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by JohnnyBeckett
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: My Hybrid
Replies: 9
Views: 148

Re: My Hybrid

hi Ian i think you have done right the thing keeping to what he was going to do it 8-) i am doing a 1953/4 NH of a old friend that has sadly past and i am putting it back together how he had it i know it is not going to win prizes but it is fitting for him, and he had the red hunter from brand new, ...
by JohnnyBeckett
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 350 NH float bowl
Replies: 6
Views: 75

Re: 350 NH float bowl

hi Cmattina i think its a 626 MK1 but i can not remember the jets specs are, and i cannot go and look at the bike at the moment, because i have just had a big life changing operation and i will be off my feet for a few months i hope, :?: and i am running a bellmouth or a cone type air filter, the ca...
by JohnnyBeckett
Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 350 NH float bowl
Replies: 6
Views: 75

Re: 350 NH float bowl

hi Gui, my NH 350 has got a amal concentric on it and the float bowl is underneath the bottom of the carb so it is on a angle and i have had NO problems with starting it or its running and riding it , so i think you will be ok using your carb :!: but someone may tell you something different but i ca...
by JohnnyBeckett
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: My Hybrid
Replies: 9
Views: 148

Re: My Hybrid

hi i think you will find that wen the bike was first made lights was a extra and had to buy them , and if you use the bike in the day light only in the uk its dont need lights
by JohnnyBeckett
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Magneto SQ 4
Replies: 4
Views: 120

Re: Magneto SQ 4

hi a good old model engineering supplies will do them they are used on the live steam models etc
by JohnnyBeckett
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 350 shock absorber fitment
Replies: 5
Views: 123

Re: 350 shock absorber fitment

hi i think that is not the right spring it should fit in the cup washer ant fit more better on the ears i think the spring is from a different year bike you are best to order the right spring, i have just replaced my sliding member and spring because the ears had bits missing on my 350 NH and i got ...
by JohnnyBeckett
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 350 shock absorber fitment
Replies: 5
Views: 123

Re: 350 shock absorber fitment

hi, the spring fits on the two ears that stick out on the sliding member put the sprocket on the crankshaft first then fit the sliding member and then the spring on the outside of the sliding member on to the two ears with the cup washer that you have in your hand and fit the nuts and tab washer
by JohnnyBeckett
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: My Hybrid
Replies: 9
Views: 148

Re: My Hybrid

hi Ian, a very nice looking Ariel and i do like the front mudguard i think it looks very neat, and i think you have made a very good job of the rebuild of the bike :D :D 8-) 8-)
by JohnnyBeckett
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: VH oil tank.
Replies: 8
Views: 170

Re: VH oil tank.

hi if it was me i would NOT cut the tank open to fix the dents a good body shop, have got tools to go inside the oil filler hole and get the dents, out or if not do it like Nev says and weld studs on the tank and use a slide hammer to pull the dents out :?:
by JohnnyBeckett
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: Wanted: outer timing cover for 1957 VH
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: Wanted: outer timing cover for 1957 VH

hi i think you can use most of the 350/500 camshaft covers from about 1950 their is one that feeds the oil to the rockers from the front of the cam case but i think that is a lot earlier case i know my 1939 has got the oil pipe at the front of the cam case but my 1950 s singles engines get the oil f...

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