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by ainsleybrand
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Finishing the rebuild.
Replies: 1
Views: 466

Finishing the rebuild.

I am 75% through the rebuild of my 1955 VH, but due to commitments and extensive travelling (for pleasure I stress) things are moving too slowly. We are in the Horsham area, and if there is anyone with time on their hands to finish the project, I would really appreciate the help. Currently, the bike...
by ainsleybrand
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: UAR 637 NH
Replies: 0
Views: 482

UAR 637 NH

I was delighted to find that my old NH is on SORN. I would love to know where it is, especially if it is local to Sussex. Is it still in the Ford electric blue that I had it painted in!
by ainsleybrand
Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: VH help please.
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: VH help please.

Thank you Vincent , that makes sense. so I assume that an extra washer to cover the stud under the clutch housing will not be required.
by ainsleybrand
Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: VH help please.
Replies: 4
Views: 687

VH help please.

Could I please ask the experts for a little advice on my '55 VH. I am continuing with the rebuild, and now it's the clutch and primary chains turn! So, first, does the chaincase gasket need gasket goo, or can it go in dry, and if goo is needed, what is the best one these days? Next, the manual calls...
by ainsleybrand
Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: UAR 637 on SORN
Replies: 0
Views: 800

UAR 637 on SORN

I know that my first Ariel a 350 Red Hunter is on SORN, but is the owner a club member, as I would love to know if it is still usable!
by ainsleybrand
Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Back gloss or satin cylinder barrel.
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

Re: Back gloss or satin cylinder barrel.

Thanks for that, I have now ordered PJ1 satin black and the barrel is all masked up and ready to spray!
by ainsleybrand
Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: centre stand spring fitting tip.
Replies: 8
Views: 934

Re: centre stand spring fitting tip.

Yes John,
Gary has it right, bending the spring in alternate directions and inserting a washer, or if minted, coins does the job, as you acn see the spring extend to the right length. Worked for me! Needing my nylon jacket due rain!
by ainsleybrand
Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Back gloss or satin cylinder barrel.
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

Re: Back gloss or satin cylinder barrel.

Thanks Rob,
Clutch hopefully goes in today!
by ainsleybrand
Wed Jun 15, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Back gloss or satin cylinder barrel.
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

Back gloss or satin cylinder barrel.

Hello everyone, I am new to the forum but not to The AOMCC. My VH is nearing the end of a 11 year restoration, and I will be bombarding the forum with questions if you don't mind :?: Living mostly in Spain the rebuild has taken a LONG time, and where do some of those parts go, there must be a parts ...
by ainsleybrand
Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: centre stand spring fitting tip.
Replies: 8
Views: 934

Re: centre stand spring fitting tip.

Bending the spring and putting washers in alternatively works a treat!

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