Monthly Archives: April, 2017

Push Rod Tubes

Triumph 650 and 750 Twin Push Rod Tube Crush From the first day I read the phrase in an book by Mike Hailwood, “Dropping a piston circlip into the crankcase is a confounded nuisance” I knew exactly what it meant and how it applied to me. Let me explain: There are just some things in […]

Oil Leak – Crankcase not even

Checking crankcase mouth for step. In the technical world we live in today imperfections are rare. In the day when these bikes were made they were common place. One that catches many mechanics out is a step between the two case halves. Sometime in the 1970’s someone at the factory decided that could speed things […]