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Offline shaun1

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how good are Steve Tonkin Primary Belt Drives
« on: 25.05. 2011 19:10 »
 hi can somone tel me how good thes are the Steve Tonkin Primary Belt Drives for the bsa ???
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Re: how good are Steve Tonkin Primary Belt Drives
« Reply #1 on: 26.05. 2011 10:55 »
Whatever you do, if you're going belt drive to run the primary dry i.e. no oil leaks, make sure that it is designed to run dry e.g. the clutch centre bearing is a sealed type and not the old BSA/Triumph 20 roller type which will soon destroy itself without lub. I've just given up on one and bought a Bob Newby.
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Re: how good are Steve Tonkin Primary Belt Drives
« Reply #2 on: 26.05. 2011 11:03 »
I agree 100% with Alan. I have a Lytedrive with Snorton Commical clutch.
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Re: how good are Steve Tonkin Primary Belt Drives
« Reply #3 on: 28.05. 2011 14:02 »
Hi. I have just fitted a Bob Newby unit to my rgs great bit of kit,( i haven,t run it yet though,) also he is always very helpfull with advice, just give it plenty of slack.
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