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by Simon.Gardiner
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: SQ4 Clutch centre
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: SQ4 Clutch centre

Same part - also for 650 twins (probably also later 500 twins)
Do ye nae ha' a parts book, mon? :D

SG

(PS Drags web site can be a useful reference for part numbers...)
by Simon.Gardiner
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Rear sprocket bearing
Replies: 2
Views: 128

Re: Rear sprocket bearing

Interesting - thanks for posting, Will

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Engine Rebuild help
Replies: 5
Views: 156

Re: Engine Rebuild help

...,.might I suggest that you look at the cam bearings? If the inner one is shot you will have to heat the case to get it out, may as well do it once... Some of us do OK pressing cam bearings out(and in) cold - gives you plenty of time to align the pressing apparatus nicely (and don't need thick ov...
by Simon.Gardiner
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: New Owner of 1947 VH 500- recommended Wkshop manual, Parts Book etc.
Replies: 14
Views: 465

Re: New Owner of 1947 VH 500- recommended Wkshop manual, Parts Book etc.

Interesting - most folks reckon Waller is pretty good. Anything specifically missing? You've got the Clymer edition, I wonder if it ain't the full Waller....

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: CHT76
Replies: 5
Views: 158

Re: CHT76

Competition bum-pad on the rear mudguard - or is there something on a parcel-rack?

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: W/NG General
Topic: WNG rear brake shoes ?
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Re: WNG rear brake shoes ?

Bit of a discussion(+photos) on W/NG brake shoes on a thread started by Luis from Argentina a while back:
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=8065

(Luis - of course - ended up by making some! Haven't heard from him for a while, hope he's OK)

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Two into one exhausts
Replies: 8
Views: 386

Re: Two into one exhausts

Hi Dickie - welcome to the frorum ...I'm not familiar with Steven Just see the Daily Fixing and Riding Diary in the Main Chat area! http://forum.arielownersmcc.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=10194 I think Steven's currently running something he made up himself to go with his alloy head. However, I us...
by Simon.Gardiner
Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: Unknown Ariel
Replies: 9
Views: 297

Re: Unknown Ariel

Doesn't help with the dating but it looks to me to have a dualseat rather than a saddle (1st photo)

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Sun Nov 15, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: New Owner of 1947 VH 500- recommended Wkshop manual, Parts Book etc.
Replies: 14
Views: 465

Re: New Owner of 1947 VH 500- recommended Wkshop manual, Parts Book etc.

Tony - if you haven't done so already, for manuals try ebay searches for 'waller ariel' and 'clymer ariel'. That'll probably show you what these are much better than me trying to describe them, it'll also show what's available. Waller is usually accepted as the best Ariel manual, the only thing to w...
by Simon.Gardiner
Tue Nov 10, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Primary chain tension - '58 Huntmaster
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Re: Primary chain tension - '58 Huntmaster

Excellent - always good to get a result!

SG

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