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Lund Amal Carb Restoration #116235
05/16/07 2:31 am
05/16/07 2:31 am
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Wisconsin
Lloyd from Luck Offline OP
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Has anyone had good or bad experience with the AMAL carb barrel and slide restoration from Lund (http://www.amalsleeve.com/). I will be needing restoration or replacement of my two 389 monoblocs.

Thanks,

Lloyd


1967 Triumph T120R Bonneville 650
1974 Norton Commando 850
1956 Ariel Square Four
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Re: Lund Amal Carb Restoration #116236
05/16/07 11:11 am
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Atlanta, GA
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I just received my AMAL 389/689 set from them a week ago and I am very pleased. I have not installed them yet b/c my bike is still in pieces undergoing a major rebuild. The carbs look and slide great, but I cant comment yet on their performance.

My only complaint is that it took nearly 5 weeks from the date I sent them to when they came back. I dont know if that is typical or if they just have alot of carbs waiting in line. They also werent much on keeping me up to date on their completion date too. It was no big deal since I couldnt ride anyway, but I did think it was a bit of a long wait. Im happy thus far & would recommend them bigt .


WingNut
1966 Triumph Bonneville
1998 Triumph Thunderbird Sport
*I would rather be sitting on my bike thinking about God,
than sitting in church thinking about my motorcycle*
Re: Lund Amal Carb Restoration #116237
05/16/07 11:30 am
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I've had two concentrics and two 375 monoblocs done by them all with good results.

Re: Lund Amal Carb Restoration #116238
05/18/07 4:26 pm
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I had my 389's done by them and now have 500+ miles on them with no issues. They (internals)look like new & it idles like a champ. It's just one less thing you have to worry about when you're dialing it in. bigt


Richard Wilder
Reno, NV
'67 T120R
Re: Lund Amal Carb Restoration #116239
05/19/07 4:38 am
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I'm sure they have many carbs to do and do their best to get them out with quality work in the shortest amount of time possible.They have been in business ...even with new ownership for quite a few years and are highly recommended.In the world of restorations,five weeks isn't bad. If you needed it within two weeks then that would be something to establish up front. This is for anybody else who may be hesitant due to the time factor.The thing to remember is that they take an AMAL carb that has seen better days and return it with the quality of a better than brand new AMAL!

beerchug


Posted by Wingnut:
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My only complaint is that it took nearly 5 weeks from the date I sent them to when they came back. I dont know if that is typical or if they just have alot of carbs waiting in line.


Jon W.


1957 6T Thunderbird 650
1968 T100R Daytona 500
1971 TR6R Tiger 650
1970 BSA A65F 650
1955 Tiger 100 - Project

Re: Lund Amal Carb Restoration #116240
05/19/07 6:16 am
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I just got my pair of concentrics back for my 74 Commando from Lund. About 2 weeks turnaround time. Just installed the carbs today. I've just done an initial adjustment, but they are idling better than it ever did. Workmanship looked very good.


Chris Moore

1974 Norton 850 Commando Roadster
1989 Honda GB 500
1984 Moto Guzzi V65SP
1984 Honda Ascot Cafe Racer
2007 Triumph T100 Bonneville

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