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Offline adunham1

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Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« on: 30.01. 2019 03:53 »
Hi everyone,

I'm looking for a front mudguard for my 61' Super Rocket. I believe it's the deep valanced type and is part number: 42-6553.

From some research, it appears these are quite difficult to come by. Does anyone have suggestions as to who might have one or make them? I'm in the US, so I'm unaware of most of the UK suppliers outside the large ones.

Thanks,

Andrew

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Re: Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« Reply #1 on: 30.01. 2019 05:12 »
Best of luck, non here in the UK manufacturing or fron the usual suppliers apart from the odd one on Ebay now and again but these will be from broken bikes.
You might have to try India for reproduction and be prepared to rework and final finish.
1960 Super Rocket, owned since 1966, back on the road 2012 after being laid up for 29yrs.

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Re: Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« Reply #2 on: 30.01. 2019 06:46 »
We have 2 here, Probably easiest way to show pics and you get a shipping price is if I upload them to our website.
1 has damage/repairs usual cracks Au$77 plus post
1 is very good for its age, needs minor panel work on one end Au$220 plus post


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Re: Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« Reply #4 on: 30.01. 2019 10:15 »
Try Chris Williams at Autocycle Engineering 01384 253030. He makes his own mudguards with the original tooling. I have had 2 from him and they were spot on.

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Re: Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« Reply #5 on: 30.01. 2019 11:00 »
Try Chris Williams at Autocycle Engineering 01384 253030. He makes his own mudguards with the original tooling. I have had 2 from him and they were spot on.

http://www.auto-cycle.co.uk/

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Re: Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« Reply #6 on: 30.01. 2019 15:10 »
Thanks guys,

That gives me some good leads. I've e-mailed Autocycle so we will see what he says.

Brett, let me think about it for a bit and I'll get back to you. With very few chrome plating services around here anymore, I'd have to add that cost in as well.

Thanks.

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Re: Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« Reply #7 on: 30.01. 2019 15:14 »
I have front and rear originals from either '61 or '62. Can't remember which for sure. PM if interested and I can get pictures later today or tomorrow. Have the brackets as well. I'm just south of Boise, Idaho.

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Re: Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« Reply #8 on: 30.01. 2019 15:40 »
PM sent... I think? I haven't sent many messages on here and I don't see it under "sent." Yes, definitely interested.

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Re: Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« Reply #9 on: 30.01. 2019 15:41 »
I received a reply from "CW" at Autocycle. They said the tooling was scrapped in 1977 and cannot make the mudguard.

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Re: Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« Reply #10 on: 30.01. 2019 16:09 »
I tried Autocycle 6 yrs ago and they could only offer Goldie type guards.
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Re: Wanted: Front mudguard for 61' A10 SR.
« Reply #11 on: 20.03. 2019 00:48 »
I was in the same boat as you for awhile, took me a few years to find both front and rear mudguards.

Ended up with a US spec rear Mudguard off of eBay, does need work and is solid.
Front one I went to Wes Scott Cycles here in Fort Lauderdale, ended up chatting to him for a few hours, thought I’d ask and ended up purchasing a NOS front Mudguard. Chrome is perfect (can see my reflection) but will have to rechrome it due to the holes for number plate I don’t want in it.

Keep looking and they will show up eventually. Last year there was a UK spec chrome set with stays that was on eBay, the seller swapped them out for Goldie ones and wanted £200 for the pair. Wanted to buy them but was too late.

A quick search, I found these but he’s asking for too much for the set of UK specs.


https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F232529308183