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by nevhunter
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Steel push rods
Replies: 8
Views: 257

Re: Steel push rods

So you MAY find that you need to experiment. There's a height above the top face of the head that is common to all engines to aim for. IF I knew it I would be able to provide it You need to be within a millimeter to have the adjustment in the right place for the valve lifter to function properly. Nev
by nevhunter
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Engine sprocket and shock absorber
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Engine sprocket and shock absorber

That's how they are. If they fitted face to face the action would be less gradual. Nev
by nevhunter
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Non original side stand
Replies: 9
Views: 220

Re: Non original side stand

Welding it directly without some reinforcement will eventually pull a piece out of the frame tubing. I like a sidestand but generally as a factory thing they have a substantial lug which often fails as well , but you frame is better off. Nev
by nevhunter
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Tank Rubbers
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Tank Rubbers

With low volume parts such as these you can only expect replacement items at a much higher figure than the originals. When I was a young fellow(a while ago now) the parts then were not cheap then compared with wages of the time. In some ways we are better off than then. Price and availability wise. ...
by nevhunter
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Engine Breathing Singles - return to oil tank
Replies: 12
Views: 400

Re: Engine Breathing Singles - return to oil tank

There's stuff coming out of the breather I wouldn't want in an oil tank. Nev
by nevhunter
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Electrics
Topic: M01 mag, wobbly fibre gear
Replies: 5
Views: 167

Re: M01 mag, wobbly fibre gear

Because there's no taper to take the drive, and the load therefore goes on the keys and the fit on the shaft. Nev
by nevhunter
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Electrics
Topic: M01 mag, wobbly fibre gear
Replies: 5
Views: 167

Re: M01 mag, wobbly fibre gear

Aren't there 2 keys on that location? Nev
by nevhunter
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: - GIRDER FORK SUSPENSION -
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: - GIRDER FORK SUSPENSION -

As well as being longer the W/NG forks are narrower where the wheel goes in and the axle is smaller diameter (Stepped nut smaller.) You can't readily swap front wheels. Nev
by nevhunter
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Side Stand Attachment?
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: Side Stand Attachment?

Reverse the position of the nut to the other side. Nev
by nevhunter
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: W/NG specific parts wanted or offered
Topic: Field stand and one of its two spring clips
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: Field stand and one of its two spring clips

They are an awkward working thing that is bad enough when correct so is worth getting right first off. They are also easy to bend in use. I generally leave the Bike in 1st gear, but unless the compression is very good it may still roll one way or the other. The length has to be just right too. It su...

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