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by *beezergeezer*
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: B25ss fork damper unit retaing bolt washers
Replies: 9
Views: 948
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Re: B25ss fork damper unit retaing bolt washers

Can any one shed some light on what washers to use on the b25ss / b50 fork leg damper retaining 5 1/6 allen bolt..my parts book does not list any, i have tried grinding the OD of fibre one down but it does not want to seal and weeps, so tried the same with a copper washer and annealed it still the ...
by *beezergeezer*
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: B25ss fork damper unit retaing bolt washers
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Flag: Great Britain

B25ss fork damper unit retaing bolt washers

Can any one shed some light on what washers to use on the b25ss / b50 fork leg damper retaining 5 1/6 allen bolt..my parts book does not list any, i have tried grinding the OD of fibre one down but it does not want to seal and weeps, so tried the same with a copper washer and annealed it still the s...
by *beezergeezer*
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: 1971 BSA B25ss Centre Stand Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1075
Flag: Great Britain

Re: 1971 BSA B25ss Centre Stand Wanted

which one, Part Number? and how much modification?
by *beezergeezer*
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: 1971 BSA B25ss Centre Stand Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1075
Flag: Great Britain

1971 BSA B25ss Centre Stand Wanted

Hi Guys/ I am looking for a 71 b25ss centre stand, anybody got one kicking around? i have tried Ebay. Am I right I seem to recal reading somewhere these were an optional extra as not many bikes have them..
by *beezergeezer*
Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: RAR DRIVE CHAIN
Replies: 10
Views: 1866
Flag: Great Britain

Re: RAR DRIVE CHAIN

i have currently got a cheap chain on from previos owner, there seems to be some people who have had issues with reynolds chain, I am going to fit an EK 3D black and gold chain, jus to be different.
by *beezergeezer*
Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: OIL FEED PIPE THREADS
Replies: 9
Views: 1799
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Re: OIL FEED PIPE THREADS

Thanks All, I have printed the update spec sheet off and will now check threads, I will also be using the oil mod as seen on tech pages here by tapping a feed off the top frame rail drain plug, i know that was 3/8" UNF and have got a male male union in there which i am going to run through an oil fi...
by *beezergeezer*
Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: OIL FEED PIPE THREADS
Replies: 9
Views: 1799
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Re: OIL FEED PIPE THREADS

:thumb
by *beezergeezer*
Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: RAR DRIVE CHAIN
Replies: 10
Views: 1866
Flag: Great Britain

Re: RAR DRIVE CHAIN

Thanks, I will avoid them as i was looking for something a bit different.
by *beezergeezer*
Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: OIL FEED PIPE THREADS
Replies: 9
Views: 1799
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OIL FEED PIPE THREADS

Can anyone give me the spec details for the thread sizes for oil feed, oil return to and from engine case main feeds, from frame filter, I am having some oil lines made but unable to get bike to the shop to check threads BSP, UNF etc...
this is for a mid 1971 B25ss...
by *beezergeezer*
Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: RAR DRIVE CHAIN
Replies: 10
Views: 1866
Flag: Great Britain

RAR DRIVE CHAIN

Hi all I am considering using a EK 3d Black/Gold Chain on a B25ss project, the BSA Manual gives sizes as reynolds 110 054, but am i right in thinking this is a 520 chain? https://www.google.com/search?sa=X&rlz=1C1GGRV_enGB751GB751&sxsrf=ACYBGNRyoAVOBkJECWzqlH8pGSzToot-PQ:1576618478351&q=EK+3D+motorc...
by *beezergeezer*
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: BSA B50 / B25 / TR5T SWING ARM SPACER TUBE
Replies: 0
Views: 2033
Flag: Great Britain

BSA B50 / B25 / TR5T SWING ARM SPACER TUBE

Has anyone got a BSA OIF B50 / B25 / TR5t swing arm spacer tube?
PART NUMBER 83-1969
If not anyone know the dimensions so i can get one knocked up, photos & drawings with dimensions would be good, even better the part its self.
desperate as mine is Missing <218
by *beezergeezer*
Wed May 29, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: b25ss timing cover bung plug/past shortage of B50 kickstart quadrants
Replies: 17
Views: 4105
Flag: Great Britain

Re: b25ss timing cover bung plug

Hi Guy back to mess with you brains again this is kind of a follows on from my last post yesterday and also similar to the post regarding fleetstar kickstart quadrant ... I went to replace my B25ss kick start quadrant, so consulted my parts book and ordered the part from PES part number 57-4341 .. n...
by *beezergeezer*
Wed May 29, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: b25ss timing cover bung plug/past shortage of B50 kickstart quadrants
Replies: 17
Views: 4105
Flag: Great Britain

past shortage of B50 kickstart quadrants

Hi Guy back to mess with you brains again this is kind of a follows on from my last post yesterday and also similar to the post regarding fleetstar kickstart quadrant ... I went to replace my B25ss kick start quadrant, so consulted my parts book and ordered the part from PES part number 57-4341 .. n...
by *beezergeezer*
Tue May 28, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: b25ss timing cover bung plug/past shortage of B50 kickstart quadrants
Replies: 17
Views: 4105
Flag: Great Britain

Re: b25ss timing cover bung plug

I think i may have found the answer to my question...... thanks to kommando who mentioned that it was possibly a WD B40 if googled and fount this... https://cdn.globalauctionplatform.com/b8a430d9-be37-4d2e-a117-a6c500d97dbe/879ff8ee-cdeb-4b86-a969-9a8d7ee22807/original.jpg it shows the bung plug and...
by *beezergeezer*
Tue May 28, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: b25ss timing cover bung plug/past shortage of B50 kickstart quadrants
Replies: 17
Views: 4105
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Re: b25ss timing cover bung plug

part number is 70- 9395 and who ever machined the case machined a flat surface for a fibre/copper washer on the out side and the threaded hole is centered to the casting lug, indicating a factory job, i have remove the bung and test fitted the cover and it does not appear to give access to anything,...
by *beezergeezer*
Tue May 28, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: b25ss timing cover bung plug/past shortage of B50 kickstart quadrants
Replies: 17
Views: 4105
Flag: Great Britain

Re: b25ss timing cover bung plug

how do i post photos in my message? https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2477964692216650&set=a.202264969786645&type=3&theater https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2477984882214631&set=a.202264969786645&type=3&theater it is definitely a factory fitting as there is a casting lug (see photo of i...
by *beezergeezer*
Tue May 28, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: b25ss timing cover bung plug/past shortage of B50 kickstart quadrants
Replies: 17
Views: 4105
Flag: Great Britain

b25ss timing cover bung plug/past shortage of B50 kickstart quadrants

can anyone shed any light on this, I have a late b25ss goldstar and the outer timing case has a a factory fitted filler / bung in it, Is it a B25 one as I can not see the purpose of the plug arrowed, was hoping it was access for the selecter for adjustment, but it does not line up with that, I can n...
by *beezergeezer*
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B25 Inner timing cover gaskets
Replies: 8
Views: 2394
Flag: Great Britain

Re: B25 Inner timing cover gaskets

aha probably disintegrated long ago thanks.....will put one on it should last as like most of us oldies summer is best, especially in Cornwall. <216
by *beezergeezer*
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B25 Inner timing cover gaskets
Replies: 8
Views: 2394
Flag: Great Britain

Re: B25 Inner timing cover gaskets

thanks guys you are all confirming my thoughts on the gaskets...will clean surfaces thoroughly and use my tried and tested silver CT1 sealant... just another quick question there is a felt washer listed for the final drive sprocket, part number 90-6074 there was not one fitted and can not see any ob...
by *beezergeezer*
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: B25 Inner timing cover gaskets
Replies: 8
Views: 2394
Flag: Great Britain

B25 Inner timing cover gaskets

:?: hi all need a bit of input ...i am rebuilding my b25ss engine and have both timing side covers off into the gearbox. I have seen some B25/ b40 / b50 gaskets for this ...As the book does not list any just a compound goo joint is this a good idea to fit them in an attempt to eliminate future oil l...
by *beezergeezer*
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: sealing header pipe at head
Replies: 36
Views: 14203
Flag: Great Britain

Re: sealing header pipe at head

Today been in the shed working on restoring my B25ss Gold Star, yes i am probably that sad i am the only one who has bothered to do a full restoration....lol.....while sipping my coffee and popping the cup on the shelf i knocked off 2 Triumph exhaust stubs from my old 3ta / 5ta ,.....then it hit me,...
by *beezergeezer*
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: sealing header pipe at head
Replies: 36
Views: 14203
Flag: Great Britain

Re: sealing header pipe at head

I had this on my B25ss Gold Star to sort it I used some CT1 an all purpose silicone adhesive see link http://www.ct1ltd.com/our-products/ct1/ this product is very useful on my brit bikes and keeps them oil tight (even when there is oil in them) I got some brass shim and cut it into strips, liberally...
by *beezergeezer*
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: New clutch slip n drag
Replies: 4
Views: 1855
Flag: Great Britain

Re: New clutch slip n drag

Hi thanks Guys I have also been told to drain primary and re fill with 100cc of trans fluid instead of oil as per pink n yellow manual... the 7 plate mod has been done and I now have and extremely light clutch....with only an in or out action at the lever meaning minimal clearance. I get...... SLIP ...
by *beezergeezer*
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: New clutch slip n drag
Replies: 4
Views: 1855
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New clutch slip n drag

Just had a full total primary rebuild all new parts, on my B25ss, i am now experiencing slight clutch slip when starting...the re build was done by a well known shop near seaton Devon...no names at the moment...he has assured me that if anymore tension to the springs is applied it start to drag...th...
by *beezergeezer*
Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: B50ss purple fender
Replies: 10
Views: 4011
Flag: Great Britain

Re: B50ss purple fender

if you have a good un modded mudguard for the B25ss and are in cornwall can you stick it in your suitcase and we will have a a deal...any photos etc ..pm me and we can discuss how many shillings you will need to dispose of yours to a good cause.

:grin: :grin: :grin:
by *beezergeezer*
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: B50ss purple fender
Replies: 10
Views: 4011
Flag: Great Britain

Re: B50ss purple fender

I have looked at many 70s Triumph mudguards and some BSA ones all though they have wire stays they are different in design some have the extra vertical stay behind fork leg some have bend in a different place...see photos my B25ss has 18" rims and the others are for 19" rims or so the tyre sizes on ...
by *beezergeezer*
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: B50ss purple fender
Replies: 10
Views: 4011
Flag: Great Britain

Re: B50ss purple fender

Any one got a link to where to get the same front fender from as I also need one for my B25ss Goldstar I have seen some from later triumphs and bsa models but the wire stays are not correct am looking to complete an original UK spec Bike so a correct one would be good..any help would be good. thank...
by *beezergeezer*
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: 3 Gallon Fuel Tank Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1590
Flag: Great Britain

Re: 3 Gallon Fuel Tank Wanted

fuel Tank now sorted many thank to all....
by *beezergeezer*
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: b50 home market 3 gallon tank
Replies: 4
Views: 3376
Flag: Great Britain

Re: b50 home market 3 gallon tank

Having difficulty sendin pm
Cant get them to send still sitting in out box (Edit by MM: Message remains in your out box until the recipient picks it up.)
Try to pm me or txt me for my email on 0785###### (Edit by MM: Number removed for security reasons)
midgie wrote:pm me thanks. :thumb
by *beezergeezer*
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: b50 home market 3 gallon tank
Replies: 4
Views: 3376
Flag: Great Britain

Re: b50 home market 3 gallon tank

Have you any more details photos etc as am interested in the b50 tank cash waiting
by *beezergeezer*
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: 3 Gallon Fuel Tank Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1590
Flag: Great Britain

3 Gallon Fuel Tank Wanted

Has anyone got a big B25/B50 3 gallon tank in reasonable condition, no dents preferred..let me know.
I am looking to have a longer range tank for a TR5t ...
Are there any other tanks that fit?
by *beezergeezer*
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Electric Start
Replies: 635
Views: 155217
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Re: Electric Start

To my recollection some early vintage cars had a "dyno starter" A dynamo the would also run as a starter motor at the flick of a switch..heres the theory bit..may be mount a similar unit on the end of the crank in the primary where the alernator is mounted...dyno motors are now making a comback on e...
by *beezergeezer*
Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: TR5T 21" wheel offset
Replies: 1
Views: 975
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TR5T 21" wheel offset

Can anyone give me details of the front wheel offset for a 6" sls conical hub front wheel on a 21" rim on a 1974 Triumph TR5T think it should be the same as b50? have a hub, new rim will be dunlop pattern WM2 i have read some info on here but measurement seems to be to the side of the rim, assuming ...
by *beezergeezer*
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: re post from parts wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 1782
Flag: Great Britain

re post from parts wanted

hi everyone can any help me I need a 60mm diameter speedometer in MPH part number 19-8954 smiths for a 1971 BSA Goldstar ss 250 have searched the net but cant find one ....bike is all standard UK model so I dont want to add a wing chong wong cheapo special universal 60mm as seen on ebay etc.... Has...
by *beezergeezer*
Sun May 28, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: oil pressure
Replies: 18
Views: 4857
Flag: Great Britain

Re: oil pressure

will check, there is a WOG valve fitted inline from frame to engine to stop wet sumping that has an 8mm through put...
by *beezergeezer*
Sun May 28, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: oil pressure
Replies: 18
Views: 4857
Flag: Great Britain

Re: oil pressure

I am running on a hi grade valvoline 20 / 50 non synthetic Oil, for the hell of it i will try another OP switch just in case, i do how ever tend to agree with point 2 as someone a past owner seemingly has had some issue hence a 1.2mm barrel spacer and has also made an oil deflector tube as in oil mo...
by *beezergeezer*
Fri May 26, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: oil pressure
Replies: 18
Views: 4857
Flag: Great Britain

Re: oil pressure

Thanks for the upgrade tip i will look into that ..I am runninh the bike on valvoline 20/50 oil non synthetic
by *beezergeezer*
Thu May 25, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: oil pressure
Replies: 18
Views: 4857
Flag: Great Britain

Re: oil pressure

I have not been that far into the engine I did have the top end off about 500 miles back and there did not seem any play up down or sideways in the conrod when i checked, the oil pressure switch is set for 7 psi ...apart from that I am open to suggestions...
by *beezergeezer*
Thu May 25, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: oil pressure
Replies: 18
Views: 4857
Flag: Great Britain

oil pressure

here we go I guess I am asking for flack here but need to iron out some nagging issues on a B25ss running a STD 10:1 piston and boyer electronic ignition and an electronic charging system with built in capacitor ...so basically all the electrics are electronic... now with that in mind my previous po...
by *beezergeezer*
Thu Jun 16, 2016 12:33 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: engine oil grades
Replies: 11
Views: 2746
Flag: Great Britain

Re: engine oil grades

thanks I am going to go through it at the weekend will check tappets when hot