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by john.bebb
Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Suppliers
Topic: Imperial taps and dies
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: Imperial taps and dies

Hi Folks - I've found https://www.chronos.ltd.uk/ to be excellent for the "hard to find" Imperials taps & dies.
Good quality, reasonable price & delivery.
by john.bebb
Sat Feb 06, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: A Bad thing happened to my Ariel
Topic: my sprint arrow
Replies: 6
Views: 693

Re: my sprint arrow

well - I hope he also did the LH pot to keep them balanced....
by john.bebb
Sat Feb 06, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: A Bad thing happened to my Ariel
Topic: my sprint arrow
Replies: 6
Views: 693

Re: my sprint arrow

intriguing hand machined lattice work on the RH piston... any ideas as to wtf the owner was trying to achieve???
by john.bebb
Sat Feb 06, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Mk1 '49 Sq - primary chaincase fixings
Replies: 8
Views: 302

Re: Mk1 '49 Sq - primary chaincase fixings

Paul - thanks for the nudge re Acme Stainless... trouble is that whenever I go onto Clay & Sharron's website... I end up buying somewhat more than I intended... still, they're way under Drags markups! Si - yes - am sure my '49 requires one a/ to give structural integrity to the housing & bat...
by john.bebb
Sat Feb 06, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel quiz
Replies: 12
Views: 456

Re: Ariel quiz

... when they're open again - there's gonna be a fair quota of drunkards...
by john.bebb
Fri Feb 05, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Mk1 '49 Sq - primary chaincase fixings
Replies: 8
Views: 302

Re: Mk1 '49 Sq - primary chaincase fixings

Yes, thanks Si - I had noticed that - I've already fitted the rear case half so I'll measure up the spacer for an unstressed fit. Despite all the usual delays... now exaggerated by the ubiquitous excuse of covid - it's on the cards that "The Square" should be back on the road in April... n...
by john.bebb
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel quiz
Replies: 12
Views: 456

Re: Ariel quiz

Si - trouble is whoever gives whatever answers - there's gonna be a fair few discrepancies & arguments!!!
Cheers, John
by john.bebb
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Mk1 '49 Sq - primary chaincase fixings
Replies: 8
Views: 302

Mk1 '49 Sq - primary chaincase fixings

Hi guys & gals - pleaae - on a '49 Sq there is a ~3/8" bolt hole below the clutch dome... I suspect this is for a "stop peg" on the rear brake lever... Is such meant to thread in to the frame lug which is the outside part of the gearbox pivot lug... please, if so, what is the thre...
by john.bebb
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel quiz
Replies: 12
Views: 456

Re: Ariel quiz

Should the count include the rebrand Ariel Atom series... &/or that abomination of an insult to the marque i.e. the tricycle of circa 1970?
by john.bebb
Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:20 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Alternative Skootamota
Replies: 7
Views: 483

Re: Alternative Skootamota

... why not link the sprung saddle to the oil pump???

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