Real Classic - - Letters -

Top marks to David Sil­ver. His com­pany seem to get a lot of stick on var­i­ous on­line fo­rums, mostly due to his pric­ing. OK, th­ese si­lencers were £486 de­liv­ered, but I or­dered them Fri­day and they ar­rived one work­ing day later. Qual­ity is su­perb and they’re about twice the weight of the orig­i­nals! Fit­ted in mo­ments, they look fan­tas­tic. Where else can I just pick up a phone and or­der ob­scure parts for a fifty year old Honda and get them off the shelf?

Well done that man. Paul Miles, mem­ber 2147 I’d like to add Hei­den Tun­ing from the sun-drenched Nether­lands for top notch ser­vice. I needed a front brake mas­ter cylin­der for my Yamaha XS650B – the big­ger one for the front, twin disc, four pis­ton caliper model, and they sup­plied a new one from Hol­land in three days. It’s a lovely

To­day’s ser­vice stars are Dave and Leigh at D&C Clas­sics in Cowl­ing. I took my 1963 Tri­umph Tiger for an MoT. Imag­ine my em­bar­rass­ment when the front brake ca­ble nip­ple pinged onto the floor when bit of kit too – nearly too good to put on a mo­tor­bike. I might just keep it for show on the mantleshelf, on a nicely pol­ished bit of wood. It’s that nice. Oh, and it was €107, de­liv­ered.

Ex­tremely im­pressed. Andy Jones, mem­ber

the brakes were be­ing tested. For­tu­nately they were able to make a new one up. How many mod­ern bike shops could do that th­ese days? Tim El­lis, mem­ber 5861

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