1950 350NH basket case

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Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Postby Keith.owen » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:06 pm

John,
what size cutaway did you have/ Also, what needle position?

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Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Postby admin » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:00 pm

Keith.owen wrote:John,
what size cutaway did you have/ Also, what needle position?

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That I do not now know :?
I picked up a resleeved pre-monobloc at an auto jumble for £30 and then the concentric went onto my KH500.

I don't think I had to mess with the slide or needle much, from memory.
The change of mainjet pretty much cured my ills.
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Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Postby PeterW » Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:46 pm

I took her out for a run on Sunday. Still takes a long time (couple of miles) before I can open the air lever but once hot she's running ok. Still improved by closing the lever slightly but the plug is a good colour and I think I'll park this problem for now and maybe revisit later. The trials bars and stubby exhaust make it a hoot around the lanes but when I get it fit for regular use I'll look for a quieter exhaust and that is likely to change the mixture again.

So, next jobs. Fork seals, charging, oil leaks.

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Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Postby PeterW » Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:16 am

Maybe I have found the answer to the carb problem in an article from an old Motor Cycle mag. I'm using a fibre spacer.

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Carb insulator

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Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Postby PeterW » Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:59 pm

Took the old girl over to Abingdon today (needed silicone for the shower) - its a hoot round the lanes but I'll need more seat springs before going further afield.
Think the carb is finally behaving and I was very pleased when I came out of Homebase to find only a tiny spot of oil and she started first kick.
Sadly, looked at the engine later when at traffic lights and both a push rod tube and the alloy rocker gaskets were leaking.
Think I might save some of the silicone for the next strip.....


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