Universal Joint fuel tap knuckle from Andy Francis Scooters

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What’s the problem?

The annoying wear you get in the silly brass connectors with split-pins on normal Lambretta fuel taps.

 

What’s the solution?

Andy Francis new Universal Joint (UJ) which connects both parts of the tap and rod with grub-screw fitment.

 

What’s involved?

You must cut the flat section off your old fuel tap rod and ideally file a flat onto the remaining rod at 90-degrees to the lever, for the grub screw to lock against. A drop of Loctite is advisable on the thread of the grub screw, but bear in mind that this is only a 2mm Allen key screw so don’t go mad with the glue if you ever want to get it off again.

 

Any Tips?

Bearing in mind the sticky situation (see what I did there) you’ll be in if you Loctite the grub screw and then round its head, a good solution is to replace the grub screw with a cut-down M4 Stainless steel bolt.

 

How to get?

Price is £5.95 + P&P from Andy Francis Scooters but you can get a better deal by emailing andy@andyfrancis.wanadoo.co.uk and saying you saw it on SLUK.

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