There are a number of suppliers in the UK who specialise in classic motorcycles so there aren’t too many parts that you’re going to have trouble finding. Ebay can be a good source for more hand-to-find items, but everyday items seem to go for more money in the online auctions than you can buy them for at regular shops!
Here are a few of the companies in the UK who I have used for parts or servicing of my Matchless motorbike and with whom I’ve been quite pleased.
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General Matchless and AJS spares
Another good source for parts is the owners club’s spares service called Jampot Spares. There is a discount available for members of the owners club and the guys there are also very knowledgeable and helpful:
Jampot Spares Limited
Unit 3, Robinson Way, Telford Way Industrial Estate
Northants, Kettering, NN16 8PT, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1536 511532
Fax: +44 (0)1536 511607
And a couple more companies who specialise in Matchless and AJS spares, although I haven’t used them myself yet:
Andrew Engineering (Leigh) Limited
14 Lodge Road, Atherton, Manchester,
M46 9BL, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1942 888848
Fax: +44 (0)1942 888878
Email: Not available
127/127 Falcon Road, Battersea,
London, SW11 2PE, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7228 1714
Fax: +44 (0)20 7924 4273
Bulbs and other electrical items
Replacement voltage regulator units
Smiths chronometric speedo repairs
Lucas dynamo and magneto repairs and reconditioning
Unit 22, Evans Business Centre, Enterprise Park, Brunel Road,
LEOMINSTER, Herefordshire, HR6 OLX, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1568 617 750
Fax: +44 (0)1568 617 751
Tony Cooper Motorcycles
110, Olive Lane, Halesowen,
West Midlands, B62 8LT, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)121 559 2405
Fax: +44 (0)121 561 2410