BritBike Forum logo
BritBike Sponsor BritBike Sponsor BritBike Sponsor
BritBike Sponsor

BritBike Sponsor

BritBike Sponsor
BritBike Sponsor BritBike Sponsor BritBike Sponsor
JWood Auction 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
Timmer
Timmer
Henderson
Posts: 28
Joined: June 2006
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
191 registered members (68 royalstar tony), 1,789 guests, and 512 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Jody Camak, analyse, Drifter, john harrison, David Stothard
10040 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
Lannis 149
kommando 117
Stuart 63
Popular Topics(Views)
479,099 mail-order LSR
Forum Statistics
Forums33
Topics65,751
Posts635,624
Members10,040
Most Online3,995
Feb 13th, 2017
Like BritBike.com on Facebook

Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
DB34 Shim thickness ? #711299
10/12/17 7:14 am
10/12/17 7:14 am
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 327
Australia
C
Charlieboy Offline OP
BritBike Forum member
Charlieboy  Offline OP
BritBike Forum member
C
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 327
Australia
Hello all,
Can anyone let me know please,the correct thickness of the Drive Side Engine Shaft Shim ... part # 66-661 in the Goldie parts book .
The shim that came out of the Bike is pretty damaged (hammered (?) into a concave shape) and is roughly .020" thick..
Thanks ..... Charlie.
1956 DB34 ..

BSA Gold Star eBay items

BSA Gold Star forum This board is dedicated to BSA Gold Star motorcycles.

Re: DB34 Shim thickness ? [Re: Charlieboy] #711312
10/12/17 2:22 pm
10/12/17 2:22 pm
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 43
Boise, Idaho USA
T
ToolBox Dave Online content
BritBike Forum member
ToolBox Dave  Online Content
BritBike Forum member
T
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 43
Boise, Idaho USA
"The shim measures 0.0195 inches and the space it goes into is about 0.034 inches deep". Quoted from Gordo below.

http://www.britbike.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=668717


1961 BSA DBD34 Clubman
1966 Triumph T120TT
1972 Rickman 250MX


Re: DB34 Shim thickness ? [Re: ToolBox Dave] #711396
10/13/17 4:56 am
10/13/17 4:56 am
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 327
Australia
C
Charlieboy Offline OP
BritBike Forum member
Charlieboy  Offline OP
BritBike Forum member
C
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 327
Australia
Thanks very much Dave,just the info I was after..
I was lucky enough to find a new shim amongst my bits and pieces... measures .018" ... should be OK..
I was thinking .... at some stage in the Bikes' life,the Engine sprocket had come loose.I wonder if that was the cause of the shim being damaged so ..
Anyways ... we have a new shim,new bearings and a new crankshaft assembly to go in ... that should keep the Goldie contented for a while.
All the best mate ..

Re: DB34 Shim thickness ? [Re: Charlieboy] #712940
10/27/17 9:02 pm
10/27/17 9:02 pm
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 95
London Uk
68triton Offline
BritBike Forum member
68triton  Offline
BritBike Forum member
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 95
London Uk
Have not done one in a while, but shim = 30thou, max of 3 allowed. (in Gold star book i think)

Shims always get hammered here, so determined shim (chain alignment ) and adjust / make the spacer behind correct size.


Mike


Mike.



Re: DB34 Shim thickness ? [Re: Charlieboy] #712956
10/28/17 1:21 am
10/28/17 1:21 am
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 327
Australia
C
Charlieboy Offline OP
BritBike Forum member
Charlieboy  Offline OP
BritBike Forum member
C
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 327
Australia
Cheers Mike .. thanks for that Info.
We've done the chain alignment ... all good at this stage ..


Moderated by  Rich B 


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
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1