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Classic Norton Commando Motorcycles.

Technical Information

Postby L.A.B. » Sun Feb 17, 2008 2:05 am

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More Amal Tuning
http://www.jonsnell.co.uk/images/tuning ... tters_.pdf

Amal Carb Tuning Information by John Healy
https://www.princeton.edu/ssp/65-cub-da ... itbike.pdf

Commando Parts Books
https://issuu.com/sealycycleservice/sta ... d562b68f97

"Tuning the Norton Twin"
http://www.lansdowneclassic.co.uk/wp-co ... ontwin.pdf

How to Replace Inlet Valve Seals Without Removing the Head
valve-seal-replacing-t7362-15.html#p329799


French Language Commando Workshop Manual
http://tramber-clausse.pagesperso-orang ... mmando.pdf

Spanner/Wrench Jaw Sizes
http://www.sat.dundee.ac.uk/~psc/spanner_jaw.html

850 Mk.1A Parts Supplement (VIP Gallery)
gallery/album.php?album_id=5

Lucas Service Manual
http://jerrydoe.com/norton_pdf/Lucas-service.pdf


1968-1970 Commando Parts List
http://www.eurooldtimers.com/eng/manual ... 1970-.html

AP Lockheed Brake Service Manual
http://www.classicbike.biz/Triumph/Main ... Norton.pdf

Boyer Bransden Ignition Fault Finding
http://www.tioc.org/boyertest.htm
http://www.boyerbransden.com/faultfinding.html


Atlantic Green
http://atlanticgreen.com/norton.htm

Downloadable degree wheel
http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~tee/ramva/degreewheel.pdf
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Commando Workshop Companion
http://www.doov.com/apps/nortoncompanion/


Commando Models

750cc
Original Commando 4/68-3/69
750 R 3/69-9/69
750S 3/69-6/70
Fastback 3/69-8/70
Fastback II 9/70-12/70
Fastback III 1/71-12/71
Fastback IV 1/72-3/73
Fastback LR (Long Range) 4/71-12/71
Fastback LR MkIV 1/72-2/73
Roadster 3/70-12/70
Roadster II 1/71-12/71
(no MkIII Roadster, apparently!)
Roadster IV 1/72-2/73
Roadster V 3/73-10/73
SS (Street Scrambler) 3/71-10/71
PR (Production Racer) 4/71-10/73
Hi-Rider 5/71-12/71
Hi-Rider IV 1/72-2/73
Hi-Rider V 3/73-10/73
Interstate 1/72-2/73
Interstate V 3/73-10/73
850cc
Roadster 1 4/73-12/73
Roadster 1A 9/73-2/74
Roadster 2/2A 1/74-2/75
Roadster 3 2/75-9/77
Interstate 1 4/73-12/73
Interstate 1A 9/73-2/74
Interstate 2/2A 1/74-2/75
Interstate 3 2/75-9/77
Hi-Rider 1 4.73-12/73
Hi-Rider 2 1/74-2/75
Hi-Rider 3 3/75-?
John Player Replica 11/73-2/75


US = UK terminlogy


Motorcycle = Motorbike
Plug wire = HT (High Tension) lead
Rim lock = Security bolt
Wrench = Spanner
Fender = Mudguard
Triple tree = Yoke
Ground = Earth
Fork tube = Stanchion
Gear shift = Gear change
Muffler = Silencer
Gasoline = Petrol
Petcock = Petrol/Fuel tap
Wrist pin = Gudgeon pin
Zerk fitting = Grease nipple
Lifters = Tappets
Counterclockwise = Anticlockwise
Bushing/s = Bush/es
Snap ring = Circlip
Footpeg = Footrest
Transmission = Gearbox
License plate = Number plate
Kerosene = Paraffin
Axle = Spindle
Denatured alcohol = Methylated spirit (or "meths")
High beam = Main beam
Low beam = Dipped (or Dip) beam
Blinkers/Flashers/Turn signals = (Direction) Indicators
Set screw = Grub screw (as a "set screw" in the UK is a fully threaded bolt with a hexagon head)
Tube wrench = Box spanner
Box-end wrench = Ring spanner
Allen wrench = Allen key
Adjustable wrench = "Adjustable" (spanner) or "Shifter"
Vise grip = Mole grip
Breaking-in = Running-in
Flashlight = Torch
Pinging = Pinking
Hose clamp = Jubilee clip
Bondo = Body filler
Rim band = Rim tape
Headlamp bucket = Headlamp shell
Lever perch = Lever bracket
Fiberglass = GRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic)/Fibreglass
Pry = Prise
Vise = Vice
Kickstand = Sidestand
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Factory workshop manuals, parts manuals, riders handbooks and more: http://britmoto.com/

Lots of Triumph/Norton repair manuals, parts lists, brochures, etc.: http://www.classicbike.biz/

Amal carb info:

http://amalcarb.co.uk/technical/

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http://www.nortons.dk/links/

Commando Decals and Transfers:
http://norton-decals.letsfixit.info/

http://jerrydoe.com/nortonCommandoLinks.html

Andover Norton:
https://andover-norton.co.uk/



Commando Workshop Manual '71-:
http://rocbo.lautre.net/technique/norton_workshop/

Amal Co. Carbs & Parts:
http://www.amalcarb.co.uk/

Amal tuning:
http://www.hitchcocksmotorcycles.com/am ... nc_ht.html

http://www.jba.bc.ca/Bushmans%20Carb%20Tuning.html


"Whitworth" and other British Standard thread information:
http://www.moreg.org.au/whitworth.htm

Norton/AMC fastener & thread identification (by part number):
http://stainlessbits.com/link12a.html

Thread Charts:
http://www.britishfasteners.com/threads/

Spanner/wrench jaw size chart:
http://www.stevenott.com/spanners.htm

Technical Information from Old Britts: http://www.oldbritts.com/ob_tech.html

INOA technical articles: http://www.inoanorton.com/Articles/

UK Norton Owners Club: http://www.nortonownersclub.org/

Norton Owners Club NSW: http://www.nocnsw.org.au/home
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