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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:22 pm

Thanks mate, was a massive help... Headstock is beautifully smooth now with the new taper rollers! Onto the next.
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:05 pm

My crank is ready to collect, so its engine week next week.... Front end is ready to go back together and the chroming is due back a week on monday. Plenty of pics to come!

Does anyone know where I can get the chrome trim that goes around fixing point for the tank, don't want the strips just the centre part?
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby minetymenace » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:33 pm

Beware this piece, read this topic, all is not as it seems...Suggest Chris P might have one
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Postby Chris Pellett » Sat Apr 23, 2016 10:35 am

Suggest Chris P might have one


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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby midgie » Sat Apr 23, 2016 11:58 am

I may have one joe, will have a look later.

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby midgie » Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:26 pm

found you one joe, all good.

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby minetymenace » Sat Apr 23, 2016 2:49 pm

You got two midgie? I still need one.
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby midgie » Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:29 pm

minetymenace wrote:You got two midgie? I still need one.

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Mon Apr 25, 2016 5:57 pm

Finally ordered my handlebars.... and putting a list together for midgie. Seems to be flying forward now. 4 months to go.
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:03 pm

Well some progress at last, after three attempts I finally have the correct fork gaiters,

Finally the engines going back together:

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Re-positioned my rear mudguard and note the earth tape as per the Bike Mag '78 photo...

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More to come on Monday....
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby minetymenace » Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:57 pm

Go easy on that goo!
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Barry Creary » Sun May 01, 2016 12:10 am

Yes Minety my thoughts to :shock: :shock: what you see on the outside will be the same on the inside big enough pieces to block oil galleries <209 I'm not being critical of your expertise but just be careful less is best :thumb you don't need much if the cases are faced with find wet dry sand paper. Otherwise looking great :thumb

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Tue May 03, 2016 8:37 am

Very happy with how it's coming together, handlebars arrived this morning and the chromers called all ready for collection.
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Mark Cook » Tue May 03, 2016 9:04 am

Yes I was thinking that's about 10 times too much goo
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Tue May 10, 2016 10:22 pm

Well I've been busy these past few days but it's paying off...

Sorry Pete (Nambo) I know you were keen on the old paint job.

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby HPbyStan » Wed May 11, 2016 1:08 am

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby midgie » Wed May 11, 2016 7:01 am

I can 'feel the love' going into that bike joe, smashing.

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Wed May 11, 2016 10:38 am

Thanks Chris, it's really quite odd how it grabs the throat. I've looked at that bike magazine article for the last 25 years and dreamed of owning the bike. This for sure is damn near the closest I'll get to it!!
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Barry Creary » Wed May 11, 2016 11:32 am

Yes I agree Malcolm I was in the same boat looking back to the old days when I could not afore these bikes and now I can and have enjoyed building my B50 and learning lots from Rickards forum and friends and being steered by Mr M M being a ex convict >44 but I have enjoyed your project keep posting please <201

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Wed May 11, 2016 4:25 pm

Thank Barry, it's really coming along now and I almost have everything in house to finish her up. For the goo-gate conspiracy gents will be happy to know the inner case had to come off due to a foul condition with the cam drive gear tab washer, now fixed and refitted.

Just managed to get a tail light after much searching, just need to get it to the platers...
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Wed May 11, 2016 10:36 pm

I'm speechless at the minute, so happy with the results there is an element of disbelief here though....

Lots of photos of the same thing!

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby skippy » Wed May 11, 2016 11:44 pm

That's really starting to look good.
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby johnq » Thu May 12, 2016 6:38 am

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Thu May 12, 2016 1:11 pm

Thanks guys really appreciate the support from this forum such a wealth of knowledge!

Hoping to get the engine together this evening, and should be back on its wheels the weekend!
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby minetymenace » Thu May 12, 2016 6:53 pm

Honouring any copyright, can you scan and post the article in the mag?
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Postby Malcolms Lad » Thu May 12, 2016 10:30 pm

Absolutely Gerry will do so tomorrow!
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Fri May 13, 2016 3:20 pm

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby AJ CCM » Fri May 13, 2016 5:09 pm

Joe can't wait to see your Project finished.
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Fri May 13, 2016 7:14 pm

Nor me pal... No based on previous experience a little baffling is beneficial for low end torque, but I have one of terry Weedys down pipes and waiting for my silencer can to come from him then I'll design a baffle to sit deep in so it'll look open.

Can't wait!!
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Postby Malcolms Lad » Sat May 14, 2016 4:47 pm

Some more... Chroming is here and I got my switch too!

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Wed May 18, 2016 11:33 am

More garage time this evening, did a swap with my old man for top yoke as in my heathen teenage years I naffed a couple of the bar clamp threads, of course which I will never live down.

So I kindly donated my perfect original yoke for his highly polished knackered thread version on which I'll rectify my 11 year old mistake. That's this evening planned out, I've placed my order for swing arm rebuild bits and my front sprocket so I can continue with the rest of the build.

Also ordered my wiring components last night to complete my new harness.
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Postby Malcolms Lad » Thu May 19, 2016 7:48 pm

Things are looking good, my swingarm rebuild lot from mark.

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Nambo » Thu May 19, 2016 9:17 pm

Does look very lovely indeed Joe, I was wondering what you were going to do about putting BSA badges on a Triumph, but of course it's CCM.
Careful with those fork stations, they are genuine BSA MX.
Whilst I am on the subject, as you all know, pattern stations are a few thou to thin, so I sent mine back to Kideminster motorcycles who claimed they never heard of such a thing, but kindly replaced them with new ones after I suggested they get Harris to give them a few more thou of hard chrome, so, if buying stations anyone, tell them the thickness you demand.
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Thu May 19, 2016 10:09 pm

Absolutely Pete, it's going together nicely now. Few niggles here and there but nothing to write home about.

Waiting on the tail light to come back from the chromers. And the rear shock covers to turn up.
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby midgie » Thu May 19, 2016 10:31 pm

Nambo wrote:Does look very lovely indeed Malcolm, I was wondering what you were going to do about putting BSA badges on a Triumph, but of course it's CCM.
Careful with those fork stations, they are genuine BSA MX.
Whilst I am on the subject, as you all know, pattern stations are a few thou to thin, so I sent mine back to Kideminster motorcycles who claimed they never heard of such a thing, but kindly replaced them with new ones after I suggested they get Harris to give them a few more thou of hard chrome, so, if buying stations anyone, tell them the thickness you demand.

1.361" is the original o/d dimension for the stanchions, me and a friend sent ours away to a well known hard chrome fork specialist which took 3 attempts for them to get right. I took this path as the pattern stanchions I found were well down on the o/d and oversize on the I/d meaning the damper valve 'o' ring was not in proper contact, the joy of pattern parts eh?

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Nambo » Thu May 19, 2016 11:16 pm

Joe's name edited once I realised my mistake!

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Chris Pellett » Sat May 21, 2016 7:52 pm

as you all know, pattern stations are a few thou to thin

Not All.
There are undersize ones in circulation, however 1.361" ones are available if you want them.

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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby minetymenace » Sat May 21, 2016 7:54 pm

From you Chris?
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Sat May 21, 2016 7:56 pm

Well it's back on its wheels!! Photos shortly...
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Re: 1978 CCM Replica Build

Postby Malcolms Lad » Mon May 30, 2016 2:03 am

Still waiting on my new seat cover but its a roller again:

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