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51 bsa golden flash.

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Any similaritys between a 1951 BSA Golden Flash and a pre unit Triumph? Theres one available locally for $1500.00Can. All in boxs but mostly complete. Most of the metal work and hard to find stuff is there, but I don't know anything about them(BSAs).
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Not much, except for the electrics. I had a 54. It had a Sprung
Hub rear suspension. At 90mph it would shake the front brake and
clutch lever's off if you didn't hang on to them. Plus it leaked oil
from everywhere. You had better get lots of helicoils because
it's very easy to strip out primary cover bolts. For that matter,
any bolt in the block can be striped very easily. As you can tell,
it would not first be on my list.
Bruce Houghton
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