BSA Spares BSA A75R Rocket 3

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BSA A 75 Rocket 3

BSA A75R Rocket 3

1969 BSA Rocket 3 SPOTLIGHT

The A75R 3 . to give it its full title, was a with tradition in many not least being the three-cylinder configuration. This was of 740cc air-cooled and mounted transversely. of the engine design were with a Triumph companion – the ‘Trident’.

In the case of the BSA, the were canted forward 15 while on the Triumph, they vertical.

Despite the addition of an additional (but no flywheel), the BSA/Triumph was only 9 cms wider than a twin. While overhead had become more widespread to Japanese machines, the Rocket 3 on pushrods for the valve operation. ‘old’ elements of the engine included the vertically-split crankcase and start operation, when and more Japanese machines coming from the factory electric starters.

The Rocket 3 differed from the Triumph in its use of twin downtubes, while the used a single tube. The BSA was MIG welded and also taller its lugged brazed Triumph The BSA also featured a different, set-up to the Triumph.

The overall look of the Rocket 3 was a with BSA styling tradition, with the appearance of most in general. The finished product was rumoured to be the result of ‘design by which at least partly the mix ‘n’ match look to some of the design elements.

On debut, and into 1969, the 3 was available in two basic colours – red and – both with white on the front and rear mudguards, and a frame. The angular shape of the panels was reflected in the petrol with had a rather plain BSA positioned ahead of the knee Identifying ‘ Rocket 3 ’ badging was in a large strip on the side

An integral oil cooler, positioned below the fuel tank, ribbed alloy covers allowed for positioning of the side required by US law. Electrics 12 volt and instrumentation was quite for the period, with ammeter, and tacho, as well as oil pressure and beam warning lights.

– 1969 BSA A75R Rocket 3

740cc OHV 4-… transverse

BSA A 75 Rocket 3
BSA A 75 Rocket 3

Bore/Stroke: 67 x 70mm

Compression .

Power/Torque: 58hp @ 7500rpm / N/A

System: 12 volt

Transmission/Drive: 4 foot change manual/chain

Front Suspension: Telescopic with two-way damping

BSA A 75 Rocket 3
BSA A 75 Rocket 3
BSA A 75 Rocket 3
BSA A 75 Rocket 3
BSA A 75 Rocket 3
BSA A 75 Rocket 3
BSA A 75 Rocket 3
BSA A 75 Rocket 3
BSA A 75 Rocket 3

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