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Offline 567riley??:

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Re: 1959 triumph speedtwin
« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2017, 02:24:03 PM »
hi again,
will have a good run out on bike this weekend.hope this sorts out the wet sumping.
have been using sae 30 mineral oil in the oil tank as per the manual.is this correct?
thanks
stuart

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Re: 1959 triumph speedtwin
« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2017, 04:44:12 PM »
It'll be fine.
maybe 40 in the summer, if we have one.

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Re: 1959 triumph speedtwin
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2017, 10:32:17 AM »
Yes.

I am still a bit puzzled by the wet sumping as Triumph plunger oil pumps are not generally prone to this.
Ian
1952 Norton ES2
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