Their goal was to ride the Venom to a new motorcycle speed and endurance record. By Sunday morning, the team had covered 2, The record bike produced an estimated 40 horsepower and ran most of the 24 hours between 5, and 6,rpm — yet still returned 45mpg! Udall also tried to minimize the width of the crankcase and therefore reduce flexing. To achieve this, he specified a taper-fit crankpin to avoid using lock nuts, and taper roller main bearings. Udall also kept the primary driveline chain as close as possible to the crankcase, minimizing side loads on the crankshaft and gearbox mainshaft. This allowed the clutch to be inboard of the countershaft sprocket, meaning the final drive gear ratio could be changed in minutes. But the most popular engine size for a sporting motorcycle in s Britain was cc, so the 68mm x 68mm MOV acquired a crankshaft with a 96mm stroke to create the sporty cc MAC of late
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Velocette LE/Valiant/Vogue – Engine and Frame numbers Again, it’s the VMCC who can provide a ‘statement of search’ to date the machine, details of which.
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A maintenance sheet for your Velocette. Written by Dai Gibbison, it is very thorough and describes what you should inspect and service on your bike at mile intervals. Photos of a couple red Velocettes , with the fiberglass engine covers, I like these photos , as I use them for reference when working on customers bikes -. My only concern was that the type I was using can start to loose magnetism at temperatures above 80 C so wrapped a piece of plumbers heat shielding pad between it and the cylinder.
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Ariel Leader, , vgc, original, unrestored, red/white, matching numbers, original LE Velocette Mk3, ex police, passed MoT , but blew head gasket on Triton cc, Wideline Featherbed frame dated , registered with the.
Good running order, completed many Banbury Runs with previous owners. Unrestored condition. V5C and old logbook, original number. Good running order, unrestored condition. V5C, cardboard logbook and original number. The bike has all original tinware and original Cambridge registration. Good running order with original number, V5C and old cardboard log book. Good running order with sidecar. V5c and original number to frame.
Needs restoration. Original number on a V5C. Good running order and has been restored. V5C and original number.
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Velocette built engines and frames separately, kept them in the stores and there is no direct or logical relationship between engine and frame numbers.
It also featured an automatic timing device to enable easier starting than was usual on the previous models. Although the ‘SS’ designation suggested a sports machine, it was designed as a tourer and sidecar mount, with alternative gearing available for the latter. It was comprehensively restored during with input and expertise from what amounts to something of a Who’s Who of the NZ motorcycle restoration sector including: Ken Campbell of Campbell’s Classic Motorcycle Restorations frame, forks, wheel spindles, etc.
Carpenter of Hamilton the engine and wheel rebuild , M. Maddock of Warkworth new and replacement carburettor and magneto parts , Doug Banks of Wellington magneto rebuild , C. Parry of Tauranga. Velcoe Ltd. UK, Birmingham, Hall Green. All rights reserved. It is the responsibility of the eHive Account Holder to gain copyright clearance for any images or content published on eHive. If you are concerned about the copyright status for any content in eHive or would like more information on using or ordering copies of content, please contact the Account Holder of that content.
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The information usually comprises Engine Number (in consecutive order), Frame Number, Tab Number, Invoice Number, Invoice Date and the name of the.
KTT frame number SF The factory records indicate that engine KTT was not allocated to a frame. KTT’s and went to Denmark, so perhaps it was a spare and only later built into a frame. Many parts of the machine are genuine but there are also some replica parts. I have added to this by making replica parts to make it more like original such as valanced rear mudguard, rear suspension units, control levers etc. M y other is a machine, engine No.
KTT and frame No. This bike has numbers matching the factory records and after much work is now a very good bike. I know hardly anything about the history of either of these bikes, so if anyone out there has any information, I would be delighted to know of it. I also have a Beasley cc KTT special, built in The bored and stroked Mkviii engine 68 x 68 is built into Beasley’s own duplex frame and uses Velocette gearbox,clutch,hubs and telescopic forks reversed bottom sliders.
I have no history for this bike but it must have been made specifically for someone, usually a ‘known’ rider.
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Frank Panes worked for the Velocette factory and in decided to emigrated to NZ. He worked at Whites in Auckland alongside Johnny Jones. On a trip to the South Island Frank visited Bayshore Park Museum in Blenheim, where he recognised an engine which was powering a rotary hoe. He enquired as to how he could purchase the hoe and the owner advised that if he had a Velocette Cutaway Cammy engine then they could strike a deal.
On returning to the North Island Frank contacted Pete Butterworth who had enough parts to build a cammy engine, and so Frank set about building the cutaway engine. Frank did the deal and it sat in his workshop for some years before he decided to house the engine in a Humber rolling chassis he already had.
The Velocette was by far their most popular model to date, so much so that they The KTT was an important motorcycle design for a number of the improved Velocette MkV KTT frame, as well as a revised engine with an.
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I have been gathering parts for this project over several years but other commitments plus the fact I live far from good autojumbles means that I have not managed to finish it. My plan was to use a frame which I have had for many years as the basis for a nice MSS. As a personal preference. I chose to go down the route of re-creating a late 60’s single with big tank.
The frame number is RS ?
dating velocette thruxton. Hi from Australia, Could you verify if these #’s are correct for a I have the engine # KSS and frame number MS`Can you.
Here is a very well turned out and very good running. The Velocette marque is renowned for its build quality. This example is ready to go. It is an easy starter and the engine sounds great with no smoke. The bike is great to ride. The Clubmans rear sets give a nice riding position combined with standard bars. Brakes are excellent. Electrics are 12volt and charging is good. Frame number is RS Engine number is VM both matching original. The bike was originally supplied to Alec Bennet Ltd of Portswood.
The bike is currently MOT’d until June and has historic class free road tax disc valid until