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Offline Dave c

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timing side casing
« on: 17.03. 2019 21:16 »
hi, on the engine i am building,a 51 a7,there is a small brass fitting above where the mag bolts on , i just wandered what it is for as on my other a7 engine its just plain, its on the inner timing cover and has a ball bearing in it. thanks for any info!

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Re: timing side casing
« Reply #1 on: 18.03. 2019 00:48 »
it could be an extra breather that has been added at some time in its life

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Re: timing side casing
« Reply #2 on: 18.03. 2019 09:39 »
G'day Dave.
I'd say berger has got it. On a 60+ year old bike there is likely to be more than one "modification".
A picture may help.
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Re: timing side casing
« Reply #3 on: 18.03. 2019 11:03 »

 I think it is Greybeard (he be GB *smile*) has a similar thing; as above a picture would help
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