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by Simon.Gardiner
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: gearbox pivot stud
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: gearbox pivot stud

Johnny: If you get stuck for a replacement Drags seem to have stock of the stainless-steel pivot bolts. (Look like Clay at ACME has them as well, also in stainless and a lot cheaper than Drags. https://acmestainless.co.uk/shop/ariel/ariel-gear-box/gearbox-pivot-bolt-swinging-arm-part-no-2382-55/?v=7...
by Simon.Gardiner
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: gearbox pivot stud
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: gearbox pivot stud

Johnny: Not sure what you mean by 'gearbox pivot stud' for a swing-arm Ariel, the part number 42-4077 seems to be for a Triumph part. Ariels have a long through-bolt that screws into the frame, with a smaller diameter extended 'nose' that is used for the lower chaincase mounting (with a 5/16x26 nut)...
by Simon.Gardiner
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: 1930 cam profiles.
Replies: 14
Views: 462

Re: 1930 cam profiles.

A6/664 was widely used for decades.
Maybe the Drags website can help:
https://www.draganfly.co.uk/ariel/4-str ... om-end-696

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Epic fail! Oil purifier has beaten me
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: Epic fail! Oil purifier has beaten me

Nowadays I only ever use surface-drive sockets for this. A brilliant idea - drives on the flats, not the corners, and it's easy to get one fully onto an already mangled hex (much easier than with a standard 6-point socket). A while back they were fairly common but now they seem to have disappeared (...
by Simon.Gardiner
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: GB Gearbox
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Re: GB Gearbox

Hi Dave, and welcome! I've not heard of that trick being used with a GB mainshaft before but no doubt someone will be along with more knowledge on that. If that doesn't work it is possible to strip/rebuild the box without removing it from the bike first. You might want to look at this thread with go...
by Simon.Gardiner
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Green... no not a frog, I mean the export colour!
Replies: 16
Views: 502

Re: Green... no not a frog, I mean the export colour!

Couple of comments from earlier this year, gents, if you've not noted them already.
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=8895&p=60880

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: what is nearest paint match for 58 vb?
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: what is nearest paint match for 58 vb?

Oooooh - be careful asking about 'Ariel Deep Claret' round these parts!
Maybe look here:
viewtopic.php?f=21&t=8800&p=60194
Or risk a forum search for 'claret'...

HTH

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Another new member
Replies: 12
Views: 457

Re: Another new member

robjameson wrote:...It was restored (and the restoration documented on this very forum) by myself...

Aha - that'll be this one then!
viewtopic.php?f=40&t=3898

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: LF250 part numbers
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: LF250 part numbers

Parts books in the library area of the AOMCC web site any good? Or would it be something like a Hepolite number?

SG

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