By harldav
#87245
Hi guys, I've just acquired a 350 Redditch Bullet engine, or rather the bottom end with gearbox. The engine rotates freely and looks worth recovering and rebuilding. I am wondering how i find out which model year it is. It has 1080 stamped on the crank case. I don't think it's too early a model as it as a Lucas alternator and what left of the points/distributor. Any help is much appreciated, thank you.
By harldav
#87252
Thanks for the info. I notice it has a 5 spring clutch fitted, I thought 3 spring was standard for this era?
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By Adrian
#87254
I assume you mean a five PLATE clutch, 3 was indeed standard for an older 350. Consider it an upgrade!

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By harldav
#87255
Yes 5 plate, said springs because it has 5 pressure springs on the end plate. I'm not convinced it's a Clipper engine as previously suggested, because of the position of the oil filler. Also of interest, to me anyhow, is that unlike my other Bullet engine this one as a relief/drain bolt located adjacent to the external oil pipe where it exists the crank case.
By enfield_trials
#87257
it seems to me as clipper 350 as well .. i am currently building one .. putting loads of indian parts :-)
my engine is number is C 315 as i remember ..

oil filler is front on clipper 250 . i think you are confusing with that. .. i hope this helps.

Regards
ET
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By harldav
#87261
enfield_trials wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:17 pm
it seems to me as clipper 350 as well .. i am currently building one .. putting loads of indian parts :-)
my engine is number is C 315 as i remember ..

oil filler is front on clipper 250 . i think you are confusing with that. .. i hope this helps.

Regards
ET
Thank you. Appreciate the pics. I'll clean mine up and start taking it to bits and see where it takes me.

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