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by simon.holyfield
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Clutch Lever still feels heavy.
Replies: 6
Views: 76

Re: Clutch Lever still feels heavy.

I take it the pushrod is straight?
by simon.holyfield
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: ... And now the lower Chain Guard to mount!
Replies: 8
Views: 159

Re: ... And now the lower Chain Guard to mount!

Thanks Simon, I should have checked out your blog by default! There is an amazing amount of information you have posted there. Drag's picture for the single rigid lower chain guard looks similar but not right, it is I think it is just representative. Vincent thanks also for the orientation descript...
by simon.holyfield
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Wet sumping 1955 Red Hunter
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Wet sumping 1955 Red Hunter

Definitely. One wonders if there is any more grit in there? Maybe clean the oil tank.
by simon.holyfield
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Model A advance retard
Replies: 18
Views: 396

Re: Model A advance retard

What sort of horn has it got James? Mine is missing and it may be that the original owner didn't order one. The horn is missing - but the wire I there. I have an old photo that appears to show an electric horn - but can’t see what type. Where does the wire go? Do you think it was mounted on the han...
by simon.holyfield
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Model A advance retard
Replies: 18
Views: 396

Re: Model A advance retard

What sort of horn has it got James? Mine is missing and it may be that the original owner didn't order one.
by simon.holyfield
Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Model A advance retard
Replies: 18
Views: 396

Re: Model A advance retard

That dip switch is superb! Thanks for showing us.
by simon.holyfield
Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Model A advance retard
Replies: 18
Views: 396

Re: Model A advance retard

Do you have a period horn button and dip switch James? May I have a look?
by simon.holyfield
Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Model A advance retard
Replies: 18
Views: 396

Re: Model A advance retard

Simon is definitely not the expert here - I've had my first black Ariel for about 2 months!

Check the Slovakia Ariel Klub site for a centre stand.
by simon.holyfield
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Crankcase Sealant
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Crankcase Sealant

Quick question before I continue reassembling the W/NG engine.

I don't recall anyone talking about sealant on the crankcase halves. I don't think it's strictly necessary and I don't think Ariel used anything.

What do you all do?

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