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Clutch Spring adjustment tool
« on: 10.07. 2018 16:08 »
Has anyone any idea where I might be able to buy a BSA clutch spring adjustment tool like this one in the UK? This particular one is on sale in the USA but having purchased things from the US before I am not to keen to do so again. The reason for that is the high cost of postal charges. Not just shipping cost that tend to be very costly from the US for some reason, but also add on's like Royal Mails admin fee etc. The frequently advertised item that pops up all over Ebay is worse than useless. How do I know this? I bought one. This one has nice fitting substantial tangs and a good flat surface to steady it in use.

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Re: Clutch Spring adjustment tool
« Reply #1 on: 10.07. 2018 19:13 »
I got one from Feked a while back

prior to that I fashioned one out of a  screwdriver

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Re: Clutch Spring adjustment tool
« Reply #2 on: 10.07. 2018 21:08 »
Yep, slot in screwdriver is all I've ever used. And it's the same one I made when I was 12 (45 years ago)  *ex*
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Re: Clutch Spring adjustment tool
« Reply #3 on: 11.07. 2018 08:52 »
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Re: Clutch Spring adjustment tool
« Reply #4 on: 11.07. 2018 09:44 »
Screwdriver with a slot has got me by for 50 years.
Tool roll for the bike had an impact bit with a slot cut in it
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Re: Clutch Spring adjustment tool
« Reply #5 on: 11.07. 2018 09:59 »
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Plenty on FleaBay
That is exactly what I have got now. Absolutely useless. The short T bar does not provide good leverage, and the tangs are to thin and narrow so do not locate very well and keep slipping out. As you say though plenty on Ebay, but not what I am after. Thanks for your response though.

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Re: Clutch Spring adjustment tool
« Reply #6 on: 11.07. 2018 22:00 »
Cannot say I have had a problem with the one I bought, better than my slotted screwdriver, but there again I bought new studs as well instead of the worn ones in there with decent slots.
1961 A10SR, spent a fortune at SRM
1961 A7SS, finally the right green
2011 New addition 1937 Empire Star, twin port, high pipes. Turned out to be the most unreliable bike I have handled.
2017 finally found the liner/barrel were flexing and causing all the overheating/nipping up. Early B33 barrel fitted and it's reliable at last!