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Messages - ANDY HIGHAM

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Singles / Re: B31 not starting
« on: 16 June, 2018, 22:12:40 »
I have an infallible method of starting my B31
I turn the fuel on, put the choke on (Mikuni carb), turn ignition on, pull the valve lifter, press the red button, release the valve lifter then release the red button as it starts

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Singles / Re: Latest photos of my B31
« on: 09 June, 2018, 21:36:30 »
Video

20180609_152516 by Sigma Projects, on Flickr

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Singles / Re: Victor Special zener diode
« on: 09 June, 2018, 20:10:28 »
A 12v zener is no use at all, it needs to be 14v. 50w is in danger of turning into smoke with a 60w alternator

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Singles / Re: Latest photos of my B31
« on: 09 June, 2018, 20:07:33 »
I put the carb on with "out of the box" jetting.
It started first touch of the button and a steady idle. I have the correct needle and needle jet on order

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Singles / Latest photos of my B31
« on: 09 June, 2018, 17:51:33 »

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Singles / Re: Victor Special zener diode
« on: 08 June, 2018, 13:04:21 »
Save yourself the hassle. Buy a reg/rec for any bike with a permanent magnet alternator, it will usually have 5 wire, 3 x Yellow connect any two to the alternator output, Black - and  Red +

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Twins / A/B series swingarm tank anti roll rubbers
« on: 08 June, 2018, 10:33:07 »
Something that has been mashing my brain for a while now.
The anti roll rubbers fitted in the frame do not touch the tank. The distance across the rubbers is 59mm, the width of the tank tunnel is 67mm which leaves a 4mm gap each side.
The "head" of the rubbers is 11mm thick. I rang another supplier, theirs are the same. Am I missing something? I don't recollect having this problem with my A10 but that was 20 years ago and I have been drunk once or twice since then. ;-)

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Singles / A/B series swingarm tank anti roll rubbers
« on: 08 June, 2018, 10:32:21 »
Something that has been mashing my brain for a while now.
The anti roll rubbers fitted in the frame do not touch the tank. The distance across the rubbers is 59mm, the width of the tank tunnel is 67mm which leaves a 4mm gap each side.
The "head" of the rubbers is 11mm thick. I rang another supplier, theirs are the same. Am I missing something? I don't recollect having this problem with my A10 but that was 20 years ago and I have been drunk once or twice since then. ;-)

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Singles / Re: Does anyone recognise these forks?
« on: 02 June, 2018, 16:00:47 »
They look like Ceriani

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Singles / Re: B40 fork seal holder string seal
« on: 06 May, 2018, 10:50:17 »
just use PTFE tape on the thread

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Singles / Re: Removing rubber oil pipe
« on: 05 May, 2018, 20:44:34 »
The trouble with jubilee clips in smaller sizes is they crush the tube into a "D" shape. If the hose is the correct size for the fitting double wire clips do a good job of securing it
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10-x-Mikalor-Double-Wire-Spring-Clips-Silicone-Hose-Pipe-Tube-Air-Fuel-Clamp-/262447979519?_trksid=p2385738.m4383.l4275.c10

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Singles / Re: Oil pipe tap
« on: 01 May, 2018, 15:31:33 »
And what happens if it sticks? gear pumps are not good a sucking

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Singles / Re: Oil pipe tap
« on: 01 May, 2018, 12:39:23 »
A tap fitted to the oil supply is only a fleeting moment away from a very expensive full engine rebuild

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Singles / Re: Running in troubles - engine fade
« on: 19 April, 2018, 19:32:17 »
There was no room for the nut on the B25, later C15 and later B40 at that area was full of points

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Singles / Re: Twin front brake
« on: 10 April, 2018, 22:00:12 »
No danger of wheelie with 2 BSA drums up front

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