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by charles.bulloch
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Petrol tank cap seal material?
Replies: 10
Views: 255

Re: Petrol tank cap seal material?

Graham, the 56 tank is different, it has detachable flutes and a smaller filler cap.

Charlie
by charles.bulloch
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Petrol tank cap seal material?
Replies: 10
Views: 255

Re: Petrol tank cap seal material?

If it is a 55 tank an MZ TS 250 cap seal fits and is easily available.
by charles.bulloch
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Tap Plungers
Replies: 21
Views: 847

Re: Tap Plungers

Hi, all.

Has anyone tried the Baxtercycles neoprene o rings?

C
by charles.bulloch
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Cleaning oil tank
Replies: 9
Views: 329

Re: Cleaning oil tank

Thanks, folks.

Considering caustic soda. May try washing soda first.

C
by charles.bulloch
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Cleaning oil tank
Replies: 9
Views: 329

Cleaning oil tank

I have rinsed out an oil tank with 8 litres of paraffin and still sediment is coming out. Any ideas?

C
by charles.bulloch
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: ArielMAroon /Deep Claret
Replies: 9
Views: 741

Re: ArielMAroon /Deep Claret

I compared a few pieces of original paint with each other. Some were identical to RAL 3007 and some looked slightly more purplish.

Charlie
by charles.bulloch
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Suppliers
Topic: ACME stainless
Replies: 0
Views: 475

ACME stainless

Absolutely fantastic. Made a custom spindle for me to fit a BSA brake to my Ariel. Perfect.

Great prices.

Charlie
by charles.bulloch
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Fork oil seal holder
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: Fork oil seal holder

Fortunately the teeth on the tool, Paul.
The last time it was my own teeth it cost me for an implant.
Was the fork top nut sprung out by the fork spring?

Best of luck with the Healey.
by charles.bulloch
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Fork oil seal holder
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: Fork oil seal holder

Thanks for your reply, Paul.
I tried extensions to the tool, but the tool slipped and the teeth got damaged.
I will just try out the oil seal holders I have.
by charles.bulloch
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Fork oil seal holder
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Fork oil seal holder

Hi, all time to change the oil seals after a mere 33 years of riding :lol: . The tool to remove the holders is just not strong enough. Had to use a torch and Stillsons. Not good for the holder which is rusty anyway. I notice the replacement oil seal holders which I have are a bit longer than the ori...

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