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The company, Domi Racer Inc. was founded in 1969 and spare parts and classic to dealers all over the world. Mart, Inc. a subsidiary of Racer, provides parts and to worldwide retail customers. companies, located in Cincinnati, operate out of a 30,000 square facility.

We cater almost to English and European motorcycles from the 1930′s to the 1980′s. the years, Domi Racer has an inventory numbering thousands of by acquiring large and small of European and British spares.


The  Dominator a twin cylinder motorcycle developed by Norton to against the Triumph Speed The original Dominator was designed in and 1948 by Bert Hopwood, who had on the Speed Twin design at Triumph. This design set the pattern for twins for the next 30 years.

The first Dominator, the Model 7, had a parallel twin engine iron cylinders and cylinder and a Lucas K2F magneto. The crankshaft was of layout. A single camshaft at the of the engine was driven by gears and The rocker box was integral with the so there were fewer faces to leak and less noise.

The engine was a long design with 66.0 mm (2.60 in × 2.86 in) bore and and mild tuning, resulting in torque low down. For the first few a plunger frame was used, but in the Model 7 was upgraded with a downtube swinging arm frame, front wheel and ‘pear silencers, still known as a 7. The Model 7 continued in through to 1955 and was often with a sidecar, which not be fitted to the later Featherbed frame Dominators.

The Featherbed frame was designed for by the McCandless brothers and made by because the Norton works did not the necessary welding capacity for its Featherbed frame led to the Model 88 also called the Dominator De which used the same engine and was developed in 1951. developed for export it was sold on the market from 1953.

88 suffered from oil leaks the primary chain case but it was the and inefficient Norton works resulted in quality control for the 200 Model 88′s produced week.

The 597cc featherbed framed 99 Dominator was introduced in 1956, as a capacity version alongside the Model 88 version. Due to the increased capacity, the 99 had a power output of partly due also to a higher ratio possible with the head introduced a year Full width alloy with improved brakes had been introduced a year preparatory for the capacity increase 500 cc to 600 cc

The first 77 was a rigid framed telescopic Dominator version of 500 cc from 1950, and supplied to the market only. Only a few were made, from to 1952. This used the all Dominator 500 cc twin with an oil pressure gauge in the ES2 but flat bottomed petrol

The 596 cc Model 77 Dominator was in late 1956. Essentially a arm, single downtube ES2 with a 600 cc Dominator 99 it was in production at the same time as the 99 as a sidecar motorcycle but was dropped production after 1957, sidecar Featherbeds were

A new 650 cc model was added to the late in 1960. The frame was so that the top rails were together at the front of the seat to create what became as the ‘slimline’ featherbed. A 650 cc was installed to create the Norton

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First built from 7 1960 to September 1961, machines were a Limited for the USA only, in custom-cruiser style with high handlebars, all blue paint and bright red with white piping the edge. In September 1961 the was introduced. It had USA cafe bar style and carburettors.

The SS stood for Super Sports and the models were discontinued to on production of the 650SS, which earned a reputation as the “best of the

The Norton factory racing briefly used race-tuned from circa 1960, but were still outclassed by Manx. Doug Hele wanted to see the Dominator and produced a 55 bhp (41 kW) that revved to 8,000 rpm. The weighed 35 lb (16 kg) than the Manx. Dennis Greenfield and Swift won the 500 cc class in 500 event in 1960.

In the 1961 Isle of Man Phillis took the bike to place and lapped at over (161 km/h), a first for a pushrod and a first for any twin. Norton the Domiracer project a year when the Bracebridge Street shop closed and the Domiracer and spares were sold to Dunstall, who continued with and began producing Norton parts, eventually selling Dunstall bikes to customers including Steve

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