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Online RichardL

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Re: Tappets
« Reply #15 on: 13.05. 2013 17:32 »
John,

For me, if the barrels had holes where the front rocker-box studs come through, it would only have made it more complicated when I was in my BSA infancy to find the nut that I had just dropped while trying to get it on the end of the stud. After enough frustration, I discovered that I could do the job fairly easily by putting some heavy grease on my pushrod comb and using it as a sticky nut platform. (Intentionally delivered in the dead-pan comedic style.)

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Re: Tappets
« Reply #16 on: 13.05. 2013 19:56 »
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After enough frustration, I discovered that I could do the job fairly easily by putting some heavy grease on my pushrod comb and using it as a sticky nut platform.)

Richard,

Great minds think alike. Thats exactly how I do it.

John

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Re: Tappets
« Reply #17 on: 13.05. 2013 20:48 »
Me three minus the grease.
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Re: Tappets
« Reply #18 on: 16.05. 2013 14:48 »
That BSA spanner up there in Wozza's picture has a 1/4 AF on the left hand end that will fit the rocker adjusters and spoke nipples, sorry for saying nipples. DOH..
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