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Some years ago my brother and I bought a late 1948 B Rapide (October engine number) as boxes of parts that I am finally getting close to finished. It originally was imported into Canada by Grant Budd of Prairie Motorcycles, ended up in Southern California, and then sat for many years disassembled in a loft over an auto repair shop in Maine. The California plates show it was last on the road in '66, and that is about the time it came to Maine. Included in the jumble was what appears to be original fuel lines. It did not have the A62AS in the boxes but had an A75 as was fitted to Meteor or early Comets, or at least that is what KTB opines. The float bowl looks like it may not be right too. My question is whether this was also ever used for B twins on rear carbs? I have attached photos of the setup as it appears to have been used, after I cleaned up the parts a bit. The odd assortment of banjos may have been the way it was used. (the A62AS pictured is a recent purchase for the rebuild. Also note the oil filler cap that came with it in the boxes) Of course the years since or the period between '48 and '66 may have changed a lot of things on the machine. For instance, the upper frame member is also a B item, with a non matching number from another B Rapide shipped to Prairie at the same time. I wonder if it was fitted that way at some point before or after it sold in Canada and has been that way practically since new?