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Air Filter Caught Fire

Discussion in 'Norton Commando Motorcycles (Classic)' started by Tornado, Apr 19, 2019.

  1. Craig

    Craig VIP MEMBER

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    My Son Ian was here today ( pro- mechanic) he say acetylene is what he uses in same method as the propane torch , I always thought wd40 was the go to technique ...dah
     
  2. worntorn

    worntorn

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    Some of these alternate methods could be used to blow the bike up rather than just pissing around burning the filter.
    If a thing is worth doing, it's worth doing right!:)

    Glen
     
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  3. maylar

    maylar VIP MEMBER

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    Hard to remember 40 years ago, but it was (I think) a green foam rubber element that you sprayed oil on. I guess the oil was flammable. In both cases it was just a backfire through the intake that was enough to start a fire. I don't recall who made it.
     

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