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garyp

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C15T resto conversion to C15S
« on: 11 November, 2021, 13:14:22 »
Hi All,
Iv just picked up my 1959 C15T rolling chassis and a lot of boxes of bits.
I intend to convert it to a C15S the best i can with the intention of racing in next seasons Pre 65 here in Essex.
As far as i know all the numbers match Frame No. C15S 267 Engine No. C15T 139 which confirms it is 1959
Does any one have any more detail on this bike? it has a V5 registration number 653 XUR and I am the 5th owner.
There is some odd ball things though for instance the piston is a BSA 40-0635 +1mm I cant find this part number in any list or book.
Has anyone ever seen this number?
Plus does any one know were i can get a 10.1 piston part number 40-0648 as i can only find one in the states.
garyp.

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Re: C15T resto conversion to C15S
« Reply #1 on: 11 November, 2021, 15:35:19 »
It sounds as if the reg number was an age related issued one around 2007. My Shooting Star nuMber was issued in 2007 XUE.

garyp

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Re: C15T resto conversion to C15S
« Reply #2 on: 11 November, 2021, 16:03:24 »
That's interesting, Thanks.
garyp