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by john.mitchell
Sat May 11, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: speedometer type
Replies: 10
Views: 518

Re: speedometer type

Is this what you are talking about? I would be interested to discover what this was used on.
by john.mitchell
Mon May 06, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Prewar Ariel pictures
Replies: 11
Views: 343

Re: Prewar Ariel pictures

I suspect he is posed. Is that a left foot on the road we can see?
by john.mitchell
Fri May 03, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Chas Ryecraft funeral
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Chas Ryecraft funeral

I have been asked to announce long term member Chas Ryecraft's funeral arrangements. Old friends will be welcome.

Tuesday 7th at 1pm in the C of E Village Church Hollowell NN6 8RW.
by john.mitchell
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: G'day all
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: G'day all

We've missed you, Brenton!
by john.mitchell
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Engine sprocket and shock absorber
Replies: 5
Views: 240

Re: Engine sprocket and shock absorber

Unfortunately where I am living currently I can't check physically. However there were two sliding members - from 1930 onwards designated 1272-30 and after 1941 1272-41. I wonder if you have a mismatch

by john.mitchell
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: A Bad thing happened to my Ariel
Topic: Primary chaincase disaster
Replies: 23
Views: 1189

Re: Primary chaincase disaster

I feel for you, Dave. The result couldn't have been worse! What on earth could have caused it?
by john.mitchell
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Very Early Ariel tricycle in
Replies: 1
Views: 213

Very Early Ariel tricycle in

Can anyone help with this query? I am an author writing about an early Australian engineer/inventor who is best known for his pioneering work in motion picture but he was also a pioneer of motor cars/bikes. I have photographs of an Ariel tricycle that he purchased sometime before 1900 and according ...
by john.mitchell
Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: W/NG Technical
Topic: WNG petrol tank or not?
Replies: 20
Views: 1012

Re: WNG petrol tank or not?

I am surprised that Ariel produced three tanks of the same design / shape with such a small difference in capacity but based on their descriptions this appears to be the case. Alan Was it not 4? There was also the tank produced for the 1939 250 OH and OH 4999-39 with the oil gauge in it which looks ...
by john.mitchell
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Soldering pinhole in petrol tank
Replies: 24
Views: 1251

Re: Soldering pinhole in petrol tank

We had an article many years ago about using a dental filling a bit like wire to repair pinholes I am not at home so cannot search my old Chevals. Anyone remember it?
by john.mitchell
Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: December's Cheval
Replies: 29
Views: 1710

Re: December's Cheval

I hope these are the last, but if not it is a lot easier if you email me direct. It is not always easy recognise who you are and where you are from when all we have is your forum nom de plume. I think I have ordered replacements for all of you so far. Including you, Eero back in December! I really d...

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