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Subject: HELP.. O
Gurus and guras,
Plugged pipe ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "James Satterthwaite" <email@example.com>
Sent: thursday, OCT 04, 2007 10:23 AM
> hi. Don,
> i am a fairly recent member of INOA, #10711, live in Eastlake, Ohio.
> current Norton is a 1973/74 850 Commando with which am having a major
> problem, i am wondering if you or any other members can offer help.
> problem is that the motor will run only on the right hand pot, i
> Boyer ignition fitted, carbs. are incorrect at 30mm but have been
> sleeved and completely o/hauled, new jets, needles etc., idle cicuit
> been thoroughly cleaned, new 6 volt coils, i did have a twin lead
> hi-output coil on but on advice from Les Emery i switched back to
> coils,i get a good spark from both plugs. i fitted a single carb
> manifold to try to eliminate carburation as a problem, no change,
> left side continues to back-fire and will not run, the motor run
> the r/hand side, i have turned the Boyer pick=up plate thru. 180
> again trying to eliminate error, no change, compression is equal
> each side.
> i am at a loss as to what to do next. i bought the bike as a basket
> and have yet to put any miles on it. Any help will be appreciated.
> Thanks, Jim.