|23 March 2004
Crankshaft and Conrods for 1928 Dirtrack Douglas
looking for a crankshaft and conrods for my EL154 1928
Douglas speedway motor as mine are unservicable and, I believe, beyond
reapair. If anyone can help me out or offer advice on repair
to get my bike back onto the road.
seeks a few words of advice re buying a Douglas
name is Steve and I'd like to fulfil a lifetime ambition and
buy a Douglas. I'm wondering whether anyone would be prepared
to have a brief chat on the phone (at my expense) about Douglas
motorcycles in general/values etc. Or is there a club somewhere
that I can join?
very much appreciated.
Steve, Melbourne, Australia,
I have bought a Douglas to restore but I don't now the type
of the machine. I send you some pictures of it. Can you help
me and say me what type and which year it is? Thank you for
the help. (Excuse me for my English !)
number I have found on the bike.
: ER 862 (V2D) Frame : FA 1469
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for Douglas mk4
have a Douglas mk 4 -50 , and looking for some parts. A good
crankshaft , stays for front mudgard, center stand, complete
chainguard. Could anyone help me , please let me know.
of Footrests for 1914-19 350cc Douglas
I am looking
for a pair of footrests for the above Douglas . If you can
help please make contact at
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needed to identify this model Douglas
I was wondering if anybody has any idea what year & model
this bike is?
My father is in the process of restoring the bike at the moment
and any clues might make it easier to find similar parts.
We suspect it may be a TS350 and around the 1926 vintage.
Footbrake Pedal for 1915 Douglas 350
I am wondering
if anybody out there in Douglas land would have a rear footbrake
pedal to suit a 1915 Douglas 350. My model has footboards
regards, Paul, Adelaide, Australia.
you help identify this early Douglas?
I own a Douglas of unknown vintage and model. I have had this
cycle for many years in an unrestored and unassembled condition.
It is circa mid teens or early twenties. There are some numbers
on the frame and crank case.
They are frame # 637321 with the smaller 3 numeral as shown also a four digit number
1050 on the upper saddle tube clamp area which I am told was
plugged at the factory. Engine # 65854 on the opposite case to the 1911 number.
Hoping this will help further in my inquiries.
in anticipation, Alan Long,
worked for Douglas and as a result I have a little cast 'Douglas
man' that I believe he acquired when he worked there.
I was just wondering if anyone knows anything about them.
Thank you for your help.
cover for an E.I.C. Type A2 Magneto
have a complete front cover for an E.I.C. Type A2 Magneto
or a complete Magneto in any condition as long as the front
cover is undamaged.
Dream 1914 Douglas
I'm a French collector of motorcycles. My name is Vincent
Chamon and I have one Douglas. I love this motorcycle, this
is my dream. I'm looking for transfers and documentation of
this motorcycle. The type is "V" of 1914.
Have you informations or parts ?
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model is this 2 3/4HP Douglas ?
I am currently
restoring this motorcycle and was wondering if anyone can
tell me exactly what model it is. It seems to have TT racing
fenders and a
regular 2 3/4 horsepower engine. It is quite complete, but
am looking for
some of the basics. Floorboards, headlamp, handgrips and levers,
seat. If anyone has any leads or sources for any of these
items nos or
reproduction, it would be greatly appreciated.
you in advance, Bryn Gladding
Dirt Track Douglas
know somone who has a 1928-30 Douglas Dirttrack? I'm not looking
for show or restored. Just something preferably running and
fixable to race? I have been looking around online and have
not found one.
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Find - 1913 Douglas frame - SOLD
recently found an early Douglas frame which I believe is a
1913 model. Can anyone help me identify this frame - what
model, size engine, how many gears, etc. I know the oil pump
is operated by hand from the tank.
would be much appreciated.
Dad's 1947 Douglas
I was wondering if someone could help me. My Dad bought a
brand new 350cc Douglas before meeting my Mum which would
be late 1940's. My Mum unfortunatley can not remember the
model but says it had a full seat unit and not a single +
pad. She feels it was more like the Mk3 than the Mk4. Was
the bike available with a full seat? Could it have been adapted
? Obviously asking my Dad is not an option as Doris Stokes
is up there too so any help / photo's would be appreciated.
Many thanks, Dave Flooks, Liverpool UK
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identify this Douglas for my book?
this photo which I'm using in the book I'm writing, and need
to identify the approximate year of the machine. The photo
was taken in 1931, in the yard at Cunningham's Camp while
our Club members were at the Manx and that's about all I know.
Can anyone help?
Jake Drummond, Fife, Scotland
or Information for 1935 Douglas 150cc
15 years ago, I bought a Douglas 150cc. Now I am looking for
pictures and information on the Internet. But I haven't been
able to find good pictures.Perhaps someone can help me? My bike
is : Date of Registration 14-10-1935, Engine Nr. 15B183, Frame
Nr. F0380. If you have a telephone number, I will be pleased
to call you back.
350 1948 Manual
I'm Andres from Argentina and I'm looking for a Douglas 350
I can't speak or write in English very well, but I hope you
understand me. If you can read in Spanish, my message is below.
Please write if you need to ask me something.
a lot, Andres.
si es posible me envien algun manual o todos los que puedan
moto Douglas 350 cc mod. 1948 Tengo para armar una y necesitaria
informacion al respecto, si saben de mas links tambien se
Desde ya muchas gracias.
Douglas 2 3/4hp W/20
Does anyone have a set of footboards (not aluminium) with brackets
and a rear support for sale?
Regards Peter Lowi, UK
1951 Mark V
I am interested
in buying the following spare parts for a Douglas 1951 Mark
- One set of crankshaft bearings
- Two high-tension leads
- Piston springs for 2 pistons
- One rear wheel hub
Oddvar Engen, Sveanveien 14, 8690 Hattfjelldal, Norway
Does anyone have any parts for a 1955 alstate ?1955 Douglas
125 42L2 ? Any square speedos or tail-light assemblies especially.
They also have/had rubber boots for the gearshift and light
switch controls - got any of them ? I will be impressed/amazed
if you do - appreciate your reply.
Jim Carroll, Invercargill
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anyone identify this motorbike?
preparing a book on the French photographer Jacques-Henri
Lartigue. In 1912 he took some photographs of what is believed
to be the Paris-Tours motorcycle race. I would like to use
one of these photographs in my book, and am trying to identify
the motorbike in it. A French correspondent has said that
he's sure it's a Douglas but can offer no more help. Can anyone
there offer any further information - bike, rider, race -
I attach a detail from the photograph showing the motorbike.
Any and all information very gratefully received.
to identify 1931 Douglas A31
some help, where to find reasonable photo of Douglas A31 1931.
I have one... but I'm not sure it is an A31. I saw a poor
photo of A31 Douglas in Old Bike Mart and I think its pretty
much the same. Only I know it's Douglas from 1931 and probably
350cc. So I need photos of it to recognize and to make inventory
what is missing. It looking pretty much like this.
Joni Kakko, Finland
a friend who has a 1919 600cc Douglas in very good original
He is looking for the Douglas name transfer for the petrol
tank and the two transfers with the picture of the man for
the rear guard and the frame.
Can anyone help ??
Jeremy Moyen, France
for a pair of Velocette 350/500 Webb forks, without much luck.
(who lives quite a distance away) sent a very bad photo, from
which I can see nothing, saying the forks were off a sv 600cc
Aero Douglas, and that he thought they were Webb. Anyone have
a 1927 EW and was talking to a fellow owner today. He has
stopped riding his as he is afraid of the poor brakes, especially
the front. His view is you couldn't lock the wheel on wet
I 'm worried. Is there a way of setting up or modifying the
brakes to give an adequate performance? Can a Rudge 8"
or similar brakeplate be inserted to give better performance?
Would like some comments or suggestions.
Don't the 500, 600 and 750cc bikes have virtually the same
brake? Surely this means that you can get an adequate performance
from the Douglas item?
Belt for 1920 2-3/4hp Douglas
a 1920 2-3/4 hp Douglas that is an absolute pleasure to ride.Trouble
is, it has chewed up the original belt that was on it (which
was fairly old) and I have tried a couple of alternatives
Can anyone recommend something that actually works?
Also, does anyone have spare leather carrier bags for sale?
Best wishes to all Douglas enthusiasts.
Les Rowe, Adelaide, Australia.
MK IIII Magneto & Generator Wanted
Edge Tyres for a 1927 EW 350cc
I am just
starting to rebuild a 1927 EW 350cc model. First problem I
can see is replacing the 25x3 beaded edge tyres. As far as
I can see they just ain't available. As the wheels will need
to be rebuilt, do I fit wired-on tyres or can you tell me
where these tyres can be found.
Douglas Motorcycle - 350cc
a 1920 Douglas 350cc that has been handed down to me. Does
anyone know what the current market value of this model is?
It has a 2 1/2 hp engine.
Bearings for 1926 EW 350
have a list of suitable replacement bearings to suit 1926
EW 350 , they can supply me?
Thank you, Brian Corey
about Miss Fay Taylor
- information about Miss Fay Taylor and her speedway racing
in Australia, England and Europe.
know she raced in Australia in 1928. I own her 1928 Douglas
to find this Douglas 80 Plus?
had a Douglas 80+ when he was 17 years old, Reg No: CVY 910
(UK) , does anybody know how I might find out whether this
motorcycle still exists, and is registered anywhere?
80 Plus Wanted
80+ Motorcyle, any condition considered.
Idea what "LE" means?
to live in the house that Douglas owned for almost 40 years
in Saltford between Bath and Bristol. It's called Uplands
bought it, set into one of the fireplaces, was a fairly massive
piece of cast iron decorative plate (the sort you used to
see on the front of locomotive engines).
we bought the house from, who had bought it from the person
who had in turn bought from Douglas, said it had come from
Douglas's factory when it closed down.
sure this can be true since it is marked in 4 inch letters
LE and above that 1954 and I thought the factory had closed
by then. Can anyone shed any light? Happy to post a photo
if that would help.
David W Smith, Uplands, The Glen, Saltford, UK
anyone seen my old Douglas MK5?
I would be interested to hear from the present owner of my
old Douglas MK5 Registration no. PKP 541 which I sold to John
Galloway of Glasgow around 1978.
Regards, Alf Burgess
some OB Timing Gears... what are they worth?
I was after some idea what these would be worth. My grandfather
passed away and in cleaning out his garage, we found a glass
jar with 4 gears in it. Marked on the lid was (timing gears
O.B 1949). These are all wrapped in old grease proof paper
and seem to be all new.
Can anyone inform me what they would be worth?
Regards, Jason From Australia
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you Identify this 1950 Douglas 350cc?
Hello, I`m Nils and I have just a question. Could you tell
me what kind of model/type this 1950 Douglas 350ccm is? Check
the air filter.
Thanks a lot. Nils
has since written back to tell us "it's a 1950 Douglas
Mk4 with a Volkes airfilter".
Wanted for Douglas 80 Plus
am restoring an 80+ that I found complete in large lumps,
but has the muguards missing.
Does anyone have a steel rear mudguard they could sell or
Many thanks, Tom Rees
Forks and Fuel Tank wanted for 1925 EW Douglas
recently bought a 1925 EW Douglas that is complete apart from
front forks and fuel tank.
Does anyone have these items for sale?