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Pre War / Re: Sloper primary chain lubrication adjustment
« on: 08 May, 2018, 18:11:50 »
What a top man you are for the pictures, made me laugh the vidio of the noises.
my set up is different , i dont have the  thumbscrew adjuster i just have what i would say is just a bolt with locknut and a flat bladed screwdriver slot for adjustment.
i will see if this comes out and see whats on the end.
Will update you
tony👍

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Pre War / Re: Sloper primary chain lubrication adjustment
« on: 08 May, 2018, 05:51:17 »
Hi Bevanc, some photos would be good please 👍
cheers, tony

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Pre War / Re: Sloper primary chain lubrication adjustment
« on: 07 May, 2018, 19:32:59 »
Hi Dean, thanks for the  reply.  I have tried today to adjust but it seems as if it is already completly shut. So assume something must be worn.  So just to prove the oil is coming from the dripfeed i blanked the outlet thread with bolt and washer. Just done a 50 mile run and now not losing the oil  :)
so ,i now have a choice, do i leave this drip blanked off and use a modern spray oil on the primary chain on a regular basis. Or do i investigate further to see why the drip is over feeding.
Should the adjuster screw come out?
Tony

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Pre War / Sloper primary chain lubrication adjustment
« on: 06 May, 2018, 20:56:47 »
Hi all,  hopefully an easy question to answer for you experts
Got my Bsa sloper , M34 12 on the road , done aprox 240 miles and really enjoying it , especially the hand gear change.
But i am losing a lot of oil from the
primary chain case, i can see it leaking out the inspection cover. Inside the primary cases is a small drip feed pipe which i assume is where all the oil is coming from. On the engine casing above the chaincase is an adjuster, is this the one i need to adjust to slow down the drip feed.  If so , which way to slow it down, anticlock or clockwise?
or am i wrong? 
Look foward to any comments
tony

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Pre War / Re: Parts book
« on: 03 May, 2018, 18:57:21 »
Hi Martin, received the book today, fantastic , very happy
All the best
tony

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Pre War / Re: Parts book
« on: 24 April, 2018, 11:20:46 »
Hi, yes please iwould like to purchase it, i have sent you an email.
Tony

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Pre War / BSA M34 -12 oil leak.
« on: 30 December, 2017, 16:27:45 »
HI team,
I have a small oil leak coming from the timing cover. Its on the thread on the plunger that screws into the cover. Big end oil supply i guess.  The oil creeps out through the thread when the bike is running. There is a small oil return hole towards the top so am unable to put any paste on the thread. Cant really see how to cure the leak. I have attachec a couple of pictures so you can see what i am talking about.
any help from you would be gratfully received
thanks
tony

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Pre War / Re: BSA M34 -12 ADVICE AND HELP PLEASE
« on: 24 November, 2017, 20:59:06 »
Thanks all for your comments about my bike. Its coming on well. I am trying to keep to what i call an older restoration.
i have had the black parts painted in satin black keeping all dents , marks on them.
I have bought a magneto fully rebuilt from a smashing fellow on ebay..so thats sorted
The tank and wheels i have kept as red.
I managed to get a reel of rubber black cable and rewired the bike.
Its a shame about the state of the chrome on the tank, its very badly pitted, tried all sorts of cleaning it b6ut i cant get it any better . But i dont want to recondition the tank and lose the  patenia of the aged look, any hints and tips?

Timing the engine will soon be my next task.....anyone written some easy instructions for a novice?

Attached a couple of pictures of project so far......any comments i will be happy to hear ,,,,,but be gentle :)
(exhaust bracket needs to be made so its not level yet)




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Pre War / Re: Sloper wiring info advice please
« on: 15 October, 2017, 09:27:31 »
Hi Bevan, thanks for the offer, i have a wiring diagram but it does not give the length of the cables under the tank panel.
should they be long enough to remove the panel?
How long shoud the inspection lamp wiring be?
To remove the tank i will need to disconnect the cables, could i install a connector block to make it easier....anyone else done this?
kind regards
tony

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Pre War / Re: BSA M34 -12 ADVICE AND HELP PLEASE
« on: 14 October, 2017, 09:31:17 »
Contacted the GPO vehicle owners club...my bikes not GPO.
someone must of just liked red over the history of the bike.
will keep it as it is as its different

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Pre War / Sloper wiring info advice please
« on: 14 October, 2017, 07:07:45 »
Hi Team, would anyone be able to give me any help on wiring on a 1934 sidevalve.
my bike has the instruments in the tank panel.  How long, extra slack should i have in the panel to make it possible to lift off the instrument panel to wire / work on it?
How long should the inspection lamp wires be?
has anyone ever fitted a connector under the tank to act as a quick disconnect of the wiring loom for when the petrol tank is removed?
look forward to any replies that could assist me please
thanks
tony

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Pre War / Re: BSA M34 -12 ADVICE AND HELP PLEASE
« on: 24 September, 2017, 22:15:22 »
Thanks mike,  i will see if i can contact them.
cheers tony

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Pre War / Re: BSA M34 -12 ADVICE AND HELP PLEASE
« on: 23 September, 2017, 22:04:15 »
Hi , another question, might sound daft but  sure there is an easy answer.
i want to remove the panel with the instruments in the tank, disconneted the oil line etc but found that the wiring loom is too short to pull panel away from the tank.
should the cabling be longer ? Or is it that i need to remove the loom from the headlight?
if its that the cabling is too short i will run new longer cables on rebuild.
how long should the inspection lamp cables be?
cheers
tony

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Pre War / BSA M34 -12 ADVICE AND HELP PLEASE
« on: 23 September, 2017, 20:28:32 »
Hi all, Newbie so treat me well please.
i have just purchased a BSA M34-12   1934    and would like to ask if any of you good folk could answer a few questions.
1) where can i get a technical service manual..had a search on the net and had no joy.
2) my bike has red wheels and red panels on the tank.....could it be Ex Post Office? Any way of checking......or is it that someone just liked red!  ( its like the telegram bantam red)
3) Anyone recommend a reliable  repairer of magneto and speedo.
look forward to your replies
tony

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