Monthly Archive: April 2015

AMAC carb query number 2

Says Steve Lee: “Did a club run yesterday on my BSA L23 with Amac carb and I was struggling to get the mixture right with the two slides. Running up to about 30mph was fine but as I tried to increase the speed, the bike started spitting and back -firing to the point where no amount of slide fiddling would improve matters. I found that the inner slide required very little movement from tick-over with the outer slide creating the…

Dirty protest

What do you think of my latest efforts on the ’28 BSA tank? Don’t worry; despite the title, this is nothing more offensive than brown woodstain. You see, when I bought the 1928 BSA as a basket case, it came with a Nice painted fuel tank… the crankcases were smashed and 25% of it was missing but at least the tank was… Nice. No disrespect, but to me this is Beginner Error No.1. Getting the easy but expensive bits done can wait until…