Author Topic: Unsure which outer clutch cover is right for my bike build?  (Read 117 times)

Offline Dave

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Hello,

Please can I ask for advice on the two covers that I have. I really don't know why they are different or which I need to fit. One has a extra hole and seems to have a breather for some reason too.

The Engine is a 1960 A10 the frame 1954

I'm guessing the one with only one hole is the older one, but its a bit of a mystery.

Many Thanks
Dave
Lancashire - UK
A10 Swinging arm restoration

Online Roger (Doomtrainbarx)

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The extra hole is for the 4 spring clutch adjustment - it is the later cover.
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Hi Roger, Thankyou for the information.
The bike has a upgraded 4 spring clutch so you'd recommend the later cover? Do you know roughly when the upgrade was introduced at BSA? I need to find a plug for it if so, as I've only got the bigger one. Another missing part to look for!!

Dave
Lancashire - UK
A10 Swinging arm restoration

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"seems to have a breather for some reason too." - where is the breather Dave, (just for interest)??

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I believe the 4 spring clutch first appeared in the 1960 A10 parts book.