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Offline Martin

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small space above amal carb, hard to assembly
« on: 19.01. 2020 19:00 »
Hello, I am still wondering why there is so limited space above amal  279 DP/1A carb and frame BSA A7 1951 plunger. Do you have the same experience or do I have something wrong with my motorbike?
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Re: small space above amal carb, hard to assembly
« Reply #1 on: 19.01. 2020 19:13 »
Nothing wrong, just a normal problem :O)

See https://www.a7a10.net/forum/index.php?topic=14453 for some ideas.

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Re: small space above amal carb, hard to assembly
« Reply #2 on: 19.01. 2020 19:53 »
You would gain a lttle space if you changed your cable adjusters to mid cable and top hat ferrules at the carb.

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Re: small space above amal carb, hard to assembly
« Reply #3 on: 19.01. 2020 22:47 »
On my Plunger, and probably all others, I have to remove the carb to get the slide out. And assemble the carb before refitting it.

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Re: small space above amal carb, hard to assembly
« Reply #4 on: 20.01. 2020 08:20 »
I fully agree with Neil and Julian. Top hats in my Amal 276 carb, with an adjuster in the cable, and fit the carb already assembled. It's a tight fit, but I guess that's how BSA did it?
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