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#862187 11/02/2021 2:54 AM
by BobV07662
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I just completed the purchase of a Rickman 8 valve. I haven't been able to come up with a manual for the engine. It 's a Rickman head on what appears to have been built with late T120 engine casings. It has the early alloy cylinder with liners. That would make it a 700. I've got a few weeks of work planned for it but it would be great if I could be put in touch with someone who has experience with this unusual Triumph based special.
Any assistece or suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
Thanks,
Bob Verhasselt
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#862193 Nov 2nd a 06:21 AM
by DMadigan
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A little
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#862668 Nov 8th a 05:04 AM
by DMadigan
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Modified mine, changed rockers to roller tips. changed from the fat 7mm valves to XR200 5.5mm stems.
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Adjustment is by 600 four cylinder shims under the 5/16" lash cap held by the spring collar.
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#866671 Dec 18th a 02:29 AM
by BobV07662
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Thanks to all who helped me get the Rickman back on the road after a long, long sleep.
Took it out today for a 25 mile shakedown. All went well. Very fast and very light!
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