KH TWIN OIL MODIFICATIONS

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KH TWIN OIL MODIFICATIONS

Postby philip.butcher » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:56 pm

Hi all i seem to remember reading about a modification to the oil feed to the cylinder head on the 500 twins can anybody enlighten me as to what and why? please,. also burman gear levers my kg has a solid lever with a polished end 7" between centres and no provision for a rubber , i wonder if this is a wd lever ? what length lever should the cp gearbox use as i have various length ones to use , thanks in advance philip

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Re: KH TWIN OIL MODIFICATIONS

Postby paul.jameson » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:37 pm

Which year KH are we talking about? The oil modification is, from memory, 1956 onward, but only required because they cocked up the oil supply to the rockers with a mod in 1955. Earlier models are no problem from this point of view.
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Re: KH TWIN OIL MODIFICATIONS

Postby philip.butcher » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:34 pm

hi paul thanks for the reply my kg is a 1950 model philip

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Re: KH TWIN OIL MODIFICATIONS

Postby adrian.hannam » Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:06 pm

Here are a couple of posts about this subject, is this what you are looking for?

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6804

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=8351
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Re: KH TWIN OIL MODIFICATIONS

Postby philip.butcher » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:41 pm

Hi Adrian, thank you for the links ,that was what i believe i read in the cheval der fer in the distant past regards philip


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