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  • kerry
    kerry reacted to Simon Dinsdale's post in the thread Different Single with Like Like.
    They did -2 off. The engines were 500cc single cylinder for use in a single seater race car but based on the twein crankcases so it was...
  • andrew peters
    andrew peters reacted to bmetcalf's post in the thread Triumph with Like Like.
    At the International Rally, I tried to get Stuart to admit that Triumph was going to bring out a V twin. He ominously wouldn't do so...
  • bmetcalf
    bmetcalf reacted to Simon Dinsdale's post in the thread Different Single with Like Like.
    They did -2 off. The engines were 500cc single cylinder for use in a single seater race car but based on the twein crankcases so it was...
  • Flylow
    Flylow replied to the thread Different Single.
    Thank you, Simon. Can you tell us which one, customer Winterbottom or Bournemouth? I am guessing that it is not Winterbottom as that one...
  • Flylow
    Flylow reacted to Simon Dinsdale's post in the thread Different Single with Like Like.
    They did -2 off. The engines were 500cc single cylinder for use in a single seater race car but based on the twein crankcases so it was...
  • Flylow
    Flylow replied to the thread Different Single.
    Yes, Vincent made two such engines. Rear cylinder was blanked off after first testing with slave cylinder. Info from MPH and Denis...
  • bmetcalf
    Didn't Vincents make a single from Lightning engine with some sort of dummy cylinder...
  • bmetcalf
    At the International Rally, I tried to get Stuart to admit that Triumph was going to bring out a V twin. He ominously wouldn't do so...
  • bmetcalf
    Dave Matson’s Cam wheels are narrowed, I forget if the large idler is similar.
  • G
    gmcculloch replied to the thread E: Engine BTH fibre pinion..
    Thanks Greg, I've only just taken the bike over. I'll have a look at that when I put it back together.
  • M
    Montlhery reacted to Dell's post in the thread Race weekend with Like Like.
    Season opener at Roebling Road Ga. Two Phil's back at it with Dave getting a first both days (YAWN!) myself a fourth Sat and a close...
  • nobby
    nobby reacted to davidd's post in the thread ET: Engine (Twin) Identifying cams with Like Like.
    There is little to no dyno work on this subject, but four strokes suffer inherently from the "bang and glide" problem because there is...
  • greg brillus
    Most likely the breather pinion had little in and out end float.....if the breather is an alloy tube type, then this happens readily. As...
  • G
    gmcculloch replied to the thread E: Engine BTH fibre pinion..
    Hi, thank you for your input. The breather pinion has around 7 thou backlash against the cam wheel. ( 5 to 10 thou is permitted) so...
  • C
    The first thing I'd sort is the reason for the breather pinion getting hot. This should not happen. You can selectively size the...
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