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by Simon.Gardiner
Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Low detergent or NONE detergent oil Single engine
Replies: 15
Views: 431

Re: Low detergent or NONE detergent oil Single engine

Morris oils are favoured by a lot of folks here but I've stopped using them after finding that they are apparently very low in ZDDP - 300 parts per million for the 40 and 50, 700ppm for the 20-50. (Their V-twin oil, oddly, has 1100ppm ZDDP). Millers Pistoneeze 50 is 1100ppm, Penrite Heritage MTH 50 ...
by Simon.Gardiner
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Whitworth vs BSC Thread question
Replies: 6
Views: 122

Re: Whitworth vs BSC Thread question

nevhunter wrote:...Acme stainless would be worth a try. Nev


Wot Nev said
http://www.acmestainless.co.uk/Nuts.asp

(They'll certainly have a bolt and Clay at Acme might well make you a proper replacement if you're stuck.)

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: W/NG Technical
Topic: Primary drive sprockets
Replies: 10
Views: 130

Re: Primary drive sprockets

To most bike people a cranked link seems to be a half-link but if you're a chain person they're very different animals...

viewtopic.php?f=39&t=6903&start=30

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: My 4G Restoration Blog
Replies: 63
Views: 3336

Re: My 4G Restoration Blog

What a beaut - wot the flip is that doing in your shed, especially at this time of year?!!

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Kickstart lever Ariel Red Hunter
Replies: 16
Views: 283

Re: Kickstart lever Ariel Red Hunter

Welcome Sarah!

For info, see also Feked
https://www.feked.com/kickstart-lever-b ... arbox.html

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Machinists near London
Replies: 14
Views: 388

Re: Machinists near London

Last time I spoke to SRM they advised that they hone the timing side mains - which I find quite interesting.
The BSA jig for line-reaming the main looks a bit 'interesting' to me as well, I think there are some references to it elsewhere on the forum, Charles Falco has one.

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Unlucky Chris.
Replies: 18
Views: 746

Re: Unlucky Chris.

The liner is mainly still in place - it's the alloy of the cylinder that's broken away, exposing the outside of the liner.

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Unlucky Chris.
Replies: 18
Views: 746

Re: Unlucky Chris.

Lucky Chris ?? :mrgreen:

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Id help please
Replies: 13
Views: 565

Re: Id help please

KS for '54 model year
(See 'Engine and Frame Numbers' in Drags archive here:
https://www.draganfly.co.uk/articles-a- ... alarticles )

SG
by Simon.Gardiner
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariel WNG unobtainable front brake shoes
Replies: 21
Views: 805

Re: Ariel WNG unobtainable front brake shoes

They wouldn't have been anywhere near as good as the ones Luis has made!

SG

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