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Aroundthe military motorcycle production was sold to Harley-Davidson, and they were built by H-D.

If it still hesitates, see ‘Carburettors’ below. You have no way of knowing what it has done, where it has been, or how well it has been maintained. Compare other pictures below badged Armstrong. Once the engine is warm, they start easier, and a harrley lunge with the left leg will often get it going again. Its actually the fronts mounted on the rear mudguard. Judge it by ear. If they have been using the bike, it will have been road-registered, and it should have had any problems sorted out. Even the mileage on the speedometer cannot be be relied on.

If you can start it up, that gives you some indication. A recent consignment of released crated MT engines seems to have been ‘engines removed in service’, with various breakages and component failures.

Use mineral oil, synthetic makes the clutch snatch. Decompressor in, 1 firm kick over.

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Or it may have had its motor swapped with a broken one. They are not particularly fast. As long as take-up is smooth ‘They all do that, Sir’. Once started and warmed barley, listen carefully. If there is rust coming through from the inside – and any under-paint rust you can see is coming from inside – you will be replacing it soon.


Dual seat conversions are readily available and bolt straight on. A ‘s engine may be difficult to start, this is not in itself a problem see below. Registration is not a difficult process. They were sold ‘as-is’, part-dismantled, with absolutely no guarantees or information, the company concerned was not trying to fool anybody. Apollo 8 – 50th anniversary Latest: Direct ex-Army Buying direct ex-army, you will be very lucky to get any history.

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Replacement is easy, with OEM from a specialist, or that old bodger’s standby, the Mannual Superdream unit. For what looks like a small single-disk, this gives some serious front-wheel-locking action! There are nt350 few s in pristine condition. If not, try again, opening the throttle more progressively. The standard tank caps openings are big and wide – perhaps for filling in the field from jerry cans?

So who or whom do you ‘hate’ on Arrse? Fuel on, choke full on.

All other checks and tests are the same as for any bike. They offer no weather protection, but do have a ‘Mercedes-worrying’ ability, and are obviously useful offroad. Then you take proof of your identity and the LVRO paperwork to your local motor factor, have a number plate manyal up, and away you go. Squint along this at barley line of the bike.

If you buy one already converted, quiz the owner about which jets they used. Get it into 3rd or 4th at low revs and snap open the throttle. Even if you like to have a couple of kicks to turn it over when it is cold kinder to the battery and starteryou do not have the ‘stalling harkey at the lights’ embarrassment situation.

Cars, Bikes ‘n AFVs. You must log in or register to reply here. These racks are strong and very securely mounted. And there’s the MSN Group. Oh, that damned left-hand kickstart.

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Buying direct ex-army, you will be very lucky to get any history. You need to be prepared to pay more for one with the very useful front panniers, and with the gun-carrier rear ‘pannier’ if you like its style and really want to frighten Mercedes drivers: Sturdy well priced bike, yes i know you dont get the service history etc, but the ones we had in the marines didnt get used a great deal as the powers above said you had to have done the MP bike course!!


One man’s story of extracting more power from an MT Or you could post a wanted message. The relatively higher price of the s over the s is down to a few factors s have electric start – this is 1 reason to prefer the over the s have a disk front brake – the front drum is a weak point on the Some are rumoured to be released from the Army without ever being started up – and with preservative fluid in the engine, rather than oil.

For urban commuting, it makes a big difference. How will the Ukraine war end? You can also try milweb. Seepage can be helped by ensuring that the cap vent is clear and a tube vents from it to air down in the steering head somewhere. Or from a specialist like Force if you want some warranty and backup. I’d want to go and check it out before bidding, particularly for a bike like the Armstrong, which can be well abused and still look ‘normal’ in the photos.

You should not be offered a Q-registration, since you can clearly demonstrate ‘Year of Manufacture’ to be from the Army Papers.