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Spanner/Wrench Size Charts & List (New web page) charts.htm

Wiring Diagrams

Phoenix S.U. Carb Conversion Instructions
Donated by cliffa
See Attachments section at bottom of the page

Lucas Alternator Charging/Output Check

British Motorcycle Fastener Database & Model Identfication

Amal Carb Tuning Information by John Healy

Commando Parts Books ... d562b68f97

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

Lucas Service Manual

1968-1970 Commando Parts List ... 1970-.html

AP Lockheed Brake Service Manual ... Norton.pdf

Boyer Bransden Ignition Fault Finding

Atlantic Green

Downloadable degree wheel

Commando Workshop Companion

Commando Models
The dates are an approximate indication of when each model was generally available and therefore should not be regarded as actual factory production beginning or end dates.

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
Roadster 1 3/73-12/73
Roadster 1A 9/73-2/74
Roadster 2/2A 1/74-2/75
Roadster 3 2/75-9/77
Interstate 1 3/73-12/73
Interstate 1A 9/73-2/74
Interstate 2/2A 1/74-2/75
Interstate 3 2/75-9/77
Hi-Rider 1 3/73-12/73
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 = Side stand
Tire iron/spoon = Tyre lever
DC generator = Dynamo

Factory workshop manuals, parts manuals, riders handbooks and more:

Lots of Triumph/Norton repair manuals, parts lists, brochures, etc.:

Amal carb info:

Commando Decals and Transfers:

Andover Norton:

Commando Workshop Manual '71-:

Amal Co. Carbs & Parts:

Amal tuning:

Bushman's Amal Tuning Carb Tuning.html

Norton/AMC fastener & thread identification (by part number):

Thread Charts:

Technical Information from Old Britts:

INOA technical articles:

UK Norton Owners Club:

Norton Owners Club NSW:


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