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Re: Lucas head lamp shell Help id please

Posted by paul_dudill at February 13. 2017

Hi,

attachment shows what I think is a shell from an early Dominator. Help identifying would be much appreciated. Thanks Paul.

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Re: Lucas head lamp shell Help id please

Posted by richard_evans at February 13. 2017

It looks very similar to the one on a 1957 Dominator, with the cutouts for speedometer, ammeter, switch and logo

Re: Lucas head lamp shell Help id please

Posted by brian_sheekey at February 13. 2017

Previously paul_dudill wrote:

Hi,

attachment shows what I think is a shell from an early Dominator. Help identifying would be much appreciated. Thanks Paul.

Hi Paul,

that is from an early dommie,I am looking for one,is it for sale.

could you email me if it is on,berylanns@blueyonder.co.uk.

thank you,Brian.

Re: Lucas head lamp shell Help id please

Posted by paul_dudill at February 13. 2017

Thank you both,

it makes sense as there was a wideline frame 1957 with it. The owner of the lamp and a pair of mudguards wanted more for them than I was happy paying so I just bought the frame. He left the lamp and guards with me for now to ask around/show to my Norton owning pals but they're all skint as well!! Paul.

Re: Lucas head lamp shell Help id please

Posted by robert_tuck at February 13. 2017

That one looks like it came from a coil ignition bike with the PSR8 switch. Did coil ignition exist on the Dommy in 1957?. Just got my spare 1960 coil ign shell and its identical .Did the earlier Mag/dyno wideline use the same one or was the switch hole different?.

Re: Lucas head lamp shell Help id please

Posted by paul_dudill at February 13. 2017

Hi Robert,

I think like you coil ignition was a 60s innovation. I've tried adding pics of the mudguards but they are too big for the site. In fairness to the seller he never dated them just said they were genuine and hard to come by. It's beyond my knowledge hence posting the question. Thanks Paul.

Re: Lucas head lamp shell Help id please

Posted by iain_brown at February 14. 2017

1959 & 1960 ES2's (wideline) were coil ignition, the shell looks correct for one of those.

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