nevhunter wrote: I don't want to hurt anyone's feelings but Gee, could the exhaust system be any uglier? Nev
Showing my ignorance again . . .
Was it possible to swap the heads on the JAP motors?? It looks as though the motor in the Norton frame has two front heads - allowing two carbs to be fitted. (and therefore the rather tortuous exhaust headers).
It would, I think, look better with both exhaust ports on the outside of the 'V' with a single carb and parallel exhaust pipes - a la
a Brough SS100.
Hopefully someone will know it they can be re-configured in this way.
My avatar shows the late Len Rich in 1970 with the bike I now have - a 1958 Ariel VH