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2024-06-11, 20:02:05
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Dave

2024-06-08, 18:30:04
For Sale
xman has two very nice 1950's machines available - a green 1950 mk4 and black 1951 mk5 - both in good condition and running well.

Dave

2024-06-07, 02:13:36

Dave

2024-06-03, 08:23:05
For Sale
Duncan has just listed his green and cream 1957 Dragonfly for sale with spares and documents.

Dave

2024-06-02, 08:34:05
Parts avalable
alistair still has parts available - barrels, carburettor, castings - see all listings.


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2024-06-01, 18:33:27

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My very first Douglas

Started by Sir Rick, 08 May 2024 at 04:16

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Sir Rick

Three or four weeks ago, I purchased my first Douglas motorcycle.

She's a 1947 T35.

Still needs a wee bit of work prior to taking her for a decent ride.
3rd gear is not going far enough beck into the dogs to drive it properly, but 4th gear goes completely all the way in. Both on same fork, 3rd backwards, and 4th forwards,

Anyway, my first post in here, and I will try and attach a photo of how she looks.
Cheers.

eddie

Very nice machine, but beware of that front mudguard - it is mounted too low, and the wheel will probably jam into it on hitting large bumps. Originally, Mk1 and 3 machines had fixed valanced mudguards, mounted high. A lot of owners didn't like that arrangement, so Mk4&5 machines had the mudguard moving with the wheel ( but the mountings were prone to premature wear).

  Regards,
                Eddie.