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Please help to identify pre-war? brake arm.


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DJM

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Hi,
I was directed to this forum by a customer. I have what we think might be believes is a pre war Vincent brake arm. No identifying marks, so I have taken close ups of the spline and knurling on the pedal itself to help identify.
All suggestions welcome, thankyou. :)
 

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timetraveller

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I am no expert on the pre-war bikes but it looks to me as though that is off a bike with the brake arm on the right hand side of the bike. If that is so then it will not be off a HRD/Vincent
 

vin998

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Don't know what the brake lever is off, but it's not pre war Vincent HRD.
 

Nulli Secundus

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Hand change pre War Vincent HRDs and early foot change pre War Vincent HRDs had a right hand foot brake lever, but not like that one, which looks quite more modern.
 

Nulli Secundus

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It also did not need a spline because the brake drum was on the right and so the lever was L shaped. It was also a very substantial forging.
 

vibrac

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What thread is the clamp bolt hole? My guess it's metric it doesn't look like a pre war product of the British empire that was.
 

bmetcalf

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How does the weld near the splines look in the flesh? To me, it looks like a mod or a repair.
 

DJM

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I would like to thank you all for your advice. At the moment we are starting to think its custom / modified jap.
 

Robert Watson

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Why do you question the quality of a "home job". Here is a pipe I made for my TTR, it is welded together from 3 pieces20161008_183144.jpg
 

DJM

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Sorry, not dissing home jobs. ( Good welders are hard to come by around here) We looked further into it, its a "Honda Dream" leaver. The Japs made them in two halves them welded them together. Case closed, but I know I will be back. :)
 

BigEd

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Glad that you have been able to identify the part. I think that this thread can now be closed.
 
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