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Need a BSA? #712842
10/26/17 10:26 pm
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This auction is about 20 miles from me. If anyone here should win, I could pick it up and store it short term.

http://kandbauction.hibid.com/lot/3...nder-motorcycle/?cpage=2&ref=catalog


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Re: Need a BSA? [Re: HughdeMann] #712849
10/26/17 11:32 pm
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Add those pictures to the Y bike thread! It looks like a '67 Lightning engine # but the rest looks later (BSA stamping on the raised pad).


1967 A65 Lightning
1967 Triumph T20 Mountain Cub
1967 Moto Guzzi V7
1969 B44 Victor Special
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Re: Need a BSA? [Re: HughdeMann] #712895
10/27/17 1:22 pm
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A65LA,....... LA is a '67. So that makes no sense to me. I thought Y bikes were unsold '67s sold at later date? This is a later case with an earlier stamp. I must not understand the Y thing after all this time.......... Maybe just a replacement case stamped to match the frame?


Down to 1 BSA, 2 Triumphs, 1 '56 Chevy
Re: Need a BSA? [Re: KC in S.B.] #712931
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Originally Posted by KC in S.B.
A65LA,....... LA is a '67. So that makes no sense to me. I thought Y bikes were unsold '67s sold at later date? This is a later case with an earlier stamp. I must not understand the Y thing after all this time.......... Maybe just a replacement case stamped to match the frame?

Y bike threads are worse than oil or tyre threads.

The potted summary is that:
Y (without a '-') bikes are 1967 models with the revised 3 pipe oil manifold and 6CA points plates.
-Y bikes (with a '-') are 1970 models with 1967 style numbers for some reason known only to the BSA factory.

Re: Need a BSA? [Re: HughdeMann] #713298
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The front wheel hub, tail light, and fuel tank are all post-'67.


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'65(lower)/'66(upper, wheels, front end, controls)/'67(seat, exhaust, fuel tank, headlamp)/'70(frame) A65 Bitsa.
Re: Need a BSA? [Re: Shane in Oz] #713328
10/31/17 10:42 am
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Originally Posted by Shane in Oz

The potted summary is that:
Y (without a '-') bikes are 1967 models with the revised 3 pipe oil manifold and 6CA points plates.
-Y bikes (with a '-') are 1970 models with 1967 style numbers for some reason known only to the BSA factory.


I think its the other way around. "-Y"is the oil manifold and points, "Y" is the 70 models with 67 numbers.


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Re: Need a BSA? [Re: HughdeMann] #713343
10/31/17 1:34 pm
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Looking at the goop and new gasket under the cylinder that bike could be anything

Re: Need a BSA? [Re: ChrisX] #713385
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Originally Posted by ChrisX
"-Y"is the oil manifold and points, "Y" is the 70 models with 67 numbers.


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