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Post  jontyknott on Fri Mar 06, 2015 12:53 pm

I'm curious about some numbers stamped on the flywheel of my 2T.(950A) The numbers are R138 10/63 on the dia. and M49 in a circle that is probably an inspection stamp. The 10/63 seems a date but is too late for the engine. Any ideas?

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Post  piston 197 on Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:26 pm

R = rotor
138 type of rotor ( flywheel)
10/63 is the date flywheel was manufactured ( not necessarily original to engine)
The corresponding stator number to the R138 flywheel is usually on the flywheel as well and begins A***
the circled M49 is almost certainly an inspection stamp as you suggest.
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Post  MoscowFlyer on Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:47 pm

Hi, the engine number 950A started life fitted to a Ambassador Supreme twin. The numbers on the flywheel R138 is the part number and is correct for the Villiers 2T as shown in the parts book. Other than that I can confirm what JH has put above. Mike
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Post  piston 197 on Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:05 pm

950A was a common spec 2T engine and was fitted to
Ambassador,
Cotton
Dayton cycles ( Albatross scooters)
Greeves
Panther
Sun
It was listed as in production from 1956 to 1968, although I doubt many were built much after 1964 as the 4T was well established then
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Post  MoscowFlyer on Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:19 pm

Yes just spotted that John, that one was fitted to just about everything but the Francis Barnett and James, must stop trying to answer questions while painting the bathroom!! Smile Mike
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