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Forum: Projects Yesterday, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Phil Hyde
Mx6

Hi Jack

Fitting a 500 Triumph in your MX 6 chassis should be relatively easy. A pattern for the front plate should be easily found. The underside and rear mounts will require some fabrication...
Forum: Scrambles machines 14/12/2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By Phil Hyde
Very nice Tony. Do you have any plans as to...

Very nice Tony.

Do you have any plans as to a rebuild?
Forum: Triumph Greeves machines 10/12/2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Phil Hyde
triumph greeves griffon

Very nice engineering. Quite tricky to achieve, especially where the primary chaincase gets close to the SA.

As this conversion is fairly rare in Triumph-Greeves circles did you keep and record...
Forum: Triumph Greeves machines 01/12/2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Phil Hyde
triumph greeves in OBM

Nice article. I think a response to OBM might keep the club name in the spotlight.

Personally, designing a set of plates is not a 5 minute job. There are two designs ready to go for this type of...
Forum: Paint 17/11/2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By Phil Hyde
Ral 5001

I agree, RAL 5001 is a very good match for Moorland Blue. For as long as I have been interested in Greeves the factory lore of this colour has never failed to generate healthy debate.
Forum: Paint 16/11/2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By Phil Hyde
Powder coated.......

As recent as yesterday I was working on the idea of getting my frame powder coated. So, this thread came as a nice surprise.

Suffolk Stove Enamellers is around 180 miles away. Quite a hike for a...
Forum: Trials machines 12/11/2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By Phil Hyde
The year has already been confirmed in a previous...

The year has already been confirmed in a previous post, as was the prefix for the engine.

There is an established process for accessing the home market factory despatch record. :rolleyes:
Use of...
Forum: Road machines 12/11/2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,759
Posted By Phil Hyde
Nice provenance

Nice provenance
Forum: New members 07/11/2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Phil Hyde
Triumph-Greeves

Plenty of help and advice available here. Welcome.
Forum: New members 05/11/2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Phil Hyde
Well Namur 22 this is actually one of the best....

Well Namur 22 this is actually one of the best. In my experience most questions and enquiries get a fairly prompt response.

Ask away.
Forum: Trials machines 24/10/2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By Phil Hyde
Even if the crank seals are past their best the...

Even if the crank seals are past their best the engine should still run, albeit poorly
Forum: Road machines 17/10/2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,759
Posted By Phil Hyde
Weld before painting

:eek: Certainly looks like it was painted before welding Tony.for spot welding you would need to leave spaces to weld and still have to paint:eek::eek:
Forum: Road machines 04/10/2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Phil Hyde
The Deal Millennium frames featured a raised land...

The Deal Millennium frames featured a raised land in the recognised place used to stamp frame numbers. The prefix letters and numbers (24TJSB) were cast in leaving a space for the 4 digit number...
Forum: Trials machines 03/10/2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Phil Hyde
Scott Have you considered slightly longer...

Scott

Have you considered slightly longer shocks and different springs. I'm not talking radical, just an extra 30 - 40mm. Then look at springs that are rated for your weight. Dual wound are great,...
Forum: Road machines 01/10/2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,759
Posted By Phil Hyde
Tony By convention the rectifier in your...

Tony

By convention the rectifier in your photo. The pair of yellow wires are the AC in with the red and black DC out.

Phil
Forum: Road machines 28/09/2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,759
Posted By Phil Hyde
Diamond in the rough

Hi Tony

Looks like you have a little gem. A small amount of work should see the bike up and running. The engine seizure is the only real problem.

Your theory on the bikes demise is pretty...
Forum: Road machines 27/09/2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,759
Posted By Phil Hyde
Quite a rare machine. Only 9 listed on UK...

Quite a rare machine. Only 9 listed on UK despatch record. Doubt if many have survived. Perhaps there is scope for an export record of the repatriated machines and those still abroad.
Forum: Road machines 27/09/2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,759
Posted By Phil Hyde
Wink Pure gold:rolleyes:

Pure gold:rolleyes:
Forum: Parts sourcing 20/09/2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By Phil Hyde
water jet artistry

Tony

Looking at your water jet pictures I was reminded of the use of a water jet machine for cutting aluminium engine plates for Triumph-Greeves:rolleyes:

In your case did you provide a...
Forum: General Greeves chat 18/08/2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Phil Hyde
Classic transport

Nice Greeves transport
Forum: General Greeves chat 18/08/2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Phil Hyde
Lightweight sidecars

Ian, there were quite a few people making what were 'modern' lightweight sidecars. Barry Kefford (BKS) made a few and later on in the era of monoshock trials Bruce Rushton. The design was quite...
Forum: General Greeves chat 17/08/2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Phil Hyde
Griffon sidecar

At last I found a couple of pictures of what was Steve Humphries Griffon trials sidecar. Pictured at a Greeves trial on the outskirts of Bath at Kelston, 28/7/1990

This is the same outfit featured...
Forum: General Greeves chat 16/08/2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Phil Hyde
Nice one Tony I must keep up with the...

Nice one Tony

I must keep up with the 'scene'. Further down in the same article is a slight variation of belt and crankshaft pulley
Forum: General Greeves chat 15/08/2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Phil Hyde
Belt drive

Rivetting a belt drive pulley to a Villiers clutch basket would be an obvious way to create a basic belt drive.

In reality it would be more beneficial to machine a new pulley combination...
Forum: General Greeves chat 15/08/2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Phil Hyde
Individual approval

The test is referred to as MSVA

The essentials of which are:-

•headlamp dipped beam pattern - this checks the headlamp is suitable for driving on the left
•speedometer - the speed must be...
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