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by nevhunter
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cleaning off crankcases
Replies: 7
Views: 234

Re: cleaning off crankcases

Genthin ( general thinners)in old transmission fluid . Leave soak or sit for a while and then use an old toothbrush or suede shoe brush and kerosene. Nev
by nevhunter
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: VCH.
Replies: 5
Views: 221

Re: VCH.

The fitting around the rear axle is quite different to the standard frame. I'm not sure if there's one to view on file. The number should be COM XXX. That oil tank is from a colt. They fit straight on but are more bulged out .Nev
by nevhunter
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: W/NG Technical
Topic: Speedo gearbox question
Replies: 25
Views: 1063

Re: Speedo gearbox question

I have just checked 3 different W/NG front wheels and the 14 /43 external gears and the internal ratio of 8: 12 as per Alan's post is confirmed. so the 12 % error may be expected, if the speedo itself is the same. Nev
by nevhunter
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: SQ4 Misfire
Replies: 33
Views: 1215

Re: SQ4 Misfire

The lighter spring controls the initial advance which comes in just above idle speed. The heavy one has to be slack at this time (has lost motion) Yours may be incorrectly set up . The only way to really know is plot the advance curve on an appropriate machine. While these things may cause a power l...
by nevhunter
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Vtwin scandal
Replies: 32
Views: 650

Re: Vtwin scandal

If Auctioneers knowingly avoid describing the article honestly they should not be allowed profit by the omission. Their "standing " should suffer. Being able to rely on the description of the article as accurate is an essential part of the integrity of the system. Prices vary enormously de...
by nevhunter
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 1939 VA front mudguard removal
Replies: 6
Views: 149

Re: 1939 VA front mudguard removal

It's not difficult to make a new strap if you have to cut the other to get it out of the fork. When it's off you can clean the welds off and rebolt the new strap to the guard. nev
by nevhunter
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: W/NG Technical
Topic: Speedo gearbox question
Replies: 25
Views: 1063

Re: Speedo gearbox question

Do you know the correct gears? I've been working on a couple lately and can tell you details I would be surprised if anything but he correct ones will fit the threaded hub and mesh correctly . I will be giving mine more love than previously I neglected the open ones and wrecked both. I'll be greasin...
by nevhunter
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on a mainly Ariel 2018
Replies: 495
Views: 22615

Re: Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on a mainly Ariel 2018

You won't do that again will you? Nev
by nevhunter
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: W/NG Technical
Topic: Speedo gearbox question
Replies: 25
Views: 1063

Re: Speedo gearbox question

The speed reading and the ODOmeter reading are in the correct relationship. Is this a front wheel drive set up? There's less to be out with the front wheel driven unit. Nev
by nevhunter
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 500 Single
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: 500 Single

The Tele's for sure if there's a "use' reason. I've often thought if making my own swing arm modification , but I don't want the extra weight and the time element would be considerable.. Nev

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