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Offline Glonk2

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Mk seat bolting
« on: 11 Jun 2012 at 21:03 »
Hi all can anyone tell me if my rear guard is the correct one, I have recently bought a rear bum pad which has four bolt positions but when offered up to the gaurd there are only two bolt holes and these are almost at the top position on the guard.

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Re: Mk seat bolting
« Reply #1 on: 12 Jun 2012 at 07:11 »
Hi,
     Mark series machines as supplied by the factory only had a single saddle - the bum pad was listed as an optional extra, so, as supplied, the rear mudguard would presumably have been undrilled. Therefore, the holes in your guard could have been drilled by a previous owner for a different brand of bumpad or even a rear carrier. Also, the trend in the late 50's was to fit the pointed nose type of dualseat as used on BSA singles, and the 2 holes in your guard may have been for the rear mounting of that type of seat.
      Regards,
                  Eddie.

Offline Glonk2

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Re: Mk seat bolting
« Reply #2 on: 13 Jun 2012 at 02:08 »
Thanks for that Eddie, it's great to have this site to help.