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Offline terryk

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A7 petrol tank rack
« on: 21.02. 2011 14:13 »
I have come across an A7 petrol tank for a plunger that has the holes for a rack. It looks to be original holes. I have never seen a rack on plunger or rigid A7s.
Has anyone seen these before and what model are the for?
1950-53 A10 rigid/plungers, 1958-61 A10 super rockets, 1947-50 A7 longstrokes, 1949 Star twin,
1951-54 A7 plungers, 1940s M21, WDM20s,
1948-50s B33s rigid/plunger/swingarm, 1948-50s b31s rigid/plunger/swingarm

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Re: A7 petrol tank rack
« Reply #1 on: 21.02. 2011 21:37 »
Possibly a police special for a radio?

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Re: A7 petrol tank rack
« Reply #2 on: 21.02. 2011 22:25 »
Sounds like a Triumph wannabee!

Actually I'd go along with Wilko's suggestion, can't think of anything else. There is a nice picture in the Roy Bacon book of Twins showing a Nottingham Police Motorcyclist, I believe on a Plunger bike, I have not got my book to hand to take a look, I seem to remember him holding a telephone receiver with the set mounted on top of tank. Wonder if it is the tank your referring to?

There was a very nice A10 Police petrol tank at one of the autojumbles for quite a while for only £40 wished I had had it now.
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Re: A7 petrol tank rack
« Reply #3 on: 22.02. 2011 12:05 »
Thanks for the response. This tank is an A7 tank plunger not A10 I think the police bikes were A10 werent they?
1950-53 A10 rigid/plungers, 1958-61 A10 super rockets, 1947-50 A7 longstrokes, 1949 Star twin,
1951-54 A7 plungers, 1940s M21, WDM20s,
1948-50s B33s rigid/plunger/swingarm, 1948-50s b31s rigid/plunger/swingarm

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Re: A7 petrol tank rack
« Reply #4 on: 24.02. 2011 23:36 »
Hi funny thing is i have one of these petrol tank on my A10 its a bit of a bitsa as it has a twin leading shoe off i don't no what if i can work out how to post some pictures i'll post someof the bike.I also think the forks are wrong as well so some body maybe able to tell me what there off.