Wanted Solex autochoke or cam retaining nut

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Wanted Solex autochoke or cam retaining nut

Post by AdrianO » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:40 pm

Are there any Solex autochokes out there post replacement with a manual choke?

I am in need specifically of the securing nut in the centre of the pic below. I am told mine is cracked and unlikely to secure the cams going forwards. I am also told these are almost as rare as hens teeth.

Any suggestions on alternative ways to secure the cams in the event no nice nut can be conjured would be very much welcome.
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Re: Wanted Solex autochoke or cam retaining nut

Post by rutter123 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:02 pm

Could you drill and lockwire it? and
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Re: Wanted Solex autochoke or cam retaining nut

Post by xantia_v6 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:15 pm

What is special about the nut? Why not get one made?

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Re: Wanted Solex autochoke or cam retaining nut

Post by Defender110 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:57 am

The nut is just thinner than a standard nut to enable you to put a spanner on the two flats of the shaft to tighten the nut without damaging the levers. If you can't find a thin nut just grind down a standard nut to the right depth.
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