Navigation

You are here: Home / Messages / Singles / Manx Norton - gearbox mainshaft

Manx Norton - gearbox mainshaft

Up to Singles

Manx Norton - gearbox mainshaft

Posted by alistair_stanway at October 23. 2011

I am currently building a replica of a 1962 500 Manx and a while ago whilst getting the parts together I purchased a 5 speed Quaife gearbox and a Bob Newby clutch and belt drive kit to suit the Manx. More recently I have been putting these parts together and I think I have a problem with the gearbox mainshaft in that the whole thing was sold to me as a gearbox with a Manx mainshaft but would appear to be a commando item.

The mainshaft has a circlip groove at the base of the spline that the clutch fits onto and I believe now that the Manx item has no circlip groove and a slightly tapered spine.

Can anyone give me any advice on this please?

Powered by Ploneboard
Upcoming Events
Norfolk Branch Camping Weekend May 06, 2016 - May 08, 2016 — Mill Farm, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1RE
CRMC Track Parades - Croft May 07, 2016 - May 08, 2016 — Croft Circuit, West Lane, Dalton on Tees, DL2 2PL
Northants & Leicester Branch Open Day May 15, 2016 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM — The Wharf Inn, 2 Wharf Barns, Welford, Northampton, Leicestershire NN6 6JQ
Surrey Branch at the Southern Classic Bike Show May 21, 2016 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Kempton Park, Staines Road East, Shepperton, TW16 5AQ
Italia 2016 May 25, 2016 - May 30, 2016 — Cesenatico, Italy
Upcoming events…
This is Brio Diazo Plone Theme