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by ian williams
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Petrol Tap Seepage
Replies: 9
Views: 668

Re: Petrol Tap Seepage

dead easy , just get some loctite 577 pipe sealant and it will sort that .
ian
by ian williams
Wed Nov 04, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: DRIVING LICENCE
Replies: 21
Views: 1291

Re: DRIVING LICENCE

first thing . if anyone ever changes their licence to a new photo licence , allways make sure you do a scan or close up photo of the "entitlements" shown on rear of licence before you send old one off or cut it up , this will stop any problems occuring if the DVLA /DVSA make a mistake . if...
by ian williams
Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Silver solder types
Replies: 10
Views: 1141

Re: Silver solder types

hi Dave ; i use 55% ag silver solder for everything , you can buy just a few rods of it which doesnt cost too much . for flux i use either easi flow or sif flux silver solder flux . you can buy flux coated rods but i dont like using them myself and i opt for the for the bare rod heated up and dip it...
by ian williams
Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: 3 brush dynamo
Replies: 13
Views: 1373

Re: 3 brush dynamo

hi Ian ; if you wanted something re wound you could speak to the fellas at brothers EMR near swindon . they are in a workshop next to where i work and have all the gear to rewind almost anything plus a lot of test eqpt and knowledge on rebuilding all types of electric motors etc . http://www.brother...
by ian williams
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Insurance for bikes not in use.
Replies: 4
Views: 513

Re: Insurance for bikes not in use.

footman james offered me laid up insurance for £75 , the normal premium would have been £130 .
by ian williams
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:40 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: wanted half width hub brake shoes 1954-55
Replies: 0
Views: 401

wanted half width hub brake shoes 1954-55

wanted pair of brake shoes , suitable for relining to fit half width hub on an NH pre 55 .
should be the shoes with the rectangular hole in one end C15-97 type .
cheers
ian [swindon] g5wq@aol.com
by ian williams
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow rebore wanted.
Replies: 5
Views: 945

Re: Arrow rebore wanted.

south cerney engineering near cirencester glos can do rebores from 2" bore upwards .
they are motor engineers .
by ian williams
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Mini Lathe
Replies: 53
Views: 9636

Re: Mini Lathe

hi michael; the most popular is a myford ML7 for many people and spares are easy to obtain , they do tend to hold their price though . i have a couple of lathes , my small one is a raglan littlejohn which is a superb lathe and my big one is a wilson with a 45degree slant bed . modelmakers lathes are...
by ian williams
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: My latest project
Replies: 58
Views: 15953

Re: My latest project

yes its the lifting handle, goes into the tube right next to where you have it laying . 2 tabs just under the star shaped end that twist and lock it into the "keyhole. will also be sprung loaded so it pops out a bit when you release it . bike looks really clean to me , one to ride as is , mine ...
by ian williams
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: excessive fuel consumption...
Replies: 2
Views: 1037

Re: excessive fuel consumption...

hi Nige ; you should see at least 50mpg but its more usual to get 70mpg out of the leader or arrow . my leader easily does 70mpg and it doesnt make much difference how its ridden . im using the 7/8" carb . if you have a 1 1/16" carb and the engine has high compression heads and has had a b...

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