Author Topic: ST70 Re-Commission The Fun Begins  (Read 446 times)

xbally

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Re: ST70 Re-Commission The Fun Begins
« Reply #15 on: July 04, 2024, 09:36:29 PM »
Thanks Kev. Next job is to try to get the electrics all working. At the moment the horn and rear light work but not too much else. I also need to order a few more minor spares such as a new carb to airbox rubber, maybe a few 6v bulbs and check the tappets etc, etc.......As it's a historic vehicle as soon as it's sorted after some basic final safety checks I can venture out on the road which should prove interesting. I shan't be going on any main roads though -just intend to keep to the county lanes round here.
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Re: ST70 Re-Commission The Fun Begins
« Reply #16 on: July 14, 2024, 11:34:32 AM »
I've worked out with some help from my bike mechanic mate that the neutral light switch is booked so I ordered a new one.
The gearing is way too low so again with my mate's help we've worked out what should be more useable on the road and the parts have been ordered from the online specialist.
In the meantime I've resprayed the magneto cover and hope to resolve the remaining electrical maladies so I can go for a proper test ride.
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Re: ST70 Re-Commission The Fun Begins
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2024, 11:37:06 AM »
Sorry fooked not booked. The screen on my phone is so small I can't fully read the text of what I'm posting...
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Re: ST70 Re-Commission The Fun Begins
« Reply #18 on: July 16, 2024, 10:05:06 AM »
All sounding pretty promising Martin. Best of luck with the first spin
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Re: ST70 Re-Commission The Fun Begins
« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2024, 11:20:10 AM »
Thanks for the encouragement Michael.
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Re: ST70 Re-Commission The Fun Begins
« Reply #20 on: Today at 06:56:48 AM »
Parts have arrived.
New neutral light switch has restored power to the indicator bulb. Now I've got to look into why the headlight / pilot / and brake lights aren't working.
Also got to fit the higher geared sprockets and chain which I hope will make the plot more rideable at country lane speeds. If this works as anticipated I shall be investigating fitting indicators. The wiring already seems to be present. I'll also need a rear view mirror - both steps essential safety features in my mind these days.
Baby steps. If it all goes wrong then I'll consider selling it on .I'm very interested in getting something British if I do but we'll see.
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« Reply #21 on: Today at 10:26:50 AM »
Aye xbally,

Have a scan of this Amazon link, I am sure that you will find something to your liking.

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I have seen a set of the small round type fitted to a Velocette.

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Re: ST70 Re-Commission The Fun Begins
« Reply #22 on: Today at 11:17:51 AM »
I use a local place (in Redditch so not far from you Martin). They have a good selection of Lucas type indicators as well as various others.

https://www.classicbikeshop.co.uk/electrical-lighting/lighting/turn-signal-indicator.html

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Re: ST70 Re-Commission The Fun Begins
« Reply #23 on: Today at 04:06:35 PM »
Thanks both.
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