« on: 06 June, 2018, 15:02:32 »
Hi all I have a problem with the oil feed and return O rings on my 1966 A65L leaking did any firm make a gasket to seal the joint or where can I get quality O  rings thanks Roy

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The Star and Garter / Re: amal carburettor
« on: 29 May, 2018, 17:15:39 »
Thanks again the only carb cleaner I have seen in motor shops are the ones that squirts into the inlet when the engine is running would this cleaner be suitable for soaking the carb in and giving it a scub, thanks Roy

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The Star and Garter / Re: amal carburettor
« on: 29 May, 2018, 11:01:50 »
Thanks for all the imformation but when the pilot jet screw is fully screwed in and then backed off one and a half turn does the one turn represent 360 degrees or one flat turn of the screwdriver,thanks Roy 

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The Star and Garter / amal carburettor
« on: 28 May, 2018, 19:20:12 »
Hi all I have unearthed a  pair of amal concentric carbs what is the best way to give them a good clean is it possible to clean the pilot jet bush thanks Roy

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The Star and Garter / Matt black engine
« on: 02 March, 2018, 19:52:38 »
Hi all, looking at photos of my imported A65L (I didn't import it ) and remembering the crankcases where painted matt black then reading somewhere that it was to dissipate the heat from the engine, does anyone know out of intrest what country without going to the dating process it might have been shipped to when new, (the paint has been removed) thanks for reading Roy

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Twins / Re: Grab Rail
« on: 18 February, 2018, 10:23:13 »
Hi Straw Bear have you considered love handles sold at modern bike shops so that the one said gets her confidence back  and keeps bike looking original hope it helps. Roy

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