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by madmac
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Gearbox vent 1971 B25T
Replies: 10
Views: 1861

Re: Gearbox vent 1971 B25T

Hi all thanks for the input, The little hole is clear, So will leave the little vent hole in the timing cover alone sure BSA knew what they were doing. was out on Sunday did 116miles and only stripped it to sort a persistent problem with the second gear not selecting that's when I found the black oi...
by madmac
Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Gearbox vent 1971 B25T
Replies: 10
Views: 1861

Re: Gearbox vent 1971 B25T

Thanks for the replies Mighty and Beat, I understand the gearbox needs venting but its vented on the pressure side of the breather circuit so this will give the gearbox a positive pressure? (or so I thought) and that's when I had oil coming out of the dipstick not a lot but enough to be annoying Yes...
by madmac
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Gearbox vent 1971 B25T
Replies: 10
Views: 1861

Gearbox vent 1971 B25T

Just spotted this little hole in the inner timing cover, I did have bother with the dipstick filler venting oil before i blocked it maybe it would be better to block this little hole, any thoughts from the colective b25 vent.jpg Also the oil in the gearbox seems very black more like engine oil? look...
by madmac
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Big tank for 1971 B25T
Replies: 30
Views: 8701

Re: Big tank for 1971 B25T

As no one else has posted a photo of a OIF with a 3gal tank fitted an opportunity not to be missed my B25T <069 Always thought this tank was ugly, have been told the dove grey frame was a mistake? well I just love this bike! ok up hill or a strong wind leaves you struggling to reach 40mph but 200+mp...
by madmac
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Big tank for 1971 B25T
Replies: 30
Views: 8701

Re: Big tank for 1971 B25T

just spotted on well known auction site 3gall tank with brackets, with a good price :shock:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BSA-B50-petr ... SwL35coIKH
by madmac
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code
Replies: 27
Views: 10113

Re: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code

Yes Fleet Star tank a recent addition its nice to go for a run and not worry about petrol stations I have measured the rack, all stainless steel 6mm mig welded tank rack.jpg tank rack.jpg2.jpg P1030714.JPG It would be easier to fit flat plate stand offs to overcome the contours of the tank but I lik...
by madmac
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: BSA Rally 2017 IJhorst, the Netherlands
Replies: 7
Views: 3770

Re: BSA Rally 2017 IJhorst, the Netherlands

Hi Lathejack
Yes some b25's and starfire's
one of a few b25's
one of a few b25's
Silly games and a starfire
Silly games and a starfire
one of a few b50's
one of a few b50's
by madmac
Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: BSA Rally 2017 IJhorst, the Netherlands
Replies: 7
Views: 3770

Re: BSA Rally 2017 IJhorst, the Netherlands

Ha Ha! your taste in bikes is impressive but I think your are a little tone def, was nice to meet you will see you again in a field somewhere .
by madmac
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: BSA Rally 2017 IJhorst, the Netherlands
Replies: 7
Views: 3770

Re: BSA Rally 2017 IJhorst, the Netherlands

some shots from inter
all ready to go
all ready to go
nice Rotax in bsa frame
nice Rotax in bsa frame
V twin B50
V twin B50
small shot of over 350 bsa's
small shot of over 350 bsa's
Had a good week plenty to do and very nice people
by madmac
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code
Replies: 27
Views: 10113

Re: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code

I can measure up If you want but its home made
FS tank rack
FS tank rack
works well with my tank bag stops the paint scratches.
by madmac
Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code
Replies: 27
Views: 10113

Re: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code

Hi Lathejack just back from the BSA international, the paint on the tank is a candy apple red from the paint shop, I don't think there is a code as its a dye you first apply a base coat of metallic silver or gold depends how deep you want the red then use the candy red dye in the top coat lacquer ,t...
by madmac
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Int BSA Rally and other meetings
Topic: BSA Rally 2017 IJhorst, the Netherlands
Replies: 7
Views: 3770

BSA Rally 2017 IJhorst, the Netherlands

If anyone's going see you there I'll be on my B25
Riding around Durham
Riding around Durham
Ian
by madmac
Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code
Replies: 27
Views: 10113

Re: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code

Thanks Barry sorry It's home made I copied it from a photo I spotted on eBay
by madmac
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code
Replies: 27
Views: 10113

Re: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code

Two shots of my take on dove grey RAL 7044
silk grey
silk grey
P1030524.JPG
by madmac
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code
Replies: 27
Views: 10113

Re: Dove Grey RAL Number Paint Code

Well no one else piped up so,
The paint I used on my 71 B25T was a 2k and the code was RAL 7044 SEIDENGREU ( Silk grey?)
Hope this helps... looks so much better than a black frame .
by madmac
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: Plum Crazy E35 Fury Project
Replies: 266
Views: 135346

Re: Plum Crazy E35 Fury Project

Looks like a fury cover plate on ebay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BSA-A65-ENGIN ... OSwNRdYAMN~
by madmac
Tue May 16, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Spark Plug Gap Closing Up
Replies: 11
Views: 3521

Re: Spark Plug Gap Closing Up

Hole in one no damage Worth putting the lottery on tonight :ban
by madmac
Sun Aug 07, 2016 10:42 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: B25T Oil pumping out of filler
Replies: 8
Views: 3239

Re: B25T Oil pumping out of filler

Well the gearbox oil problem was sorted and now I have a few hundred miles on the clock, the only other problems I had was the twostroke needle and jet fitted in carb <202 also the ignition cam loose on backplate ! I can just say this is a great bike done over 100 miles in Northumberland today and n...
by madmac
Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: B25 Sprint bike...
Replies: 53
Views: 16860

Re: B25 Sprint bike...

Don't have a sticker and I don't have a B50 but what I do have a primary b50org cover for my B25T
Primary case
Primary case
:ban
by madmac
Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: B25T Oil pumping out of filler
Replies: 8
Views: 3239

Re: B25T Oil pumping out of gearbox dipstick filler

Yes the gearbox dipstick Ha Ha so it's not my fault Mark Cook I can blame you!! Today I have fitted an O ring and a little sealer we will see what happens I need to keep that spit and a dribble in! Out for a run today will keep you all posted and maybe another challenge for you all when I get back <...
by madmac
Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: B25T Oil pumping out of filler
Replies: 8
Views: 3239

Re: B25T Oil pumping out of filler

OOps forgot to mention its the gearbox :oops:
by madmac
Tue Jul 12, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Project bikes
Topic: B25T Oil pumping out of filler
Replies: 8
Views: 3239

B25T Oil pumping out of filler

Hi all Well eventually got the B25t registered and on the road, got a wiltshire age related number and no problems with the DVLA . Still running in but so far seems like a nice bike It has been made from parts from all over so I was expecting problems <201 Well so far only the one but it is a new on...
by madmac
Thu Jan 21, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: electrical problem
Replies: 34
Views: 7557

Re: electrical problem

Ok the pattern stuff is rubbish Can we not use something from the electronics world ? Been looking at a conversion for the magneto and it locates by the points the internal condenser is disconnected.The magneto must be a much harder working environment than our battery system A1 C01_C02.JPG It seems...
by madmac
Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: electrical problem
Replies: 34
Views: 7557

Re: electrical problem

Has anyone suggested changing the coil or was that done on component change, checking the polarity on the coil? Ok I'm out!
by madmac
Sun Dec 06, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: B25 Inspection cover
Replies: 8
Views: 2360

Re: B25 Inspection cover

Ahh yes I see It look better centered on the "S" more tinker time req, I do think the chaincase looks better with a logo.
If I can get a better quality finish I will cast more, selling all depends on the finnish
by madmac
Sat Dec 05, 2015 7:40 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B25 Inspection cover
Replies: 8
Views: 2360

Re: B25 Inspection cover

I do like the Idea of ABS
by madmac
Sat Dec 05, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: B25 Inspection cover
Replies: 8
Views: 2360

B25 Inspection cover

Hi All Well Its been a bit windy today so definitely a workshop day I was wondering why BSA never logoed the B25 or even the b44/50 like the Triumph equivalent, so today decided to do something about it started with the rocker box first attempt OK but to chunky P1020468.JPG second one better bit mor...
by madmac
Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Hybrid
Replies: 211
Views: 63342

Re: Hybrid

Nice work, do you have a v5 if you don't will be interesting
by madmac
Thu Jul 23, 2015 1:44 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: frame
Replies: 4
Views: 1578

Re: frame

Try the side stand lug if its OIF, :???:
by madmac
Sun Mar 15, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: bsa tank but not single
Replies: 26
Views: 10057

Re: bsa tank but not single

Hi all I was along admiring packw tribsa yesterday, a good job Bill I have to say , and he reminded me I need to update this thread so just a couple of photos of the bike and tank with fuel in the tank :ban P1000996.JPG It came out better than I hoped for the star impression is not quite right but I...
by madmac
Fri Mar 13, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: QD rear wheel differences
Replies: 24
Views: 9080

Re: QD rear wheel differences

Just to add some info I have just replaced the rear bearings in the QD hub on my 1967 A65 chrome brake plate all bearings (7/8"x2"x9/16") RLS7 bearings <201
by madmac
Fri Jan 30, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Amal Mk. 2 carb
Replies: 49
Views: 11816

Re: Amal Mk. 2 carb

Can send BFH <021 but the rest is being used at the moment
Mac
by madmac
Fri Jan 16, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Speedo bracket
Replies: 41
Views: 9572

Re: Speedo bracket

Job done need one more jig to make cutting the hole out for speedo,
P1000961.JPG
P1000965.JPG
P1000962.JPG
Thanks for all the infomation
by madmac
Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:19 am
Forum: Tech
Topic: Speedo bracket
Replies: 41
Views: 9572

Re: Speedo bracket

Just to keep your interest going some heavy metal
lower ring press
lower ring press

I'll let you work out how it works
Good night all
by madmac
Mon Jan 12, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Speedo bracket
Replies: 41
Views: 9572

Re: Speedo bracket

Well a bit of a update with minimal use of BFH and not many flat plates well only two, but you will be impressed with a bit of pressing P1000949.JPG gave it a quick polish but need to remove some SFH marks P1000953.JPG P1000952.JPG Will post photo of lower ring former later bit of a lump time for <213
by madmac
Fri Jan 09, 2015 10:12 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Speedo bracket
Replies: 41
Views: 9572

Re: Speedo bracket

Wow I thought £50 was over the top
I think its supply and demand, all I have to do is flood the market with cheap imitations then when the price falls buy up all the NOS brk's simple <990
Now wheres that hammer
by madmac
Mon Jan 05, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Speedo bracket
Replies: 41
Views: 9572

Re: Speedo bracket

Not a problem, will it need a speedo and rev counter bracket <201
by madmac
Sun Jan 04, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Speedo bracket
Replies: 41
Views: 9572

Re: Speedo bracket

You got it just a BFH and USE THE FORCE <021 <123
by madmac
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:21 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Speedo bracket
Replies: 41
Views: 9572

Re: Speedo bracket

Ahh the tools you mean the hammer! P1000939.JPG all the work is in the former and holding plates P1000940.JPG P1000943.JPG Needs a little fettling I added the 1.2mm x2 for the thickness around but it worked out 1-2mm more again OD 86.78 working out at 88+ so bit more grinding,then make the other for...