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    Thanks for the info on small details which I...

    Thanks for the info on small details which I appreciate. Its the small things like that that help you when someone claims something to be original and also to date anonymous parts at an autojumble....
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    Thanks for the link Eric, I hadn't seen that site...

    Thanks for the link Eric, I hadn't seen that site before.

    I have read a bit about hydrogen embrittlement previously and springs seem to be something that are very prone to breaking after plating...
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    I had some time off from other stuff today so...

    I had some time off from other stuff today so decided to have a tidy up in the shop and then if time permitted have a look at the 20F. Before I did anything I thought I would give it a couple of...
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    Thanks for posting this Steve. What a great...

    Thanks for posting this Steve. What a great nugget of family history.

    John
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    Festival of 1000 Bikes - Flying Merkel

    Hi all, in the UK there is an annual event at Malory Race Track called the Festival of 1000 bikes. It is organised by the VMCC (UK equivalent to AMCA). Amongst other things anyone can enter their...
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    Brilliant Steve, thanks for the answers. Now...

    Brilliant Steve, thanks for the answers.

    Now that you mention it I remember you mentioning the headlight previously. Electronic ignition makes sense and the rear fender and rear light look good...
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    That is looking great Steve. Here are some...

    That is looking great Steve.

    Here are some questions that come to my mind,

    Is it magneto or coil ignition? I am guessing coil?

    What do you plan for lights and horn?

    Footboards or...
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    Thanks for the tip Steve, I have made two that...

    Thanks for the tip Steve, I have made two that seem to work but I might get one from Colony as well so I can see how they are supposed to look.

    John
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    Thanks Steve, The house is great other than a...

    Thanks Steve, The house is great other than a couple of carpets and some paint it is good. The garage/sheds that are with it are the things that need the most attention.

    Hopefully I will be back...
  10. Hi eric, thanks very much for your reply and I am...

    Hi eric, thanks very much for your reply and I am sorry for getting back to this late although I do have an excuse (see my build thread for why)

    I have that Bosch document and it is not the best. ...
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    Haha. They were prophetic words. A lot has...

    Haha. They were prophetic words. A lot has happened in the last 7 days but nothing to do with old bikes

    First thing was that I was as sick as a dog from Saturday evening to Sunday afternoon, not...
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    Hi all, since last posting I have been busy with...

    Hi all, since last posting I have been busy with anything and everything other than old bikes however I have some time tomorrow and my initial focus will be on getting the carb right.

    I have...
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    Looking good Steve. The shiny nickel and brass...

    Looking good Steve. The shiny nickel and brass on the tank fittings will look great once the tank has been painted.

    John
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    Since my last update I have mostly been unwell...

    Since my last update I have mostly been unwell with some horrible gastric bug which has meant that little progress on the bike has been made. This is doubly annoying because the bug has coincided...
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    Go to sidecar.com. They have manuals and guides...

    Go to sidecar.com. They have manuals and guides for setting one up.

    John
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    A while ago I wrote about being a dim-wit and...

    A while ago I wrote about being a dim-wit and having to repair the magneto. BoschZEV on this board recommended that I have it re-magnetised and whilst I didn't forget his advice I never got around...
  17. 61" J Magneto Timing Technique? - Engine in Bike

    As an aside to my ongoing project thread I have a specific question about how people time their J's. Specifically the Magneto equipped models and in my case the Bosch ZEV mag.

    I last timed this...
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    I remember you mentioning the sidecar Eric. I...

    I remember you mentioning the sidecar Eric. I think the sidecar brake idea is worth doing although I agree with the risk of ending up going in circles. The early forks are certainly not up to a...
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    My bike originally came with a sidecar, I cannot...

    My bike originally came with a sidecar, I cannot imagine the terror of adding all that weight with the current brakes.

    Al least the "hand" brake is good for two things It makes my bike street...
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    I need oil and fuel to start it up. I was out of...

    I need oil and fuel to start it up. I was out of SAE50 non-detergent oil so I ordered 25 litres which was only 2x the cost of ordering 5 litres. I think it arrived on Friday whilst I was at work...
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    Thanks for the comments. I will film the bike...

    Thanks for the comments.

    I will film the bike once I have it running which might be soon or might be a while away depending on how the planets line up.

    Regarding the "ways and means to collect...
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    Rewinding a couple of weeks, I needed to repair...

    Rewinding a couple of weeks, I needed to repair one of the footboards. The original footboards are badly corroded:
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    Maybe there is a future for me as the European...

    Maybe there is a future for me as the European arm of Cotten Enterprises? :)

    John
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    Thanks cotten, I will go back to the washer...

    Thanks cotten, I will go back to the washer before I move on.

    Regarding the age old question of cost and value, if you look back at post #67 in this thread (page 7) you will see that the PO paid a...
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    Hmm, no. was I supposed to? At this stage it...

    Hmm, no. was I supposed to? At this stage it would not be difficult to solder the disc.



    It took me ages but that was because it was my first time and I have not had ANY prior Schebler...
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