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by Simon.Gardiner
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: F cam reprofiling
Replies: 24
Views: 1344

Re: F cam reprofiling

So the cam still has twin lobes? You didn't get it changed to a single-lobe??

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Chain Tension
Replies: 7
Views: 223

Re: Chain Tension

I've always set to 3/8" but I only use gentle pressure to find the 'extremities'.
(That's my half-dollar worth ! :D )

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel land speed records
Replies: 6
Views: 206

Re: Ariel land speed records

There's also another (later) thread with some more on the same subject:
viewtopic.php?f=21&t=4861

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 53 KH oil line NRV
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Re: 53 KH oil line NRV

Robin
There are quite a few people using them, there are several discussions in forum threads (forum search will find them).
I think Feked now sell one that you can link to the magneto cut-out as a fail-safe.

HTH

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Twin leading shoe brake queries.
Replies: 38
Views: 678

Re: Twin leading shoe brake queries.

There are several threads on the Lew W.-style hydraulic brake mods, eg http://forum.arielownersmcc.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=4184&p=26011#p26011 I'm intrigued on the earlier reference to using Metro brake shoes, being the owner of a pair of Metro drum brakes myself. The basis of the hydrauli...
by Simon.Gardiner
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1946 Ariel NG Project
Replies: 10
Views: 383

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: 57
Views: 1325

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: 139

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: 380

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: 57
Views: 1325

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

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