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BSA A 7 engine for sale #393261
09/06/11 6:07 pm
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on Jockey Journal....not mine just saw it there and thought I'd give you guys a shout...dudley

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Re: BSA A 7 engine for sale [Re: dudley32] #393371
09/07/11 11:57 am
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It might be a tough sell as it looks to me that the numbers have been restamped. Jeff

Re: BSA A 7 engine for sale [Re: dudley32] #393638
09/08/11 9:25 pm
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Not to give you a hard time or anything, but you might get more replies if you provide a link.

Curiosity got the best of me, tho so I googled it. My personal opinion is that this deal looks dicier than a pile of vomit by the craps table. First of all: $750??? How did he check the compression again? Just what is a title worth on a motor where you can see that it's been badly re-stamped from about a mile away? And $750????





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Re: BSA A 7 engine for sale [Re: dudley32] #393653
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Re: BSA A 7 engine for sale [Re: dudley32] #393654
09/08/11 11:14 pm
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Yep thats it...as said I don't know anything about these...had a '55 pre unit Triumph (again sorry on the BSA thread) and just always loved pre units...if this was a good engine what would it be..year..displacment..thanks...

Re: BSA A 7 engine for sale [Re: dudley32] #393673
09/09/11 1:05 am
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Hi Dudley
Its hard to tell what year it is because there never was a A7 engine stamped DA 7 R xxxx. They were stamped CA7 or CA7SS & are 500cc stock. But with a restamp you never know. I would pass on this one. Unless you can get cheap. My 2 cents. Jeff

Re: BSA A 7 engine for sale [Re: dudley32] #393799
09/09/11 8:24 pm
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o.k.thanks guys..I never wanted the engine...was just curious...and not knowing the value of these things ..I was just trying to merely pass it on...

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