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1966 BSA Lightning
1965 BSA Lightning Rocket
Was looking at oil pump and noticed I had been running a later cover. Found the correct cast iron style with governor and had a question. Should this be run with the rotor or should it be modded to use without? I would need the rotor, if using it or would need the correct spacer without rotor. If anyone knows where the spacer or rotor could be found, I'd appreciate it.
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The rotor was discontinued in late '48 due to poor oil pressure to the new hydraulic pushrods introduced that year. There was a shop dope showing how to modify early pumps, and then later on a kit from the factory with the new plate to eliminate it.