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    Nov 20, 2004

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

    Photobucket image fix for Firefox:

    Photobucket image fix for Chrome:

    Lucas Alternator Charging/Output Check

    British Motorcycle Fastener Database & Model Identfication
    More Amal Tuning ... tters_.pdf

    Amal Carb Tuning Information by John Healy ... itbike.pdf

    Commando Parts Books ... d562b68f97

    "Tuning the Norton Twin" ... ontwin.pdf

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

    Spanner/Wrench Jaw Sizes

    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

    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 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

    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:

    Attached Files:

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