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Offline flea

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« on: 07 Apr 2019 at 21:56 »
my t35 mark1 had a top speed of about 70mph where the mark 3 1949 had a top speed of 100mph , basically what did they do for the extra speed

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Re: t35
« Reply #1 on: 07 Apr 2019 at 22:04 »
Sold it to an owner with a vivid imagination!!

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Re: t35
« Reply #2 on: 08 Apr 2019 at 20:41 »
seriously ,was it in motor upgrades or in the gearbox , and if in the motor what changes as iv a spare empty set of motor cases and barrels

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Re: t35
« Reply #3 on: 08 Apr 2019 at 21:53 »
I was being serious!! A good Mark 3 will do about 80mph. Mr Douglas wouldn't have gone to the bother of building the 'Plus' models if the standard road models were capable of out-performing them!

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Re: t35
« Reply #4 on: 09 Apr 2019 at 14:11 »
Eddie is being serious.
Nearest I got was around 75mph but conditions were right (and it was on closed roads downhill towards creg ne baa)
As for stopping - I didnt - turned left and into a side road  :roll:

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Re: t35
« Reply #5 on: 09 Apr 2019 at 15:22 »
The whole range of 350s (except the plus models) had similar performance on about 18hp. Top whack on period road test about 78mph; from memory.

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Re: t35
« Reply #6 on: 10 Apr 2019 at 17:54 »
See attached road test report of the period

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Re: t35
« Reply #7 on: 11 Apr 2019 at 13:53 »
Looks like I've got a rose tinted memory Roy. I've just checked a test of a 1950 mk 3 and that's only 70mph top speed.

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Re: t35
« Reply #8 on: 12 Apr 2019 at 01:25 »
opps , seems i got mixed up with the plus models , was talking to one old bloke who said got up to 100mph at eastern creek raceway during a vintage bike race (hes passed on now so cant get any more info) but still intrested in uping the performance (while keeping relibility) when rebuilding the extra motor , any suggestings would be great