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by Simon.Gardiner
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1946 Ariel NG Project
Replies: 8
Views: 203

Re: 1946 Ariel NG Project

To be continued :D


Looking forward to that :D :D

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: New club Facebook page
Replies: 41
Views: 816

Re: New club Facebook page

"...Facebook...is instantly available to members and non members. It's very easy to use and keeps you updated....." But only if you've signed up to Facebook. Why should I have to sign up to Facebook to do Ariel stuff? You don't have to sign up to anything to be able to freely view (or sear...
by Simon.Gardiner
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Front Fork & Hub combinations
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Re: Front Fork & Hub combinations

FWH needed different sliders for the bigger axle, the mudguard mountings were changed at the same time. From memory (without checking spares books numbers) the longer bushes and slightly different damping hole pattern was in use from '55 and before that the shorter bushes were used (with the slightl...
by Simon.Gardiner
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: ALLOY WELDING
Replies: 14
Views: 283

Re: ALLOY WELDING

Is that Lumiweld?

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: New club Facebook page
Replies: 41
Views: 816

Re: New club Facebook page

Sorry, I don't do facebook and I never will.
Facebook is for 'me me me' stuff, real things that might have (or need to have) some longer value shouldn't be anywhere near it.
(IMHO)

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Nh 350
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: Nh 350

I've had no problems making them out of brown paper (and the small extra 'washer').
Feked have got gasket sets.

HTH

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Huntmaster side stand spring
Replies: 3
Views: 224

Re: Huntmaster side stand spring

Frank: Hope you don't have components that have suffered surgery - it sounds a bit like you might have! The pics from Steve C. here might give enough detail to help you out: http://forum.arielownersmcc.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=6145&p=47054 In the 3rd pic down there's a pretty good view of ...
by Simon.Gardiner
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: First registration VH 1953
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: First registration VH 1953

Despatch books will have the record for who/where the factory supplied the bike to. Might be easier with the engine number though as the records are in engine number order. If you apply for machine dating (through Drags, the Ariel Owners' Club or the Vintage Motorcycle Club) you'll get the factory d...
by Simon.Gardiner
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Different footrest Support
Replies: 5
Views: 500

Re: Different footrest Support

The splined ones must be BSA - see this diagram on Drags' site https://www.draganfly.co.uk/bsa/bsa/a710--b3133--c101112--m202133/category/966-riders-footrests (They are useful to Ariel folks with swing-arm frames that have damaged footrest splines 'cos you can cut off the splined end and use it to r...
by Simon.Gardiner
Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Bolt through cilinder solutions
Replies: 9
Views: 1161

Re: Bolt through cilinder solutions

Clive Harrop is (or was) making them for his '38 racer (along with a few other things, but his family do own a large engineering business....) Here's a thread reference with a bit of a discussion about breaking crankcases http://forum.arielownersmcc.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=4223&start=60 I don't th...

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