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by kevinbowman
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: KH 500 stanchions
Replies: 5
Views: 356

Re: KH 500 stanchions

Thanks for the reply Paul I have been tightening in the correct order but would like to see the details of the spindle holding tool anything to make life easier.
by kevinbowman
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: KH 500 rocker oil feed
Replies: 5
Views: 278

Re: KH 500 rocker oil feed

Aluminium washers ordered will give them a try will post when fitted and give results
by kevinbowman
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: KH 500 rocker oil feed
Replies: 5
Views: 278

Re: KH 500 stanchions

Thanks for the reply Simon yes I have been tightening the nuts first and then the outer screws I even annealed the copper washers
by kevinbowman
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: KH 500 rocker oil feed
Replies: 5
Views: 278

KH 500 rocker oil feed

Having a bad time with my 1951 KH (cast iron head),I am trying to get the rocker oil feed banjos oil tight I have tried fibre washers ,copper washers then doughty washers all without any success. The next step was to remove the feed complete and make sure that the banjos were flat on the faces which...
by kevinbowman
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: KH 500 stanchions
Replies: 5
Views: 356

KH 500 stanchions

Having a bad time with my 1951 KH (cast iron head),I am trying to get the rocker oil feed banjos oil tight I have tried fibre washers ,copper washers then doughty washers all without any success. The next step was to remove the feed complete and make sure that the banjos were flat on the faces which...
by kevinbowman
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: KH 500 stanchions
Replies: 6
Views: 729

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: 729

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: 412

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: 412

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: 868

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...

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