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    Bultaco 199B

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  1. bullylover

    Sherpa T piston pin spacers

    As peterb said the dished side of the spacers go against the top of the conrod over the ends of the gudgeon bearings. I use a little dab of grease to hold them in while assembling the top end. When you have the standard one piece bearing it is wider than the top of the conrod so I`m assuming the 2 smaller bearing are also wider. Graham.
  2. bullylover

    Tapered Head Bearings

    Have fun model 80. Over here in Australia no bearing supplier has taper roller bearings in the height you need for a Sherpa T. They are very narrow in height. The Pursang and Frontera ones are easy to get but not the Sherpa ones. Cheers Graham.
  3. bullylover

    Sherpa Kickstart

    These are the kickstarts used on the Tiron. M 73. I think they might have been used on a couple of the other early Bultacos as well.
  4. bullylover

    325 gear oil

    If you open the round plastic cover in the middle of the primary case you will find a 21mm or 13/16ths size nut which is locking a large flat blade screw. Back the lock nut off and adjust the screw to suit you. Just tighten until it just hits and then just back it off a fraction. Tighten it all up again and away you go. Give that a go. Graham.
  5. bullylover

    Bultaco engine

    It is a Pursang MK 6 175 so it looks like there were at least 430 made. Probably not many more than that though. I know the USA had a class for these but not many other countries did. Graham.
  6. bullylover

    Best air box for a 1979 325 Sherpa.

    The go to setup has always been a M159 style of airbox on the later Sherpas. They are supposed to breath a lot better. A lot of folk also use a M199B style of air filter in the M199A airbox which I have heard also works well. Graham.
  7. bullylover

    Sherpa t starting

    That sounds like either the pilot jet is still clogged or the pilot jet carby passage is clogged. I would also just check the timing as well just to rule that out. A 74 350 should be a M151. I have the same engine in my M199B. Graham.
  8. bullylover

    New to here and New build 199A

    Other things to look at are to make sure the clutch cam is clean and well greased and to make sure the pushrod is very clean and oiled. Also make sure the flat needle bearing which sits against the tophat inside the clutch has some grease on it too. Also use a Venhil cable and good levers. The standard Amal levers have a very good leverage ratio. All of those small things really do add up.
  9. bullylover

    Bultaco Astro.History lesson needed

    One difference between the Astros and Pursangs ( earlier ones anyway) is the Astros had a half a degree steeper steering head angle. This is why they slide better than the Pursangs.
  10. bullylover

    No Snap!

    See that adjustment screw on the top of the carby there is the second video. Use it to take out most of the slack in the cable. You still haven`t shown how much slack there is in the cable before the slide starts to move. There is only supposed to be 1 to 2mm of slack or play in the cable before the slide starts to move. Lube the cable with some WD 40 or CRC and also clean the insides of the throttle. That should remove the slow movement of the cable. Graham.
  11. bullylover

    Cylinder re-sleeve

    Enquire at all of the Bultaco dealers around. I`m sure the Weavers still have some and I know that Don Newells stock in Brisbane there is still quite a few there. In Motion would still have some as well. Then there is Spain. Still a lot of NOS parts there. Graham.
  12. bullylover

    Zundapp Trials.

    And on the Tirons as well. M73.
  13. bullylover

    Fantic 200 Steering Head Bearings

    Hi trapezeartist. The outer part of the bearing you should be able to use a long round punch or just a piece of metal bar long enough to go through the frame and hit from the top and knock it out that way. There should be just enough of a lip on the inside on the steering head frame to grab. The inner one is always a real pain. The last few I`ve done I just use a cut off blade (1mm) on a 5 inch grinder and use an angle cut across the whole thing. Just try to not cut into the main shaft. You usually have to cut all of the way through it. It does look as if it is a bit past its useby date. Cheers Graham.
  14. bullylover

    Kenny The Rooster - Contains Adult Humour

    Thanks trapezartist. I have noticed I seem to be the only one liking or laughing at these jokes. I don`t care though! If I laugh I`ll put up a smiley face and if I smile I put up a like. Cheers Graham.
  15. bullylover

    Sherpa fork caps

    The 0 in the top of them is just a stamp. Most of that style of cap have them. You have to remove the fork caps to service them. Inside you will find an 8 mm nut holding a washer and a spring. Pull all of it off and clean everything. Poke a bit of wire into the hole where the oil is coming from and try and make sure it is clean. Sometimes they stop squirting and sometimes they don`t stop squirting. One thing you can do is just spin the fork legs so the squirt misses your eyes and the bike when the caps are screwed up tight. Don`t forget to loosen the top clamp bolts to get the caps off. They are standard. Graham.