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by beat
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: Eckington Motorcycle Day.
Replies: 4
Views: 69
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Re: Eckington Motorcycle Day.

:roll: :lol: :cool: :lol:
by beat
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
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Re: Star

minetymenace wrote:Has it got to go out that door (and up the stairs)?


No, - this workshop has a wider door and a ramp to go out....

beat :lol: :lol: :lol:
by beat
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Crankshaft experiment
Replies: 145
Views: 14001
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Re: Crankshaft experiment

hi Jack

not only how much it is, - how much it rises and falls is important.
and of cause: by wich trottle position it is reaching the extremes.
it was taking me weeks to get it in to a narrow band of 1 Gramm of air.

beat <216
by beat
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Truckle slide
Replies: 4
Views: 129
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Re: Truckle slide

Well David, it was not a straight go to this solution, - no. first I made a couple of copies of the original one, each with a different cut away. BSA907.jpg BSA954.jpg but as there was no reaction in this trottle range with all this slides tested, I came to the shown solution. DSCN9152.jpg beat, ver...
by beat
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Truckle slide
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Truckle slide

My Mikuni Flatslide was definitely to rich around 15 to 25 % trottle.
I coured it in a same way as this:
BSA1007.jpg

BSA1005.jpg

bypassing some air to the Needle Jet.

I guess you have had the problem as " to lean " at pick up.

beat <212
by beat
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

DSCN1059.jpg
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<216
by beat
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: Eckington Motorcycle Day.
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Eckington Motorcycle Day.

:thumb :thumb :thumb

beat :cool:
by beat
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: BSA do at Peter Hammond Motorcycles
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Flag: Switzerland

Re: BSA do at Peter Hammond Motorcycles

minetymenace wrote:OK, tale of Woe:
........................

ohhhhh my dear, - I guess I would miss " Pub Time " and would have a all boddle just for my self.......

<119
by beat
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

hi skipp Your missing something on the engine. The Starter Motor. NO, I did not miss the starter motor. as I still feel to old to starting this engine, I have implemented the fallowing actions: 1. : fit a timing advancing unit with 40 degrees crank retarding. 2. : fit a carbi with a starter device s...
by beat
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

CCM620 wrote:have such a carb on my Rotax!

once it is nicely adjusted, - it is a very good carbi IMO

:thumb
by beat
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

Are you building a jig so you can start making replica Gold Star frames?? That would add a few francs to your retirement fund! you got it Jan! but not to build replicas, no, - it will be something growing up in my restless brain..... <982 not sure it would be ever to sold. :grin: I love the name dr...
by beat
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B50 MX Oil Level ?
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Flag: Switzerland

Re: B50 MX Oil Level ?

Barry Creary wrote:don't ask how I know

<1003
by beat
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B50 MX Oil Level ?
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Flag: Switzerland

Re: B50 MX Oil Level ?

66victorNM wrote:What is “wet sumping” ?

wets umping can come up also if Oilpump isn't in perfect condition.

Oil from the Tank / fraim find its way trough the gears and along the pumps shaft in to the crank case.

&lt;069
by beat
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Camshaft timing marks
Replies: 2
Views: 83
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Re: Camshaft timing marks

frank B wrote: bike started well before strip down.


Frank, - you have messed it up :!:

maybe fore some help:
- is spark really on compression stroke ??
- by ready to run: is spark just shortly before TDC ??
- how is the compression itself ??

beat <017
by beat
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

are these cast wheels from your sidecar time? yes, they are from the time around 1971/ 1975 the story behind is: in 1970, Fritz EGLI, the producer of the EGLI fraimes was asking my father to accompany him to the motorbike show in Paris. Fritz had a meeting with some Italian customer there but he wa...
by beat
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

find some old new stock in the Attica ( 46 yers old :!: ) I can use now for the :
1. motoriced wheelchair
2. winter wood cutter
3. star bar
4. many person sidecar
5. inside out head.

some wheels
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DSCN1021.jpg
some Alu bracke disques

DSCN1022.jpg
some chain shock absorbers

DSCN1027.jpg
needs some work on them to make it fit

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and soon they will go on to the rig....


<981
by beat
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Crankshaft experiment
Replies: 145
Views: 14001
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Crankshaft experiment

Log shows air/fuel ratios about where expected- safely "fat" as planned. :thumb :thumb :thumb this is giving you safety and dos encourage you for going further in process.... <216 any Values of fuel type and A/F you can tell ? if they are secret, maybe by private message ? beat <201
by beat
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

DSCN1012.jpg

DSCN1018.jpg

<217 + :mrgreen:
by beat
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

Ian Hingley wrote:Wonder what you're thinking??

DSCN1007.jpg

DSCN1008.jpg


a smal part of what I am thinking....
beat <982
by beat
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: 1971 BSA B50T
Replies: 30
Views: 2220
Flag: Switzerland

Re: 1971 BSA B50T

:cool: :cool: :thumb
by beat
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Gruppo Velox
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Gruppo Velox

:thumb :thumb :thumb
by beat
Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Gruppo Velox
Replies: 5
Views: 159
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Re: Gruppo Velox

Lovely Head and Zylinder !!!!

it seams NOT to come out from Birmingham Small Arms ....

<213
by beat
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

hi Remi,

mechanical Ignition side is done:
DSCN1003.jpg

Points on a Tufnol plate ....
DSCN1004.jpg
Keflar plate to close

DSCN1006.jpg
bottom end finished


beat <216 :mrgreen:
by beat
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Crankshaft experiment
Replies: 145
Views: 14001
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Crankshaft experiment

hi Jack,

I guess the logging the all mesuring is the real challenge.

so much easier when A/F Reader is continuously on the bike and after a change in jetting setup you can just go out on the road and observe the result....

beat <212
by beat
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

And where did you get that idea from beat? The French! ha, ha, --- the Idea of the all thing is from my B50, the french pointed me to the Norton guys to solve the problem of the wrong direction of the B50 ATU. then, the Norton guys sent me over to the Triumph gents, ( Keith Gibbon ) wich could real...
by beat
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Star
Replies: 42
Views: 2744
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Star

DSCN0633.jpg
as I DO NOT LIKE this magneto....

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DSCN0982.jpg
points and ATU housing

DSCN0997.jpg

DSCN0998.jpg
ATU from a Triumph

beat <216
by beat
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: oil return hoses
Replies: 22
Views: 824
Flag: Switzerland

Re: oil return hoses

primary drive gaskets from Ed V :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb

beat :cool:
by beat
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: timing advance unit for Triumph
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Flag: Switzerland

timing advance unit for Triumph

Hi gentlemans I am on the surch for a Lucas Timing advancing from a Triumph wich is rotating CLOCKWISE originally . the one from the B50 is rotating anticlockwise, so it dos NOT work on my BSA Gold Star Project. I do look out for a similar Unit, used ore new, - I got called as some Triumph Models ha...
by beat
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: International BSA B50 Meeting
Replies: 55
Views: 2978
Flag: Switzerland

Re: International BSA B50 Meeting

Great Photos Rickard, - well done. :ok :ok :ok ( so much better than mines :oops: ) yeas, over all, it was a real great time with so frendly people in this B50 section :!: thank you very much for everything and especially to the french crew that organised and managed this meeting <904 <904 beat :thu...
by beat
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: My B50SS
Replies: 14
Views: 1715
Flag: Switzerland

Re: My B50SS

:thumb :thumb :thumb
by beat
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: International BSA B50 Meeting
Replies: 55
Views: 2978
Flag: Switzerland

Re: International BSA B50 Meeting

Yes gents, - I am back home. unlucky I had a unexpected appointment with a french H*nda CB1100 driver, the Police, the Ambulance and the Vehicle Rescue of the Town of Chaumont. Yes, I know the frech Motorcyclists are fast, - I have seen this on the racecourse of Carole, - but in this case he wasn't ...
by beat
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Starting the Race bike! BSA B50
Replies: 29
Views: 1238
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Starting the Race bike! BSA B50

Allflatblack wrote:I will keep you all posted on how it all turns out.


can't await <212
beat :ok
by beat
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Podtonics or Sparx volytage regulator
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Podtonics or Sparx volytage regulator

hi jeff

nice story, - and it telles me once more to check NOT only MAX advance, no, I check also MIN advance :!:
this should be very close by TDC to avoid healt problems......

beat :lol:
by beat
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: International BSA B50 Meeting
Replies: 55
Views: 2978
Flag: Switzerland

Re: International BSA B50 Meeting

stay the night in IBIS hotel in saint dizier now.
I got terrible wet today,- happy to have a hot shower and something to eat.... <965
at least the bike is going <216 until now :thumb

beat <213
by beat
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: International BSA B50 Meeting
Replies: 55
Views: 2978
Flag: Switzerland

Re: International BSA B50 Meeting

Hi gents
from tomorrow 08:00 I am up for Paris.

<1010 beat B50icon <216
by beat
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Oil separating
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Oil separating

Canberra wrote: to put a isolating tap on the oil feed


OHHHHH my dear, --- I guess this isn't for old brains.....

<213 <213
by beat
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Podtonics or Sparx volytage regulator
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Podtonics or Sparx volytage regulator

Jeff K wrote: the battery was almost dead and that made for some interesting starting.

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by beat
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: NEB clutch questions
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Flag: Switzerland

Re: NEB clutch questions

minetymenace wrote:Go hydraulic


hydraulic makes more than 1/3 less power needet to pull the clutch IMO.
beat <212
by beat
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Starting the Race bike! BSA B50
Replies: 29
Views: 1238
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Starting the Race bike! BSA B50

Allflatblack wrote: I felt that it is too lean so i re-jetted the carbs to a leaner setup

:?: :?: :shock:
by beat
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Oil separating
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Flag: Switzerland

Re: Oil separating

Hey Beat, I'll bring your headlamp back (my mate sold his bike), I'll bring it to Circuit Carole next week....It is the one off the B31 I'm sure. Help :!: :!: please NOT back to me, - I don't know what to do with. sell it and have a beer .... <219 I have less problems with clutch slip with ATF and ...

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