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  1. Vintage Technical Tips & Tricks
    Hi, Fit an Amal 622/116 (Triumph 60-1987 if you can find it in most Triumph parts dealers ... :cool:) on top of the needle clip before fitting the spring. 622/116 is standard in all triples' carbs. - T160 parts book even calls it, "Retaining plate - needle clip" ... No idea why it wasn't...
  2. Water Cooled Twins Technical Talk
    Can anyone recommend a bolt on replacement for my 1977 Triumph T140V Amal carbs?
  3. Classic, Vintage & Veteran
    Hi everyone, I'm hoping you can help me with this puzzle. 1969 T120 Bonneville, 750 conversion with Mikuni carbs. It previously ran like a champ, and now after sitting for two weeks it sputters and coughs under moderate load, though it kicks over and idles just fine. A quick flick of the...
  4. Classic, Vintage & Veteran
    G'day, After the Amal that came on my bike died, I got myself a Mikuni as a replacement. Although the website suggested some simple tuning would make my dreams come true, I can't seem to get it right. No diss to Mikuni, I'm not a mechanic and may have bitten off more than I can chew. I'm...
  5. Air Cooled Twins Talk
    I’m trying to refresh my Tiger’s top end. It was fully restored by the previous owner about 8 years ago and ridden little since then. It smokes and is lacking a little punch plus it leaks oil at the front push rod tube, so I’d like to start with the top end. It seems like most info about the...
  6. Air Cooled Twins Talk
    '04 Bonnie: Cleaning my stock carbs (and any carbs) for the first time. Haynes manual says to submerge the carb bodies in carb cleaner for 20 mins. However, it doesn't say anything about removing the hoses and I certainly don't want to remove the TPS and disturb those settings or attempt to...
  7. Air Cooled Twins Technical Talk
    Need a new tank for my bike, but I’m not sure if other model/year Bonneville tanks fit. mine is a 2002 standard, not the T100, but I’m flexible as to what tank to replace it with. Any info greatly appreciated. The current tank had some kind of liner put in it, now it flaking off inside and...
  8. Air Cooled Cruisers - America, Speedmaster
    Ok. 2003 Speedmaster Carb. Fresh oil, fresh filter, new oil sensor and wiring. Anyone know how to get the oil light to turn off? I’m new to my Speedy
  9. Air Cooled Cruisers - America, Speedmaster
    Long story short. I put a new H4 headlight on my 03 speedy. It does not have a parking light application. I noticed however that the parking light black wire had been burned/shorted. So I’ve been tracing it back to figure out if there’s anyway I can delete the parking light harness. At this...
  10. Air Cooled Twins Technical Talk
    can a efi head be put on a carb bonneville engine? Existing head is damaged beyond repair and cannot find a carb replacement for the right money but there seem to be more Efi heads out there. They have different part numbers but I cannot see a difference. Can I simply put an efi head on in place...
  11. Member's Restoration & Rebuild Projects
    Here's a short video clip of my 350 Triumph showing what I did to get the carb cleaned and hopefully identifying the critical parts. https://youtu.be/ni5WF0mPoYc It wouldn't start when I got it, but after the carb work, she ran beautifully : https://youtu.be/btMCkBOQYBg
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