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    Thanks to the AMCA forum

    Here's a recent photo of my T5 and T3 in sunny Florida, before we head North for the summer months. Has been fun riding these trusty, old tractors!24639 Thanks to everyone on this site (and others)...
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    Thanks for the link. Regarding Triumph mags for...

    Thanks for the link. Regarding Triumph mags for 1948, can anyone point me to a source that lists either BTH or Lucas models and post war years? Many thanks.
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    Does anyone know what would be the...

    Does anyone know what would be the factory/correct magneto and ATD for a 1948 Triumph T5 Speed Twin? Many thanks.
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    Dave: if you find out precise information from...

    Dave: if you find out precise information from anyone, please let me know as well (for my 276 on a '48 T5)
    Doug
  5. Any other factory pictures out there?

    Any other factory pictures out there?
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    Maybe just frothy? Heard that some old engines...

    Maybe just frothy? Heard that some old engines and air compressors specify ND 30 oils because they do not froth up and detergent oils do froth up? Maybe? Check the oil appearance after everything has...
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    Pretty sure the 'milky/brown' color you're...

    Pretty sure the 'milky/brown' color you're referring to is simply air in the oil. When it's thrashed around in the motor and returned to the oil tank it spurts out looking like a brown, milky mess. ...
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    Steve: the VMCC was helpful. Sent me a nice...

    Steve: the VMCC was helpful. Sent me a nice looking sheet that tells when they were built, shipped and who it went to. But nothing else. I've asked if they knew the total production #s, but so...
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    Anybody have a source for an Amal 275 "Air Slide...

    Anybody have a source for an Amal 275 "Air Slide Operating Lever" assembly? 24051
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    Here's a photo of the '48 T3 23967[/ATTACH. Still...

    Here's a photo of the '48 T3 23967[/ATTACH. Still sorting out a fast idle at running temp with the 275 Anal carb.[ATTACH=CONFIG]23967
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    Thanks for the information. Am trying to fill in...

    Thanks for the information. Am trying to fill in some blanks on my recently purchased 3T. A few people told me there weren't many produced, so was attempting to get a handle of the approximate...
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    1948 Triumph T3 production numbers?

    Does anyone know a source for how many 1948 Triumph T3's were produced? There is scant information on these bikes. And, as I now own one, am trying to gather information on this nice little 350cc...
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    Per Rubone's suggestion, I simply ordered a new...

    Per Rubone's suggestion, I simply ordered a new one from Amal. Works great, right out of the box. But I don't have a dual-feed set-up. Does anyone know if there is a Banjo-style fitting for the...
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    I'm a little late in responding, but thanks for...

    I'm a little late in responding, but thanks for the information! Doug (just bought a 3T as a companion to my 5T).
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    Many thanks for the link information! I know...

    Many thanks for the link information! I know where to source parts for my 1948 Triumph Speed Twin but have no knowledge of Matchless bits. That will point me in the right direction. Thanks!23417
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    Matchless parts availability?

    Thinking about buying a 1959 Matchless 650 (one that's probably considered 'good' condition) but wondering about the availability of parts? Anybody know if most parts are readily available? Or will...
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    Thanks for the feedback. Yes, I'll order a new...

    Thanks for the feedback. Yes, I'll order a new one. Too bad the gifted 276FG (pictured) won't work! Here is the feedback from the folks at Burlen regarding my application:

    "The 276AX and 276FG...
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    Can anyone tell me what the 'suffix' means on an...

    Can anyone tell me what the 'suffix' means on an Amal 276AX or a 276FG? Thanks. Want to install the correct carb on my 1948 Triumph 5T Speed Twin, but not sure what the suffixes mean. Thanks!23231
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    My birthday is always around Labor Day. Had 71...

    My birthday is always around Labor Day. Had 71 one on empty now. And with a 70 year old bike - perfect!22614
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    Many thanks. Already booked at the Doubletree. ...

    Many thanks. Already booked at the Doubletree. 225 Water Street. Doug
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    Anybody know if there is a 'host' hotel for the...

    Anybody know if there is a 'host' hotel for the Cannonball? We want to come up to Binghampton to lend a hand, if/as needed, but not sure where the popular hotels will be?22613
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    70th birthday

    What do you give a 70 year old guy who has a 70 year old Triumph? Naturally a cake with the identical bike! Thanks Kelly, Bob & Chris! 22610
  23. Thanks. Not many Triumphs at Rhinebeck. Will try...

    Thanks. Not many Triumphs at Rhinebeck. Will try Oley, PA this weekend to what's around down there!
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    Anybody know if any vintage Speed Twins might be for sale at this year's Rhinebeck event? Thanks
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    John: here's an example of a set of tools that's...

    John: here's an example of a set of tools that's for sale NOW on Ebay. But they want close to $100 to ship to the US. Seems pretty high for shipping. Doug
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