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by paul.wirdnam
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: 1938 4G; last of the pieces needed
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: 1938 4G; last of the pieces needed

Richard,

RE: 2357-37

Clay at Acme Stainless does a very nice one. You can just see a bit of it on the right-hand side of the photo below:

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by paul.wirdnam
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: 1949 VB ?
Replies: 5
Views: 258

Re: 1949 VB ?

JohnnyBeckett wrote:i think he is going to want about £30000 to £ 40000 at least for the bike he has to get it hear and get the v5


£30K to £40K is a lot for a VB. :lol:
by paul.wirdnam
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: 4G Grease Dashpot 464261
Replies: 18
Views: 1290

Re: 4G Grease Dashpot 464261

Paul, If I remember correctly there is supposed to be a wire spring clip that prevents the dashpot knob from unscrewing on its own. I can`t make out from your photos if your original dashpot has the clip or not. I think this is an important part of the dashpot. Chris, No sign of one on mine but I w...
by paul.wirdnam
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: 4G Grease Dashpot 464261
Replies: 18
Views: 1290

Re: 4G Grease Dashpot 464261

Richard Kal wrote:Paul,
Very helpful; thanks!
Can you confirm the thread OD & tpi that the dashpot screws onto?

Also the dashpot OD and length?

Thanks,

Richard


Richard,

The cup thread is 7/16" 26tpi.
The length of the removable cup is 11/16" and it's OD on the knurled part is 9/16"
by paul.wirdnam
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: rear stand -new-
Replies: 12
Views: 412

Re: rear stand -new-

I've bought various stuff from fairdeals. Pretty sure it's all Indian made.
by paul.wirdnam
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: 4G Grease Dashpot 464261
Replies: 18
Views: 1290

Re: 4G Grease Dashpot 464261

This might help. My 4G project only has a slotted screw where the greaser should be...it is 1/4" 26tpi and has a peg on the end to secure the vertical rotor arm drive shaft. http://electric-watches.co.uk/photos/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Ariel-4G-Stauffer-Screw-Down-Grease-Cups-on-Magdyno-20191...
by paul.wirdnam
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: 4G Grease Dashpot 464261
Replies: 18
Views: 1290

Re: 4G Grease Dashpot 464261

Thats a commercial greaser.....called a Stauffer ,by some........Ive probably got some on a machine somewhere.....can someone quote the thread size.....likely 1/8bsp......Whats the brand of that one....Tecalamit?......Indians have a similar fitting on the dizzy made by Gits Bros.,and lots of Englis...
by paul.wirdnam
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: What does this horn bracket fit?
Replies: 1
Views: 178

What does this horn bracket fit?

Bought from Adrie about 18 months ago....both he and I thought it was a SQ4 one but as you can see in the photo below, the arms are far too long for my 4G. Maybe it's not Ariel. Any ideas anyone?

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by paul.wirdnam
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: My 4G Restoration Blog
Replies: 130
Views: 21397

Re: My 4G Restoration Blog

The assembly was all going so well and by the end of last weekend, I had the drive side done: shock absorber, clutch, primary chain, rear chain, all covers, battery platform, top & bottom chain guards. On the timing side: magneto seal, valve timing with chain, morgo pump etc: Saturday's photos b...

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