What is the year and model?

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paul.jameson
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Re: What is the year and model?

Postby paul.jameson » Sun Apr 24, 2016 10:17 pm

I think the bike is 1937 because of the new style kneegrips (1937 - onwards) but the painted tank panel (ended 1937). The owner has fitted the new twistgrip, the original being a straight pull type. If you look at the inner end of the new twistgrip you can see the reatining rin (about 1/4" wide) which was used for the straight pull type. Incidentally, if someone needs one of these rings, I have rechromed original one - somewhere.
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Re: What is the year and model?

Postby ray.tolman » Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:04 am

Hi Paul,
Thank you for your reply.
I think you have nailed it.
The painted panel rules out 1938.
Is that the reset lever on the PA speedometer just above the chromed bezel?
Cheers,
Ray


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