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by roger.fellows
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Eye Bolt Huntmaster Gearbox
Replies: 21
Views: 594

Re: Eye Bolt Huntmaster Gearbox

Lee, I don't know whether you've understood Mick's post. If that nut is loose you should check the tension of both primary and secondary chains. You could be heading for serious damage and personal danger if not. I'm sorry, I've no idea how familiar you are with Ariels, perhaps you could get help fr...
by roger.fellows
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Square Four MkI - first rides after restoration
Replies: 31
Views: 5788

Re: Square Four MkI - first rides after restoration

If there's still any lack of higher speed smoothness or power it might be worth making sure the fuel can get through properly - they tend to like a full tank - and the breather must work of course. I guess you'll have checked engine mountings are tight too?

Eggs, grandmothers etc.
by roger.fellows
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1952 Square Four MkI
Replies: 5
Views: 3007

Re: 1952 Square Four MkI

Well done Gui, looks great.
by roger.fellows
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel Huntmaster chain drags on S/A
Replies: 4
Views: 1136

Re: Ariel Huntmaster chain drags on S/A

Have the long shocks been fitted because the mudguard is too shallow?
by roger.fellows
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019
Replies: 302
Views: 29405

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019

Don't encourage the Aussies too much Dave, we're doing not too badly for the moment!
by roger.fellows
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: What tube sealant are you using?
Replies: 7
Views: 806

Re: What tube sealant are you using?

I suppose if the valve starts to leak the slime thinks it has a job to do???
by roger.fellows
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Thorspark Electronic Ignition on a VH
Replies: 24
Views: 1595

Re: Thorspark Electronic Ignition on a VH

When the Earth's polarity flips - which is supposed to happen from time to time - it probably won't matter a lot to any of us.
by roger.fellows
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Shock absorber knocking
Replies: 56
Views: 3124

Re: Shock absorber knocking

Sounds okay, have you considered enlarging it?
by roger.fellows
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Shock absorber knocking
Replies: 56
Views: 3124

Re: Shock absorber knocking

Have you thought much about crankcase breathing Cam? That might resist oil flow out of the head and help force oil out through the guides.

Somebody shoot this down if it's irrelevant please.
by roger.fellows
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Returned from Australia
Replies: 35
Views: 1990

Re: Returned from Australia

Who remembers IZAL medicated?

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