This is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed English 101 film, English 102 is the next step in your British motorcycle education. Once again hosted by Wes White, the electrical system on your vintage British motorcycle is covered in depth with a concentration on identification of parts, troubleshooting, and tips to wire your bike from scratch. More carburetors, Amal, Mikuni and JRC units, are disassembled and discussed. In depth analysis of rebuilding hydraulic front ends, clutch center maintenance and cam bushing reaming is also included. A must for those of you with a true quest for knowledge." With almost 4 hours of high quality content English 102 is great for the Triumph enthusiast who wants to know more about his motorcycle and how to keep it running great.
Things covered in this film:
Electrical: Understanding What You Have Troubleshooting your Electrical System How-To Wiring & Electrical Tips
Carburetors: Amal, Mikuni & JRC Rebuilding
Your Front End Mixing & Matching Front End Parts
Cam Bushing Installation and Reaming
Rebuilding a Clutch Center
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TIME STAMP BREAKDOWN:
01:22 - Intro
01:43 - Wiring and Electrical.
02:49 - Making power - Generator and Alternator overviews.
04:38 - Regulator overview.
06:33 - Examples of what generator looks like on a bike.
07:17 - Example of Lucas K2F magneto.
07:59 - Battery talk and why to run one or not.
09:03 - Important info about distribution of all of these components.
10:58 - Ignition systems.
14:12 - Note BSA and Triumphs have different rotation for Magnetos.
16:10 - Example of Joe Hunt Magneto Ignition system.
17:09 - Simple wiring for Magneto.
18:25 - Differences between a Lucas Magneto and a Joe Hunt Magneto
22:02 - Accessories and lighting.
24:44 - Example of deluxe brake light switch.
25:30 - Problem and troubleshooting electrical systems.
35:14 - A look at the coils on a motorcycle what to look for when mounted under a gas tank.
37:48 - Troubleshooting electrical accessories.
39:32 - Troubleshooting Magneto problems.
42:38 - Conclusion of Electrical systems and troubleshooting.
43:54 - Tips for keeping your wiring nice and clean.
54:21 - Troubleshooting electrical issues on motorcycle.
01:00:40 - How to test for spark.
01:05:17 - How to do a load test.
01:08:45 - More things to look for when having electrical issues on the motorcycle, rectifier and light switch hook ups.
01:13:17 - Conclusion of trouble shooting this motorcycle.
01:14:04 - Front Ends
01:14:49 - What to Inspect first and reasons why you should possibly take apart your front end.
01:17:25 - Front end disassembly from the motorcycle
01:23:00 - Disassembly of the fork tube leg. Use proper fork nut wrench.
01:24:21- How to take fork seal holder off the fork tube leg correctly.
01:25:16 - The guts of the fork tube leg. What to inspect.
01:29:40 - Removing the pesky bottom fork tube lower bushing nut and lower bushing.
01:32:56 - Last step in disassembling fork tube leg.
01:35:28 - Knock out the old seal in your seal holder.
01:36:48 - Reinstall seal in the seal holder.
01:39:02 - Different variations of the vintage forks 50s/60s/70s.
01:52:14 - Variations of the different year triple trees.
01:55:34 - Differences lengths in axels.
01:58:23 - Late P clamp triple tree for BSA and Triumph.
02:00:11 - How to reassemble the fork legs.
02:07:59 - How to reinstall the leg onto the triple tree on the motorcycle.
02:13:40 - Conclusion on front fork legs.
02:14:12 - Carburetors
02:15:44 - Showing the differences of the Amal Carburetors over the years. 02:16:37 - Monoblock Carburetor overview, taking it apart.
02:19:00 - Concentric Carburetor overview.
02:25:25 - Taking apart concentric carb.
02:26:39 - Different sizes of Amal Carbs
02:28:20 - Amal Floats, inspection.
02:30:48 - Mikuni Carburetor overview.
02:36:21 - Taking a look inside some of the guts of the Mikuni carb.
02:48:31 - JRC Carburetor overview.
02:50:41 - Taking a look inside the JRC carb.
03:02:03 - Cam Bushing reaming. Removing cam bushing from timing chest side of case.
03:06:30 - Installing a cam bushing on timing chest side of case.
03:10:25 - Removing Cam bushing from primary side of case.
03:13:10 - Installing cam bushing on primary side of case.
03:20:41 - Reaming the new bushings.
03:33:08 - Clutch Hub Rubbers what to look for and how to replace.
03:43:58 - Thats all Folks
For more information on how to install and tune gears for vintage Triumph and BSA motorcycles, you can take a look at our articles below:
- JOE HUNT MAGNETO TRIUMPH & BSA INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
- VIDEO: HOW TO INSTALL A PAZON ELECTRONIC IGNITION ON YOUR VINTAGE TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLE