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Re: Bike hasn`t been run for 2 years, tips needed.
« Reply #45 on: 21.04. 2016 21:00 »
Am I supposed to have a cable tensioner where it is held on the gearbox?
The lever tensioner is wound all the way out. The threads in the lever are shot but the Outer nut still does its job but I still have some slack.

The A7A10 Wiki is worth bookmarking. There's information about clutch adjustments here:
http://www.bsawiki.com/chaps/10-transmission/18-chapter10

I have no clutch cable adjuster at the handlebar end. There is one at the gearbox, as shown in the Wiki

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Re: Bike hasn`t been run for 2 years, tips needed.
« Reply #46 on: 21.04. 2016 21:13 »
Thanks for the link.

Mine is the other way around, aparently they are like mine from 60-61
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Re: Bike hasn`t been run for 2 years, tips needed.
« Reply #47 on: 21.04. 2016 22:09 »

 I was curious about the cable adjusters, so a while ago went through the parts lists and couldn't see a mention of a handlebar adjuster until I think '69,
 I don't have dedicated lists for years '59-63 though, only one that's titled ''Late A10".

 I have both on my ~'52/3, but the top one is aftermarket and takes a conical brake adjuster (as does my conical TLS).

 Parts #'s;
 Clutch/Brake Lever Cable ADJUSTERS
’69           18/1708; Nut-18/1709  (3/8” UNF)
’70-’71     60-2071 / nut  60-2072
’72           60-3856 / nut  60-3586                   (no idea why these have a different # to 70-71)
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Re: Bike hasn`t been run for 2 years, tips needed.
« Reply #48 on: 23.04. 2016 23:10 »
The cable adjuster was moved from the gearbox to the handlebar for 1960 on. The thread in the gearbox was deleted at the same time.

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Re: Bike hasn`t been run for 2 years, tips needed.
« Reply #49 on: 24.04. 2016 20:46 »
Thanx again fellas.
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Re: Bike hasn`t been run for 2 years, tips needed.
« Reply #50 on: 06.05. 2016 22:21 »
I adjusted the clutch, new carb, new sump cover, sorted out som termanals so the lights and horn work, new battery and some other bits and bobs but I couldn t get it to start this evening.

Plugs out, plugs in, tickle, don`t tickle, choke, no choke... nothing.

Then i noticed the air screw was fuly home, so opend it 1.5 turns and she fired right up.

Went for 30km ride and apart from it being a bit scarry (controls on a different side, long reach to front brake lever, brakes not that brilliant) I realy love it.

When I say she fires right up, It pretty random how many kicks it takes.

I m thinking about jobs I would like to do in the future and 12v conversion is on my list. What exactly do I need and where to buy it? 
Rob

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Re: Bike hasn`t been run for 2 years, tips needed.
« Reply #51 on: 07.05. 2016 00:08 »
G'day Rob.
Now that you've got her going, could you please ask  *????*'s in the related sections eg 12v conversion in the Lucas, electrical, Ignition. Otherwise this topic will go on forever and be consisting of many different topics.
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Re: Bike hasn`t been run for 2 years, tips needed.
« Reply #52 on: 09.05. 2016 07:08 »
yup.
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