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Online chaterlea25

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Re: Needs Work
« Reply #45 on: 19.10. 2020 19:28 »
Hi Bill,
I like the "export" style headlamp brackets and then rubber gaiters over the springs
I have them on my SR and have another pair for my RGS project

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Chrome-Plated-BSA-A65-Rocket-Goldstar-Headlamp-Brackets/264869431713

John
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Re: Needs Work
« Reply #46 on: 19.10. 2020 19:36 »
Hi John
last time I did it I got the longer ones and had to cut them to put gaiters on, gaiters rotted in no time, this seems fairly common.
My brother bought a 350 Goldie and I really like the front end, mines looks heavy in comparison, I've got plenty time to mull over whats to do - still sorting sheds out
All the best - Bill
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Re: Needs Work
« Reply #47 on: 20.10. 2020 04:02 »
Looks great! I've always wondered what the advantage was to the pipes outside the engine cases. Heat reduction or cornering clearance?

Nothing more than a “style” thing i guess, it was cool 😁
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Thanks for that. It was an honest question I've had for a while. I thought they might be cooled better in the wind and not have their heat blown onto the jugs. Seemed like a reasonable, however probably hard to quantify, idea..........uote]
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