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Engine pushrod lengths
« on: 27.04. 2021 04:01 »
Dose anyone know what the varies engine pushrod lengths are for the A7/A10.
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Re: Engine pushrod lengths
« Reply #1 on: 30.04. 2021 10:13 »
42-3108  /56-62 / 6 spring clutch = 11.530" ( not SR )
42-3860  / 54-55 / = 11.450"
67-3183  / 47-54 / rigid & plunger = 11.220
42-3272  / 53-63 / SR & RR = 21.000"
These came off a little give away from BSA
Push rod gauge which was a 12.5" steel rule with the push rods for all pre unit models drawn on it
We were going to try & reproduce it as a rally give away but the costs were too high .

Sorry, that was clutch push rods
Will dig up the valve push rods latter on as there is a customer at the gate right now
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Re: Engine pushrod lengths
« Reply #2 on: 30.04. 2021 13:31 »
Only got the lengths for the short stroke
A 7  ;-  8.0625" & 9.000"
A 10  ;- 8.500" & 9.500"
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Re: Engine pushrod lengths
« Reply #3 on: 01.05. 2021 02:32 »
Thank Trevor, I should have said " engine VALVE pushrods" that I was enquiring about, never mind that other info might be helpful to some one.
I'm doing up a motor that is a bitsa, A10 casings A7 barrel A10 head, lots of fun.
I have 2 sets of valve pushrods that I don't know what they are out of measuring:- 2 @ 8 3/32, 2 @ 8 3/16, 2 @ 8 19/32, 2 @ 9 3/32.
Ges I will have to just put it together (that a long way of yet) and see what fits *beer* 
Thank you for your input,
Peter

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49 A7 longstroke
58 A10  SA

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Re: Engine pushrod lengths
« Reply #4 on: 01.05. 2021 09:08 »
peter all I can say is check the rocker arm geometry with the push rod different lengths, dry build. I found out that what I thought were the correct spare set of push rods for my A7 were only a little bit longer and found the tappet adjusters were screwed nearly fully out.

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Re: Engine pushrod lengths
« Reply #5 on: 01.05. 2021 11:53 »
quit shure, but remember the pushrods are all the same lenghth, and the rockerarm geomety too. Except the camfollowers often reground and shorter than originals.
That make the difference.

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Re: Engine pushrod lengths
« Reply #6 on: 01.05. 2021 16:31 »
hi Klaus I am referring to a problem I found with mine when I had pushrods that were a bit longer than another set I had, both sets were supposed to be A7. I am no good at navigating things but on the 9 4 2020 I put two photos on with the before and after change of pushrods. these are REPLY 20 and REPLY 28 on cylinder head thread

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Re: Engine pushrod lengths
« Reply #7 on: 02.05. 2021 01:42 »
peter all I can say is check the rocker arm geometry with the push rod different lengths, dry build. I found out that what I thought were the correct spare set of push rods for my A7 were only a little bit longer and found the tappet adjusters were screwed nearly fully out.

Thanks Berger, that is what I intend to do but as I said that is a long way of yet.

Thanks Klaus for your input. *good3*
Peter

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49 A7 longstroke
58 A10  SA

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Re: Engine pushrod lengths
« Reply #8 on: 04.05. 2021 12:09 »
New set of push rods for my 51, A10 Plunger are- Exhaust 9-7/16, Inlet 8-1/2 inches.
The mixed set that came with the bike,(project) are-Exhaust 9-1/2 inches, which appear to be A10 as per my new ones, and inlet 8 inches, which I believe to be A7.
1951 A10 Plunger.
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Re: Engine pushrod lengths
« Reply #9 on: 05.05. 2021 00:50 »
Thanks Russ, the pushrod lengths see to be all over the place, I will find out when I eventually put it together.
Thanks for your input  *beer* 
Peter

Busselton West Australia
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58 A10  SA