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Forum: The Board 04-26-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 267
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Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 41 el

Toshi is a good builder, he did some great repair work for me many years ago on a set of 45 cases & did a good job balancing a few cranks at Jeff's old shop in Putney, he will sort it out, I haven't...
Forum: The Board 04-25-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,518
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 41 el

There are many many GREAT builders here in England who could rebuilt that motor or at least find your problem in minutes IF you opened your eyes and looked for them!...., Bozz from Powerglides for...
Forum: The Board 04-25-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,518
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 41 el

I still say check the cam timing & magneto drive gear, it could have moved on the drive shaft if the pin is fucked,..isn't hard or a long job, ya not doing anything during lockdown so why not ??. or...
Forum: The Board 04-15-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,518
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 41 el

Here in England for some reason it is hard to find rubber plugs which is I am guessing why Rhys used cork, about the only rubber ones are for sinks & baths and the available sizes are quite limited,...
Forum: The Board 04-15-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,518
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 41 el

i spread it on the threads inside & out, enough to fill the threads but not so much that you cannot see them, when screwed in most will push itself out around the joint, i then use my finger to...
Forum: The Board 04-14-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,518
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 41 el

use Blue Hylomar, it is Petrol proof & non setting, it is also recommended by Rolls Royce & approved by the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) for use on Aircraft engines for this exact purpose, & it's...
Forum: The Board 04-12-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,518
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 41 el

try a decent carb on it, something that didn't come out of the Arc,...
Linkerts are ok if you have a good one & don't want performance or economy,
but in this day & age an old motor deserves...
Forum: The Board 04-10-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,518
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 41 el

the Cam timing could be out one tooth, i have come across that before & the symptoms can be as you are experiencing,... worth a check, easy job as well,... probably thrown together to sell, happens...
Forum: The Board 04-06-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,518
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 41 el

I use these ''DURITE'' end fittings on the Magneto end of the leads, they are available in 8mm. depending on what the cap takes, as i said early caps took 7mm & later ones were for up to 8mm...
Forum: The Board 04-06-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,518
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 41 el

you can get copper core plug lead wire at any Motorcycle accessory or car parts store in England near enough, & it's cheap as chips as we say, it isn't hard to find, certainly no reason to spend shit...
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