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by skippy
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Final Drive Sprocket
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Flag: Australia

Re: Final Drive Sprocket

I have replaced the bush and primary seal and i still have a chain oiler.
by skippy
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Correct length for B25SS tank center bolt.
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Flag: Australia

Re: Correct length for B25SS tank center bolt.

I used a coach bolt for the B50.
by skippy
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: ongoing problem/headlight wire
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Flag: Australia

Re: ongoing problem/headlight wire

At least the alignment looks good.
by skippy
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: National bsa Rally South Australia
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Flag: Australia

National bsa Rally South Australia

Anybody going to the National Rally at Hahndorf in October
by skippy
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Final Drive Sprocket
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Flag: Australia

Re: Final Drive Sprocket

Locks like no one has one apart.
To add to what I did, to get a good grip, I ground the socket end flat as it has some rounding on it. That nut is very thin.
by skippy
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Misfiring while driving. Starts and idles Okay
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Flag: Australia

Re: Misfiring while driving. Starts and idles Okay

I should add using a timing light will tell you if you are getting a spark or not. the old ones that went in series are the best. BUT they don't account for a faulty spark plug.
by skippy
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Final Drive Sprocket
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Flag: Australia

Re: Final Drive Sprocket

I got a cheap truck wheel spanner and cut the end off about 1 1/4" long and welded a larger spark plug socket on to that and it works fine.
by skippy
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Misfiring while driving. Starts and idles Okay
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Flag: Australia

Re: Misfiring while driving. Starts and idles Okay

I would go for an open cct somewhere. I have a green light in my headlamp which i connected to the power supply at the electronic ignition. It was connected to the power side of the coil before and is handy to know when power is going to the ignition system and if the ignition is on or off. I would ...
by skippy
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Anyone for cricket?
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Flag: Australia

Re: Anyone for cricket?

No Comment.
by skippy
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 210
Views: 25041
Flag: Australia

Re: Star

You forgot the sense of humor at your place Beat :laugh
by skippy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Grease retainers - hubs
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Flag: Australia

Re: Grease retainers - hubs

I discarded mine and have no issues
by skippy
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: News
Topic: Happy Birthday Minetymenace
Replies: 10
Views: 2611
Flag: Australia

Re: Happy Birthday Minetymenace

Happy Birthday It's back again for another year. Have the day off and enjoy yourself, we promise not to get into any mischief <208 <219
by skippy
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: 8inch front brake
Replies: 16
Views: 1825
Flag: Australia

Re: 8inch front brake

I know where everything I can remember is, but sometimes I find things I forgot I had. :oops:
by skippy
Thu May 09, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 210
Views: 25041
Flag: Australia

Re: Star

Fuel air mixture. <201 So how did it go? <216 <216 At least we know you didn't kill yourself or wreck it. :thumb
by skippy
Thu May 02, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: April 27th 2019 bsaoc motherlode ride
Replies: 9
Views: 1995
Flag: Australia

Re: April 27th 2019 bsaoc motherlode ride

It's good to see you back again <216 <216
by skippy
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: All British rally
Replies: 17
Views: 3327
Flag: Australia

Re: All British rally

minetymenace wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:45 pm
Fiat, maybe?
Correct. I think he said picarto or something like that.
by skippy
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B50 doesn't like tickling
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Flag: Australia

Re: B50 doesn't like tickling

Old habits are hard to brake. disable the tickler.
by skippy
Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: All British rally
Replies: 17
Views: 3327
Flag: Australia

Re: All British rally

minetymenace wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:03 am
Guess the engine: Half a VW boxer?
Think Italian.
by skippy
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: All British rally
Replies: 17
Views: 3327
Flag: Australia

Re: All British rally

Photos
by skippy
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: All British rally
Replies: 17
Views: 3327
Flag: Australia

Re: All British rally

GET WELL John and I hope to see you there sometime it's one of the best old bike rallys in Aus.
by skippy
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: All British rally
Replies: 17
Views: 3327
Flag: Australia

Re: All British rally

It's on again. Come to the All British Rally at Newstead this weekend. <216 <216
by skippy
Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 210
Views: 25041
Flag: Australia

Re: Star

beat wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:56 pm
( moron me
A moron has an IQ of 51 to 70 you are much smarter than that.
Good to see it up and running. Hope we can see a video of it running sometime. <216
by skippy
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Breather spigot removal
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Flag: Australia

Re: Breather spigot removal

I used a tv antenna conection to replace a crushed dowell.
by skippy
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: News
Topic: Happy birthday Richard
Replies: 13
Views: 3438
Flag: Australia

Re: Happy birthday Richard

Happy Birthday for 2019 and thanks for this Forum. <208
by skippy
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Big tank for 1971 B25T
Replies: 30
Views: 3482
Flag: Australia

Re: Big tank for 1971 B25T

Canberra wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:44 am
Call me biased but I happen to like the larger tank
I have had trouble with the small tank, having to find petrol on longer trips when other bikes can keep going.
by skippy
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Remote Oil Filter B40/B44
Replies: 10
Views: 1200
Flag: Australia

Re: Remote Oil Filter B40/B44

I have one on my B50 it look exactly like that one, sold as a Norton filter. It works so far but i have direct oil pressure for the rockers.
by skippy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: Project Mail from Beat
Replies: 203
Views: 42280
Flag: Australia

Re: Project Mail from Beat

dDdn't you tell him it was an anti-lock brake. <201 So he is going to ride it and lock the brake at 30Km. :uhu :shock:
by skippy
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Primary chan tensioner thoughts
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Flag: Australia

Re: Primary chan tensioner thoughts

My pes chain doesn’t need a tensioner
by skippy
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B44 Crank Ball Bearing - Sludge trap removal
Replies: 15
Views: 1500
Flag: Australia

Re: B44 Crank Ball Bearing - Sludge trap removal

Have you heated it to break the lockit just in case?
by skippy
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Happy birthday Stan
Replies: 9
Views: 1869
Flag: Australia

Re: Happy birthday Stan

Happy birtday again Stan hope your your still going along well. <208
by skippy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Low compression problem
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Flag: Australia

Re: Low compression problem

Put a bit of oil down the bore and that's impeded the compression based on kickstart feel, I'd put the test away by then. I take it that impeded is improved, if this is so your rings are worn. I had this problem with mine, it had been started and run without the bore being checked and the rust slow...
by skippy
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 210
Views: 25041
Flag: Australia

Re: Star

Jack Gifford wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:24 am
Are 2 wheel drive sidecar rigs raced anywhere?
They are still raced in Classic motorcycle racing in Australia.
by skippy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Electric Start
Replies: 623
Views: 105568
Flag: Australia

Re: Electric Start

Well done. Only 1 question is the starter button on the starter motor and not remote, as i was wondering what the finger was doing on the starter when you start it?
by skippy
Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: Philip islands motorcycle classic
Replies: 8
Views: 1201
Flag: Australia

Re: Philip islands motorcycle classic

I never found an owner and the weather was good.
Steve’s mates and his brother were there at their usual spot. They spread his ashes at that spot and this is their memorial to him.
by skippy
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: Philip islands motorcycle classic
Replies: 8
Views: 1201
Flag: Australia

Philip islands motorcycle classic

These bikes seen at the classic. Note the hydraulic drum brake on the race bike.
by skippy
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B44 Oil consumption
Replies: 29
Views: 2477
Flag: Australia

Re: B44 Oil consumption

I used a JE piston and rings and the engine started and run the same as it does now, it never used any oil at all.
by skippy
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 1251
Flag: Australia

Re: Merry Christmas

Like Barry said merry Christmas
by skippy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: The science of engine combustion.
Replies: 15
Views: 2096
Flag: Australia

Re: The science of engine combustion.

I have a video of one engine starting and running but I don’t know how to post it.
by skippy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: The science of engine combustion.
Replies: 15
Views: 2096
Flag: Australia

Re: The science of engine combustion.

They are low tension ignition. It has a trip generator and ignitor in the head, which is the same as points without a condenser. As the ignition is tripped the generator generates power and then an arm flicks open the ignitor creating a spark. There is a lot of carbon in the head and the mixture can...