BritBike Forum logo
BritBike Sponsor BritBike Sponsor BritBike Sponsor
BritBike Sponsor

BritBike Sponsor

BritBike Sponsor
BritBike Sponsor BritBike Sponsor BritBike Sponsor
JRC Engineering dealers JWood Auction  
Home | Sponsors, Newsletter | Regalia | Calendar | Bike Project | BritBike Museum | Spiders Cartoons, "OLD" BritBike Forum | DVD- Manuals & Parts books | BritBike Stickers & Decals
Upgrade to: Premium Membership | Premium Life Membership | Vendor Membership | Site Sponsor Membership
Photo posting tutorial

Member Spotlight
Don M.
Don M.
California
Posts: 586
Joined: February 2007
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Search eBay for motorcycle parts in following countries
Australia, Canada, France, Holland, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
Random Gallery photo
Who's Online Now
218 registered members (57nortonmodel77), 1,706 guests, and 593 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Miguel PadrĂ£o, John Ross, slidezone, jon p fudge, JeffL
9996 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
btour 135
Lannis 122
Stuart 110
koan58 88
Popular Topics(Views)
455,267 mail-order LSR
Forum Statistics
Forums33
Topics65,480
Posts632,097
Members9,996
Most Online3,995
Feb 13th, 2017
Like BritBike.com on Facebook

Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
Page 20 of 22 1 2 18 19 20 21 22
#683356 - 02/01/17 6:35 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) ***** [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 3,764
shel Online content
BritBike Forum member
shel  Online Content
BritBike Forum member

Joined: May 2005
Posts: 3,764
ohio
They look Bultaco to me, the the Thumbs up is a Bultaco thing


When given the choice between two evils I picked the one I haven't tried before
Support Your #1 BritBike Forum!
Membership Type! Free
Member
Premium
Member
Premium Life
Member
Vendor
Member
Site
Sponsor
Recognition No Premium Member Premium Life member (5 years) Vendor Member Site Sponsor Membership
Post commercial threads No No No Yes Yes
Custom title No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Upload avatar & photos No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Link avatar & photos Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Private Message Storage: 10 100 100 100 100
Length of signatures 255 600 600 600 600
Removes this very advert island between post 1&2 No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Price Free $12.90/year $105.00 No End
$55.00/5 years
$210.00/year
($17.50/month)
Email
Click on button >>
  Premium Member Premium Life member Vendor Member Site Sponsor Membership
#683362 - 02/01/17 8:11 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: BrizzoBrit]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Gary E Offline
BritBike Forum member
Gary E  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Medford, Oregon
Originally Posted By BrizzoBrit

Gary E.
Just to clarify the statement about air filters. Was that style with the cover fitted to Hornets? What Years?

Cheers
Ray


Fitted to '64 &'65 Spitfire Hornets. '66 & '67 Hornets do not have them.


1967 BSA Wasp
1967 BSA Hornet (West Coast Model)
1967 BSA Hornet (East Coast Model)
1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
1968 BSA Spitfire Mark IV
#683368 - 02/01/17 10:01 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: shel]  
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 4,966
Rich B Online happy
Rich B  Online Happy



Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 4,966
Stone Creek OH USA
Thumbs up stamped in the legs are sure sign of Bultaco. A fair number of Bul and Betor fork parts can be swapped around........


Life is too short to drink cheap, bad beer.
#683620 - 02/03/17 11:19 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: BrizzoBrit]  
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,368
Boomer Online content
BritBike Forum member
Boomer  Online Content

BritBike Forum member

Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,368
Orygone
Originally Posted By BrizzoBrit
GJ

Gary E.
Just to clarify the statement about air filters. Was that style with the cover fitted to Hornets? What Years?

Cheers
Ray



A closer look at the air filters.











Covers after a little clean up.





Bill B...


Boomer
#683622 - 02/03/17 11:35 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Gary E Offline
BritBike Forum member
Gary E  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Medford, Oregon
They don't get any more original than that. Complete with the original decals. Replacement original looking decals are available.


1967 BSA Wasp
1967 BSA Hornet (West Coast Model)
1967 BSA Hornet (East Coast Model)
1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
1968 BSA Spitfire Mark IV
#683638 - 02/04/17 1:58 am Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,368
Boomer Online content
BritBike Forum member
Boomer  Online Content

BritBike Forum member

Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,368
Orygone
So I'm trying to figure out the field in the air filter decal. Is it silver/chrome like, or clear, or maybe even a faded gold?

I've seen this decal on other filters and they could be black with gold lettering, or white with black lettering, and gold with black lettering. So which is it?


Bill B...


Boomer
#683729 - 02/04/17 9:59 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Gary E Offline
BritBike Forum member
Gary E  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Medford, Oregon
Here is what Classic Transfers has to offer for Conflo air cleaners.

http://www.classictransfers.co.uk/transfer-category/conflo/?region=british-us&alphabetical=a-c


1967 BSA Wasp
1967 BSA Hornet (West Coast Model)
1967 BSA Hornet (East Coast Model)
1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
1968 BSA Spitfire Mark IV
#683789 - 02/05/17 10:53 am Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Boomer]  
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 240
VicCyclone Offline
BritBike Forum member
VicCyclone  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 240
UK
Bill

Go with the R/H filter in your picture above. I have 2 pairs of these filters NOS in the wrappers. The backing field is faded gold with black lettering. Unfortunately none of the classic transfer offerings matches this, however from personal experience they will make transfers to order.

Good luck


VicCyclone

1965 A50 Cyclone Clubman
1966 Victor GP
1967 Victor Special
1968 Victor Special
1968 A65L

2009 HD FXDC
#683795 - 02/05/17 11:33 am Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: VicCyclone]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Gary E Offline
BritBike Forum member
Gary E  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Medford, Oregon
Originally Posted By VicCyclone
Bill

Go with the R/H filter in your picture above. I have 2 pairs of these filters NOS in the wrappers. The backing field is faded gold with black lettering. Unfortunately none of the classic transfer offerings matches this, however from personal experience they will make transfers to order.

Good luck


Good one Vic. I have had Classic Transfers make custom stick-ons. The last one they made for me was for the Wasp tank.


1967 BSA Wasp
1967 BSA Hornet (West Coast Model)
1967 BSA Hornet (East Coast Model)
1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
1968 BSA Spitfire Mark IV
#684089 - 02/07/17 4:19 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,368
Boomer Online content
BritBike Forum member
Boomer  Online Content

BritBike Forum member

Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,368
Orygone
Gary, do you have a part number for the tach bracket? I have parts book 5118 but it does not list it.


Bill B...


Boomer
#684097 - 02/07/17 5:22 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Gary E Offline
BritBike Forum member
Gary E  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Medford, Oregon
No part number here. I believe the '64/'65 Spitfire Hornets did not have a tach.


1967 BSA Wasp
1967 BSA Hornet (West Coast Model)
1967 BSA Hornet (East Coast Model)
1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
1968 BSA Spitfire Mark IV
#684098 - 02/07/17 5:30 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,368
Boomer Online content
BritBike Forum member
Boomer  Online Content

BritBike Forum member

Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,368
Orygone
Really, I thought I saw a parts page you listed in the old posts that showed it as item #8. Maybe it was the later parts book.


Bill B...


Boomer
#684105 - 02/07/17 6:02 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,368
Boomer Online content
BritBike Forum member
Boomer  Online Content

BritBike Forum member

Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,368
Orygone
It is in the early posts, page 11.


Bill B...


Boomer
#684114 - 02/07/17 7:58 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Gary E Offline
BritBike Forum member
Gary E  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Medford, Oregon
That would be the parts page for the '66/'67 Hornet. Different than for the '64/'65 Spitfire Hornet. There are a lot of differences between the '64/'65's and the '66/'67's.


1967 BSA Wasp
1967 BSA Hornet (West Coast Model)
1967 BSA Hornet (East Coast Model)
1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
1968 BSA Spitfire Mark IV
#684117 - 02/07/17 8:29 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Gary E]  
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 48
Greg J. Offline
BritBike Forum member
Greg J.  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 48
San Francisco
Gary - Do you prefer the 64/65s over 66/67s? Curious to know what people think of the different years.

#684120 - 02/07/17 8:40 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Greg J.]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Gary E Offline
BritBike Forum member
Gary E  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Medford, Oregon
Originally Posted By Gregory Joseph
Gary - Do you prefer the 64/65s over 66/67s? Curious to know what people think of the different years.

My signature gives it away. With "The Three Tenors" it is a no brainer for me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_qlNjFiZ5U


1967 BSA Wasp
1967 BSA Hornet (West Coast Model)
1967 BSA Hornet (East Coast Model)
1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
1968 BSA Spitfire Mark IV
#684126 - 02/07/17 9:50 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Boomer]  
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 1,165
bodine031 Online content
BritBike Forum member
bodine031  Online Content
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 1,165
melbourne florida
My 64 Hornet T/S inner cover has no tacho guts and a block off plate.

#684130 - 02/07/17 10:17 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 1,165
bodine031 Online content
BritBike Forum member
bodine031  Online Content
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 1,165
melbourne florida
Hey Gary the east coast Hornet in the video and the guy on the rollers with it looks like a guy wearing a grey and black vented jacket riding that bike in a Motor Cycle Classic magazine a few years ago!! Is it still a show queen or are you out zoom'n around on it!!!!!
Great video. Weather here as been great mid 70's and I have been whoopin my 64 Mutt Street Tracker Hornet and getting the nobbies all dirty!!!

#684133 - 02/07/17 10:29 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Gary E Offline
BritBike Forum member
Gary E  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Medford, Oregon
None of my machines are show queens. The video is me and the magazine article is me. I keep them in top notch condition. They get started and ridden on a regular basis...weather permitting. They need to be spanked on occasion. But, I don't ride some of them in the mud, especially the Wasp, as it's too rare and valuable to waste it away.

Bring your Hornet to Oregon where the weather is real foul at times to get it dirty.


1967 BSA Wasp
1967 BSA Hornet (West Coast Model)
1967 BSA Hornet (East Coast Model)
1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
1968 BSA Spitfire Mark IV
#684158 - 02/08/17 4:46 am Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 732
BrizzoBrit Online content
Life member
BrizzoBrit  Online Content

Life member

Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 732
Brisbane, Australia
Gary,

Thanks for the update on the filter fitments. So for '66 flat back, black painted air filters then?

Cheers
Ray


BSA 1969 A65F
BSA 1966 A65H
Triumph 1968 T120
Kawasaki A1R
& too many projects!
#684174 - 02/08/17 10:38 am Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: BrizzoBrit]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Gary E Offline
BritBike Forum member
Gary E  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Medford, Oregon
Originally Posted By BrizzoBrit
Gary,

Thanks for the update on the filter fitments. So for '66 flat back, black painted air filters then?

Cheers
Ray

'66/'67 were chrome filters on the Hornet and Wasp.


1967 BSA Wasp
1967 BSA Hornet (West Coast Model)
1967 BSA Hornet (East Coast Model)
1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
1968 BSA Spitfire Mark IV
#684533 - 02/10/17 7:24 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 732
BrizzoBrit Online content
Life member
BrizzoBrit  Online Content

Life member

Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 732
Brisbane, Australia
Thanks Gary


BSA 1969 A65F
BSA 1966 A65H
Triumph 1968 T120
Kawasaki A1R
& too many projects!
#684750 - 02/12/17 4:15 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Two Alpha]  
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 220
SidSnot Offline
Life member
SidSnot  Offline
Life member

Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 220
Auckland, New Zealand
So Gary let me just clarify that. For 66, the front and the back plates are chromed as well obviously as the perforated bands?
Sid.

#684752 - 02/12/17 4:38 pm Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: SidSnot]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Gary E Offline
BritBike Forum member
Gary E  Offline
BritBike Forum member

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,321
Medford, Oregon
Originally Posted By SidSnot
So Gary let me just clarify that. For 66, the front and the back plates are chromed as well obviously as the perforated bands?
Sid.

The '66/'67 air cleaners had black front and backs and chrome perforated bands. The '64/'65 Spitfire Hornets had chrome fronts, backs, and perforated bands.


1967 BSA Wasp
1967 BSA Hornet (West Coast Model)
1967 BSA Hornet (East Coast Model)
1968 BSA Firebird Scrambler
1968 BSA Spitfire Mark IV
#685275 - 02/18/17 1:42 am Re: Hornet, Wasp, Spitfire Hornet, Cyclone (Restored) [Re: Gary E]  
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 220
SidSnot Offline
Life member
SidSnot  Offline
Life member

Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 220
Auckland, New Zealand
Thanks Gary.
Next question.
What is the difference between the US (68-6536) and the UK (68-6535) variants of the 6 tab front guard and the one specified for a 66 Hornet 68-6544?

Page 20 of 22 1 2 18 19 20 21 22

Moderated by  Allan Gill, Jon W. Whitley 


Home | Sponsors | Newsletter | Regalia | Calendar | Bike Project | BritBike Museum | Spiders Cartoons | "OLD" BritBike Forum | DVD- Manuals & Parts books | BritBike Stickers & Decals
Upgrade to: Premium Membership | Premium Life Membership | Vendor Membership | Site Sponsor Membership
UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.291s Queries: 15 (0.054s) Memory: 1.0070 MB (Peak: 1.3485 MB) Zlib disabled. Server Time: 2017-12-18 12:41:55 UTC