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#697881 - 06/09/17 12:56 am Re: WHAT VELO DO I HAVE [Re: Fullminator]  
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Thanks Fulminator, I will eventually look into that.

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#697934 - 06/09/17 1:40 pm Re: WHAT VELO DO I HAVE [Re: DAVE ARTHUR]  
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I originally got mine from Dave Smith in Illinois who has since retired. I am sure that some of the other purveyors of Velo goodies are selling them. Try googling Criterion Engineering.

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#697990 - 06/09/17 11:11 pm Re: WHAT VELO DO I HAVE [Re: DAVE ARTHUR]  
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Tried it, no luck but they are available from VOC spares.

#698962 - 06/18/17 10:11 pm Re: WHAT VELO DO I HAVE [Re: DAVE ARTHUR]  
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Today I found out exactly what model my bike is. This came from a copy of the factory records that I obtained from Grove. According to the factory records my bike left the Volece factory on the 28th day of January of 1966 as a Velocette MK 1 Venom Clubman and it was sent to Vehicles of Rhode Island. I was happy to learn this and eliminate any more guessing. A true Clubman it is, I feel very lucky to have found this 1700 original mile example and will soon be riding it. I got it running but the petcocks both leaked and the fuel lines are hard as a rock. The engine idled to fast which I believe is an air leak since the carb o ring has also lost its elasticity and looks to be not making contact with the hardened phenolic spacer. The engine started quite easily which amazed me. I am slowly fixing any little problems and will eventually be riding this bike. I also intend to do some upgrades that will not be seen. A toothed belt and pulleys for the dynamo is one and possibly the clutch throw out bearing mod is another. Dave

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