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Look at Unity Equip site you will see engine plates for Vincent twin into Norton twin frame eg your dominator 178 pounds not sure if that current price list but is a guide It will fitHello Norvin experts.
Need some advices.
Is this Norton Modell an appropriate basic?
What does it mean to frame? Cutting to make it wider/total rework /device or gage available - neccessary?
Found a couple of pics. Project bike is in wideline featherbed which yours could be but later dominators have slimline featherbed as in other photo but engine fit the sameLook at Unity Equip site you will see engine plates for Vincent twin into Norton twin frame eg your dominator 178 pounds not sure if that current price list but is a guide It will fit
Thanks Shane998, helps me much. The one I intend to acquire is a slime featherdeb out of year '63 I think.Found a couple of pics. Project bike is in wideline featherbed which yours could be but later dominators have slimline featherbed as in other photo but engine fit the same
Thanks Chris,Don't bother with Unity, the guys who made all the stuff have finished and there were no Norvin plates in stock, as well as chopped engine plates needing to be different so are single and twin frames, the single frame front mount being 2"higher.
A lot of what will be required will depend upon whether your engine still has the gearbox attached and if not what box you are going to use. mine is a Wideline with a chopped engine and a Norton gearbox, I had to remove the stand mounts and scallop the frame for the front carb and exhaust pipe.
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Yes, Greg, feel more and more I have to leave my greenly idea to buy a complete Norton and will ride latest in two years a Norvin.Can't you buy a replica frame and build it from that ........?
Yes I can't see me building a Norvin, But If they are done well, I have to like them as a Real Classic.Bill, I think you will find that the frame, engine, electric starter where the original dynamo was and much more are all the work of one of our German members, Ernst Hegler. He makes the engines etc from scratch and his pre- engaged starter is a pleasure to behold. He brought one of his twins, in what at first sight looks to be a Norton frame but isn't, over to one of Dick Sherwin's barbecues a few years ago and I had a ride on it. A very nice handling bike but I never understand why people put an engine/gearbox unit, designed to be strong enough to be the frame, into a frame.