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by rogerlee
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Leader front brake cable
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Re: Leader front brake cable

Hi Pete,Yes its a mine field,there were four different lengths for the Leaders and Arrows,Early type pre A frame 3t 6inch Leader and 3ft 9inch Arrow, 1959 to 1960.Then A frame type 3ft 8 inch Leader 4ft Arrow 1961 to 1965.So yours will be a T1164 romac no TS 799 .I make mine 3ft 8 1/2 inchs just to ...
by rogerlee
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: 215ARW Ariel Arrow Cafe Racer
Replies: 3
Views: 1370

Re: 215ARW Ariel Arrow Cafe Racer

Hi Roger,Give John Ellis a ring he restored this bike 215 arw about four years ago and sold it on,we have a photo after resoration.Flatland Roger
by rogerlee
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: ARROW/LEADER ELECTRIC START CONVERSION
Replies: 4
Views: 4584

Re: ARROW/LEADER ELECTRIC START CONVERSION

Hi Terry,As Brian H has said we will be on the Leader/Arrow stand S12 in the old Auction room,I have converted 6 of my own bikes engines to my design,The first starter engine was done in 2002 has has proved faultless for 30,000 miles.I will have a little fact sheet of the specifications if you want ...
by rogerlee
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Mike Taylors clutch cork material
Replies: 0
Views: 6374

Mike Taylors clutch cork material

Does anyone know what happened to Mike Taylors roll of cork he used for re-corking the two-stroke clutch plates ?Flatland Roger
by rogerlee
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Temperamental Leader
Replies: 11
Views: 6080

Re: Temperamental Leader

Hi Trevor,I am in the Beccles area and will be at Copdock with an Arrow in the main hall,If you are still wanting to try another carb let us know as I have a couple of 375/33 fully tested,Roger and out
by rogerlee
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Recommended Spark Plugs
Replies: 6
Views: 5828

Re: Recommended Spark Plugs

Hi Terry,Usual places,auto-jumbles cheap if you can find them on a car stall,and the good old ebay,bought a box of ten a few months ago,They appear quite often on ebay in the states but post kills the price,Flatlander
by rogerlee
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Recommended Spark Plugs
Replies: 6
Views: 5828

Re: Recommended Spark Plugs

Hi All,Why does no one ever mention N4G champion plugs,Look at a champion 1977 plug guide book for example and it shows N4G plugs as one of the recommended grades,I have been running these for ten years and simply change every 10,000 and have never had a plug problem,Flatlander :?:
by rogerlee
Sat May 11, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Leader engine mounts
Replies: 2
Views: 4650

Re: Leader engine mounts

Do not forget to unscrew the 1/4" unc bolt from the primary chaincase first,its screws into the end of the swinging arm bolt,Flatlander
by rogerlee
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow engine cover question
Replies: 2
Views: 550

Re: Arrow engine cover question

Hi Tony,If you look at the 1960 standard Arrow brochure it clearly shows one fitted painted grey,The old dealers excuse when selling an Arrow without the cover was early ones did not have one fitted. Flatland Roger (unless someone one knows different)
by rogerlee
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Gearbox Oil Seal
Replies: 3
Views: 705

Re: Gearbox Oil Seal

Hi David,First answer why are you not using two-strokes spares John Ellis 01285861510,he stocks a full range of seals for the two-stokes.If we are taking about T 754 seal it is 56mm o.d,42mm i.d,and 7mm wide,old no. NA 152,and payen B504,Yes they were used on cars as well,Lancia 1953 onwards for exa...

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