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e-start clunking?

Discussion in 'Norton Commando Motorcycles (Classic)' started by maylar, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. trident sam

    trident sam

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    Oct 23, 2012

    Do you know where your header pipes came from ?
    Looks like they come out the head a bit straighter to the front (if you understand me) than most, like original 750 fastback type.
    I've been looking for a set like this for years.
    sam
     
  2. maylar

    maylar VIP MEMBER

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    May 13, 2007
    I'm not sure what year, but yes they are genuine Norton probably pre-72. The right side pipe tucks in close to the frame rail compared to what you can get today. I had them rechromed ($$$) and they're already turning color, in less than 100 miles.
     
  3. kommando

    kommando

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    May 7, 2005
    Looking at the video of the start there is a whirring sound that continues after the engine fires for some seconds until the throttle is blipped, you need to check the starter is disengaging promptly.
     
  4. cNw

    cNw VIP MEMBER

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    Apr 16, 2009
    That’s the transfer gear spinning (gear between starter gear and crank gear) Not the starter being engaged. There is an adjustment for this and I will talk to ‘maylar’ about this tomorrow

    Matt
     

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