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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: October 03, 2018, 01:28:47 PM »
thanks REX my confidence is slowly (very) building

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: October 03, 2018, 08:22:01 AM »
thanks for the reply REX never done a motorcycle rim I am considering having a go "what could go wrong" :'(

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British Bikes / T 100 490cc 1968
« on: October 02, 2018, 02:45:45 PM »
I am looking for a wheel builder in the north Wales area to re spoke and re rim my T100 1968 wheel size 90 /190


any info leads gratefully received    I am in the Criccieth LL52 area

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: September 26, 2018, 05:00:56 PM »
thank you for the prompt response LAB it has all become clear now,  I will order this item

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British Bikes / T 100 490cc 1968
« on: September 26, 2018, 01:44:55 PM »
I know this is stupid question of the day as I type  however I am restoring my 68 T 100 and am stuck as to how I can remove the chrome fork shrouds that carry the fork stanchion oil seal I assumed there were small allan grub screws on the lower tapered section but upon clearing away 50+ years of road DNA these are what looks like small tapered rivet's ?
 hoping someone can guide me on removal of these items

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: August 14, 2018, 05:19:20 PM »
bungee it is then thanks for the input guys

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: August 13, 2018, 08:28:41 AM »
Hi Rex & Mini me thanks for your inputs the kickstart does not stay in its most upright position just falls back the 2 inches as above

I will remove the g/box case and see what parts I need to order


PS. watch this space many more "so obvious" questions to follow ...

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: August 12, 2018, 09:27:34 AM »
Hi Rex no not 2 inches before ratchet engages the ratchet turns the motor over its just that after starting I can pull the kickstart up into its normal position and the return spring seems slack and whilst on the move the kickstart falls back 2 inches I am guessing the return spring has worn over the last few ( 50 ) years I hope this may make sense to you, reading the manual it looks like I can get access to the return spring by removing the G/box outer case where the clutch cable hooks up ? 

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: August 11, 2018, 05:44:12 PM »
thanks for the posts guys I will ride on of peaceful mind/uneducated bliss

PS. my kickstart spring has 2 inch of "slack" is it difficult to change the return spring ?

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British Bikes / T 100 490cc 1968
« on: August 11, 2018, 10:46:57 AM »
I have a T 100 68 and notice the ammeter needle  ( Lucas type) stays in the centre of the dial just fluctuating left to right very slightly even at cruising speed 50/60 mph,

 with the engine running and multimeter on the battery I get a constant reading of 13 + volts am I to assume the ammeter has had its time looks like the original from 68 or can it be overhauled

PS after a ride the battery always shows in the region of 12.7 +

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: May 18, 2018, 02:34:59 PM »
OOP'S    " I only said Jehovah"    also thank you all for your reply's I am much clearer now.

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968 tax MOT ?
« on: May 18, 2018, 02:28:26 PM »
Hi LAB thank you for the reply I am insured and tax is "historic vehicle" so I will get this official at the PO. on Monday
and many thanks once again for the PDF. manual all is much clearer now 
PS. message to self  "R T F Manual"! ! !

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: May 18, 2018, 08:03:03 AM »
Thank you for the advice JK what oil would you recommend same as the engine 20/50 ?

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968 tax MOT ?
« on: May 18, 2018, 08:00:30 AM »
I hope a member can advise me I have a T 100 first registered 21-5-1969 frame No. H65380  engine No.H39492
 am I correct in thinking that after 20-5-2018 I no longer need to tax or MOT my bike ? I have just received a letter from DVLA to say my bike must be taxed and MOTd ? or placed on SORN.

  We have just moved from Spain to Wales after 20 years so I am very out of touch with UK legal requirements
   all input gratefully received. 

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: May 03, 2018, 08:10:47 AM »
Hi LAB thank you for your response I do have a Haynes manual for my T 100 however it is a bit vague about primary/gearbox oil changes

I will make myself familiar with the pdf manual you have included   watch this space...................

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