Classic Motorcycle Restoration and Maintenance

Classic Motorcycle Restoration and Maintenance

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A complete workshop guide to restoring and maintaining your classic British motorcycle. Covering the principles of restoration and maintenance, and therefore applicable across all post-war classic British marques such as BSA, Matchless, Triumph, Norton, AJS and Royal Enfield, Classic Motorcycle Restoration and Maintenance covers everything from general maintenance procedures to full engine strips and rebuilds. With step-by-step instructions and over 800 images, the book covers, amongst other things, buying guides, legislation, essential tools, workshop advice, safety, stripping and rebuilding the key components for both singles and twins. The common parts manufacturers, such as Amal, Smiths and Lucas are covered too. With general maintenance, advice, recommended sources and additions included, this new book is an essential resource for the classic motorcycle restorer. The book also covers: a brief history of the rise of the classic motorcycle movement; wiring, fitting and testing the electrical system; cycle parts - restoring the tin-ware, painting and refinishing. Superbly illustrated with 735 colour images and 80 CAD diagrams along with step-by-step instructions.Once it was a common sight, particularly with cars and vans, to see a vehicle pull up, the owner switch off the ignition and walk ... Fortunately, what with cleaner fuels, better oils, a whole host of fuel additives and technological advances in ignition systems, this bizarre phenomenon is now rare. THE MAGNETO In those heady, preelectronic days of 6v lighting and mechanical, repairable components, theanbsp;...

Title:Classic Motorcycle Restoration and Maintenance
Author:Nigel Clark
Publisher:Crowood - 2015-02-23


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