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by roger.fellows
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: GB6 and GB7
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Re: GB6 and GB7

Thanks very much Paul. ...... Please excuse the supplementary.

Am I correct in thinking that Squares from 1950, 51 and 52 would have left the factory with BA gearboxes. ... If so, can a GB6 or 7 be configured as a replacement?
by roger.fellows
Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: GB6 and GB7
Replies: 4
Views: 198

GB6 and GB7

Hi folks, a question about gearboxes for Squares. Are GB6 & GB7 interchangeable for all years of Mk1 and Mk11 please. If anybody has their drive-side exposed please could they please confirm that the mainshaft protrudes +/- 3 5/16'' beyond the edge of the casting? Sorry if this question is too s...
by roger.fellows
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: MKII Square with swingarm
Replies: 18
Views: 464

Re: MKII Square with swingarm

The later Mk11s had a duplex timing chain. I don't know the date but probably 55/56
by roger.fellows
Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: MKII Square with swingarm
Replies: 18
Views: 464

Re: MKII Square with swingarm

Hello again Herb, there's a piece about rods on the Draganfly website. It seems the new rods - also available through the club - are a little lighter than Mk11 originals. With 180 degree cranks and diagonally opposite pistons rising or falling together I can't see much of a problem. I suppose the ba...
by roger.fellows
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: MKII Square with swingarm
Replies: 18
Views: 464

Re: MKII Square with swingarm

I'll leave somebody on a higher pay-grade to answer that one Herb. I decided to renew mine.

That's a great-looking machine, and yes, the smoothness spoils one for riding anything else.

Did you ask whether the previous owner had rebuilt the engine himself or had it done for him?
by roger.fellows
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: MKII Square with swingarm
Replies: 18
Views: 464

Re: MKII Square with swingarm

Hello Herb, welcome to the club and the forum.

Can you hear lots of people shouting 'strip it first'?

You might get away with it, others will be better qualified to confirm or not. It would be a great shame to have a seizure.

Roger
by roger.fellows
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Oil pressure
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: Oil pressure

Hi Tony, welcome to the forum. We need to know which model and year of Sq4 you are asking about.
by roger.fellows
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Deceased estate - 1957 Ariel SQ4, advice please
Replies: 6
Views: 382

Re: Deceased estate - 1957 Ariel SQ4, advice please

8 Pt oil tank? Tool box? Rear lamp lens?
by roger.fellows
Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Silk Bonnet
Replies: 7
Views: 347

Re: Silk Bonnet

You have a PM, Simon. Drags says individual lead covers out of stock. They have the 'udder' version.
by roger.fellows
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Silk Bonnet
Replies: 7
Views: 347

Re: Silk Bonnet

Drags says site unavailable just now. I think Minis used to need such a sock in their early days.

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