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Tachometer Drive Gearbox Triumph Norton Bsa Royal #484503
04/05/13 5:31 am
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Not sure which bike it would fit .Found it in a BSA basket case.Open for offers .Have no use to it as i sold the BSA .

Item would be shipped from India.

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Re: Tachometer Drive Gearbox Triumph Norton Bsa Royal [Re: Amandeep] #484546
04/05/13 2:03 pm
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Triumph or BSA, I'm guessing BSA (Triumph are shaped different, but it might fit).

It won't fit any Norton i can think of, and i don't think it'll fit an RE either...


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Re: Tachometer Drive Gearbox Triumph Norton Bsa Royal [Re: Amandeep] #484569
04/05/13 4:15 pm
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Not BSA, either unit or pre unit as far as I have ever seen.

Gordo


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Re: Tachometer Drive Gearbox Triumph Norton Bsa Royal [Re: Amandeep] #484584
04/05/13 6:27 pm
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Wierd, maybe it's Triumph after all...


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Re: Tachometer Drive Gearbox Triumph Norton Bsa Royal [Re: Amandeep] #484602
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GP: The unit BSAs take a drive off of oil pump area at the front of the engine and do not have a box as such.

The BSA pre-unit singles and twins had a box like the one below mounted on the timing cover and being driven off the magneto.

Gordo



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Re: Tachometer Drive Gearbox Triumph Norton Bsa Royal [Re: Amandeep] #484659
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MGB used a 90 off the tranny - so who's to say it's not off a car?


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Re: Tachometer Drive Gearbox Triumph Norton Bsa Royal [Re: Amandeep] #484939
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It's a unit Triumph tach drive, but not as late as '79, they have a different shape.

Last edited by GrandPaul; 04/08/13 1:04 pm.

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