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by keith wainwright
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Sq4 MKI blown head gasket
Replies: 25
Views: 567

Re: Sq4 MKI blown head gasket

Hi Gui Provided that both barrel and head surfaces are flat it is defently a torque issue. From my experiance even after 20 minutes of running the motor up to full operating temperature. After cooling down you must re-torque the head down carefully again, you will be supprised at how loosened they b...
by keith wainwright
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Front Forks Mk 1 Square Four
Replies: 11
Views: 802

Re: Paul Goffs BSA Front Fork Upgrade Kit

Re Paul Goeffs Front Fork Upgrade Kit FUOK002 Hi Paul Rob and Pete Thanks for the information you supplied to me great stuff, Cant understand how I managed to get round to replying? I will keep you posted on progress. The main question, did it improve the front fork operation? Keep safe guys and gir...
by keith wainwright
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Tachometer tribulation
Replies: 18
Views: 1060

Re: Tachometer tribulation

Hi Paul Like the bike, its got the later nacelle and front drum together with rear plunger suspension. Very nice, what does it handle like? When you stripped the engine down did you check the sludge traps in the flywheels? Regards Keith
by keith wainwright
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: John Burton
Replies: 12
Views: 596

Re: John Burton

Hi Tom peace of mind mate, you are not going to like this bit of advice. Engine strip down to check those sludge traps also fit a club sump plate it has a magnet attached to the drain plug. I am always amazed at the amount of metal particles it picks up. I think you are grounded so good opportunity....
by keith wainwright
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: John Burton
Replies: 12
Views: 596

Re: John Burton

Did John fit an oil filter to the Mk11? From my experience filter fitted the sludge traps remain clear.
by keith wainwright
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Its Finished .
Replies: 8
Views: 325

Re: Its Finished .

Guy the Goldie looks good well done.
by keith wainwright
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Rim Painting - Square 4
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: Rim Painting - Square 4

Sammy they look great I especially like the shakeproof washer under the front break lever, good engineering practice. Are you lacing the wheels yourself. Regards Keith
by keith wainwright
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Mk11 distributor duplex drive gear
Replies: 12
Views: 333

Re: Mk11 distributor duplex drive gear

Paul wher did you find the that Mk111 I think Ariels only made 2?
Would love to see some picture's regards keith
by keith wainwright
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Mk11 distributor duplex drive gear
Replies: 12
Views: 333

Re: Mk11 distributor duplex drive gear

Hi Paul thanks for those links, not sure how many teeth on my distributor. Have not got one to check, do you happen to no the the teeth number please mate regards Keith
by keith wainwright
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Mk11 distributor duplex drive gear
Replies: 12
Views: 333

Re: Mk11 distributor duplex drive gear

Cheers Paul I no Bruce has not been in good health recently. I will try him and get an update on he's health progress. Keith

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