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by beesa71
Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: B50/44 Hybrid
Replies: 21
Views: 988

Re: B50/44 Hybrid

Forgot: Claus, send me a PM with your full name and address and I’ll send you three if they are helpful to you.

Paul.
by beesa71
Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: B50/44 Hybrid
Replies: 21
Views: 988

Re: B50/44 Hybrid

There are three such spacers; one inside the rhs front engine mount, one inside lower the rhs engine mount and one outside the rhs engine mount between the plate and exhaust mounting ‘bracket’ (front pipe). The 1971 parts book omits to show the front rhs front inner spacer. The 1972 parts book (atta...
by beesa71
Fri Dec 04, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: UK will start charging 30% tax on classic Cars.
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Re: UK will start charging 30% tax on classic Cars.

Have you checked that the ‘previous’ conditions for vehicles of historic interest will not still apply? My two Mead & Tomkinson machines were sent from Australia under that scheme (and the evidence I presented showed clear connection to their racing success) and then I paid only 2.5% VAT (I think) a...
by beesa71
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Expo 70
Replies: 3
Views: 540

Re: Expo 70

Can’t wait, ordered my copies yesterday.

Keep it up Brad.

Regards to all OIF’ers.

Paul.
by beesa71
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: B50 rear hub
Replies: 11
Views: 1234

Re: B50 rear hub

And here’s one I’ve just measured. Other dim’s concur with Steve.

Paul.
by beesa71
Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B50 rear hub
Replies: 11
Views: 1234

Re: B50 rear hub

That’s what I said. The bearing spacer ‘in the hub’ not the MX (only) spacer that sits between the bearing and the swinging arm.

Regards to all OIF’ers.

Paul.
by beesa71
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B50 rear hub
Replies: 11
Views: 1234

Re: B50 rear hub

I disagree; ‘from here’ the bearing spacer and it’s ends look fine and as mine do.

Paul.
by beesa71
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B50 rear hub
Replies: 11
Views: 1234

Re: B50 rear hub

I agree with Steve, all looks correct.

Only comment I’d offer is that don’t forget that the speedo drive side bearing is not locked in by the screwed in speedo drive ‘ring’.

Paul.
by beesa71
Sat Oct 10, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: Electrical Box Mounting
Replies: 10
Views: 1216

Re: Electrical Box Mounting

Keith, have you seen the ‘Pm’ from me?

Paul.
by beesa71
Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Speedometer and Tachometer cable details
Replies: 4
Views: 740

Re: Speedometer and Tachometer cable details

Thank you Steve. All gratefully received.

Paul.
by beesa71
Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Speedometer and Tachometer cable details
Replies: 4
Views: 740

Re: Speedometer and Tachometer cable details

That’s Russell’s site I mentioned.

Paul.
by beesa71
Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Speedometer and Tachometer cable details
Replies: 4
Views: 740

Speedometer and Tachometer cable details

I’ve also posted this question on the. SAOC Forum but I wonder if any on here have what I’m looking for....... A question has arisen about how far the inner cable for 60mm and 80mm Smiths Magnetic instruments (SSM and RSM) should protrude from the outer cable at the instrument end? Assuming correct ...
by beesa71
Sun Oct 04, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: TR5mx Fork/Steering Stem
Replies: 16
Views: 1676

Re: TR5mx Fork/Steering Stem

And that nice fella ‘stainoifless’ on EBay sells a stainless steel stem top nut in the early version ie the coarse thread. They will ship worldwide. It is cheaper to buy it, and the other listed items, through direct contact via this wonderful forum. As you would expect. Regards to all OIF’ers. Paul...
by beesa71
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: LOBE 2 20-21
Replies: 81
Views: 8401

Re: LOBE 2 20-21

Yes Beat but not for a few days as I will not be near the cover until then.

Please ‘Pm’ me on Thursday.

Paul.
by beesa71
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B50 valve lifter to bare casting.
Replies: 37
Views: 3421

Re: B50 valve lifter to bare casting.

My bet is plugged.
by beesa71
Mon Aug 31, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B50 valve lifter to bare casting.
Replies: 37
Views: 3421

Re: B50 valve lifter to bare casting.

Phil,

I’m a little surprised you have a B50 rocker box without provision for the valve lifter components. I’ve never seen one un-machined for it.

Have you had a good luck/can you attach some pictures, I’m curious.

Regards to all OIF’ers.

Paul.
by beesa71
Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: LOBE 2 20-21
Replies: 81
Views: 8401

Re: LOBE 2 20-21

Back to the clutch operation modification; this outer timing cover came to me when I cleared out Mike Tomkinson’s B50 ‘left over racing spares’ and, other than an occasional outing, has been buried here for years. So, it having surfaced today I thought it might be of interest. My inclination is that...
by beesa71
Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: WANTED C15 B40 Distributor
Replies: 8
Views: 1752

Re: WANTED C15 B40 Distributor

I’ve no idea what his or your ‘going rate’ is but I’ve got a few dizzy’s that I could spare you one from.

Let us, on here, know what your rate is please.

Regards to all OIF’ers.

Paul.
by beesa71
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Tales Of Woe
Topic: >mead tomkinson
Replies: 57
Views: 20263

Re: >mead tomkinson

Ady, You are more than welcome to join the unofficial M&T Enthusiasts Group. A small but dedicated group, worldwide membership, true keepers of the faith (as described by ‘outsiders’ - themselves most welcome too). Plenty is known about Mike Tomkinson and his incredible team but we are always keen t...
by beesa71
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: Under engine exhaust
Replies: 2
Views: 758

Re: Under engine exhaust

I’d suggest Rayson’s....

See; viewtopic.php?t=6998

Paul.
by beesa71
Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: X75 Hurricane Parts List on MICROFICHE
Replies: 2
Views: 1125

Re: X75 Hurricane Parts List on MICROFICHE

Yours Gerry, as I hoped it would be!

PM me your postal address.

Regards.

Paul.
by beesa71
Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: X75 Hurricane Parts List on MICROFICHE
Replies: 2
Views: 1125

X75 Hurricane Parts List on MICROFICHE

I have a quantity (60+ available) Triumph parts lists on microfiche and a ‘sample’ is currently listed on EBay. I thought the Hurricane one might be a nice bit of not necessarily usable memorabilia that someone on here might like. Anyone? Sensible offer with the proceeds to my local hospice of inter...
by beesa71
Thu May 28, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: Where was it made?
Replies: 11
Views: 1929

Re: Where was it made?

The FS did go to Hammonds and the B25T to BSA Inc East on 27/1/71.

But, you sure it’s AE3395?
by beesa71
Mon May 11, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: B25R ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2744

Re: B25R ?

And I have decent enough evidence of a B25V in the same context as A75V (not sure whether other code letters were included in that one). Vertically split castings too if I remember.

Regards.

Paul.
by beesa71
Mon May 11, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: 1972 B25SS FRONT ENGINE MOUNT
Replies: 10
Views: 1507

Re: 1972 B25SS FRONT ENGINE MOUNT

Too true there should be one between the crankcase and the front RH engine ‘plate’ (83-2004). There should also be the one on the RH side of the engine between it and the frame (83-2005). There should also be one between the outside of the RH front engine ‘plate’ and the exhaust pipe mounting bracke...
by beesa71
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Leak back,
Replies: 20
Views: 3020

Re: Leak back,

If John will excuse me; here’s a link re’ the exhaust system.

http://b50.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=2 ... ons#p64189

Regards.

Paul.
by beesa71
Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: B25ss fork damper unit retaing bolt washers
Replies: 9
Views: 1474

Re: B25ss fork damper unit retaing bolt washers

I’ve just bought a large quantity of the bonded seals for rebuilding quite a quantity of forks, pm me if you want some sending.

Paul.
by beesa71
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: Rear axle,
Replies: 3
Views: 1122

Re: Rear axle,

John, I have a number of NOS ones that are in less than perfect condition, you are welcome to one of these. You can collect (Warrington) or I can send, both though after the current crisis eases. Put me down for some S/S copies of the OEM version please. Regards and best wishes at this awful time to...
by beesa71
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Best Electronic Ignition
Replies: 23
Views: 4174

Re: Best Electronic Ignition

Trevor, can you post a link the Podtronics ignitions please.

Paul.
by beesa71
Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: B40 Clutch Pressure Plate
Replies: 9
Views: 1885

Re: B40 Clutch Pressure Plate

I'm not familiar with those spring tensioning nuts, have you tried it with the more common ones?

Paul.
by beesa71
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Parts & Bikes wanted
Topic: Speedway B50 piston details wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 2133

Speedway B50 piston details wanted

Has anyone got an OEM 'factory' B50 Speedway piston please?

What I'm looking for are some details from it.

Regards to all.

Paul.
by beesa71
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: Electric Start - Broken Knees
Replies: 28
Views: 4936

Re: Electric Start - Broken Knees

Only posting as I've seen it in the flesh (and component parts); have you seen the Shropshire Motorcycles electric start kit for Unit Construction Triumph twins?

Very neatly done.

https://triumphbonneville.com/store/ele ... tails.html

Regards to all OIf'ers.

Paul.
by beesa71
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Titanium works bikes.....
Replies: 0
Views: 2934

Titanium works bikes.....

If anyone knows the current owner of the titanium bikes as pictured (a recent addition I believe) on the excellent B44GP website would they please try (somehow) to pass my contact details them or refer them here for a 'PM'.

Thank you.

Paul.
by beesa71
Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Parts Lists and Workshop Manuals for sale in UK
Replies: 0
Views: 2328

Parts Lists and Workshop Manuals for sale in UK

I'm sorting through the many hundreds of parts lists and things I've accumulated in my (nearly) 50 years of Unit Single'ing and in anticpation of the autojumble season starting for me (ie when it's dry and not freezing cold) I've sorted a few to take 'for sale'. I thought though that I'd see if ther...
by beesa71
Sat Dec 14, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Front fork damper valve 'O' ring dimensions
Replies: 0
Views: 2493

Front fork damper valve 'O' ring dimensions

Hello folks, Does anyone have the OEM details to identify the dimensions of 'O' ring part number 97-4003 please. I've misplaced my 'O' ring measuring 'stick' hence the question. Although I'm off to my local supplier on Monday it would be good to be pre-armed as, I've found, 'O' rings don't measure u...
by beesa71
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: Starfire 441
Replies: 91
Views: 21558

Re: Starfire 441

Mick uses the OEM BSA/Triumph conical front hub as the basis and the 'internals' are Commando 2LS front brake based.
by beesa71
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B25ss oddies
Replies: 1
Views: 942

Re: B25ss oddies

John,

Here was me thinking they were the std 15/16" Oddies.

PM me.

Regards.

Paul.
by beesa71
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Dating a B50SS
Replies: 14
Views: 3346

Re: Dating a B50SS

Hey b50reels; did you get my 'pm's'?

Paul.
by beesa71
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Dating a B50SS
Replies: 14
Views: 3346

Re: Dating a B50SS

Incorrect for last models at least, see any/all DB's for them. Each model range (eg OIF Singles,Twins, Triples) had their own series of numbers but variants within that range ie, B25T, T25SS, B50T, T25SS etc could be next to one another in the numerical sequence. For example; DE10577 was a T25T DE10...
by beesa71
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Dating a B50SS
Replies: 14
Views: 3346

Re: Dating a B50SS

Trevor, I don't necessarily agree with your theory that it was the 1627th bike off the line. I'd agree that it was the 1627th (numerical order) number in the Despatch Book but that doesnt't tally (no pun intended as we also know that the DB indicates 'tally number' too) with production order. The DB...