Author Topic: routing for the oil pipe from the oil tank to the valve covers?  (Read 764 times)

Offline Guy Wilson

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Can anyone assist me with a plumbing diagram or photo of the routing for the oil pipe from the oil tank to the valve covers? I have a 1955 swinging arm A10. The pipe I'm trying to refit has been bent right out of shape and offers no clues....
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They seem to vary a lot but I've run mine up the RH frame tube till it disappears under the tank then tucked under the top tube. I had to cut about 3" off the end to get it nice and snug.

A lot of bikes have them flapping about in the breeze. I don't think there's a "proper" route.
Ian.
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Guy. If you do a search on this forum for oil feed pipes started by Shaun on 6.12.2009 you will find some pictures. Regards Goldy
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Offline Guy Wilson

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thank you Goldy!
That's exactly what I need,
Guy

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Hi there, here's a pic of mine, not saying it's right but it's neat enough, needs a bend at the tank union back towards the frame.
All the best - Bill
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