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by kevinbowman
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: KH 500 stanchions
Replies: 6
Views: 162

Re: KH 500 stanchions

Thanks for all the replies. I contacted John Budgen this morning and have got fixed up with every thing. Regarding the hard chrome if I keep the old stanchions I can always get them done at a later date.
by kevinbowman
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: KH 500 stanchions
Replies: 6
Views: 162

KH 500 stanchions

Looking to replace the stanchions and bushes on the forks of my 51 Kh. Dragonfly have the bushes of which one per leg needs to be machined but no stanchions,they say they will put them on back order but already have the forks apart and I do not want to be waiting for their stock to arrive when ever ...
by kevinbowman
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: KH cylinder head
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: KH cylinder head

Thanks for the reply Paul, the gasket is an asbestos type one it has the name Payen on it.
by kevinbowman
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: KH cylinder head
Replies: 2
Views: 145

KH cylinder head

After having problems trying to seal the head gasket on my KH I striped the head and barrel to find out, one that the gasket I had been using was a patten one not having the sealing rings around the push rod holes (thanks to Paul Wirdham for the information) two that the head and barrel we not compl...
by kevinbowman
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Loyblox
Replies: 6
Views: 377

Re: Loyblox

Bob, Glad to be of some help would be interesting when you have used the new Garryflex blocks to see if they are ok. I like properly everyone else during these difficult times have been keeping busy in the workshop just given my 1951 KH a good check over ready for hopefully some riding in the not to...
by kevinbowman
Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Loyblox
Replies: 6
Views: 377

Re: Loyblox

Done a bit of searching and if you go on the amazon site and search for Garryflex abrasive blocks, these seem to be the modern day equivalent and are available . Hope this is helpful I to have used the original loyblox and found it a good product.
by kevinbowman
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Cartridge type oil filter on KH500.
Replies: 25
Views: 1757

Re: Cartridge type oil filter on KH500.

The sump plate is available through the Ariel club via Bruce Longman its a square four one and fits well, I've got one on my KH comes with the drain bolt and the bottom is finned hope this is some help. Had to replace mine as it had a hair line crack on one corner.
by kevinbowman
Wed May 29, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: KH 500 sump plate
Replies: 5
Views: 912

Re: KH 500 sump plate

Thanks for the offer Simon but I have contacted Bruce Longman and he has new ones in stock with a central drain bolt which is magnetic. So I due course I will be sending him cheque to cover cost sump plate and p and p. regards Kevin.
by kevinbowman
Mon May 27, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: KH 500 sump plate
Replies: 5
Views: 912

KH 500 sump plate

Looking for a sump plate for a iron head KH 500 the one on my bike has a hair line on one corner. I have contacted Dragonfly but their heavy duty one is on back order and they cannot give me a time when they will be in stock. Hoping that someone is able to help thanks in advance Kevin Bowman.
by kevinbowman
Wed May 08, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: KH 500 oil capacity
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Re: KH 500 oil capacity

thanks for the reply Simon will try 5 pints and take it from there.

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