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by johnmack
Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: This isn't an ariel clutch basket ? Is it ?
Replies: 12
Views: 441

Re: This isn't an ariel clutch basket ? Is it ?

John Whiting are the clutch bearing races available via the panther owners club?
by johnmack
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Sleepless Night
Replies: 50
Views: 2414

Re: Sleepless Night

Hope you are ok David and not too strest out the smoke from the fires has reached us here in Rotorua New Zealand.Best of luck regards John Mackintosh.
by johnmack
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Ariel rocker box
Replies: 4
Views: 440

Re: Ariel rocker box

Thanks Robert for your very useful information on installig the return springs on the Ariel rocker gear in hind sight i guess i could not see the wood for the trees ,should have thought of the method myself however onward and at it! This site can be a great source of valuable information on restorin...
by johnmack
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: 1937 Ariel VH head bolts
Replies: 0
Views: 354

1937 Ariel VH head bolts

Anyone out there have cylinder head bolts for 1937 VH Ariel that they are willing to part with?
John Mackintosh
New Zealand.
by johnmack
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Ariel rocker box
Replies: 4
Views: 440

Ariel rocker box

Can any members on the forum advise the best method of fitting the rocker return springs on a 1937 VH Ariel with the clam shell type semi enclosed rocker box.Is there a special tool to assist with the installation of it? Thanks in adVance for any information. John Mackintosh New Zealand.
by johnmack
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: F cam reprofiling
Replies: 38
Views: 3295

Re: F cam reprofiling

Thanks for your comments Dave and Nev I guess if I go with stellite that will be ok as I am using a new camshaft. The question that I'm asking is are the followers cast or forged originally by the Ariel factory if anyone can advise? Regards John Mackintosh New Zealand.
by johnmack
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: F cam reprofiling
Replies: 38
Views: 3295

Re: F cam reprofiling

On the subject of cams and followers how much wear can there be to a VH exhaust single lobe cam follower to safely have it hard chromed and reprofiled? Are the cam followers cast or drop forged as they may need more parent metal to support the hard chrome if more parent metal is required by metal sp...
by johnmack
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 1928 Ariel some wood and some tape ..
Replies: 57
Views: 18201

Re: 1928 Ariel some wood and some tape ..

Hi Damian if you lookup Ariel club Slovakia they have many reproduction parts for black Ariels that you will require Karol Burger is the guy to contact lots of detailed photos etc.
John Mackintosh New Zealand.
by johnmack
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel rear swing arm wheel spindle spacers
Replies: 2
Views: 586

Re: Ariel rear swing arm wheel spindle spacers

Many thanks for the spacer dimensions Simon I got a price from Acme that was quite reasonable but postage to NZ is a bit too steep.Thought I would spin some up on my lathe now I know the dimensions particularly the width as you mentioned.
by johnmack
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 1928 Ariel some wood and some tape ..
Replies: 57
Views: 18201

Re: 1928 Ariel some wood and some tape ..

Hi Damien have not received your posts apart from June 18th.John Mackintosh.

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