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which bike is this?

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which bike is this?

Post  ruudsnijders on Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:28 pm

Who can help me to identify my bike?
I got it from my uncle and want to restore it.
it has a villiers 175 cc motor? bike number 8046 from 1932?
I can e-mail some pictures. Thanks Ruud
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Post  piston 197 on Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:59 am

The FB frames started to use a letter in front of the frame No to identify the year , beginning with "A" in 1931, as your frame No does not have a prefix then it pre-dates 1931, I will send you a p.m. with my email address a picture and frame /engine No will be helpful Generally speaking the most likely option is a model 9 for 1926/7 they used a dual oil/petrol tank, from 1928 onwards the oil tank was separate.
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Post  MoscowFlyer on Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:31 am

Hi Ruud, Welcome to this forum, hope you find what you are looking for. In June 2001 ten club members toured around Holland when we did the FBOC Dambusters Trip, we stopped one night in Arnhem and one night in Breda. The people in Holland were very friendly and helpful toward us, I know we had a really great time there. Below is a photo of us preparing to leave the Van Ham Hotel in Breda. Mike

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Post  ruudsnijders on Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:23 pm

Thanks Mike for the warm welcom.
I hapen to live near Breda!
it seems I have troubels to get my picures in the post?
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Post  ruudsnijders on Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:31 pm

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Post  MoscowFlyer on Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:59 pm

Hi Ruud, I have the spares book for all 1932 models, if you need a part, I can show you what it looks like. Mike

Here is a Lapwing model 33, it is very much like your model, but I doubt whether it is. If I knew the engine/frame numbers, I may have a picture of the actual model.
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Post  ruudsnijders on Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:38 pm

hello Mike,
it has been a while..
I wasn't able to put time in the bike. Just started again.
the frame nr. of the bike is C26887 and it has a Villiers 2 AE engine.
Albion gearbox and on the magneto it has the nr. 4P5 569?

could you make someting out of this?
thanks
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Post  piston 197 on Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:17 pm

Frame Nos. begining "C" are 1933 models Sept 1932 to August 1933 the model which fitted the 2E engine in that year was the
Blackhawk model 29 XZ & XZA engine Nos with Villiers flywheel magnetp
Black hawk Model 30 XZ & ZXA engine Nos. with Miller coil ignition
Falcon Model 31 KZ & KZS engine Nos with Miller coil ignition

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Post  ruudsnijders on Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:26 pm

Thanks very much!
than it must be
Blackhawk model 29 XZ & XZA engine Nos with Villiers flywheel magnetp
because it hase a magnet flywheel.
best regards, Ruud
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