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Offline douglas1947

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Number Plate Holder T35
« on: 10 Jun 2015 at 05:16 »
My 3 T35 bikes have all "modified" rear number plates.
I would like to reproduce the original number plate holder for T35. I think all models had the same???
 Has anyone a drawing, measures or a photo?

Michael

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Re: Number Plate Holder T35
« Reply #1 on: 10 Jun 2015 at 07:03 »
Michael,
             Machines from Mk3 onwards all had the same rear numberplate holder. The T35 (or Mk 1 as it later became known) had basically the same shape holder but the top support was wider and the holder was welded to the removable tail section of the mudguard.
  Hope this helps,
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                 Eddie.

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Re: Number Plate Holder T35
« Reply #2 on: 12 Jun 2015 at 05:31 »
Hello Eddie,

thanks for the information.
So there are 2 types of number plates and my MK1 needs a different one as the MK5 and 90+.

I have wondered about the the holes for the srews in the mudguards  -  the MK 1 has a longer distance from bottom to the top hole!

(The MK1 had a bad fitted plate - I think it is a Triumph one; the other bikes have BSA plates.)

I hope someone can send a photo.

On pictures in my Douglas books is never a view from the backside of a T35!!!

Michael

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Re: Number Plate Holder T35
« Reply #3 on: 12 Jun 2015 at 11:42 »
Hi here is a t35 rear plate holder Daren
too many dougli not enough time!

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Re: Number Plate Holder T35
« Reply #4 on: 20 Jun 2015 at 14:34 »
Hi Daren,

many thanks for the photo.
Are on top of your plate 2 srews?

On all of  my 3 mudguards are only one srew hole 1 top and 2 on the bottom.

Michael

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Re: Number Plate Holder T35
« Reply #5 on: 20 Jun 2015 at 19:43 »
Michael,
             The T35 Mk1 rear numberplate holder is welded to the tail of the mudguard (there are no bolts). The rear mudguard on these machines is different to the later ones - the rear section is a separate piece which is bolted on at the rear of the subframe.  The numberplate holder on the Mk3 onwards machines has 3 fixing bolts - one at the top and 2 at the bottom. The numberplate holders with 2 bolts at the top are probably from a Douglas Dragonfly.
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                Eddie.

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Re: Number Plate Holder T35
« Reply #6 on: 09 Sep 2015 at 16:45 »
Mk1 and Mk5 Plate holder are ready!

Michael

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Re: Number Plate Holder T35
« Reply #7 on: 09 Sep 2015 at 16:51 »
Hi,

this was a test!
This time it works to send photos!

The plates are now painted an ready to fix to the mudguards.
Thanks again to Eddie, the MK1 plate is welded to the mudguard. On my MK1 mudguardI was able to see the old welding marks!

Michael

 

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