"How to" articles written by members

Periodically members (and others) write helpful "How To" articles relating to fixing your Matchless or AJS which first appear in our Jampot Newsletter.

As time permits, other practical articles will appear here. If you have had 'fun' fixing your bike, generator, magneto, re-spoking wheels, etc. and would like to help other members when it comes to fixing or rebuilding or restoring their treasured AJS or Matchless or hybrid Matchless/AJS/Norton, or even a Harris Matchless, please do write a guide on How To… Once completed, please email the article, along with a photo or two, to the Editor.

A Full Rebuild Of A 1960 G12 Matchless

This Is Our Experience From A Full Rebuild Of A 1960 G12 Matchless written by Mike Robertshaw

There was available a copy of a service manual covering this bike, but it is very sketchy... This was a learn-as-you-go experience!

  1. Assembly Order For G12 650 Matchless Twin Engine
  2. Assembly Order For Matchless G12 Gearbox
  3. Fitting Motor And Gearbox Into The Frame
  4. Once Installed Into The Motorcycle Frame
  5. Front Fork Rebuild
  6. Once The Motor Is Started