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by CFritz
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Nicholson's book - "Tuning the Ariel 1000cc"
Replies: 2
Views: 387

Re: Nicholson's book - "Tuning the Ariel 1000cc"

I've bought a 4G rocker box from A.J. Lewis in the US a few years ago. turned out to have a large bore inlet. see Salt Flats - remember the guy in his swimming gear and a Cromwell as dress code? - chapter in Square Four part from 'the History of the fours' book. the record square four was fitted wit...
by CFritz
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: for sale: 1938 4G square four
Replies: 0
Views: 627

for sale: 1938 4G square four

good running (Liege-Nancy-Liege, Zuiderzee, Amsterdam centre at 30 degrees C and 80 traffic lights), lots of extra's (Morgo, rewound magneto, jiffy, dualseat, loose linings instead of babbitt, very special rocker box) https://www.yesterdays.nl/product/ariel ... -ohv-2812/
by CFritz
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Lucas Altette
Replies: 6
Views: 650

Re: Lucas Altette

the Source I could'nt find earlier http://www.mg-tabc.org/library/Altette_Horn.pdf
by CFritz
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Burman Grease Filled Box Clutch Mechanism
Replies: 11
Views: 930

Re: Burman Grease Filled Box Clutch Mechanism

peter from holland helped me out on the clutch rubber http://www.petersclassicbikeparts.nl/co ... 59_01.html
by CFritz
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Lucas Altette
Replies: 6
Views: 650

Re: Lucas Altette

if you google lucas altette you'll find the pdf of the workshop manual for the altette. it helped me on the way to repair, took me fiddling for half a day. on mine, a fifties one, I have three options for adjustment: the central core (adjustable on the back), the fine tune (a screw on the back that ...
by CFritz
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Square Four - Rocker Box Gaskets
Replies: 10
Views: 822

Re: Square Four - Rocker Box Gaskets

I managed to get some very thick gasket material from a local shipchandler in Amsterdam. and here is a link to another supplier in Holland that has thick gasket material: https://histoparts.com/en/search/gasket-material
by CFritz
Thu May 31, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: everyone laughed at the parts store. I ignited.
Replies: 0
Views: 350

everyone laughed at the parts store. I ignited.

I figured it would be nice to drop by at the parts store in my home village after my 30 mile test run on the 1938 4G. nice weather too, 30 degrees C. and then she refused to run. so did I at this temperature. I had to push her all the way home, a good 15 minute walk. stripped as far as possible, but...
by CFritz
Sun May 13, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: a tribute to a good friend: Carlo J. a.k.a. Uncle Bulgaria
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Views: 293

a tribute to a good friend: Carlo J. a.k.a. Uncle Bulgaria

I drew and wrote a graphic documentary about Carlo. here is the link https://www.flickr.com/photos/chiel_zel ... 117124687/

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