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Offline Will

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A10 pushrods
« on: 12.04. 2017 22:50 »
I need set of pushrods there only seem to be alloy ones around I would have preferred steel , anyone using alloy ??

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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #1 on: 12.04. 2017 23:26 »
Have you tried Draganfly Motors, Suffolk. They sold me some last year for my Huntmaster which I BELIEVE are the same.

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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #2 on: 13.04. 2017 00:06 »
Hi Will,
SRM will have quality steel pushrods

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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #3 on: 13.04. 2017 00:09 »
Mine are alloy. No probs so far.

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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #4 on: 13.04. 2017 00:12 »
There's a liitle outfit called "SRM" that might have them. Even though they're just a little mom'n'pop shop in the nether reaches of the Welsh countryside, they sometimes seem to have some useful stuff. This year they got 'tricity and hooked up one of them computer thingamajigs. Even have them some advertisin. Look here: http://www.shop.srmclassicbikes.com/product/a10-pushrod-set-chrome-moly-steel-high-strength . If you're lucky, Joe, their mule, will be healthy enough to pack them out into the civilized world.

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Some guy named John also seems to have heard of them SRM folks.

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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #5 on: 13.04. 2017 02:59 »
Mine are alloy. No probs so far.

Mines got 2 steel and 2 alloy (new), after over 6000 miles post rebuild or so I finally got around to adjusting the clearances, only 2 clearances needed tightening by a few thou, the ones with alloy rods. It doesn't bother me but might indicate the alloy push rods wear relatively quickly?  *dunno*
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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #6 on: 13.04. 2017 03:04 »
Modak should have steel pushrods.

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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #7 on: 13.04. 2017 06:39 »
SRM pushrods are solid steel (at least the ones I bought from them are) and considerably heavier than the hollow originals. If you fit them, watch your max revs.
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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #8 on: 13.04. 2017 08:47 »
My alloy pushrods were badly worn at certain points.
Steel replacements  had a smaller OD so if you are buying from the Interweb take care.
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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #9 on: 13.04. 2017 08:48 »
I have SRM steel pushrods.

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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #10 on: 13.04. 2017 10:04 »
Last year I had a very nasty experience with light alloy push rods - see first photo below. So I would not use them again. The other point was rub marks along the rod which indicated to me that theyhad been flexing.

I then bought a set of original type rods. Wassell make. They were dreadful, the ends were not properly machined - see second photo. They were sent back to supplier. Would not buy rods made by them again.

Finally got a set from SRM which were delivered the day after I ordered them. Top quality. Heavier than standard ones. No rub mraks evident to indicate flexing and I am very pleased with them.

Last photo shows light alloy rod top, next nasty Wassell rod and bottom the SRM one.

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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #11 on: 13.04. 2017 10:12 »
My alloy pushrods are solid, not tube. I would think steel insert ends into alloy tube like yours would be a recipe for disaster.

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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #12 on: 13.04. 2017 10:26 »
The ends were bored for the hardened endcap rest of rod was solid.

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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #13 on: 13.04. 2017 10:31 »
I have SRM steel pushrods. 100% happy. *smile*
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Re: A10 pushrods
« Reply #14 on: 13.04. 2017 10:36 »
The solid tapered (thick in the middle) alloy rods in my cafe have withstood 9 years of racing and now another 5 on the road. Might have worn 10thou shorter in that time.
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