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by Mickypic
Sat Oct 04, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: VH carb problems
Replies: 4
Views: 979

Thanks for help, looked in draganflys catalog and it looks like its a type 89 carb from 1933 to 1938 which has the same setting as the later 289 ( 1939 - 1954 ) carb. Why does the older type have 4 hole near bottom ? Now much body to slide wear is too much ? And now much does it cost to have it resl...
by Mickypic
Sat Oct 04, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: VH carb problems
Replies: 4
Views: 979

VH carb problems

Hi all I have a 1949 VH which I am having problems running after rebuilding engine. It's has a pre mono block Amal of the correct 1 1/8" bore with 200 size main jet but the main body of carb has 4 holes near bottom which I think is called a pepper pot design. The problem its hard to start and w...
by Mickypic
Tue May 13, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 1949 VH convert to twin port
Replies: 7
Views: 1441

Just had a look on frame and there is a lug on left hand side under engine shock absorber bulge on primary chain case, is this for exhurst downtube mounting ?
by Mickypic
Tue May 13, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 1949 VH convert to twin port
Replies: 7
Views: 1441

It was the only head I could get. My single port head was cracked, asked on forum for another with no response, a two port turned up on eBay. So I am having to use it as it is the only one I have.
Cheers Michael
by Mickypic
Mon May 12, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Instrument boss
Replies: 0
Views: 467

Instrument boss

Hi all
What is the difference in the boss on the tank instrument panel between the one for brass DC40 1932-38 trouble light and the plastic one 1939-50.
Cheers
Michael
by Mickypic
Mon May 12, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 1949 VH convert to twin port
Replies: 7
Views: 1441

1949 VH convert to twin port

Does anyone know if I put a twin port head on a 1949 VH will I encounter any problems with fitting left hand downswept exhaust pipe ? This was the first year that 2 port was not a option and I do not know if frame or any fittings were altered to suit. Where would left hand silencer mounting be fitte...
by Mickypic
Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Front brake arm vh 1949
Replies: 3
Views: 743

Re: Front brake arm vh 1949

Mine is bent in on cable pull end and nearly touching brake plate. Should it be straight from cable pull end to where it fits on shaft that goes in to brake drum ?
Michael
by Mickypic
Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Front brake arm vh 1949
Replies: 3
Views: 743

Front brake arm vh 1949

Should the front brake arm on a 1949 VH be straight or angled in towards the drum ?
Cheers
Michael
by Mickypic
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: VH timing side main shaft wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1101

Re: VH timing side main shaft wanted

I have tried John already. He had none.
Michael
by Mickypic
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: VH timing side main shaft wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1101

Yes I am still after one, what condition is the one have in ? What price do you want for it ?
Cheers
Michael

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