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new cylinder head and block
« on: 19.02. 2015 14:25 »
anyone dealt with these people before   http://www.thenorvincentre.com/#!__bsa-parts  they are advertising new parts, not cheap but i don't know them and if the parts are any good.
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Re: new cylinder head and block
« Reply #1 on: 19.02. 2015 16:25 »
Had a look at the cylinder head they advertised and wasn't bad but has you say pricey haven't seen barrels yet . Norvin are they something to do with the Vincent club ? Seem to have seen there logo about for some time but never had need or inclination before to dig but that may now change, regards Bob
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Re: new cylinder head and block
« Reply #2 on: 19.02. 2015 17:34 »
If you are going to manufacture new barrels then why wouldn't you make them in aluminium alloy with a nikasil (sp?) bore?
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Re: new cylinder head and block
« Reply #3 on: 19.02. 2015 17:50 »

 I think that's the guy I guy spoke to a couple of years ago, Mike Pipe was his name...Think I mentioned it back then. I thought the VOC have ownership rights to Vincent parts, and to buy you need proof of ownership of a Vincent and club member...?? Maybe they are the guys who make those bits- someone has to ???

 Could've reworded this in the "Vincent HRD Parts" though...!! not a good plug for themselves *smile*
 
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Re: new cylinder head and block
« Reply #4 on: 19.02. 2015 19:53 »
A Norvin is a Vinnie motor in a Notrun f/bed frame.
I just emailed a mate who's up there in the Vincent world to get his feedback.
The head and barrels look the goods.
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Re: new cylinder head and block
« Reply #5 on: 20.02. 2015 09:48 »
they do look good, i was hoping someone out there might have bought them and tried them so i could get some feedback on how good or bad they may be.
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Re: new cylinder head and block
« Reply #6 on: 20.02. 2015 12:15 »
Just had alook at there stuff, looks pretty good and hopefully may have a knock on effect in that it must help to cap prices of ally heads and barrels which has we've all seen are getting beyond a joke!Bob
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Re: new cylinder head and block
« Reply #7 on: 20.02. 2015 13:55 »
just seen a head going for £850 on the uk ebay site  OUCH.


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Re: new cylinder head and block
« Reply #8 on: 26.02. 2015 11:22 »
Just heard back from the Vinie connection. Draw your own conclusions but I'd say buyer beware.
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