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1930 Lucas Dynamo Lighting Set Running Instructions

A brief 23 page booklet on how to maintain the 4 and 6v charging/lighting set on your 1930 motorcycle. The E3 and E25 charging units were not high output units compared to modern charging units but were a major step ahead from the gas acetylene units that were still in use on a lot of older machines. Regulation of the charging system for the battery was a combination of the 3 brush generator and the charge resistors in the headlight, as well as the generator cutout hidden under the end cover of the generator.

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1924 Harley Davidson Sales Catalogue

Every year manufacturers introduced improvements for their motorcycles, and for 1924 Harley Davidsons inclusion was a newer more improved engine. This came about with the use of alloy pistons over the older cast iron items. Better heat dissipation meant better cooling, less vibration and higher speeds. A definite win for the customer. However 1924 was also the last year in production of Harley Davidsons loop frame model. With its origins going back to 1910 the loop frame models have been identified as the flat or square tank models. The new 1925 models had the tear drop shape petrol

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NZCMRR Classic Racing Festival Pukekohe 2019 . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . Is just about here. It is on the weekend of February 2nd and 3rd and this years theme is to acknowledge the racing success of riders and machines, organisers, machine builders and even spectators that have been involved with the Classic Racing Register over the past 40 years. An important event that should not be missed. Having attended all the meetings either as a competitor or a spectator I have always enjoyed myself and I don’t expect the 40th to be any different.

So perhaps it is timely to post a

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1927 J.A.P Engine Information Booklet

This is a earlier edition to the 1933 J.A.P Engine Information Booklet previously published on Barnstormers. J.A.P.s popularity and demand was increasing and would do so even more with dirt track (or speedway) racing on the horizon. This booklet has a little more information than 1933, including a list of the range of engines, with bore and stroke and engine prefixes, Sports and Race engines included. There is a chart outlining valve and magneto timing, and additional diagram on oiling systems.

Click on the front cover below to see the complete 26 page manual. It is a 5.3M PDF and

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Auckland British and European Car Show 2019.

The 4th Annual British and European Car Show is on again on Sunday 3rd March at Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga, from 10am to 3pm and even though it is advertised as a car show organisers are extending an invitation to owners of Classic British and European motorcycle owners and clubs.

Over 750 cars are already registered for this event with entries hopefully exceeding 1000. If this was to happen it will make the event the largest free Brit and Euro Classic Car Show in the southern hemisphere. You don’t have to be in a club, and can enter as an

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