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by kanonkopdrinker
Thu Jul 08, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Classic's and their owners
Replies: 12
Views: 422

Re: Classic's and their owners

Hi Jannes,

I have quite a few more in the club's register.

I will send you what I have.

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: calendar dates and announcements
Topic: NSU Ro80 & Rotary Meeting, 31 July - 1 August
Replies: 2
Views: 359

NSU Ro80 & Rotary Meeting, 31 July - 1 August

I have been sent details of this meeting (in Suffolk).

All ROC members are welcome.

Please email me (RotaryOC@aol.com) and I’ll send you the information I have.

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Torque values for screw fittings F 1 Sport
Replies: 6
Views: 412

Re: Torque values for screw fittings F 1 Sport

Holger asks whether somewhere there is a page listing the torque values for a Norton F1 Sport?

And if so, could it be copied here?
by kanonkopdrinker
Wed May 19, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: tank vacum pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 730

Re: tank vacum pipe

Trev,

Could you remind us what machine you are enquiring about, please?

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Wed May 05, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Commander prices
Replies: 5
Views: 949

Re: Commander prices

Some interesting non-standard bits there, Richard.
by kanonkopdrinker
Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Ro80 on Ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 449

Re: Ro80 on Ebay

It has indeed not got the original NSU Wankel engine ....

It seems to have had a Mazda rotary replacement.

Good luck to whoever wins it .....

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Supreme commander
Replies: 23
Views: 1675

Re: Supreme commander

Reading Richard’s post, I think it was the MZ1000 motorcycle that was a (commercial) failure .... not it’s component parts ... which were actually rather good.

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Mon Apr 26, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Supreme commander
Replies: 23
Views: 1675

Re: Supreme commander

Having MZ upside-down forks is the most obvious modification.

They were conversions from standard Commanders done while Norton was based at Rugeley.

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: login and say hello!
Topic: new owner
Replies: 3
Views: 548

Re: new owner

Welcome to the world of rotaries!!

I am sure we have members in your corner of the country.

Happy rotoring!

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: login and say hello!
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 338

Re: New Member

Welcome to the world of rotaries, John!

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:48 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Posted this on wrong board - oops
Replies: 3
Views: 465

Re: Posted this on wrong board - oops

In my own case (in a F1). I just ran the tank down as low as dared, and then switched. I had no problem.

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Fri Mar 19, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Lovely Commander for sale
Replies: 26
Views: 2811

Re: Lovely Commander for sale

Yep, the gearbox / shaft-drive of the R27 looks just like that of the prototype W2000. My information is that Hercules originally wanted to have all W2000s with shaft-drive using a similar arrangement, but problems occurred with agreeing a deal with BMW. Hercules had wanted to produce one of their o...
by kanonkopdrinker
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Lovely Commander for sale
Replies: 26
Views: 2811

Re: Lovely Commander for sale

Correct, John.

Another Fichtel & Sachs engine.

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: H&H Auction
Replies: 13
Views: 1582

Re: H&H Auction

It looks like Jim Dudley’s old bike; does anyone know the index mark or VIN?
David
by kanonkopdrinker
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: IP2 / Classic bearings 55-0122
Replies: 1
Views: 749

IP2 / Classic bearings 55-0122

2 x NOS bearings, still inn their sealed Norton Motors Ltd bag.

Andover Norton lists them for £5.89 - inc VAT each.

Would £7.50 for the pair sound fair?

Email me if so, David on RotaryOC@aol.com
by kanonkopdrinker
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Silkolene oil delivery (possibly)
Replies: 1
Views: 714

Silkolene oil delivery (possibly)

Having just masterminded a delivery of Silkolene 2T to Newcastle via an ex-colleague whose daughter lives there, I wonder if there is any demand for the same in other parts of the UK? (Royal Mail do not like transporting it!) In the next few weeks I plan to be in both Barnstaple (North Devon) and Fo...
by kanonkopdrinker
Fri Oct 02, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Norton engine studs
Replies: 8
Views: 2078

Re: Norton engine studs

Who is this "spondonash" that has suddenly appeared with all this rotary stuff?any connection to the Spondon Engineering?J.B. I've been a member for 8 years so my appearance is not really sudden Very Happy No connection to Spondon Engineering at all other than a love for their products. A...
by kanonkopdrinker
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Steering Lock
Replies: 9
Views: 2552

Re: Steering Lock

I had a similar problem years ago with a DKW W2000. The Hercules factory came to the rescue as they had kept a record of what lock number went in which frame ....

Richard: Any chance that Norton did the same?

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: DVLA and vehicle history
Replies: 5
Views: 1613

Re: DVLA and vehicle history

Geoff D

If you are a club member, email me at RotaryOC@aol.com and I’ll see if I have any details on your machine.

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Tue May 26, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: First ride
Replies: 3
Views: 1732

Re: First ride

Looking good!

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Tue May 12, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: IP2 on Ebay
Replies: 5
Views: 2675

Re: IP2 on Ebay

Given the vendor says it's ex-Met, I guess it's either B77, B78 or B79 VYT?

The last time I saw B77, it had been sprayed green (didn't you, Mr Mason?).

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Wed May 06, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Classic owners!!
Replies: 8
Views: 4448

Re: Classic owners!!

Fingers crossed, an original Classic certificate has been sourced and the owner is in touch with Richard!

Happy days!

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: login and say hello!
Topic: Bracey's monster wakes
Replies: 23
Views: 8965

Re: Bracey's monster wakes

Looks good and sounds sweet, David!

Well done! You must be a happy man.

Is that an old Riley just out of shot?

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Mazda
Replies: 4
Views: 2539

Re: Mazda

I think Audi with their A1-Etron had it in mind to fit a Wankel range-extender, but whether this ever came to pass …

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: NSU RO80,
Replies: 8
Views: 3957

Re: NSU RO80,

Hi Jannes,

Yes, I still have the Ro80 - one day I will put it back on the road - the engine and gearbox are good, but the body needs a bit of work.
Still not too bad for a 47 year old car. It was our first car!
For oil, I use(d) our old friend Shell Rotella 30.

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: "Norton Commander 600 Krauser 1994"
Replies: 7
Views: 4216

Re: "Norton Commander 600 Krauser 1994"

I wonder if this is Jim Dudley’s old bike? (Though Paul Johnston has a similar bike .....)

Old-sweat club members might remember him?

David
by kanonkopdrinker
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: The Norton affair
Replies: 12
Views: 5665

Re: The Norton affair

And here’s Part 2 of Superbike’s Interview .....

No happier than Part 1 I’m afraid.

David


https://www.superbike.co.uk/article/nor ... t-part-two
by kanonkopdrinker
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: F1 thirst
Replies: 11
Views: 5457

Re: F1 thirst

I am told 14 ltrs can be squeezed into the tank after 50 miles.

That sounds thirsty to me.

DC