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by simon.holyfield
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: W/NG Technical
Topic: +ve or -ve earth?
Replies: 2
Views: 35

Re: +ve or -ve earth?

It doesn't matter. You can reverse the polarity of the dynamo easily if you have to.

If it's working, I'd leave well alone - especially if you have any electronics (like a modern regulator) on board.
by simon.holyfield
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Black Ariel Rear Sprocket
Replies: 18
Views: 262

Re: Black Ariel Rear Sprocket

Well I've had this lathe since the mid 1980s and I've always understood a dead centre to have no moving parts and a live centre to have a thrust bearing...and it doesn't matter whether you use either of those in the headstock or tailstock. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lathe_center That's the way I...
by simon.holyfield
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: SQ4 Lower Chainguard
Replies: 12
Views: 151

Re: SQ4 Lower Chainguard

Leejm wrote:Please Simon that would be great Lee


I've put some more pictures on this page Lee:

http://ariel-square-four.blogspot.co.uk ... witch.html
by simon.holyfield
Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: SQ4 Lower Chainguard
Replies: 12
Views: 151

Re: SQ4 Lower Chainguard

This is what I did Lee: http://ariel-square-four.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/brake-light-switch.html Its off at the minute (fitting the chain guard) if you want some close ups. There is a pic here too - second to last one on the page: http://ariel-square-four.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/ariel-lower-chainguard...
by simon.holyfield
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: SQ4 Lower Chainguard
Replies: 12
Views: 151

Re: SQ4 Lower Chainguard

Leejm wrote:Sorry Simon I didn't see you asking for one , I guess it's too late now you have made one.


Thanks for thinking of me though Lee - someone is sure to want it. They don't seem very common, which is why I ended up making one. The chap who is taking the rigid one has been looking for ages too.
by simon.holyfield
Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: SQ4 Lower Chainguard
Replies: 12
Views: 151

Re: SQ4 Lower Chainguard

Thanks guys - it's for my 1951 Anstey SQ4. I didn't know you had one Lee - I asked on the forum to see if anyone had one, probably 3 years ago. I got a rigid one from Jørgen Andersen, which will go to someone in the club when I have finished using it as a pattern for a reproduction I'm making. I've ...
by simon.holyfield
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: SQ4 Lower Chainguard
Replies: 12
Views: 151

SQ4 Lower Chainguard

Chaps, I'm currently making a lower chainguard for my SQ4, which I'm documenting on my blog for all to see. It looks like it will foul the brake pedal mount at least enough to chafe the paint off. If anyone has a SQ4 with one fitted, could I trouble you to take a look at yours? I'd like to know if y...
by simon.holyfield
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: W/NG Restorations
Topic: Odd carburettor on the W/NG
Replies: 6
Views: 90

Re: Odd carburettor on the W/NG

If I recall correctly the 276 is 1"; the 275 is 7/8". Coincidentally, my W/NG runs a 276 from a Triumph 3HW, though its jetted for a W/NG.

The story is on my blog, a few posts back.
by simon.holyfield
Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: W/NG Restorations
Topic: Odd carburettor on the W/NG
Replies: 6
Views: 90

Re: Odd carburettor on the W/NG

I'm not sure what your carburettor is from, but from your picture the float chamber looks OK and the carb is a 276. I'd have a look at the jetting and the slide but if it starts, idles and runs OK I wouldn't worry too much. There's a thread on here somewhere with a list of modifications people make ...

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