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by simon.holyfield
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Square Four MkI - first rides after restoration
Replies: 17
Views: 383

Re: Square Four MkI - first rides after restoration

Remember where the gauge takes its pressure reading. Pressure loss in a pipe is affected not only by the size of the hole but also by the length of the pipe, so that long, small pipe to the rocker creates a restriction in oil flow to the rockers which has the effect of increasing oil pressure at the...
by simon.holyfield
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Square Four MkI - first rides after restoration
Replies: 17
Views: 383

Re: Square Four MkI - first rides after restoration

Gui,

Did you check your rocker oil lines? Which one is the gauge connected to, big one or small one?
by simon.holyfield
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: W/NG Restorations
Topic: WNGs found in Normandie
Replies: 16
Views: 240

Re: WNGs found in Normandie

Vincent.vanGinneke wrote:The lid and fixed part on the front of a original one has the edge slightly 'rounded'.
The Indian ones are more 'squared' and that also makes them look a bit larger, but the outside dimension is probably the same.


So, original or repro?

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by simon.holyfield
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: W/NG Restorations
Topic: WNGs found in Normandie
Replies: 16
Views: 240

Re: WNGs found in Normandie

How can you tell that its a reproduction upper toolbox?
by simon.holyfield
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariel twin
Replies: 28
Views: 436

Re: Ariel twin

Leejm wrote:Unfortunately not Simon that's something else I will need.

You know Amelia has a KH tank, right? I have a SQ4 tank waiting paint and a fuel filter before it goes on, then the KH tank will be spare.
by simon.holyfield
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariel twin
Replies: 28
Views: 436

Re: Ariel twin

Does it have a petrol tank?
by simon.holyfield
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariel twin
Replies: 28
Views: 436

Re: Ariel twin

Is it rigid or Anstey, Lee? Can't help you with the engine, just interested.
by simon.holyfield
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Lathe user?
Replies: 19
Views: 745

Re: Lathe user?

Ariel would have used BSC, since UNF did not exist in 1929 and BSC/CEI was widely used in the two wheeled manufacturing industry.
by simon.holyfield
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: FOR SALE : 1949 VG
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: FOR SALE : 1949 VG

That's rather tempting...

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