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by Paul_Linden
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Solex AHD26 carb jets
Replies: 15
Views: 295

Re: Solex AHD26 carb jets

Yes, it was I - my Solex is now set up and working very well, the Amal Concentric has been relegated to the spares box.
by Paul_Linden
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Forum Help
Topic: ariel square four mk2
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: ariel square four mk2

I have an Accuspark distributor on my square four and am very happy with it. As you say, you should use silicon carbon HT leads with it. Make sure you get the right polarity and the right rotation (clockwise when viewed from above). But note that you will have to adapt the advance retard unit to be ...
by Paul_Linden
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: Ariel Square Four motorcycle. 1959. 1000cc.
Replies: 6
Views: 375

Re: Ariel Square Four motorcycle. 1959. 1000cc.

......but does that mean that Ariel were selling square fours from 53 to 59 with both variations of rear brake?
by Paul_Linden
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: Ariel Square Four motorcycle. 1959. 1000cc.
Replies: 6
Views: 375

Re: Ariel Square Four motorcycle. 1959. 1000cc.

If only I had read Klaus’s comment before I posted the above. It was just the 53 square four that had the problem due to incorrect outer cable length. viewtopic.php?f=4&t=10753
by Paul_Linden
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: Ariel Square Four motorcycle. 1959. 1000cc.
Replies: 6
Views: 375

Re: Ariel Square Four motorcycle. 1959. 1000cc.

My ‘57 Square Four, which is very original, has the downward pointing brake arm. It was an export bike if that makes any difference?
by Paul_Linden
Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: Ariel Square Four motorcycle. 1959. 1000cc.
Replies: 6
Views: 375

Re: Ariel Square Four motorcycle. 1959. 1000cc.

Nice looking bike. I note that the rear brake has not been modified to prevent it locking up. By coincidence that topic was brought up in thread yesterday: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=10753
by Paul_Linden
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Rust Prevention.
Replies: 5
Views: 291

Re: Rust Prevention.

Similar to this which I use here in the UK, but is a bit pricey.
https://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-3572-acf-5 ... rmula.aspx
by Paul_Linden
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel HS 500 on EBAY
Replies: 8
Views: 370

Re: Ariel HS 500 on EBAY

The eBay listing says it’s a ‘57 HS, and the Draganfly website says the engine and frame numbers should start NH and PRS respectively. In one photo you can just make out the engine number which does indeed start with NH.
by Paul_Linden
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Gasket set
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: Gasket set

Draganfly have them in stock, £33.54 plus P&P. They post internationally if you are not in the UK.
https://www.draganfly.co.uk/index.php/c ... uct/20030-

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