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by trevair
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:18 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Rear brake disc thickness
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: Rear brake disc thickness

Thank you very much antony
Much appreciated
Trev
by trevair
Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Rear brake disc thickness
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Rear brake disc thickness

Hi all
Just another one cant seem to get hold of a new rear disc for my commander anyway bought some parts off ebay cheap and the rear disc isnt scored to much
The thickness is 8.2mm does anyone know original thickness when new
Regards trev
by trevair
Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Right hand heat sheild
Replies: 5
Views: 166

Re: Right hand heat sheild

Sorted
Trev
by trevair
Thu Jul 08, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Right hand heat sheild
Replies: 5
Views: 166

Re: Right hand heat sheild

hi geoff
nothing has come through my mail
regards trev
by trevair
Thu Jul 08, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Right hand heat sheild
Replies: 5
Views: 166

Right hand heat sheild

Hi
Does anyone have a good rihgt hand side as sat on bike silencer heat sheild the locating tabs have broke off mine

Must be very good condition would buy new but andover dont have one only left side just my luck
Regards trev
by trevair
Sat Jul 03, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: tyres for standard commander
Replies: 2
Views: 281

Re: tyres for standard commander

Phew glad about that
Trev
by trevair
Sat Jul 03, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: addendum to tyres
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: addendum to tyres

Phew glad about that
Trev
by trevair
Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: addendum to tyres
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: addendum to tyres

Hi anthony
Wish id have got your post earlier ordered avons now cheers anyway
Trev
by trevair
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: addendum to tyres
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: addendum to tyres

120 not q20
by trevair
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: addendum to tyres
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: addendum to tyres

Tyres ordered 100 90 18 56 v for front
Rear q20 90 18 65v
As recomended by avon tyres for a commander
by trevair
Sun Jun 20, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: addendum to tyres
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: addendum to tyres

avon are recomending 120/90/18 on rear
by trevair
Sun Jun 20, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: addendum to tyres
Replies: 7
Views: 581

addendum to tyres

hi
think ive decided on avon roadrider 11 tyres front is 100/90/18 56v rear 110/90/18 61 v says 56v and 61v are index are these suitable for my commander and is it ok they are different numbers front and rear
any help
regards trev
by trevair
Sat Jun 19, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: tyres for standard commander
Replies: 2
Views: 281

tyres for standard commander

hi all tried to find about tyres on this site but it keeps throwing me to supreme commandered tyred bikes are we limited to standard tyres as in handbook ive seen a lot of talk about radials but are these not on original bikes ive always had avon cobras on my modern bikes and ive loved them so could...
by trevair
Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: commander engine finally started
Replies: 5
Views: 520

Re: commander engine finally started

Hi re5
Makes sense but iwas told its more to do with fibreglass ive been spraying since 1975 and never e perianced this although saying that these blisters arent mine was on the bike ehen i got thsts why it was cheap
Have now read into it thank goodness ive always used proper materials
Regards trev
by trevair
Sun Jun 13, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Air cooled engine coatings
Replies: 8
Views: 736

Re: Air cooled engine coatings

where are you roy
by trevair
Sun Jun 13, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Air cooled engine coatings
Replies: 8
Views: 736

Re: Air cooled engine coatings

i think your right roy
i bought a commander im renovating but wish i had classic i think the fins on the classic look brilliant unlike any other bike it is what it says a CLASSIC
i am looking for one but think there too expensive for me unless i can get basket case
regards trev
by trevair
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Air cooled engine coatings
Replies: 8
Views: 736

Re: Air cooled engine coatings

Hi roy Powder coating isnt good for alloy any corrosion left will cause pop when heated alloy products are anodised but as with both neither can be filled if not smooth There are paints on the market for engines which stand the temp i spray a lot of my bikes with 2k but dont know the ultimate temp w...
by trevair
Sat Jun 12, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: koni shocks repair
Replies: 6
Views: 534

Re: koni shocks repair

How much save on ebay
Trev
by trevair
Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: koni shocks repair
Replies: 6
Views: 534

koni shocks repair

does anyone know a good company in lancashire or surround who can service my koni shocks they dont look really bad in fact good but wouldnt know how to test would like to keep originals
regards trev
by trevair
Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: commander engine finally started
Replies: 5
Views: 520

Re: commander engine finally started

yes john i can but unsure of which way to go with this being only 1989 model and frame is like new no dings or bangs all my other bikes ive stripped them down and sprayed frame then built up from there, but not sure with this one think its just rebuild not restore although everything will have to be...
by trevair
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: commander engine finally started
Replies: 5
Views: 520

commander engine finally started

hi today after flooding the cylinders with oil and rotating the engine with turning the back wheel aver days and servixcing the su carbs and fuel tap after cleaning the tank which wasent so bad i have started the engine it fired up soon after the diaphragm opened and float chambers filed with copiou...
by trevair
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Boyer ignition
Replies: 19
Views: 7507

Re: Boyer ignition

Thanks anthony
Anyone know about the chips ive read about changing
Regards trev
by trevair
Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Boyer ignition
Replies: 19
Views: 7507

Re: Boyer ignition

for my commander
trev
by trevair
Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Boyer ignition
Replies: 19
Views: 7507

Re: Boyer ignition

hi
i have just bought a mini mag on ebay new with new fitting crimpers as company never used with new connectors are the wires the same colours i know the connectors are different if not has anybody got wiring diagram
also i have seen these need new chip in them if so where do i buy one
regards trev
by trevair
Sat May 29, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: tank vacum pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 704

Re: tank vacum pipe

There should be no petrol in the part that works the operer otherwise it woul fill withe petrol and seep down tube the tap kit ive bought is genuine
Trev
by trevair
Fri May 28, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: tank vacum pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 704

Re: tank vacum pipe

Chers john
Have ordered service kit for tap and have found vacum pipe with 90 degree angles same as off austin healy car
Happy dsys the start up is iminent
Trev
by trevair
Thu May 20, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: tank vacum pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 704

Re: tank vacum pipe

Hi john what did that entail new fuel tap or converted and if so how please
Trev
by trevair
Wed May 19, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: tank vacum pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 704

Re: tank vacum pipe

Am i right in thinking the vacum from the engine open the fuel tap how technical would that be
by trevair
Wed May 19, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: tank vacum pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 704

Re: tank vacum pipe

Commander
by trevair
Wed May 19, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: tank vacum pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 704

tank vacum pipe

hi all
what is the main purpose of the tank pipe and how critical is it that it doesent leak the pipe is so small
the reason i ask i have built up different sizes of pipe to usethe original smal id bore pipe
regards trev