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Re: BSA If only
« Reply #30 on: 24.04. 2015 21:06 »
Could be riding these  http://www.arielmotor.co.uk/ace/overview/  just need a proper UK made motor.
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Re: BSA If only
« Reply #31 on: 25.04. 2015 07:37 »
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I suspect it had offset pistons, rather than two together.

It didn't.

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Re: BSA If only
« Reply #32 on: 25.04. 2015 07:39 »
remember the 250 ariel colt the biggest load of rubbish ever built
I always thought the Colt was 200cc.

Yes, the 250 Colt might have been rubbish, if they'd built it!

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Re: BSA If only
« Reply #33 on: 25.04. 2015 07:55 »
Just for interest here is a link to a youtube clip showing a dismantled kawasaki engine. You can see just how similar they are to a A10 engine.

Take notice of the main bearing set up, two large ball bearings. No rollers so no end float.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9P8jh1ovvc

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Re: BSA If only
« Reply #34 on: 07.07. 2015 15:13 »
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You can see just how similar they are to a A10 engine.

not anymore, according to the rider I spoke to today   in Wooler discontinued and replaced with this which looks more like a Triumph engine and it's grown to 800

second pic - shows what happens when you get those plastic trews too close to the hot bits maybe
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Re: BSA If only
« Reply #35 on: 19.07. 2015 22:23 »
Thinking about buying another bike for longer trips, quite like this one:
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Re: BSA If only
« Reply #36 on: 20.07. 2015 21:33 »
So you like a bit of bush bashing on your longer rides Johnny. The Duck is a lot better looking than all those too tall adventure bikes about now.
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Re: BSA If only
« Reply #37 on: 20.07. 2015 23:16 »
Thought I might change to lower handle bars...like the looks of this one.

Lately I have been trying to locate all the different vibrations a loud noises my GF produces over like 55mph, it mostly comes from the front end, one seems to be from the headlamp lens at a certain RPM.
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Re: BSA If only
« Reply #38 on: 20.07. 2015 23:37 »
Check that your fuel tank is firmly fixed. They can vibrate causing strange noises.