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Re: Introduction
« Reply #15 on: 01.12. 2017 07:12 »
Oddly enough, one of my learned BSA gurus maintains that an A7 will not run properly on a 357 cam, and he knows a lot more about BSA twins than I ever will, despite my 45 years experience of them. He was a bit taken aback when I told him that my A7 has been running a 357 cam for the last 40 years very happily. He still thinks it would be better with a 356. Anyone out there have any opinions?   
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Re: Introduction
« Reply #16 on: 01.12. 2017 20:39 »
G'day berger.
It's great to see a long term owner. They tend to have many personal modifications over the years.

G'day BS.
A7's run fine on 357's. As long as you don't mind revving them, it's all above 4 grand. I have one in my '51 plunger for 20 years.

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #17 on: 06.12. 2017 09:42 »
hello ime keith from Derbyshire uk ,owner of a bsa for 40 years she is a 500 shooting star café racer been on and off the road as you do with these old bikes. not clever on computers , still in steam age. but learning, be patient taking lessons from a friend

Hi Keith, any chance of a close up pic showing how the lever on the front brake has been reversed?

I can see the torque arm is bolted to where the Cable bracket normally fits, and the normal torque arm bolt is now redundant, but I can’t make out how a revised cable bracket has been made up. I’m thinking of doing this mod myself.
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Re: Introduction
« Reply #18 on: 07.12. 2017 11:51 »
Hello Keith and welcome! Nice bike!
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Re: Introduction
« Reply #19 on: 07.12. 2017 13:18 »
OOPS a little late but welcome Kieth
All the best - Bill
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