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Offline Dave

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1932 Douglas 350 cc A32 Terrier
« on: 29 Jun 2009 at 11:39 »
Thanks to Podge for sending in this message and photos.

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Hi Guys
 
I completed the refubishment of this bike in March 2009. The electrics are not completely original but as close as I could get with replica parts and bits from motorcycle jumbles. Nevertheless it runs well and I am pleased with the result.
 
I am known as "Podge" on the net, located in Surrey, England.
 
Cheers
 
Paul








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Re: 1932 Douglas 350 cc A31 Terrier
« Reply #1 on: 01 Jul 2009 at 02:34 »
Paul,

Did you fit the cylinders and heads from a 1934-35 model, or machine the crankcase flat on the bottom to fit the entire '34-35 engine?

-Doug

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Re: 1932 Douglas 350 cc A31 Terrier
« Reply #2 on: 01 Jul 2009 at 14:10 »
Hi Doug

The engine was rebuilt by Henry Body for a previous owner.The engine number is EV 315 which puts it at 1931, and he used the later barrels and heads - the bike is a bit of a dog's breakfast! But runs well.

Cheers

Paul

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Re: 1932 Douglas 350 cc A32 Terrier
« Reply #3 on: 06 Jul 2009 at 02:11 »
Very nice machine Paul.
If it goes as well as it looks, I'm sure it is a lovely bike.
Cheers, Graeme

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Re: 1932 Douglas 350 cc A32 Terrier
« Reply #4 on: 25 Feb 2010 at 00:01 »
That is just beautiful,and brings back happy memories of my first motorcycle.....the same model,and a 16th.birthday present in 1944.  :D
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Re: 1932 Douglas 350 cc A32 Terrier
« Reply #5 on: 08 Mar 2010 at 22:36 »
Thanks to Johnd for sending in these photos and message.

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... have exchanged messages with 'podge' on the forum and would like him to see these photos that I took at the recent Bristol Motor Cycle Show at Shepton Mallet. (Including one showing the famous Henry Body who I believe is around 94 years old.)

Many thanks. John



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Re: 1932 Douglas 350 cc A32 Terrier
« Reply #6 on: 09 Mar 2010 at 01:54 »
Nice pics. Henry is getting on in years, but I think he is well shy of 94!

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Re: 1932 Douglas 350 cc A32 Terrier
« Reply #7 on: 09 Mar 2010 at 06:29 »
Hi
I believe Henry is only 76, but still exceeding 94 at the quarter mile from a standing start on his 1926 Douglas.  Chris.

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Re: 1932 Douglas 350 cc A32 Terrier
« Reply #8 on: 09 Mar 2010 at 06:44 »
Hi,
       Henry is 76 later this year, and at most meetings still manages to get in at least 1 run at around the 104 mph mark. This year, he celebrates 60 years of competitive motorcycling!
                              Eddie.

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Re: 1932 Douglas 350 cc A32 Terrier
« Reply #9 on: 09 Mar 2010 at 19:47 »
Nice pics. Henry is getting on in years, but I think he is well shy of 94!
Sorry guys...I don't know where I got Henry's age from. :oops:
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Re: 1932 Douglas 350 cc A32 Terrier
« Reply #10 on: 10 Mar 2010 at 08:34 »
Hi Johnd

Thanks for the photos

Paul