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Sat May 23, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Huntmaster puking oil out of crankcase
Replies: 8
Views: 127

Re: Huntmaster puking oil out of crankcase

You can tell it's wet sumped by the fact there is very little oil in the tank, (it's all run through the oil pump into the engine), that oil pisses out of the breather and there is smoke everywhere. This can be considered usual behaviour from a bike with a gear driven oil pump, where the oil is fed ...
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Sat May 23, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: anyone help ?
Replies: 1
Views: 187

anyone help ?

Message sent to you follows ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Way back when I was 17, I purchased an Arial 500 twin from a secondhand dealer in Elizabeth Street Melbourne Victoria. I am now trying to identify what model it was. I have the feeling it was about a 1954 or so Red Hunter (KHA). It had a rear a...
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Fri May 22, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Email when PM received.
Replies: 8
Views: 306

Re: Email when PM received.

Dave

Send a PM either to this account or to the john.nash one, for me please

I only just fixed it, so it will only work for PM's received from this point on
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Fri May 22, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Email when PM received.
Replies: 8
Views: 306

Re: Email when PM received.

I now have this working for the two accounts I run on the forum.

Is everyone else now ok too ?
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Thu May 21, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: W/NG Technical
Topic: W/NG Clutch Plates
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: W/NG Clutch Plates

Guys, I read somewhere that W/NGs originally had fabric clutch plates. Anyone seen one? I guess it would be hard to tell, all these years on. according to the various single cylinder parts lists: ⋅ specifically list fabric inserts only, in the WNG parts lists -1940-44 at least ⋅ ...
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Tue May 19, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: Engine number is GL494, chassis number is PS506
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Engine number is GL494, chassis number is PS506

Good evening group, My name is Patrick, am located in the island of Cyprus, am a classic motorcycle collector, currently hunting a 1955 Ariel SQ4 which was registered on the island of Cyprus back in 1955. From my research said bike was on the hands of a Cypriot who in Aug.1975 sold the bike to a Bri...
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Mon May 18, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: powdercoat disaster
Replies: 36
Views: 2480

Re: powdercoat disaster

John, I would be interested to know which speedometer you use. I've got a an early war Jaegar speed, which works, and the speedo gearing and gearbox are all in there. Finding it a struggle to get a jaegar cable and I need to figure out a mount for it. ..OR I can run with the trusty Garmin Edge 200 ...
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Sun May 17, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: powdercoat disaster
Replies: 36
Views: 2480

Re: powdercoat disaster

all's well, that ends well

waiting for the chainguard and need to sort out a speedo (or figure out how to get the smiths one on there)
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Sat May 16, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Rigid rear Stand - issue
Replies: 15
Views: 572

Re: Rigid rear Stand - issue

I've got a clip off the back mudguard, on one of my WNGs, that I used before I fixed the pivot and stop with some weld. I cannot remember where I got it but it looks a bit like this https://www.vintage-motorcycle.com/sites/default/files/styles/product/public/images/products/59321.04_014.jpg,qitok=uG...
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Wed May 13, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Email when PM received.
Replies: 8
Views: 306

Re: Email when PM received.

Can you provide some more detail ... if you get a PM then it alerts you with an email - is that the issue ?

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