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by steve.clarke
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Engine Breathing Singles - return to oil tank
Replies: 12
Views: 899

Re: Engine Breathing Singles - return to oil tank

OK Alan
Thanks for that I wouldn't have a clue, :-)
Cheers Steve.
by steve.clarke
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Engine Breathing Singles - return to oil tank
Replies: 12
Views: 899

Re: Engine Breathing Singles - return to oil tank

Chris
I'm no expert, but when I look at the post it says unsupported plug in and below that play quick time file, maybe i have to save it as something else? will try again if others have a problem viewing.
by steve.clarke
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Engine Breathing Singles - return to oil tank
Replies: 12
Views: 899

Re: Engine Breathing Singles - return to oil tank

IMG_2460.m4v Here is a slo mo vid of the Exhausting Reed valve from the rocker box experiment I did, this is after a 10 mile run there is a foul smelling clag a small amount of oil, no moisture in the bottle but thats probably evaporating with the heat you can see exiting the bottle, I have just go...
by steve.clarke
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Engine Breathing Singles - return to oil tank
Replies: 12
Views: 899

Re: Engine Breathing Singles - return to oil tank

Hello Keith I capped off the oil supply tank outlet to the FERC on my VH and ran the breather hose from the Reed valve to the FERC connection to oil the chain worked fine, thought I might try connecting the outlet to the oil tank via this connection next time to see if it had enough force behind it ...
by steve.clarke
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Removing Stanchion From Yoke
Replies: 4
Views: 413

Re: Removing Stanchion From Yoke

Mick I have just removed the stanchions on my 57 VH and they have not been out since it was built, like Simon Says I just wedged the slot slightly the only thing I did different was just slightly crack the top nut and give it a tap with a heavy nylon cap hammer they both popped off the taper no prob...
by steve.clarke
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Not Ariels - but good engineering
Replies: 4
Views: 664

Re: Not Ariels - but good engineering

This is nice too!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xePknD5eQgU
Br, Eero
This is truly great, and it boils your sausage as your riding along how inventive. :-)
by steve.clarke
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Fitting swing arm to frame
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Re: Fitting swing arm to frame

IMG_3069 (1).jpg Tony I use the stretcher bar method shown, 2 threaded rods with large washers one through the sidecar mounts one through the swinging arm spindle mounts ease them out starting at the sidecar fittings, until you just get enough clearance (ensure the bushes are fully home as Paul say...
by steve.clarke
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: Result of the NH petrol tank pinstriping
Replies: 9
Views: 2632

Re: Result of the NH petrol tank pinstriping

That looks pretty damn good to me Alan, sets the black bike off beautifully, nice job.
by steve.clarke
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: 1957 NH350 Crankcase Breather
Replies: 1
Views: 785

Re: 1957 NH350 Crankcase Breather

Hello Gordon
This is a 1/4 BSPT Banjo bolt and union, it looks like Draganfly motorcycles stock them I think the part numbers are 1556-54 and 1557-36 just check with them they will tell you if its the correct item.
Steve.
by steve.clarke
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Morgo plunger pump for singles
Replies: 17
Views: 1189

Re: Morgo plunger pump for singles

I fitted a Morgo to my 58 VH not that there was any thing wrong with the old pump but as they are the heart of the engine and available at a reasonable price it was my preferance, the most noticeable difference is at tick over you get a stream of oil not the bubbles, and when revved there is a marke...

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