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Offline duTch

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Re: Stiff clutch lever
« Reply #15 on: 08.10. 2017 00:21 »

 Good you got the clutch sorted.

 I don't want to turn this into a dating thread, but;
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Also, if the magneto is correct, I have a March, 1955 Golden Flash and not 53 as previously stated...

 More than possible the maggy has been changed. Since I've had dating charts available, I'm aware that bikes made have been built in the year ahead of the model year. Mine has 23.12.52 stamped in a couple of places, so maybe like you I've always called it a '52 but now accept is a '53 (with a BA **** eng.#) but in a '56 frame- so It's now " '50's "  *smile*.
 One way you can check is this chart kindly submitted by others on more relevant threads;
https://www.britbike.com/bsapitstop/dating/1951-60.html


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Re: Stiff clutch lever
« Reply #16 on: 08.10. 2017 02:18 »

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Mine has 23.12.52 stamped in a couple of places...

Awww, that's nice, a Chistmas bike. Last one grudgingly assembled just before taking off for holiday.   *smile* ;)

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Offline Guy Wilson

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Stiff clutch lever
« Reply #17 on: 08.10. 2017 10:30 »
Engine number is CA10 7100
Frame number is CA712326
Clutch is working very well now ! Left hand exhaust valve seems to be burning a little oil..that's my next job..
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Re: Stiff clutch lever
« Reply #18 on: 08.10. 2017 11:32 »
I would saythose numbers are from the late part of the 1955 season - May June or July 1955.

Photo 1 from Glass's Motor Cycle Check book 1946 -1958 edition. Published in 1958.

Photo 2 explains Glass's check books if you have not seen them before. They were mainly for models sold in the UK to enable dealers to identify models

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Re: Stiff clutch lever
« Reply #19 on: 08.10. 2017 16:59 »
thank you! Mine came up from Southern Africa to Kenya. I think it had a Rhodesian registration  number.
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